Cloud Security Specialist (AWS)

HireVergence
Published
September 18, 2020
Location
Springfield, MA
Category
Job Type

Description

We are seeking a Cloud Security Expert to support our client’s Enterprise Cyber Security department. The right candidate will take part in strategic migration to the cloud including implementing control standards required for third party cloud service providers. Due to COVID, this project is 100% remote until 2021, then will be on sight.

Responsibilities:
• Assist in coordination of Proof of Technology (POT) evaluations
• Create and publish security tool evaluation spreadsheet for each POT vendor (WIZ Security, CloudKnox)
• Provide procurement assistance as needed for POT vendors
• Support Vendor POT Implementations
• Develop, plan, and implement Vendor POT tactical and strategic operationalization plans
• Work with Enterprise Architecture, Cloud Operations and Security Operations teams
• Advise and assist in implementation of Privileged Access Management (PAM), Access Management, Vulnerability Management and Configuration Security Management
• Advise on tactical and strategic improvements to the cloud security processes
• Partner with the ECS IT Hygiene department for vulnerability and configuration management improvements
• Provide advisory for strategic and tactical configuration security and vulnerability management on cloud platforms
• Assist with implementation of integration with other cloud security tools
• Take day-to-day direction from the clients hiring manager
• Maintain platform as needed
• Document standard operating procedures (SOP) at the direction of the clients hiring manager

Required Skills:
• 3 – 5 years overall experience in native Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud security services
• 3 – 5 years overall experience in IT infrastructure and networking administration
• 2 - 3 years overall experience in Security Engineering
• 2 - 3 years overall experience in networking, platform configuration management security and configuration security and vulnerability management
• Understanding of IP subnetting concepts
• Understanding of network and firewall architecture
• Understanding of Azure networking and security concepts
• Expertise in AWS networking and security concepts
• Development, testing, automation (value add) and hands-on implementation of cloud security solutions especially around
• AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Roles, Policies, Service Control Policies and IAM Boundaries
• AWS Security Groups and Network Access Control Lists (NACL)
• AWS Config
• AWS Key Management Service (KMS)
• AWS Certificate Management Services (CMS)
• AWS CloudTrail
• AWS Guard Duty
• AWS Macie
• IaaS AD DCs integration with on-premise data center domains
• Self-starter, ability to take initiative
• Advisory skills on improvement opportunities and best practices suggestions
• Organization skills and attention to detail
• Good collaboration skills with directory, IAM, firewall, network, database, MS Windows, Linux, Unix, mainframe, middleware and web server teams
• Ability to effectively partner with vendor resources
• Good documentation skills to create Standard Operating Procedures, etc.
• Comfortable with dynamic environment and changing requirements

Preferred Skills:
• Experience with CloudKnox Privilege Access Management security products
• Experience with WIZ Security software security products
• Experience with Palo Alto Cloud Prisma software product
• Familiarity with third party virtual firewalls in AWS
• AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF)
• AWS Shield
• Experience with Jira
• Experience with ServiceNow
• Experience with CyberArk

Required Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.

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