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  • Cloud Security Specialist

    Job Location US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/1/2019 1:02 PM)
    Job ID
    1977
    Clearance Requirement
    Public Trust
  • Overview

    Our DHS team is searching for a Cloud Security Specialist to support a client with the evaluation of multiple cloud services, as well as providing executive advisory services on the recommended use of cloud services. The Cloud Security Specialist will be responsible for the participating in the analysis and evaluation of cloud services design, engineering practices, and architecture, and be a technical representative for the cloud security support team.

     

     

     

    Contributions

    • Participates on a team for providing expert analysis of cloud cybersecurity architecture, compliance with Federal regulation and policy, and commercial best practices relating to cloud security.
    • Assist the Government in formalizing knowledge sharing within the cloud team.
    • Review, analyze, discuss, and evaluate the implementation of security controls in multiple information system environments, including dynamic cloud services (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS) or traditional and static Enterprise Resource Planning computing environment.
    • Evaluate the performance of ongoing security maintenance, for example, continuous monitoring (ConMon) or continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM). Assess the ability of the service provider to maintain an acceptable security posture/ risk threshold on a monthly basis.
    • Analyze risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and cyber protection (security architecture) requirements as they relate to the ongoing security risk posture of the system.
    • Collaborate with the FedRAMP Review Team and Joint Authorization Board (JAB) Technical Representatives (TR) to build expert consensus regarding areas requiring process improvement and recommended solutions for identified areas requiring improvement.
    • Develop information for decision briefs for senior leadership to use in making decisions on recommended solutions and areas requiring process improvement within the FedRAMP Program, process, and execution.
    • Accountable for effectual partnerships with: Peer engineering teams to guarantee design, implementation and orchestration of complex, multi-product solutions for the cloud system.
    • Provide leadership for the cloud architecture strategy and resolution of architectural issues.
    • Establish strong relationships with key business and technology stakeholders and create convergence by demonstrating credibility, empathy and expertise on business and technical issues

    Qualifications

    • Associates Degree or Higher
    • 5 years of experience performing one of the following: risk assessments of cloud-based systems, designing and/or implementing network, security, virtualization or cloud system solutions is preferred.
    • One of the following technical certifications: 
      • Certifying

        Entity

        Certification

        Certification

        Abbreviation

        Cisco

        Cisco Certified Network Professional Security

        CCNP Security

        ASIS

        Professional Certified Investigator

        PCI

        EC-Council

        Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator

        CHFI

        FITSI

        Federal IT Security Professional - Designer

        FITSP-D

        GIAC

        Reverse Engineering Malware

        GREM

        GIAC

        Secure Software Programmer

        GSSP

        GIAC

        Certified Incident Handler

        GCIH

        GIAC

        Penetration Tester

        GPEN

        GIAC

        Critical Controls Certification

        GCCC

        GIAC

        Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester

        GXPN


         

        GIAC

        Certified Forensic Analyst

        GCFA

        INCOSE

        Expert Systems Engineering Professional

        ESEP

        GIAC

        Continuous Monitoring Certification

        GMON

        GIAC

        Certified Detection Analyst

        GCDA

        GIAC

        Information Security Professional

        GISP

        GIAC

        Network Forensic Analyst

        GNFA

        ISACA

        Certified Information Systems Auditor

        ISACA

        ISACA

        Certified Information Security Manager

        CISM

        ISACA

        Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control

        CRISC

        ISC2

        Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional

        CSSLP

        ISC2

        Certified Cloud Security Professional

        CCSP

        ISC2

        Certified Authorization Professional

        CAP

        ISC2

        Certified Information Systems Security Professional

        CISSP

        ISC2

        Information Systems Security Engineering Professional

        ISSEP

        ISC2

        Certified Cyber Forensics Professional

        CCFP

        JNCIS-SEC

        Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist Security

        JNCIS-SEC

        Microsoft

        Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert

        MCSE

        VMWare

        VMWare Certified Design Expert

        VCDX

        AWS

        AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate +

        AWS-CSAA

        AWS

        AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate+

         

        AWS

        AWS Certified Security - Specialty

         

        MS Azure

        Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate

        MCSA

        MS Azure

        MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect

        MCSD

        Google

        Professional Cloud Architect

         

    • Must have knowledge of cloud solution principals and technologies.
    • Extensive hands-on experience in cloud technologies, service oriented platforms, and hybrid solutions across locations.
    • Experience with hybrid solutions mixing use of private data center and public cloud.
    • Prefer hands on experience with major cloud providers such as Azure and/or AWS Cloud Offerings.
    • Strong communication and technical writing skills necessary to prepare and conduct instruction, provide technical briefings and prepare technical reports and collaborate other with other team members.

    About steampunk

    Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors.  Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges.  As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers – and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit http://www.steampunk.com.

     

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Steampunk participates in the E-Verify program. 

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