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Experienced Cyber Security - AWS Cloud Engineer at Gainwell

Experienced Cyber Security - AWS Cloud Engineer

Gainwell Washington, DC Full Time
Job Description:

Job Description

The cloud security engineer performs various functions, including being responsible for the overall implementation of security cloud architecture in an organization.

They also help to improve and develop new designs and security strategies across all types of cloud-based applications (including infrastructure, platform, and software as a service.)

The core tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the cloud security engineer are listed in the job description below:

  • Responsible for the thorough documentations of implementations, via technical documentation and run-books
  • Responsible for input and feedback on security architectures
  • Apply adept understanding and experience with systems automation platforms and technologies
  • Partake in efforts that shape the organizations security policies and standards for use in cloud environments
  • Interpret security and technical requirements into business requirements and communicate security risks to relevant stakeholders ranging from business leaders to engineers
  • Direct and influence multi-disciplinary teams in implementing and operating Cyber Security controls
  • Collaborate with application developers and database administrators to deliver creative solutions to difficult technology challenges and business requirements
  • Provide subject matter expertise on information security architecture and systems engineering to other IT and business teams
  • Execute security architectures for cloud cloud/hybrid systems
  • Responsible for automating security controls, data and processes to provide improved metrics and operational support
  • Employ cloud-based APIs when suitable to write network/system level tools for safeguarding cloud environments
  • Stay abreast of emerging security threats, vulnerabilities and controls
  • Spot and execute new security technologies and best practices into the companys Cloud offerings

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field preferred

  • Nine or more years of experience in network, host, data and/or application security in multiple operating system environments

  • Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies including encryption, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, electronic mail and access-lists

  • Experience working with internet, web, application and network security techniques

  • Experience working with relevant operating system security (Windows, Solaris, Linux, etc.)

  • Experience working with leading firewall, network scanning and intrusion detection products and authentication technologies

  • Experience working with federal regulations related to information security (FISMA, Computer security Act, etc.)

  • Experience working with NIST Special Publications and C & A process methodology

  • Possess security certifications (CISSP, CCNA, etc) and/or top secret security clearance

  • AWS environments, on-boarding/configure security tools in AWS environments and documentation skills for writing system security plans, processes and procedures. Strong background in working with NIST, MARS-E and HIPAA controls. HiTrust is a plus

    Other Qualifications

  • Good communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve network/operating system security issues

  • Ability to perform and interpret vulnerability assessments

  • Ability to administer the operations of a security infrastructure

  • Ability to balance and prioritize work

    Work Environment

  • Office environment/Remote
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