Cloud Security Architect

  • location: Falls Church, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $145,000 - $150,000 per year
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Cloud Security Architect

job summary:
As part of the Security Architecture team you will be helping to develop and maintain the our client's enterprise security architecture to provide scalable and effective protection of all our client's IT assets and data. Specifically, you will work to develop Cloud-related architectural deliverables that document our client's network, process, platform, systems and data components created to enhance the protection of our client's assets and data in the Cloud. Group Chief Security Office comprises both Corporate Security and Information Security. Every day new threats emerge which could impact the effectiveness of our client's operations.

location: Falls Church, Virginia
job type: Permanent
salary: $145,000 - 150,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Design and develop Cloud-specific security policies, standards and procedures e.g. Identity and Access Management (SSO, SAML), and Privilege Management, Firewall management, SSL/IPSec, Encryption Key Management (BYOK), Security incident and event management (SIEM), Data protection (DLP, encryption), Vulnerability Management in partnership with Infrastructure Services, and Application Development
  • Develop Cloud Deployment/Architecture, Cloud Security and a Controls Framework aligned to security frameworks such as CSA, CIS and NIST for multi-cloud environments
  • Perform Cloud Security Assessments of Cloud platforms/environments using industry standard frameworks such as ISO, CSA-CSM and NIST
  • Design and implement cloud-native architectures and designs that will allow requirements to be met with a minimal degree of risk to Organization and with appropriate security controls present
  • Design, develop and review security architectures for cloud and cloud/hybrid based systems
  • As the Cloud Architect you will be in a production SME role on the team
  • You will be part of the delivery process, delivering on projects
  • As the Assistant Vice President Cloud Architect you will be in a production SME leadership role on the team
  • Experience with Cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Google Cloud Platform, O365
  • Experience driving the adoption of and achieving successful DevOps practices across organizations
  • Security Architecture and/or Engineering experience
  • Experience with agile development (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
  • Experience with assessment, development, implementation, optimization, and documentation of a comprehensive and broad set of security technologies and processes (secure software development (Application Security), data protection, cryptography, key management, identity and access management (IAM), network security) within SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud environments
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture for cloud-based services
  • Experience with Privilege Account management (CyberArk) preferred
  • Experience with perimeter security and firewall technologies (Cisco, Checkpoint) preferred
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code Automation (Terraform) preferred
  • Experience with Application and Infrastructure code scanning preferred
  • Experience with Log management and monitoring preferred
  • Experience with Container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes) preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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