AWS Architect

MoxieIT Solutions INC - Herndon, VA (30+ days ago)


Title: AWS Architect

Location: Herndon, VA

Duration: 12+ Months

Candidate should work on our W2

Responsibilities:

Proven expertise in mitigating and understanding threat vectors including actor behavior, DDoS, Phishing, Malicious, Payload, Cloud, Mobile Devices, etc. Understand the cyber threat landscape.
Proven expertise in building a defense in depth infrastructure security architecture that includes security controls across multiple technology stack.

Ability to champion both conventional and non-conventional methods to protecting an enterprise at scale.
Strong knowledge in host based security solutions such as HIPS, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), end point protection, and application whitelisting.

Required:

  • Strong knowledge of networking, Unix/Linux, NAS/SAN, virtualization, authentication, cryptography.
  • Must be fully conversant up and down the technology stack.

Working experience with IPS, DLP, Firewalls, SIEM, and security assessment tools/methodology (network, systems, and application).

  • Must have solid knowledge and understanding of scripting and secure configurations for mainstream operating systems (Unix, Windows, etc.)
  • Architecture and solution design experience required to develop infrastructure based detailed design specifications.
  • Strong knowledge in enterprise logging and monitoring solutions including monitoring privilege user accounts and sensitive configuration files
  • Knowledge of Identity and Access Management, Cloud, and PKI/Certificate Services a plus Message driven architecture experience/exposure
  • Expert in various patterns of enterprise architecture and best practices, to include data masking, encryption, logging, etc.
  • Knowledge of DevOps methods and CI/CD automation practices
  • AWS Cloud Services experience; solution delivery expertise, migration of applications to the cloud, automation through various tools both AWS native and third-party. Serves as a leader in the AWS space for InfoSec interfacing with internal customers and other parts of InfoSec.

Core Specialized Knowledge & Skills

  • Implement Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Chef, CloudFormation, Terraform, Puppet, Ansible)
  • Assist with estimating work efforts required for each phase of a project.
  • Implement a tools driven and highly automated approach to deliver our key security management processes by exploiting investment in existing tooling and / or identify new tooling.
  • Deploy automated security solutions for cloud delivery processes
  • Experience in an environment using agile methodology
  • Experience not with just pure design, but experience in the actual delivery of projects
  • Process analysis and systematic thinking
  • Ability to manage resources, coordinate and administer team assignments, monitor team progress, and maintainschedules
  • Ability to manage large, cross-divisional Program activities in a complex environment and drive results
  • Ability to operate at strategic and tactical levels
  • Knowledge and/or experience relating to Outsourcing/Managed Service Provider governance, transition, contract management and performance management
  • Experience driving organizational change
  • Experience working in a matrixed team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Client/Customer Service Delivery Experience
  • Experience in applying best practices related to Stakeholder Management
  • Experience researching and evaluating available technologies and standards to meet requirements
  • Thrives in a highly regulated, fast paced, and changing environment
  • Prior experience in financial services a plus
  • Prior experience working with Perl, Bash, Python, XML, REST API, and JSON desired
  • IT Security certifications required: CISSP or GIAC equivalent
  • AWS certifications desired: AWS Solution Architect
  • 5+ years of hands on experience in AWS Space

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Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • AWS: 10 years
  • UNIX and LINUX: 8 years