Full Job Description
Edgewater Federal Solutions is a privately held government contracting firm located near Frederick, MD. The company was founded in 2002 with the vision of being highly recognized and admired for supporting customer missions through employee empowerment, exceptional services, and timely delivery. Edgewater is ISO 9001, 20000-1, 27001 certified, appraised at CMMI Level 3 Maturity for Development and Services, and has been named in the Top Workplaces in the Greater Washington Area Small Companies for 2018, 2019, and 2020.
Edgewater Federal Solutions is currently seeking a Lead AWS Security Engineer to provide support to Edgewater Federal government contracts.
Implementation and hardening of cloud environments by clearly establishing the tenant boundary and implementing a defense-in-depth approach.
Lead Security team in AWS initiatives
Architect, engineer, and maintain complex cloud environments.
Implementation of the principle of least privilege for tenants and their subscriptions.
Configure, collect, analyze AWS logs from different sources such as; platform logs, performance data from virtual machines, and application logs.
Create queries, alerts, reports and dashboards.
Evaluate, architect, deploy and maintain AWS infrastructure resources including network, VM, storage accounts, and all networking configurations.
Ensure best practices of security requirements are deployed for an information system
Analyze scan results, and document findings for compliance
Develop assessment programs
Assist with cyber incidents as necessary
Assist with forensics and analysis when appropriate
Comment on new ODNI/NIST standards / regulations as applies to client environment
Employ best practices when implementing security requirements and working on or in a system
Participate in security exercises and working groups as applicable
Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
Participates in special projects as required
Twelve (12) years of work experience with at least eight (8) years combined new and older technical experience in the IT or cyber security
Master’s Degree (additional years of experience in cyber security reduce this educational requirement)
A minimum of eight (8) years technical experience
Must have scripting knowledge with PowerShell, Python, Bash, or similar
Experience with CI/CD containers and how to secure them
Understand the risks Government Agencies face and how to use the AWS to design “Zero Trust - Identity and Data Centric” solutions that will mitigate these risks and ensure compliance.
High technical ability/aptitude, demonstrated through prior technical experience and accomplishment
Experience in applying security to cloud technologies (Managing secrets, Securing CD pipeline, Secure Infrastructure as Code, Container Security, DevSecOps and CI/CD Implementation.)
Critical thinking skills
Analytic skills and experience
Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Ability to pass a security clearance background investigation
Ability to work independently
Ability to work on occasional weekends and holidays
Proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and MS Project
Excellent command of English language in speaking and writing
Experience in a rapid paced, time sensitive, high quality environment.
History of ethical performance.
Exhibit considerable client delivery, business development, and proposal development experience.
Strong management, teamwork, and interpersonal skills against difficult due dates and timelines.
Strong written and verbal skills to effectively communicate at all levels in government and industry.
Certifications in information security (such as GCIA, GCIH, CEH, CISSP, SSCP, Sec+, AWS Security, etc.)
Experience in a cyber security operational environment
Knowledge and experience using an incident response framework
Programming or scripting experience
Server and/or application administration experience
Knowledge of Federal contract vehicles
Experience with government contracting firms supporting the Federal government.
It has been and continues to be the policy of Edgewater Federal Solutions to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, and/or other status protected by applicable law.