Cloud Security Engineer

at Kforce Technology
Published May 9, 2022
Location Holt, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



A Kforce client is seeking to hire a Cloud Security Engineer in San Jose, California (CA). Responsibilities include:

  • A Cloud Security Engineer drives technology design, implementation, execution, and optimization for customer projects/accounts
  • Works with customers and business units to plan, design, configure client's suite of products, services, and solutions to accelerate customer outcomes
  • Assists in the creation, configuration, upgrades, migration, patching of cloud infrastructure, and applications
  • Implement system security by using best in class cloud security solutions and tools (e.g., Splunk, CyberArk, SailPoint, Circle CI, Artifactory, Zona type, Jfrog, etc.)
  • A Cloud Security Engineer works with architecture and engineering teams in specifying technical requirements to support shared components deployed according to FedRAMP, NIST, DoD RMF, other applicable security, privacy requirements, frameworks, develop DevOps workflows, and CI/CD pipelines
  • Perform technical compliance assessments of controls for in-scope systems, including remediation assessments, audit-readiness assessments, find opportunities to capitalize on automation to improve security, and build the tools necessary to implement improvements
  • The Cloud Security Engineer partners with other technical engineers and architects within the company to ensure consistency for processes, practices, implement strategic plans, and to provide technical recommendations to security and compliance
  • Conduct technical research to contribute to cloud security direction and planning
  • Develops requirements and strategies to address information security needs
  • Champion a security culture across diverse and agile engineering teams
  • The Cloud Security Engineer will follow and contribute to policies, procedures, and standards

Job Requirements:


  • 3 to 5 years of Cloud Operations/Engineering experience
  • 3 or more years of experience in one or more of these critical areas: Access Controls, Information Security Technology, Engineering, CI/CD, Operations, Application architecture, Data architecture, and System Administration
  • 1 to 3 years of experience with Configuration Management (Terraform, Ansible, etc.)
  • You are an Engineer with a background in DevSecOps that possess the technical expertise and engineering skill which will enable you to grow into an expert resource that ensures that our solutions are secure, resilient, healthy, and performing well
  • You are a strong collaborator who can execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement
  • Demonstrate technical experience on cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Google Cloud, or Azure) required
  • Experience with configuring and deploying Identity and Access Management (IAM) roles and policies (e.g., Okta, AWS IAM, etc.), CIS foundational standards, DISA STIGS
  • Experience developing and documenting operational and security process and procedures (patching, product updates, account management, change management, etc.)
  • Experience with automated configuration management and deployment using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and Python
  • Knowledge of application development, systems engineering, network engineering to develop security requirements, and enterprise risk assessment methodologies
  • Previous experience working within industry and government compliance standards and requirements including FedRAMP, FISMA, NIST, or DoD SRG/RMF required
  • Applicants must be fully authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

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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