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AWS Cloud Security Architect

Posted 15 days ago

Terrific 6+ month contract  opportunity (with potential to convert to perm) for an AWS Certified Cloud  Security Architect in Tampa, FL. Will be a key member of the cloud transformation team providing technical leadership and guidance to multiple projects. This is a highly technical position for someone who can dive deep into complex application architecture, build cloud-optimized design, develop migration strategies, recommend Cloud Native Service solutions (AWS/GCP), author reference architecture artifacts and influence technology roadmaps by working closely with Engineers and partner Architects.

Responsibilities include:
• Develop, optimize or recommend security solutions aligned with cloud strategy – Requires familiarity of technology, process and policy definitions for security solutions in the following domains: authentication, entitlement, multifactor, federation, encryption, secrets management, security scanning and monitoring tools.
• Review and recommend updates or optimization of security policies and related processes that impacts the ability for development teams to deploy applications on cloud platforms with confidence in its application security posture and timely implementation
• Provide security architecture guidance to application teams adopting Cloud Services ensuring correct security options are considered and implemented
• Collaborate with the Engineering team’s service whitelisting/guardrail process – certification of cloud services security features and consumption model
• Develop reusable assets to help speed up Cloud onboarding processes – help address vulnerability concerns, develop best practice, lessons learned, and provide optimization approach to security policies, tools and/or solution implementations.

• BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
• 6+ years of progressive Cloud Application Architect role
• 2+ years of experience with Cloud Computing platforms (AWS or GCP)
• Experience with cloud-native architecture and security patterns
• Experience with security solutions – authentication, entitlements, encryption, MFA, Federation
• Experience with containers (Openshift Platform/Docker/Kubernetes)
• Experience with client/server enterprise java j2EE web application and microservice application design
• Experience in systems scalability and performance optimization
• Experience with Cloud transformation and application modernization
• Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and a decision maker
• Great communication and teamwork skills; must be able to work effectively with others within and across departments
• Certified AWS or Google Solution Architect
• Ability to develop prototypes for proving out new technology solutions
• Knowledge of continuous development and integration tools
• Knowledge of Big data stack is a plus such as Elasticsearch, Hadoop, HDFS, Kafka