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Senior Engineer (Cloud Security)

  • Location: Atlanta, 30309
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Position: Senior Engineer (Cloud Security)
Location: Atlanta, GA 30309
Term: 6 months
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Defining technical security requirements related to cloud workloads that require integration with IAM, Security Groups, Data and Information Protection, CI/CD pipelines, Kubernetes, Security Information Event Monitoring (SIEM) systems integration, and others.
  • Researching and designing current and future cloud security solutions to improve compliance with NIST Framework and Cloud Security Alliance guidance by working to identify common patterns for template provisioning.
  • Developing and deploying infrastructure as code scripts to implement and optimize security controls and mechanisms of cloud infrastructure.
  • Supporting cloud projects, and tactical initiatives and providing hands-on implementation of various security technologies & processes with a focus on cloud security.
  • Support key business and tech projects related to Cloud Transformation.
  • Providing appropriate support activities such as patches, upgrades, break-fix, and improvements.
  • Providing appropriate cloud security engineering and support activities such as patches, upgrades, and enhancements.
  • Providing metrics and periodic updates on various projects assigned.
  • Investigating, documenting, and reporting on information security issues and emerging trends related to cloud environments globally.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science/information systems or related field or equivalent demonstrated experience.
  • 4+ years experience in an information security role, supporting security programs and security engineering/architecture in complex enterprise environments.
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience designing, configuring and implementing enterprise-wide Cloud security solutions across AWS, Azure, Oracle, and other major cloud providers, including microservices security.
  • 1+ year practical experience working in DevSecOps team with applied Agile development methodology.
  • Experience with cloud deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management.
  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages such as Python and PowerShell, including JSON.
  • Experience with blueprints, patterns, and guidelines that standardize and accelerate organizational cloud adoption and align to industry compliance frameworks such as SOX, PCI-DSS, HIPPA, NIST, ISO, GDPR, SOC1/2, etc.
  • Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions, such as Prisma Cloud, Wiz, Container security, McAfee CASB, SIEM (QRadar/Splunk), IAM, Virtual Palo Alto, and other workload protection and security solutions.
Even better if you have:
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), or Certified Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) certifications.
  • Vendor Certifications from AWS, Microsoft Azure, and/or Google Cloud Platform

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

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