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Cloud Security Architect, Senior in Alexandria, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 4/14/2019

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Job Number: R0033496

Cloud Security Architect, Senior

The Challenge:

At a certain point, experience based system design can start to look like clairvoyance. When you’ve developed so many systems that you can not only orchestrate the best solution for any technology based challenge, but you can also anticipate and preempt future issues, you’re a solutions architect. You’ve evolved your skills into strategy through a long path of software development accomplishments and the curiosity to understand how all of the pieces of an IT ecosystem fit together. Are you ready to use your combination of knowledge, skill, and experience to tackle the toughest challenges in Cybersecurity and the digital space?

As a solutions architect on our team, you'll translate your customer’s IT needs and future goals into a plan by crafting architecture products. Through your leadership, we’ll help transform the way federal clients uses technology, including Cloud migration, advanced technology integration, and legacy system modernization. And, what do you do next in a career where you’ve reached this level? You mentor the next set of developers to help them grow into tomorrow’s solutions architects. Join us and build the future of technology in Cybersecurity for the better.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • access to experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees
  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-Experience with Cloud, including AWS, Azure, or Google

-Experience with Linux or Windows environments

-Experience with DevOps, including CI/CD

-Experience with scripting, including Python or Bash

-Experience with vulnerability scanning and remediation

-Experience with Certification and Accreditation (C&A), Assessment and Authorization (A&A), audits, or Authority to Operate (ATO)

-Ability to create security alerts and dashboards

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree


Nice to Have

-Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, or other container and container orchestration

-Experience with Firewalls, Intrusion Detection, or Intrusion Prevention

-Experience with Host Intrusion Prevention System or AV

-Experience with Function as a Service (FaaS), including Lambda or Serverless

-Experience with AWS IAM access management

-AWS Certifications at the professional level preferred

-CISSP Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.


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