Cloud Security Engineer-SOC

Full Time
Mountain View, CA
Areas of Interest: Incident Response, Vulnerability Assessment and Management
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ASRC Federal Research and Technology Solutions (ARTS) is seeking a Cloud Security Engineer to join our team in supporting NASA's Security Operations Center (SOC) at Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA.  
  • Serve as the subject matter expert on Cloud Security for the Security Operations organization
  • Develop monitoring and protection strategies for the Agency’s Cloud environments
  • Perform assessments of the Agency’s security posture and correlate vulnerability data with Cloud topology and architecture to quickly identify risks
  • Participate in Incident Response teams as a Cloud forensics and incident response subject matter expert
  • Support Cloud investigation requests through the entire lifecycle of initiation, data collection, analysis, and data production
  • Work with customers, vendors and NASA centers for problem resolution
  • Produce reports on Cloud incidents, risks, exploits and vulnerabilities
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation about the Agency Cloud architecture, capabilities and security posture
  • Work with the Cloud Service organization and other Agency stakeholders to integrate protection, monitoring, incident response, and security reporting standards into the Agency’s Cloud architecture
Requirements (Education, Skills & Abilities)
  • BS degree in relevant field/technology (or equivalent years of experience) and minimum of 6 years of related experience with a minimum of 4 years of Information Security experience
  • Ability to obtain a government security clearance - US Citizenship Required
  • Expert knowledge of Cloud security architectures and infrastructure
  • Expert knowledge of the AWS ecosystem
  • Expert knowledge of NIST controls and FedRAMP
  • Expert knowledge of current threats to Cloud infrastructure and services
  • Expert knowledge of network security technologies and their application in Cloud environments
  • Expert knowledge of cyber security methodologies and security practices
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
Desired Skills
  • Experience with the AWS GovCloud offering
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and other Cloud service providers
  • Experience securing SaaS applications, leveraging CASB toos
  • Experience with Cloud automation techniques and scripting
  • Experience integrating host security tooling into Cloud infrastructure
  • Experience producing reports and briefs on the current Cloud threat landscape and associated risks
  • Experience with Cloud automation tools and scripting: Python, Java, Chef, Puppet, Ansible
  • CISSP, GCIA, CEH, GPEN, OSCP or similar security certifications
ARTS is mid-way through a $400 million dollar contract to provide comprehensive IT services to NASA Ames Research Center located in Mountain View, CA.
From cloud computing & network/information security to systems administration and technology development, we are encouraging talented IT professionals to explore the vast opportunities available on this NASA contract in the heart of Silicon Valley.
ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

Job - Technical Analysis 
Primary Location - United States-CA, United States-Moffett Field, CA, United States 
Education Level - Bachelor's Degree 
Schedule  - Full-time 
Shift  - Day Job / 1st Shift 
Job Level  - Individual Contributor/Non-Management 
Job Type  - Standard


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