Cloud Security Architect

at Resource Solutions
Published September 14, 2023
Location Arlington, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Description:

Job Title Cloud Security Architect

Corporate Title Assistant Vice President

Location Arlington, VA


The Bank’s Chief Security Office (CSO), Global Enterprise Security Architecture Division provides overall direction and guidance in the definition of The Bank’s current and future state enterprise security architectures. This includes developing strategies, roadmaps, principles, standards, architectural artefacts, and best practice to promote the secure design and implementation of state-of-the-art cyber capabilities for on-premises and cloud environments. As the Cloud Security Architect, you will support the Lead Cloud Security Architect in the establishment, communication, and realization of The Bank’s Cloud Security Architecture, Cloud Services Reviews and Strategy – by helping drive business-aligned strategic initiatives across the Bank and reducing the risk.

What We Offer You

  • A diverse and inclusive environment that embraces change, innovation, and collaboration
  • A hybrid working model, allowing for in-office / work from home flexibility, generous vacation, personal and volunteer days
  • Employee Resource Groups support an inclusive workplace for everyone and promote community engagement
  • Competitive compensation packages including health and wellbeing benefits, retirement savings plans, parental leave, and family building benefits
  • Educational resources, matching gift and volunteer programs

What You’ll Do

  • Lead initiatives in identifying and recommending solution requirements across all security domains and develop enterprise-wide security architecture to enable secure adoption of cloud
  • Design blueprints for on-premises and third-party tool integration with cloud security platforms to meet technical control objectives
  • Develop security tool strategies to mitigate threats and vulnerabilities taking a threat-driven approach against the MITRE ATT&CK framework, The Bank’s information security policy and regulatory requirements
  • Lead stakeholder engagement sessions to capture business and IT requirements to evaluate cyber solutions and aid in Proof of Concepts and/or deployments of technology across the Chief Security Office (CSO) enterprise
  • Support The Bank’s application and infrastructure migration to cloud by providing security best practices and architecture guidance for

Skills You’ll Need

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a computer science/engineering, information technology or other related field plus Moderate experience; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with various cloud service providers ideally Google Cloud and Microsoft Azurea and building enterprise security strategy for cloud adoption
  • Hands-on experience in Security Architecture (knowledge of SABSA architecture framework preferred), automation, integration, and deployment (DevSecOps)
  • Good understanding of Cyber risk reduction through secure architecture with a solid knowledge and experience of Cloud Security engineering is required
  • MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)

Skills That Will Help You Excel

  • Consulting skills (preferred)
  • Ability to present and communicate with various technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and to see bigger picture
  • Experience of Infrastructure as Code, Policy as Code will set you apart
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP and CCSP, Cloud Service Provider specific certifications will set you apart


It is the Bank’s expectation that employees hired into this role will work in the Arlington office in accordance with the Bank’s hybrid working model.

The Bank provides reasonable accommodations to candidates and employees with a substantiated need based on disability and/or religion.

The Bank Values & Diversity

We believe talent is found in all cultures, countries, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs, generations, backgrounds, and experiences. We pursue a working environment where everyone can be authentic and feel a sense of belonging.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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