Cloud Security Architect

at Kforce Technology
Published May 7, 2022
Location Portland, OR
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



Kforce is seeking an experienced Cloud Security Architect for an enterprise client in Vancouver, WA that is accelerating business outcomes with comprehensive solutions from edge to cloud. This is a 100% remote position. Duties Include:

  • Cloud Security Architect will define cloud security strategic direction and requirements at platform level
  • Provides guidance to teams for general approaches to secure design and risk management
  • Review platform designs & architectures for security issues and concerns and participate in Cybersecurity reviews
  • Work directly with and take security direction from the Software and Data Platforms lead security architect to develop a unified security strategy and approach including such areas as proactive threat detection, security control enforcement and incident response
  • Lead investigations and corrective and protective actions in possible situations of cyber-attacks, including communication and actions with partners, third-parties, post-mortem sessions to capture learning and requirements that must be addressed to engineering teams

While working as a Kforce employee you have the option to receive paid time off (PTO) and holiday pay along with access to our robust benefit package. Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, 401K, employee discount programs, recognition programs and access to career development courses.

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience is desired; All applicants with applicable experience will be considered
  • Security Certification: CEH, GIAC or equivalent pen testing cert
  • Desired security certification: examples include OSCP, CISSP, GPEN
  • Experience with one or more major cloud technologies like AWS, Azure, or Google cloud
  • Has participated in the design, implementation, and migration to a cloud environment
  • Understanding of Linux and Windows security best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Should have the ability to transfer complicated technical information to non-technical personnel
  • Understanding of CVSS v2 and v3, vulnerabilities, exploits, payloads, and evasions
  • Knowledge in reverse engineering and debugging application binaries with IDA Pro
  • Familiarity with tools such as Metasploit, Nessus, Nmap, Tcpdump, Wireshark and Burp Suite
  • Proven ability to think out of the box and find vulnerabilities in software and hardware

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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