Cloud Security Engineer, Junior

McLean, Virginia, United States
Jan 11, 2019
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0030957

Cloud Security Engineer, Junior

Key Role:
Support federal and commercial clients to implement comprehensive Cybersecurity solutions in the Cloud in complex, high impact, and highly regulated environments. Leverage expertise in Cybersecurity, including threats, vulnerabilities, security practices, and regulations to build secure solutions hosted in commercial Cloud offerings, such as AWS and Azure. Provide hands-on technical engineering and administration support as part of a team of engineers in the development of client and investment solutions. Apply automation, orchestration, and DevOps concepts and tools to accelerate implementation and operations activities. Conduct research on emerging technologies and industry trends for applicability to addressing client challenges. Work closely with clients, leadership, and vendors to gain approvals, overcome obstacles, and reach consensus in the furtherance of the client's mission and the firm's Cloud security strategy.

Basic Qualifications:
-2+ years of experience with analysis, engineering, or administration in a commercial or government IT environment
-1+ years of experience with implementing and supporting network and system security capabilities, including network firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDSes) and intrusion prevention systems (IPSes), threat analysis, vulnerability scanning, and policy
-Knowledge of Cybersecurity concepts, including threats, vulnerabilities, security operations, encryption, boundary defense, auditing, network protocols, authentication, and risk management
-Knowledge of the differences between traditional and Cloud architecture strategies
-Ability to automate the provisioning and configuration of IT environments, including tools, such as CloudFormation, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or PowerShell
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with the full software or systems development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, integration, testing, and implementation
-Experience with working in a network Security Operations Center (SOC) as an engineer or analyst
-Experience with software development in one or more of the following languages: .NET, Java, PHP, Perl, Python, or Ruby
-Knowledge of federal IT and Cloud security policies, including FISMA, FedRAMP, NIST 800-53, and DoD Cloud SRG and applying them to the design and implementation of Cloud solutions to achieve an Authorization to Operate (ATO)
-Secret clearance

-AWS Associate Certification
-Security+ Certifications

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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