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Relevant Experience Level: Senior (11+ Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


Location: Findlay, OH or San Antonio, TX



The Cybersecurity Architect provides leadership and oversight to the delivery of security architect services to MPC and its subsidiaries in the Information Technology (IT) environments. This role works with leaders in Technology Infrastructure, Internal Audit, Legal, Enterprise Risk Management, Corporate Security, and other IT support areas. Additionally, this role will identify and lead initiatives to drive improved security operations and to improve the overall security posture and maturity of the organization. The technology disciplines include but are not limited to, innovation, security architecture, cloud security strategy, IT/OT security convergence, next generation security event monitoring, and penetration testing / security risk assessment services. 


This role will be working side-by-side with the project managers and operational support teams, along with interfacing with governmental agencies for sharing of cybersecurity information and intelligence.  This role will also be responsible for working with other groups to ensure that the implementation of security controls and technologies addresses the ever-changing and emerging cybersecurity threat landscape.



  • Design and develop cybersecurity solutions for enterprise-wide systems and networks.
  • Serve as a key technical interface to internal customers and perform liaison functions between leadership and the technical teams.
  • Take complex issues and explain them simply to internal customers and leadership while also providing tailored recommendations on courses of action.
  • Evaluate complex enterprise cybersecurity infrastructure and ensure the disparate components are well integrated, secure, and operating efficiently.
  • Ensure system cybersecurity needs are established and maintained for operations.
  • Develop cybersecurity requirements, perform security risk assessments, and perform systems analysis and systems design.
  • Support cybersecurity test and evaluation, systems hardening, vulnerability testing, and scanning.
  • Support disaster recovery, and business continuity planning.
  • Provide analytical support for cybersecurity policy development and analysis.
    Integrate architectural analysis of cybersecurity features as it relates to existing systems as well as future needs and trends.
  • Position may also apply advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction.
  • Works closely with Project Managers to fully understand technical requirements and recommend solutions.
  • Must be willing to travel as needed. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years of broad IT experience in information security, information systems, or related field of study, along with:
    • 6+ years Cybersecurity related experience
    • 2+ years working as a Cybersecurity Architect supporting a large enterprise IT system
  • Experience in supporting large projects requiring highly-skilled and diverse integrated project teams to include multiple simultaneous activities  
  • Experience with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and other standards frameworks  
  • Outstanding organizational and oral and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly understand new technologies and concepts
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Ability to provide detailed reporting
  • CISSP and other security certifications i.e. CEH, ISSAP/ISSMP, CRISC, SANS
  • Familiarity with building and designing enterprise security strategies and roadmaps
  • Experience with cybersecurity technologies and advanced threat management solutions
  • Experience with cloud, mobile, SIEM, and open source security technologies
  • Experience integrating heterogeneous operational security technologies
  • Experience with Enterprise Security Architecture
  • Experience leading a Security Assessment / Red Team function
  • Experience with product security vulnerability management, responsible disclosure, publishing CVEs, and experience working with security research community



  • Must have strong problem solving and organization skills
  • Must be able to build and maintain excellent relationships with the customer
  • A self-starter with the ability to work with all levels of customer’s management with minimum direct supervision
  • Must have strong presentation and communication skills; this is a critical requirement for this position. Candidate must be able to clearly communicate technical approaches and findings. 



About Marathon Petroleum Corporation



Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) is a large-scale geographically-diversified and highly -integrated refining, marketing and midstream company. MPC is the nation's largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of more than 3 million barrels per calendar day in its 16-refinery system. MPC's high-quality, nationwide retail and marketing business includes approximately 3,900 company-owned and -operated stores and 7,800 branded locations. MPC owns the general partners of MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP, two strong, customer-focused midstream master limited partnerships.

Travel Expected: Up to 10%



Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship  or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here.

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Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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