Siemens Government Technologies is seeking a self-motivated Cloud Security Engineer in Reston, VA who is able to work well with minimal supervision in a team environment, consult with team members and management as needed.
In this highly visible and critical role, you will be leading complex security engagements as a Cloud Security Engineer with the Information Security team. You will interface with various stakeholders to ensure AWS security, privacy, and compliance requirements are addressed through security tools, policies, and technologies.
- Install, configure, integrate, and train others on security solutions in the cloud
- Define and implement appropriate policies for AWS security solutions
- Provide findings and recommendations in the following areas: NIST Policy, FEDRAMP and Cybersecurity
- Conduct security assessments to identify areas of risk and ensure any gaps are remediated
- Own security architecture in the Cloud in collaboration with other team members and functional areas
- Assist in investigation and remediation of security incidents and issues
- Consult on and provide security requirements for critical projects and initiatives
- Conduct security risk assessments, planning, policy reviews, gap analysis, status/progress reports and action plans
- Conduct technical research when necessary to contribute to cloud security direction and strategy planning
- Prior managed services experience preferred
- Develop positive partnerships and work closely with other members and stakeholders to align and execute infrastructure changes in a secure manner to support the organization’s tools, apps, and processes
- Work closely with the DevOps, System support engineer to provide guidance on security weaknesses in the cloud environment
- implementation of encryption, privilege management, logging, input validation, secure storage design and secure data transfer
- Track security violations and identify trends or exposures that could be addressed by additional training, technical measures, or use of application tools to enhance security
- May participate in simulated attacks or security violations to assess the organization's data security measures
- Cloud security experience, preferably in AWS
- Knowledge of Infrastructure as code (E.g. Terraform, Cloud Formation Templates)
- Experience with Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies, IAM roles, Secured Network Architectures, and CIS foundation best practices
- Able to directly work and support our managed service’s team by providing technical expertise to maintain the security requirements and compliance
- Good understanding of automation using AWS Cloud Formation, CloudTrail, GuardDuty, Config, Inspector, CloudWatch, IAM, or KMS AWS- Inspector, AWS Macie, and Container Security etc.
- Knowledge of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) standards and as applicable, the Cybersecurity Framework
- Well-versed in associated reference documents such as "SP 800-37 / NIST SP 800-53 / NIST SP 800-171, FIPS Publication 199, FedRAMP security requirements, and Cloud Security Alliance
- Ability to learn and adapt to new concepts and technologies quickly
- Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, or another related field; or an associate degree plus four (4) years of related IT experience
- Minimum of four (4) years of experience with AWS, network security, and system security development
- AWS Certified Security – Specialty
- AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional
- CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional)
- Candidate must be a United States Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance
Organization: United States
Company: Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
Experience Level: Mid-level Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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