Cloud Security Architect

at Wabtec Corporation
Published January 20, 2023
Location Erie, PA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company's new website at: .

It's not just about your career... or your job's about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted things that haven't been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

The Cloud Security Architect is responsible for planning and executing efforts on the WabtecOne platform that deliver secure cloud technologies to teams that are building Cloud Native applications. The WabtecOne platform provides strategy, tools, and infrastructure for commercial software application teams. Focus is placed on supporting teams in the following areas: cloud, user experience design, identity, edge, data analytics, and machine learning, as well as operations, security, and compliance thereof.

**In this role you will:**

+ Prototype and document production-grade and secure architectures for modern cloud technology in areas such as network security, data privacy, key management, authentication, and authorization

+ Develop cloud security standards, policies, and procedures for the platform

+ Map the cloud security standards, policies, and procedures to requirements imposed by enterprise security team

+ Facilitate collaboration between application teams to deliver technologies that have broad impact

+ Collaborate with the Platform Engineering team to achieve desired architecture

+ Collaborate with the Platform Operations team to ensure that they are prepared to support the technology

+ Understand implications of cybersecurity controls and apply them to the architecture

+ Support the Product Manager in driving the delivery of new architecture initiatives

+ Collaborate with Application teams to determine requirements of technology that need to be included in the platform

+ Collaborate with Application teams on secure, cloud-native solution architecture then educate them on best practices for chosen architecture

+ Influence Application teams regarding the use of secure, modern technologies

+ Evangelize security related topics

+ Serve as a subject matter expert for cloud security

+ Evaluate technical risks and determine a mitigation plan

+ Communicate with management on technical issues

+ Develop cost optimization strategies for the platform and services provided

+ Participate in developing long-term strategy for the platform

+ Evaluate vendors that provide similar technology to determine the best selection

+ Participate in Agile ceremonies

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or in "STEM" majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

+ Five (5) plus years of public cloud security experience

+ Global travel required as necessary

**Technical Skills & Experience:**

+ Hands-on experience with EKS

+ Hands-on experience with networking, storage, and compute in AWS using technology such as: VPC, Security Group, NACL, route table, EC2, S3, EFS, IAM, Load Balancer, Route 53, etc.

+ Hands-on experience with relational and NoSQL databases (PostgreSQL, Oracle, Elasticsearch, OpenSearch, Cassandra)

+ Hands-on experience with messaging systems (MSK, MQ, SQS)

+ Hands-on experience writing scripts

+ Hands-on experience with Git-based pipelines

+ NIST 800-53 and ISO 27001 experience

+ Working knowledge of Cloud Native applications and their designs

**Personal Attributes:**

+ Ability to achieve results with minimal supervision

+ Ability to effectively explain and document complex topics

+ Ability to work well in a team environment

**Desired Characteristics:**

+ Certifications: AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified Security - Specialty

+ Ability to influence Application teams regarding technology decisions

+ Ability to understand the technology stack choices and their impact on the final solution

+ Ability to deconstruct and solve complex problems

+ Challenges conventional thinking and traditional ways of operating and invites stakeholders to identify issues and opportunities

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles...people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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