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Cloud Security Engineer

  • Location: Charlotte, 28202-1675
  • Salary: 69.1
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 5 months ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Cloud Security Engineer
Location: CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, 28202-1675
Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Execution against defined cloud security strategy roadmaps in alignment to cloud control framework
  • Security solutions engineering for all Cloud and Distributed Systems platforms
  • Security solutions design, implementation, consulting, and security governance guidance around cloud platforms, virtualization technologies, containerization, security controls, and emerging technologies
  • Liaison to the owning technology LOB or area, cloud security program and supporting projects, Information Security (IS) focus areas, and peer teams to understand business processes and requirements and then provide security solutions design to enable risk mitigation across the enterprise
  • Serve as one of the senior cloud security engineers / SME's for high visibility cloud computing initiatives
  • Evangelize opportunities, challenges, and security advantages of integrated cloud services
  •  Analyze and design cloud security capabilities encompassing: DevOps, automation, access, connectivity
  • Analyze and design controls to secure different cloud deployment and service models
  • Architect, design, and implement secure cloud frameworks
  • Review/update security policies, standards, requirements, and solutions covering different cloud deployment and service models
  • Implement strategy to transition from traditional access management best practices to role based access management strategies aligned and scalable for the cloud
  • Participate in evaluation, selection, and implementation of third party cloud security solutions
  • Ensure the maintenance, stability, availability of ICS-managed cloud security solutions
  • Provide security input to product baselines
  • Plan and drive operational readiness and hand-off to appropriate ICS domain team
  • Apply in-depth Information Security experience, knowledge, and breadth in order to provide solutions for emerging cloud platforms and technology security risks, and improve the enterprise’s security posture
  • Work with leaders and team members at all levels and across functional lines
  • Critical thinking skills to question status quo
  • Utilize analytical skills and the ability to think outside the box
  • Lead computer security incident response activities for highly complex events.
  • Conduct technical investigation of security related incidents and post incident digital forensics to identify causes and recommend future mitigation strategies.
  • Provide security consulting on large projects for internal clients to ensure conformity with corporate information, security policy, and standards.
  • Design, document, test, maintain, and provide issue resolution recommendations for highly complex security solutions related to networking, cryptography, cloud, authentication and directory services, email, internet, applications, and endpoint security.
  • Review and correlate security logs.
  • Utilize subject matter knowledge in industry leading security solutions and best practices to implement one or more components of information security such as availability, integrity, confidentiality, risk management, threat identification, modeling, monitoring, incident response, access management, and business continuity.
  • Identify security vulnerabilities and issues, perform risk assessments, and evaluate remediation alternatives.
  • Collaborate and influence all levels of professionals including managers. Lead a team to achieve objectives.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 10+ years of security engineering or security architecture experience
  • 5+ years of experience with one or more Cloud platforms: Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Microsoft Azure, AWS, Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) or VMware Tanzu App Service (TAS)
  • 3+ years of experience delivering complex enterprise-wide cloud platforms/environments
  • 3+ years of experience in designing and engineering automated, cloud native security solutions
  • 3+ years of experience securing virtualization products and hypervisor technologies such as VMWare, Xen, Hyper-V, or other
  • Strong ability to organize and be productive through ambiguity
  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships across organizational boundaries and levels, particularly senior management
  • 5+ years of Information Security Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Kubernetes security experience
  • 3+ years of experience with DevSecOps and deployment automation to cloud environments
  • Familiarity with of various cloud security and related risk frameworks (COBIT, Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), FedRAMP, etc.)
  • Design consultation experience: planning, integration, implementation, scalability, and problem definition
  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse platforms and operating systems, including current and emerging technologies
  • Ability to manage initiatives related to the following: security architecture/technology roadmap that aligns with business strategy and the broader security architecture; technology planning and rationalization; related emerging technology assessment and incubation
  • Ability to influence and build relationships with Security and Technology partners, external service providers, and architecture teams
  • Agile experience
  • Strong ability to organize and be productive through ambiguity
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Cloud security certification such as Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) or Cloud Computing Architect (CCA)
  • Professional Cloud Certification(s) from Cloud Security Alliance, AWS, Google, Microsoft, or equivalent industry-standard / professional organizations
  • Knowledge and understanding of 12-factor/Cloud Native development, Infrastructure as Code, Grid computing / Elastic compute

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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