Cloud Security Architect Lead

Key Role:

Provide technical analysis for information assurance (IA) and integration efforts and analyze certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation, policies, and procedures for a federal client’s cloud computing environment, including software-as-a-service (SaaS) products, web applications, and managed services. Conduct risk assessments and risk mitigation analysis and develop contingency plans while working to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate our client’s needs and future goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective cloud solutions and managed services. Take a critical approach to architecture design as a team, provide alternatives, and customize solutions to maintain a balance of security and mission needs.

Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience with Cloud Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform

-2+ years of experience with Cybersecurity concepts, including encryption, access control, and information protection

-Experience with security and accreditation for federal IT and Cloud security policies, including FISMA, FedRAMP, and NIST 800-53 and applying them to the design and implementation of Cloud solutions to achieve an Authorization to Operate (ATO)

-Experience with the management of General Support Systems (GSS) SA&A packages, related child systems, and PaaS and SaaS CSP accreditation packages

-Experience with DevSecOps, including continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) on AWS infrastructures

-Experience with vulnerability scanning, patching, monitoring, and remediation using cloud tools

-Experience with Windows and Linux administration

-Knowledge of DevOps, Cloud provisioning, Managed Services, and Security Accreditation process

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree


Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with programming in Python, Chef, Ruby, Groovy, Bash, JSON, XML, Gradle, Perl, Java, or C/C++

-Experience with technologies, including Docker, Packer, Artifactory, Jenkins, NGINX network load balancer, Tomcat, Apache, RabbitMQ, Node.JS, Redis, Postgres EDB, JIRA, Bitbucket(git), Bamboo, or Confluence

-Experience with maintaining and managing WAF and security roles

-Security+ and IAM Level II, including CISM, CISSP, or CASP Certifications

-AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Certification

-Certified Google Cloud Platform Associate Engineer Certification


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

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