Cloud Security Architect

at Apex Systems
Location Windsor, CT
Date Posted August 10, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


Profile Summary

The Security Strategy and Architecture team provides Security Architecture Services to the Enterprise.  Security Architecture utilizes an engagement model and framework to design and deliver security solutions for all major initiatives, applications, infrastructure and products.

Profile Responsibilities

  • Building security roadmaps for new technologies that can be utilized in the public cloud as part of a hybrid cloud model
  • Collaborative Security Design for the interim and target state for AWS public Cloud applications
  • Execution of the Security Architecture framework
  • Delivery of Security Specifications, Blueprints
  • Hands on knowledge of AWS Services and securing AWS Services
  • The ability to work across each of the security domains( Identity and Access Management, Network Security, Data Security, Monitoring and Security Operations)
  • Ability to act as a security design authority for the core infrastructure

Profile Responsibilities

  • Must hold or have previously held a current AWS Solutions Solution Architect Certification
  • 2 years’ experience securing AWS or Azure workloads
  • 10 years of experience in information security field with experience in Security Architecture
  • Expert Security Architecture background and knowledge and proven primary experience in one of the key security domains (monitoring, Network, Incident response, IAM, Operations)
  • Experience in migrating large enterprises to hybrid and native cloud 
  • Experience in security SaaS migrations
  • Experience in Threat Modeling and previously demonstrated a capability to architect solutions to prevent threats as a design principal
  • Ability to research, analyze and solve complex technical problems with minimal supervision
  • Expert level Visio experience
  • Strong team player
  • The ability to act as a trusted advisor to the business 
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology preferred
  • CISSP, CCSK, CCSP or OSCP preferred
  • Experience with building AWS use cases in Splunk preferred
  • Understands how cyber-attacks are executed technically and can build architecture constructs to prevent attacks and enable detection.
  • Financial sector experience preferred

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