CyberSeek career path: Cybersecurity architect

Introduction: Becoming a Cybersecurity Architect

For many in the cybersecurity field and those considering cybersecurity as a career focus, the coveted position of their dreams is that of cybersecurity architect. Cybersecurity architects are responsible for designing, building, deploying and testing information security systems within an IT network.

But the question remains — what does the career path of a cybersecurity architect look like? The best way to determine this is to use a career pathway tool, and the CyberSeek Career Pathway Tool is tailor-made for this task.

This article will delve into the career path of a cybersecurity architect using information gleaned from the CyberSeek Career Pathway tool. By the time you are finished reading this article, you will have a much better idea of the job progression, education, certification and other requirements for becoming a cybersecurity architect.

CyberSeek Career Pathway tool overview

CyberSeek’s Career Pathway tool is a useful tool for helping both job seekers and students plot out their intended study and career paths. For relevancy’s sake, this article will focus on how the CyberSeek Career Pathway tool can assist in mapping out a career path.

Presented to you via an interactive user interface, CyberSeek helps job seekers map out the path to their chosen cybersecurity role. This pathway tool assigns roles to one of four categories: feeder role, entry-level, mid-level and advanced-level. Simply scroll over any of the roles displayed, and you will see the roles in the previous category that lead to your target role as well as the roles in the next category that your target role can lead to.

A useful feature of this interface is that you can even see lateral moves available to you that will lead you to other jobs within your current role category.

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