IT Security Architect

Information Technology
Corporate Services & Purchasing

The IT Security Architect is responsible for designing, building and implementing IT security systems for Life Center Services. Thorough understanding of complex IT systems, authentication protocols and security products.

Together, We’re Greater

At LCS, we provide you the opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, growing organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of the seniors we serve. If you are seeking an organization that gives back, you’ll love working here. Our principles and hospitality promises define our company culture. LCS employees can be found participating in volunteer activities, getting involved in our committees or collaborating with team members in our innovative work space. You’ll find lots of opportunities to grow as a professional, serve the community, and enhance the lives of the seniors. Our culture of partnership is truly we feel what makes us unique.


Ready to make a difference? Then join us as the IT Security Architect. We think it’s time for you to begin your #lifeatLCS.   


What You Need To Know

  • Recommends modifications to application development, database design, networking, or infrastructure architecture with the goal of complying with internal information security policies and standards

  • Monitors emerging products, technologies, or best practices that will improve security for the organization and its stakeholders

  • Makes recommendations to overall organizational security strategy with senior IT leadership

  • Assists senior leadership in the development of security policies, standards, and strategies

  • Performs or participates in security audits, identifies security gaps, and develops and implements risk mitigation solutions

  • Communicate complex problems to a large and diverse workforce audience

  • Participate in the change management process as it relates to the evolution of IT Security processes and practices

  • Other responsibilities as assigned

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Technology-related field such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology or equivalent years of relevant work experience

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in information security

  • Experience working within the healthcare and/or senior living industries a plus


Even Better 

  • A strong working knowledge of IT security risks, regulations and standards

  • Extensive knowledge of complex networking

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines.

  • Ability to follow through on projects or to initiate follow-through as needed.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Sound like a good fit? Let’s talk about how together we can be greater!


Why LCS?  

Industry leader. We have been in the business of Senior Living for over 40 years. Nearly 90% of Life Care Services-managed health centers have a 4- or 5-star rating.

Competitive pay, great benefits and vacation time.  We are an equal opportunity employer with benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, 401(k) with company match.

Family oriented culture. We provide a positive and supportive work environment which our employees value. Flex-time, work from home, and social activities with employees and their families add to our family centric approach.

Charity and community involvement. We are recognized as a national team for the Alzheimer’s Association and consistently a top contributor to United Way. We also support our employee’s individual community contributions and provide opportunities to get involved at our corporate locations and in our communities.

Outstanding advancement opportunities. 650 and counting; LCS is growing and we think you should too. Our company growth allows for internal growth opportunities across all of our business lines.

Professional development. Ongoing, onsite education opportunities, education assistance, and continuing education credits allow LCS employees to keep their knowledge of current industry changes relevant.

Fun companywide events. Leadership Summit, SHOE, and our annual company holiday party; just to name a few.

Top Iowa Workplace. We’ve created an environment where LCS employees enjoy coming to work. LCS has been named a top Iowa Workplace, an award that recognizes the top workplaces based on employee survey results each year.


LCS creates living experiences that enhance the lives of seniors. You’ll see this commitment in our people. They’re talented, dedicated professionals who truly care about residents, with each conducting his or her work with integrity, honesty and transparency according to the principles of LCS. We strive to help every community succeed—strengthening available resources, establishing proven practices that lead to long-term growth and creating lasting value for those living in, working for and affiliated with the community. Check us out on our website:


Travel Frequency: Less than 5%

Job Level: B




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