Cloud Security Architect (AWS); Remote/McLean, VA
Job Description: Description: W2 candidate only. Non-local candidates are welcomed to apply. Client will pick up travel expenses (onsite is every other week). AWS Certifications are desired Location: Remote/McLean VA (onsite 50% of the time M-Th)-Client pays for any travel expenses Duration: 6 months Contract Rate: Competitive Requirements: Background Check & Drug Test Description: Location: McLean VA (50% on-site) Skills needed: Provides hands on keyboard support to implement security protocol tooling and provide architecture code and testing for AWS. WHAT YOU WILL DO - Analyze and design security solutions for applications and infrastructure and provide expertise and consulting to clients. Identify and document information security risks and propose mitigating controls. Will be responsible for understanding complex business IT needs requirements and projects scopes with a focus on information security requirements. Research design and develop new information security controls for clients. Assess current IT environments and make recommendations to increase security. Assist clients in troubleshooting and resolving information security issues. Author project and support documentation and diagrams. Implement security solutions. WHAT YOU HAVE DONE - Assessed developed and implemented operationalized and documented comprehensive security technologies and processes. Secure software development data protection cryptography key management identity and access management (IAM) network security (VPNs) within SaaS IaaS PaaS and other cloud environments. Architected solutions within Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other cloud providers and SOA for cloud-based services. Worked with cloud security and governance tools cloud access security brokers (CASBs) and server virtualization technologies. Performed security design/architecture reviews code reviews and penetration tests of large applications systems and/or networks. Worked on large scale cloud based services (including SaaS PaaS IaaS) and understand security challenges involve in deploying Cloud Applications. Created and maintained security policies and procedures managing the protection of information systems and assets. Performed threat modeling and design reviews assessing security implications and requirements introducing new technologies. Hand-on experience with multiple security technologies such as Firewalls Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems Vulnerability Scanning WAF Wireless LAN NAC DLP DDoS Mitigation WAN security SIEM Content Filtering Cloud Security gateways Secure Proxies SSL crypto solutions. Solid understanding of a range of compliance regulatory and legal requirements and relevant principles best practices and standards across multiple industries. Preferred industries: financial services telecommunications. Examples would include: PCI SOX GLBA CSA PCI NIST ISO IEEE FedRAMP HIPAA and TCG. Have working knowledge of common and industry standard cloud-native/cloud-friendly authentication mechanisms (OAuth OpenID SAML Ping Okta etc) and key management (Safenet Vormetric other). ADDED BONUS - Cloud security and/or architecture related certifications - AWS Certified Solutions Architect or Certified DevOps Engineer Company Description Advantage Resourcing NA is our technical, professional & commercial staffing temporary & permanent placement business in the US & Canada.