IT Security/Cloud security Architect

mroads - New York, NY3.6

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Job Summary
Client is seeking a Cloud Security Architect to join its Information Security Group. The ideal candidate will possess a strong technical information security background, enterprise IT and cloud experience. The role will focus on ensuring cloud architectures are secure end-to-end through the development of a mature cloud security framework, selection of appropriate cloud security controls and close collaboration with cloud engineering and DevOps teams across client. This position will play a key role in client’s adoption of cloud technologies across the entire client corporation.
Responsibilities and Duties

Provide cutting edge, creative direction for next generation of company-wide security architecture, addressing technologies and processes associated with cloud, hybrid and traditional IT infrastructure and business information systems
Develop cloud security architecture strategies, frameworks and reference models
Lead implementation of large-scale cloud security projects
Provide security expertise and direction on projects related to cloud security architecture and design, implementation, maintenance, governance, and risk management
Conduct security validation of cloud templates and/or cloud infrastructure
Collaborate with business units and corporate partners to ensure they build solutions consistent with the organization's policies, programs, architectural recommendations, and information security standards
Qualifications and Skills
IT Security:
IT security background is a must
At least 8 years of experience – should be reflected in either current or past job titles
Information Security certifications – highly preferred
Must have designed and implemented various security technologies.
Must have experience independently handling projects and/or serving as design architect/technical PM

Cloud Security:
Cloud security certifications- highly preferred
Architect and/or implement designs based on industry cloud security standards.
Documentation skills, knowledge of architectural artifacts and frameworks.
Strong skills with at least one of AWS, GCP, Azure service providers.
Security validation conducted using automation (scripting skills desired for this), or manual.

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • Cloud Security: 2 years (Preferred)
  • IT Security: 8 years (Preferred)

Location:

  • New York, NY (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Contract Length:

  • 1 year

Work Location:

  • One location