Senior Cloud Security Architect

McLean, VA
Jul 18, 2019
Jul 20, 2019
Full Time
Senior Cloud Security Architect
The Challenge:

Everyone knows security needs to be "baked in" to a system architecture, but you actually know how to bake it in. You can identify and implement Cybersecurity solutions to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems in leading commercial Clouds like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Micro sof t Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). What if you could us e your Cyber engineering skills to design and build Cybersecurity solutions in the Cloud to protect personal, financial, health, and other sensitive information for government agencies and global enterprises? We're looking for an experienced architect who can create advanced Cybersecurity solutions in the Cloud that will stand up to even the most advanced Cyber threats.

As a senior Cloud security architect on our project, you'll research, design, and implement Cybersecurity solutions to protect our client's most sensitive information in AWS, Azure, and GCP. You'll coordinate with investment teams, executives, clients, and ind us try leading vendors to identify the right mix of tools and te chn iques to translate your client's goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective Cloud hosted solutions. We need to come up with the best solution, so you'll investigate new te chn iques, break free from the legacy model, and go where the ind us try is going. You'll lead the team through a critical approach to design, providing alternatives and c us tomizing solutions to maintain a balance of security and mission needs. This is a chance to make a difference in the security of our nation's financial markets, warfighters, citizen services, and healthcare. Your te chn ical expertise will be vital as you help c us tomers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating security best practices like SecDevOps, identity and access management, encryption, and security analytics. You'll be able to broaden your skillset in advanced and emerging areas of Cybersecurity like zero t r us t networks, automated incident response, and container security to support dynamic and immutable Cloud infrastructure. Join our team as we deliver innovative Cybersecurity solutions to protect our client's information in the Cloud.

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Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people-that's Booz Allen cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we'll help you develop the career you want.

Competitions - From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we've got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.

Paid Research - Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills.

Cyber University - CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from j us t about anywhere-including your phone-and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.

Academic Partnerships - In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we've partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in cybersecurity-fully funded without a tuition cap.

Maker/Hackerspaces - Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-ho us e experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.

You Have:

-5+ years of experience with engineering or supporting production IT systems or networks for large commercial enterprises or government agencies

-Experience with performing tasks and sub-tasks to design, build, or integrate IT solutions

-Experience with implementing, configuring, and administrating network and system security tools, including network firewalls, int r us ion detection systems (IDS) and int r us ion prevention systems (IPS), anti-malware, vulnerability scanning, encryption, monitoring, or identity, credential, and access management (ICAM)

-Knowledge of te chn ical engineering artifacts, including requirements traceability matrices, network diagrams, bills of materials, data flow diagrams, installation procedures, or operations manuals

-Knowledge of applying native Cloud security and monitoring services in the Cloud, including network firewalls, access control lists, encryption, auditing and monitoring, alerting, secrets management, and compliance scanning

-Knowledge of IT service management processes and concepts, including change management, incident management, problem management, and configuration management

-Knowledge of Cybersecurity concepts, including threats, vulnerabilities, security operations, encryption, boundary defense, auditing, authentication, and risk management

-Ability to automate the provisioning and configuration of IT environments, including tools, such as CloudFormation, Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or PowerShell tools

-Security+ Certification

-BA or BS degree in a Math, Science, IT, Cybersecurity, or Engineering

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with the full sof tware 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 sof tware development in a programming language, including .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)

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including public speaking, prior publications, and speaking engagements in relevant ind us try or vendor forums

-Secret clearance

-CISSP Certification

-ITIL Certification

-AWS, Micro sof t Azure, or Google Cloud Platform intermediate level certification

-CCSK or CCSP Certification


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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