Cloud Security Engineer 3

Axle Informatics
Bethesda, MD
Nov 21, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
Overview: Zero Trust is seeking a *Senior Cloud Security Architect/Engineer* to lead Cloud Architects and Engineers from a security prospective to securely design, implement and operate hybrid cloud environments for our Federal customer at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The candidate will design, recommend, and maintain the overall cloud strategy in a secure, sustainable, efficient, automated, and federally compliant manner and will be able to analyze and understand security challenges and requirements and provide solutions in a hybrid cloud environment. The candidate will be able to verify and monitor the effectiveness of implemented security controls and provide the leadership, structure and technical expertise to the teams./ PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: /** Define technical and functional security pre-requisites in cloud projects, in line with defined information security strategies and meeting Federal requirements.* Support the deployment of security solutions in a hybrid cloud environment, taking into account Federal mandates and organizational policy, business and functional requirements.* Assess security risks and define appropriate security measures and processes to protect data and systems.* Analyze business and IT requests impacting information and systems security in the hybrid cloud and propose mitigating measures.* Conduct network security architecture reviews and develop secure solutions.* Assist in designing and developing, implementing, and testing new secure cloud products and tools.* Clearly understand the shared security model of cloud platforms and customer responsibilities for all cloud products and provide guidance for secure implementation, compliance, and methods to continuously monitor.* Architect and develop a zero trust strategy and roadmap for hybrid cloud environments that complements the larger NIH enterprise zero trust strategy.* Establish a proactive Threat and Vulnerability identification, assessment / analysis, validation, remediation, and reporting mechanism for systems in the Government cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure etc.* Develop a cohesive security incident response and incident management process which complements the NIH incident response process.* Recommend and assist in on-premises tools integrations with the cloud environments to unify data, interfaces, management and reporting across all platforms and environment under a single view or "single pane of glass"A' .* Help establish a reliable cloud inventory structure to manage asset lifecycles.* Assist with a reliable patch and compliance management mechanism for all cloud systems.* Research and suggest options for a suitable Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) for NCATS cloud environments.* Recommend, configure, and install advanced firewalls and centrally manage other security tools in multiple cloud environments.* Be able to manage and administer the threat and vulnerability management tools and have hands on working experience with Tenable Nessus, Netsparker, McAfee suite, Palo Alto, BigFix, Splunk, etc. and cloud-based equivalents.* Work with other teams to integrate the NCATS Threat and Vulnerability Management processes for the cloud environments.* Provide expert level support and guidance on utilizing the cloud service provider tools.* Develop consistent and meaningful reports to ensure visibility into all cloud platforms.* Monitor the progress of internal and external organizations to ensure operational requirements are fulfilled for audits and reviews./ REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: /** Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline and 8+ years of overall related experience. 5+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.* cloud Architect or Engineer certification for one or more cloud platform with at least 5 years of cloud architecture and engineering experience enterprise infrastructure, hybrid cloud, and with the major cloud platforms and technologies, especially Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure.* Ability to self-learn new cloud platforms, technologies, and products with a focus on secure design and implementation.* Strong technical background (network, system, database, application)* Experience with FedRAMP, FISMA and NIST 800-53 control mapping.* Experience in Threat and Vulnerability scanning and remediation methodologies and System Incident and Event Management (SIEM) and other logging and monitoring tools.* Understand TIC 3.0 requirements to meet Federal Internet access requirements for cloud-based systems.* Must be familiar with Government security mandates and requirements.* Mentor & encourage new ideas from staff to foster improvements and innovation.* Provide design and problem-solving leadership to engineers and business stakeholders. Steer teams towards well architected solutions.* Monitor industry trends and develop POCs to evaluate alternative technologies and solutions./ PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: /** BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, information systems, or related field of study.* Strong system, network and software development and scripting skills.* Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to effectively communicate designs, proposals, and results; and negotiate options at management levels.* Proficient in developing briefing materials, administrative, and logistic support.* Federal Government experience. NIH experience is a plus./ Benefits/** 100% Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for Employees* Educational Benefits for Career Growth* Paid Time Off (including Holidays)* Employee Referral Bonus* Profit Sharing* 401k matching* Flexible Spending Accounts:* Healthcare (FSA)* Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)* Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)* Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)The diversity of Axle's employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment-based age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact:Email: / Disclaimer: /*The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual's assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.Location: 6710A Rockledge Dr.,Suite 400, Bethesda, MD 20817Location: 6710AA' RockledgeA' Dr.,SuiteA' 400, Bethesda, MD 20817Job Type: Full-time

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