Cloud Security Engineer

at Federal Reserve System
Published January 17, 2023
Location Richmond, VA
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Job Type Full-time  



Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

The Richmond Fed is the proud home of the Federal Reserves National IT organizationa nationwide team delivering technology solutions and support across the Federal Reserve System. Many National IT employees are located in Richmond, while others are based across the U.S. at other Federal locations.

When you join our team, youll become part of a culture that welcomes differences, cares about our communities, and empowers each other to lead from where we are to make things better.

Bring your passion and well provide challenging and purposeful careers in a variety of fields, opportunities to grow and a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth. Its all part of what makes #MyRichmondFed a great place to work!

About the Opportunity

The Cloud Security product team has an immediate opening for a Cloud Security Engineer.

Work in a dynamic Cloud Security product team to support and automate Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) and Cloud Workload Protection (CWP) solutions, and contribute to securing critical financial systems.

What You Will Do:

  • Enforce cloud security standards and help DevOps teams apply security best practices in the cloud.

  • Conduct vulnerability scans in the cloud and help DevOps teams prioritize and address the findings.

  • Design, document, deploy and maintain scalable and resilient cloud security solutions for hybrid cloud environments.

  • Improve and reduce manual activities through automation, guidance and documentation.

  • Contribute to the technical direction on cloud security architecture, including policies, standards, strategies, automation and governance.

  • Provide guidance to key stakeholders on CSPM and CWP processes and procedures.

  • Mentor and develop staff by providing training on technical topics and insight into areas outside of their expertise.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience with 5+ years of relevant work experience.

  • In depth experience with at least one major Cloud Service Provider (AWS, Azure, etc).

  • In-depth knowledge of cloud native tools and services.

  • In-depth working knowledge of at least one major CWP and CSPM solution.

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools, such as CloudFormation or terraform.

  • Experience with Linux bash scripting a plus.

Discover the Reason Why So Many People Love It Here!

When you join Federal Reserves National IT organization, not only will you find a challenging and purposeful career, youll also have access to a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth, including:

  • Great medical benefits

  • Pension and 401(k) with employer match

  • Generous paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee resource networks

  • Paid volunteer leave

  • Flexible work options

  • Onsite amenities that make working here fun

Other Requirements and Considerations:

  • A requirement of this position is that the employee must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; individuals who are unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may request an accommodation from the Bank.

  • Candidates should review the Banks Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with conflict of interest rules and personal investment restrictions.

  • If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please notify [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role. The selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility for this specific position requires U.S. Citizenship.

  • The hiring range is $100,300 $125,400 annually.

  • For candidates outside Richmond, VA, listed hiring and salary ranges may be adjusted based on your geographic location.

  • Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individuals knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications.

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond provides equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

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Information Technology

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The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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