Cloud Security Controls Specialist

at Kforce Technology
Published September 5, 2023
Location Boston, MA
Category Default  
Job Type Contractor  


Kforce has a client in need of a Cloud Security Controls Specialist located in Boston, MA.


  • Oversees ability to identify and remediates risks by managing tooling and automating critical activities tied to the organizations cloud security management of diverse environments and infrastructure
  • The Cloud Security Controls Specialist will be responsible for the design, definition and implementation of cloud controls based on the organizations cloud security framework
  • Define and build security design patterns for cloud-based security services
  • Define and automate security controls to mitigate security risks
  • Supports maintaining AWS security products, such as CloudWatch, GuardDuty, Inspector
  • Supports deployment and use of Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) tools like AWS Config, Sysdig, Wiz or Cloudguard
  • Enables use of and maintains cyber security tools
  • Interacts with partners as needed to explain work product, security techniques, methodology and results to ensure appropriate business value
  • Discovers and maintains visibility into cloud infrastructure assets and security configurations
  • Eliminates security risks and accelerates the delivery process by comparing cloud application configurations to industry and organizational benchmarks so violations can be identified and remediated in real-time
  • Enables detection of threats across the application development lifecycle by cutting through the noise of multi-cloud environment security alerts with a targeted threat identification and management approach
  • The Cloud Security Controls Specialist integrates into DevOps processes and activities to provide centralized cloud-native, agentless visibility and control on all cloud resources
  • Supports seamless integration with the SIEM to streamline visibility and capture insights and context about misconfigurations and policy violations
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