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Cloud Security Engineer

  • Location: Houston, TX, 77046
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: Cloud Security Engineer

Location: Houston, Texas 77046

Term: 3 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Experience in the implementation of cloud security technologies and including but not limited to Containers, Cloud Access Security Broker, CI/CD, Cloud Data Protection, Security Information Event Monitoring (SIEM) systems, cloud workload protection, Next-Gen platforms, Key Management Solutions, etc.
  • Configuration of technologies for both cloud and on-premises environments based on industry best practices
  • Support projects, tactical initiatives and provide hands on implementation of various security technologies & processes with focus on cloud security
  • Defining technical requirements related to data protection, interaction with other software in deployment, inter-component communication, data security at-rest and in–transit
  • Strategize current and future cloud security solutions to enhance compliance to NIST Framework and Cloud Security Alliance guidance
  • Be able to provide appropriate security engineering and support activities such as (patches, upgrades, enhancements)
  • Ensure metrics and periodic updates are provided on various projects assigned
  • Think and act strategically. Evaluate and implement security solutions to meet business needs
  • Research, design and support cloud security products that will support security requirements
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 5+ years’ experience in IT Security with exposure on various Infrastructure security verticals.
  • 2+ years of experience deploying Security Technologies in AWS.
  • Experience in deploying security solutions to popular cloud platforms like Azure, GCP, and Oracle
  • Hands on experience in performing configuration scans.
  • Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions, Containers security, McAfee CASB, SIEM (Qradar/Splunk) and workload protection solutions.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, JSON, application security and software defined solutions.
  • Requires strong knowledge of Cloud IAM administration, Active Directory, domain structures, user authentication and GPO implementation.
  • Knowledge of or experience with industry compliance standards such as PCI-DSS, HIPPA, NIST, ISO, ITIL, SOC1/2, etc.
  • Knowledge of common Internet protocols and applications.
  • Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally. Frequency and duration to be determined by manager.

Even better if you have:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), Certified Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) certifications.
  • Vendor Certifications from AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!