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Job Description

OVERVIEW

Authenta Tech Solutions – a Cybersecurity and IT-based consulting firm that specializes in providing security solutions to federal, state, local, and commercial customers nationwide – is hiring a full-time Cloud Security Engineer.

Authenta Tech Solutions is a certified woman-owned, small business that provides full-scope cyber security solutions customized to your organization. With a team of highly trained IT professionals, we hold major industry standard certifications and designations to match our many years of experience. Providing top-quality service is important to us and we prioritize you always. We are on the frontier of using cybersecurity technologies to secure mission platforms and with your organization’s information security and compliance in mind, we utilize our customized processes to align your business operations and governance processes. Our goal is to ensure that your organization’s information system is secure, is compliant with regulatory standards and stays compliant.

General

Seeking an AWS Cloud Security Engineer (CSE) to join our team of Cross Functional Cyber Security specialists providing RMF, Security Authorization, Controls Assessment, Change Management, Continuous Monitoring, Vulnerability Management, and Incident Response for our federal client.

The Azure CSE supports the security activities associated with evaluating, implementing, managing security practices and continued operations of new and existing technologies across all client cloud environments. The AWS CSE understands how security in the cloud is similar to that of on-prem data centers and the key differences that require difference controls and different approaches. The AWS CSE possesses demonstrable experience working in AWS Cloud environments and is well-versed in the architecture and design of the respective cloud including associated services, how the cloud interconnects with agencies, and, specifically, how to conduct business within the AWS Cloud environment in a secure manner.

Responsibilities

  • Apply Agile practices to analyze internal security and provide relevant information to internal and external customers, suppliers, and partners
  • Work with assigned system stakeholders to understand their cloud infrastructure to adequately support the customer’s mission
  • Understand and interpret cloud services that are offered on a platform, to include 3rd party services
  • Ability to determine cost associated with cloud services and address anomalies accordingly
  • Assist with the implementation of monitoring capabilities for various audiences – developers, business owners, security, and infrastructure; analyze all platform level, network changes and monitor impact and provide appropriate technical solutions to resolve issues efficiently; evaluate and document operating baseline according to required standards
  • Provide oversight of application packaging to ensure automation is being utilized for both the application and infrastructure builds throughout the development, test, and production environments. This includes the automation of server builds for VMs and maintenance of these builds utilizing chef scripting as deemed appropriate
  • Utilize in-depth knowledge of infrastructure components (VM’s, Security Products, Network Ports and Protocols, Databases, Middleware and Open Source Code) to support DevOps in an enterprise environment to build, maintain and sustain an enterprise information technology DevOps operational model
  • Provide technical support for enterprise infrastructure components (Network, Database, Middleware, Security and Open Source Code) technology transitions and migrations to cloud services e.g. Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), etc.
  • Evaluate and implement automation of server and application builds and monitoring for multiple environments (Development, Test, Training, Production, and Disaster Recovery)
  • Ability to perform computer incident response and remediation practices as outlined in NIST 800-61 (Computer Security Incident Handling Guide) and DHS 4300A Sensitive Systems Policy Handbook, Attachment F Incident Response.
  • The Azure CSE will assist the Security Operation Center (SOC) on incident response actions for security incidents affecting the Cloud Environment on an as needed basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Government

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must reside within a commutable distance to Camp Springs, MD to work onsite at least 2 days/week when the customer site reopens

Clearance:

  • Must be a US Citizen able to obtain a Federal agency-specific clearance prior to starting

Certifications

  • Have and maintain at least one active certification such as CISSP, CEH, CISM, CISA, Cloud+, AWS, CCSP, or other comparable certification which must be approved in advance
    • Proof of certification is required

Education/Years of Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 7+ years of related experience
  • 5+ years of related experience analyzing, assessing, and implementing corrective actions based on vulnerability management tools
  • 5+ years of experience in security engineering or security operations
  • In-depth understanding of:
    • Architectural development for cloud automated frameworks for Security Tool deployment and development, leveraging various scripting languages and open-source solutions
    • Architectural design and implement security measures related to computer networks, software testing, validation procedures, programming, and documentation as it pertains to Cloud Security, Application Security, Vulnerability Management, and Network Security
    • Azure Cloud Security plans that implement systems and procedures to effectively secure company information, infrastructure, intellectual property, and users against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure

Required Experience:

  • Experience in security process mapping, security process analysis, security process improvement concepts, models, and best practices
  • Excellent customer service, analytical, problem solving, team-building, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and function as an integral part of the team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; technical and business focused, with the ability to document and describe security process information collected
  • Listening skills, the ability to detect explicit and implicit needs and wants
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment, prioritize multiple tasks, and problem solve under pressure of deadlines and resource constraints
  • Proven experience in building consensus and managing cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated proficiency in vast array of Cyber Security Platforms: Standard Application Online (SAO), Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Intrusion Detection System (IDS)/Intrusion Protection System (IPS), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Web Application Firewalls (WAF), Threat Intel, Endpoint Security
  • Experience with Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS) and other cloud services
  • Experience with Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Delivery (CD) – Deployment pipeline experience (Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform)
  • Experience or a strong knowledge of Data at Rest Application Programing Interface (API) design
  • Experience or a strong knowledge of programming languages (Python, Java etc.)
  • Experience or a strong knowledge of container/orchestration tools (Kubernetes, Docker, Puppet, etc.)
  • Log aggregation platform experience
  • Have a deep understanding of API Security, Container Security, Cloud Security
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and Access skills to perform extensive data mining, correlation, and reporting
  • Experience working with NIST SP 800-53, RMF, FISMA, DHS and DoD policies
  • Azure Security Engineer Certified (AZ-500) preferred
  • Experience supporting multi-cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP))
  • Listening skills, the ability to detect explicit and implicit needs and wants
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment, prioritize multiple tasks, and problem solve under pressure of deadlines and resource constraints
  • Ability to work independently and function as an integral part of the team
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated interviewing and negotiation skills applicable to identifying, defining, and evaluating requirements

 

AUTHENTA TECH SOLUTIONS COMPANY BENEFITS

  • Health insurance.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Vision
  • 401K.
  • 11 days of personal leave plus paid federal holidays.
  • Professional development and training assistance.

Authenta Tech Solutions, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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*If you are a qualified individual with a disability or are a disabled veteran, and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application as a result of your disability, you have the right to receive assistance in completing the application process. Please contact our Recruiting Department at 888.ATS.7171 ext.700 or info@authentatechsolutions.com to let us know how we might be able to accommodate you.

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