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

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0039812

Cloud Security Architect, Senior

Key Role: 

Partner with federal clients to implement comprehensive Cybersecurity Cloud solutions in a complex, high impact, and highly regulated environment. Analyze the designs and implementation plans in Amazon Web Service. Leverage deep technical expertise, including knowledge of IT security compliance policies and expertise in administering virtual and Cloud computing solutions to advise and educate both technical and non-technical members of the client and contractor organizations to achieve objectives. Apply automation, orchestration, and DevOps concepts and tools to accelerate implementation and operations activities, providing hands-on technical engineering and administration support. Coordinate with development and platform teams to design and implement a solution that meets security standards, including real-time logging, alerting, and monitoring solutions.  

Basic Qualifications: 

-12+ years of experience in IT 

-5+ years of experience with engineering and administering commercial enterprise or government IT systems and networks 

-4+ years of experience with supporting production IT infrastructure systems in public or private Clouds, including AWS or Azure 

-2+ years of experience with implementing and supporting network and system security tools in the Cloud, including network firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS) and intrusion prevention systems (IPS), anti-malware, vulnerability scanning, encryption, monitoring, and Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) 

-Knowledge of native Cloud security services in Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure 

-Knowledge of Cybersecurity concepts, including threats, vulnerabilities, security operations, encryption, boundary defense, auditing, authentication, and risk management 

-Knowledge of the differences between traditional and Cloud architecture strategies, federal IT and Cloud security policies, including FISMA, FedRAMP, NIST 800–53, and DoD Cloud SRG, and applying them to the design and implementation of Cloud solutions to achieve an Authorization to Operate (ATO) 

-Ability to automate the provisioning and configuration of IT environments, including tools, such as CloudFormation, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or PowerShell tools 

-Active Top Secret clearance 

-BA or BS degree 

Additional Qualifications: 

-Experience with the full software or systems development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, integration, testing, and implementation 

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including public speaking, prior publications, and speaking engagements in relevant industry or vendor forums 

-AWS Associate and Security+ Certifications 

-CISSP Certification 

-Multiple AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Certifications 


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required. 

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