Cloud Security Engineer

Full Time
Seattle, WA
Areas of Interest: Software Assurance and Security Engineering, Systems Security Architecture
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Overview

 

Location:  Home - Washington

At Optiv, we’re on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We’re one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.

In your role at Optiv, you’ll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cyber security. We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients’ needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We’re proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.

Job Description

The Cloud Security Engineer will assist with the design and development of the Azure, AWS, VMWare security architectures for protecting PHI/PII/PCI data deployed into different types of cloud and cloud/hybrid systems. This position will directly contribute to the overall global enterprise cloud architecture and lead the security vision and strategy around cloud-based applications, across all types (including Infrastructure, Platform, and Software as a Service (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS).

 

The Cloud Security Engineer will serve as the central point of contact for Enterprise Security for other Technology teams within the organization for all matters related to cloud security reporting into Cloud Security Program Director. The successful candidate possesses the excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to partner with other leaders across the business to identify opportunities and risks and develop and deliver solutions that support business strategies and protect Organization intellectual property globally.

LOCATION IS REMOTE WORKING; CAN BE LOCATED ANYWHERE IN the UNITED STATES *preferred near a major airport.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and develop security architectures for cloud and cloud/hybrid based systems. Possess a firm understanding of the offerings within VMware, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Microsoft Azure platforms. Based on business requirements, design and implement cloud-native architectures and designs that will allow those requirements to be met with a minimal degree of risk to Organization and with appropriate security controls present.
  • Represents Security Platform in the development and implementation of the overall global enterprise cloud architecture. Acts as the ambassador and technical representative for Enterprise Security while engaging with other technical leaders throughout the organization in design and implementation of cloud and cloud/hybrid based implementations and solutions. Works with Engineering, Infrastructure Services, and Application Development organizations to choose appropriate technology solutions and facilitates complete integration into the company environments. Develops standards in partnership with Engineering, Infrastructure Services, and Application Development.
  • Leads initiatives designed to share knowledge across Security Platforms and/or Technology teams. Identifies, recommends, coordinates, deliver timely knowledge to support teams regarding technologies, processes or tools. Develops and executes strategies to increase Cloud Security knowledge throughout the enterprise.

Qualifications

  • College degree or/equivalent and 5-7 years related work experience, required
  • 5 years experience with Security Architect and/or Engineering.
  • 3-5 years experience with Cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, VMware NSX
  • Experience architecting solutions within Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, VMware NSX
  • Experience with assessment, development, implementation, optimization, and documentation of a comprehensive and broad set of security technologies and processes (secure software development (Application Security), data protection, cryptography, key management, identity and access management (IAM), network security) within SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud environments.
  • Working knowledge of common and industry standard cloud-native/cloud-friendly authentication mechanisms (OAuth, OpenID, etc).
  • Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management (Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, etc) preferred.
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture for cloud-based services.
  • Experience working with cloud security and governance tools, cloud access security brokers (CASBs), and server virtualization technologies.
  • Experience with enterprise applications (architecture, development, support, and troubleshooting).
  • Experience performing threat modeling and design reviews to assess security implications and requirements for introduction of new technologies.
  • Experience representing technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and in making timely and prudent technical risk decisions.
  • Experience with enterprise architecture and working as part of a cross-functional team to implement solutions.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction; self-starter/self-motivated
  • Technical writing experience

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

 
DISCLOSURE
Optiv is an Equal Opportunity Employee/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.
 
ABOUT US
Created from the merger of Accuvant and FishNet Security, Optiv is the largest comprehensive pure-play cyber security solutions provider in North America. We help clients plan, build and run successful cyber security programs that achieve business objectives through our depth and breadth of cyber security offerings, extensive capabilities and proven expertise in cyber security strategy, managed security services, incident response, risk and compliance, security consulting, training and support, integration and architecture services, and security technology. A Blackstone (NYSE: BX) portfolio company, we have served more than 12,000 clients of various sizes

Why Work Here:
At Optiv, we’re on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We’re one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.
 
In your role at Optiv, you’ll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cyber security. We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients’ needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We’re proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.
 
About Optiv
  • $2 billion in sales in 2015
  • More than 7,500+ clients served in the past three years
  • Works with 69 percent of the Fortune 100 and 58 percent of the Fortune 1000
  • 1,700+ employees
  • More than 250 employees in Colorado (corporate headquarters in Denver, CO)
  • Nearly 400 employees in Kansas City
  • 300+ dedicated client managers (sales reps)
  • 1,200+ cyber security experts
  • 43 total offices, secure operating centers and training centers 
Benefits Highlights
  • Competitive and achievable bonus plan (for some roles)
  • Remote work possibilities and flexible schedules
  • Flexible, no time tracking vacation policy that lets you take the time you need, when you need it
  • 401k retirement savings match
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental coverage
 
Optiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a work environment where everyone is treated with respect. It is our policy to recruit, employ, retain, promote, terminate and otherwise treat any and all employees and job applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competence. We will provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristic.

We will also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and executive orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal veterans, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

This policy prohibits retaliation or adverse employment action against anyone who exercises his or her rights under this policy or any anti-discrimination law, who cooperates in any company investigation, or who participates in any investigation or proceeding by any governmental agency.



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OPTIV

Unmatched Experience, Know-How and Partnerships in Cyber Security. The Power of Accuvant and FishNet Security Combined
Created in 2015 from the merger of Accuvant and FishNet Security, Optiv is the largest holistic pure-play cyber security solutions provider in North America. We help clients plan, build and run successful cyber security programs that achieve business objectives through our depth and breadth of cyber security offerings, extensive capabilities and proven expertise in cyber security strategy, managed security services, incident response, risk and compliance, security consulting, training and support, integration and architecture services, and security technology. A Blackstone (NYSE: BX) portfolio company, we have served more than 12,000 clients of various sizes across multiple industries, offer an extensive geographic footprint, and have premium partnerships with more than 300 of the leading security technology manufacturers. For more information, visitwww.optiv.com or follow us on TwitterFacebook or LinkedIn.
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Company Industry: Computer & Network Security
Company Type: Privately Held
Company Size: 1,001-5000