Cloud Security Engineer

at Accenture
Published February 9, 2024
Location Herndon, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


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**Job Description:**

AFS is seeking a Cloud Security Engineer to join our team delivering mission critical platforms and capabilities.

**The Work:**

+ Perform on-site cyber security tasks with the potential for some remote work

+ Apply knowledge of cyber security and cloud platforms to automate cloud security tasks (e.g., vulnerability scanning, log monitoring, system patching) in classified cloud environments

+ Apply configurations of cybersecurity tools, such as ACAS, Splunk, and antivirus software in accordance with the Authorization to Operate (ATO) under DoD and Air Force standards

+ Conduct testing and integration of cybersecurity services for the AWS Workspace software bundle deployment process and application integration with other security services

+ Ensure the deployment activities meet the DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG), and any deviations are documented for Authorizing Official approval

+ Support vulnerability assessments and remediation. Report status of deployment vulnerabilities to the Information System Security Manager and Authorizing Official

**Here's what you need:**

+ Bachelors Degree in Technical Discipline, or 4+ years of experience in Cyber Security may be substituted for a degree

+ 3+ years of Assessment and Authorization experience in a related industry (experience owning a program/product/feature, scoping requirements, and working with technical teams)

+ 3+ years of familiarity with the processes and documentation required to articulate the appropriate system security products or services with stakeholder government customers to define a project scope, requirements, and deliverables

+ 3+ years implementing, testing, and deploying security services and tools (i.e., antivirus software, vulnerability scanning software, and DISA STIGs)

+ 1+ years of experience architecting information systems for authorization under ICD 503 or DoD Risk Management Framework

+ DoD 8570 Compliant with IAT Level 2 certification

+ Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph examination

**Bonus points if you have:**

+ Experience in cloud technologies and platforms, such as AWS, Azure, or other cloud service providers

+ AWS Cloud certifications, such as AWS Solutions Architect or AWS Security Specialty

+ Familiarity with Information Security or Audit frameworks

+ Experience writing policies and implementing change

+ General understanding of networking principals

**Security Clearance:**

+ Must have a TS/SCI security clearance; CI Poly preferred

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California: $105,200 - $196,500

Colorado: $105,200 - $169,700

New York City: $97,300 - $196,500

Washington: $112,100 - $180,700

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