Cloud Security Architect

Reference: VAC-15
Sector(s): Information Technology
Salary: Salary negotiable
Town/City: Reston
Contract Type: Permanent

Our client, a major player in the AWS Partner Network is growing substantially and
seeking to hire a strong Security Architect to join their talented team.  Our client works with
enterprise level organizations on some of the world’s largest automation and cloud deployment
projects.


The successful candidate will lead a high-performing talented team providing best-in-class security solutions for
on major transformational projects.  He/she should also have the ability to work closely with an extremely talented team of IT
professionals who value the importance of Security.


The ideal candidate will have professional experience with Cloud Security and Risk
Assessments pertaining to large scale deployments with modern configuration and deployment
management systems.


This position has a very flexible salary range that is commensurate with skill set and experience – don’t be
bashful. Although we’d prefer to hire on a fulltime basis, our client is open to contracting (W2 on our
benefits or 1099). This position includes countless other perks like bonus, work from home,
flexibility in lifestyle and many, many other things!


Desired Skills:
• 5+ years in IT Security
• Knowledge of Best-in-Class Cloud Security practices
• A background in IT Security Risk and Assessments
• Preferably holding CISSP, CCSP, CCSK or other recognized cloud security certifications.


Pluses:
• Background in software development or other IT related field
• Knowledge of various compliance standards (FedRAMP, ITAR, NIST – Cyber Security)
• Knowledge of modern Security tools (e.g. SIEM, DLP, Firewalls, IDS, IPS, application proxies and routing and switching fundamentals)
• Exposure to cloud platforms (AWS strongly preferred, Rackspace, OpenStack, etc.)


If this sounds like something you’d be interested in pursuing please don’t hesitate to apply
today.