Cloud Solution Architect

McAfee - Santa Clara, CA (30+ days ago)3.7


Cloud Solution Architect works at the forefront of McAfee’s Device to Cloud strategy, responsible for the technical direction of McAfee’s Enterprise security solutions with Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Make high level design choices for the cloud architecture, frameworks, protocols, API’s and cloud services. Determines cloud design practices, development tools, and validation requirements. Performs pathfinding and surveys new technologies. Interacts with multiple technologists in the product management, product engineering and within the industry as well as between developers and project managers to evaluate feasibility of requirements and determine priorities for development.

As a Cloud Solution Architect a typical day might include following:

Driving technical enablement discussions between McAfee product engineering teams and CSP architects
Joint presentations with AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform solution architects, over the phone, in webinars and at industry conferences
Driving “Well Architected” reviews of McAfee cloud solutions with AWS Solution Architects
Briefing McAfee field sales on latest McAfee cloud service offerings
Briefing AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform field sales teams on McAfee Cloud Security solutions
Orchestrating the launches of McAfee solutions with CSPs
Attend new technology briefings from CSPs and communicate to product engineering and management teams

You have:
5 years work experience working at a cloud or enterprise security software vendor and/or Cloud Service Provider in a technical capacity
A passion for the new security technologies and cloud services to improve customers cloud security experience

You are good at:
Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
Familiarity with compliance & security standards across the enterprise IT landscape
Proven experience building security reference architecture for all-in cloud deployments and hybrid scenarios
Significant technical expertise in Cloud Computing technologies, scripting languages (Python, RoR, etc), integrating 3rd party monitoring tools, encryption tools and best practices, and forensics.
Implementation experience with enterprise security solutions such as Cloud Application Security, CASB, IPS, Web Gateway, Database Security and SIEM.
Familiarity with compliance & security standards across the enterprise IT landscape Deep understanding of enterprise risk management methods and techniques to drive successful outcomes in a multi-national environment
Working knowledge of cloud computing technologies and workload transition challenges
Familiarity with archive, backup/recovery and business continuity processes in distributed operations
Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

You are awesome at:
Representing McAfee’s complete portfolio corporate security products to technical audiences
Are an AWS Certified Solutions Architect
Writing blogs about cloud security topic and trends
Published papers in leading industry journals or publications
Enjoy being a speaker at cloud and security workshop conferences and workshops

Job type:
Experienced Hire

Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:
US, California, Santa Clara

Additional Locations:
US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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