Cloud Security Architect

cloud security, AWS, microservices, Authn, saml, jwt
Full Time
$100,000 - $120,000
Work from home available

Job Description


We are looking for Cloud Security Architect for our direct client in San Mateo, CA, who can work on-site in our client location. Please reply back if you are interested, JD given below.

Job Title: Cloud Security Architect

Job Location: San Mateo, CA

Job Type: Full-Time/ Contract

Job Duration: Long Term

Job Description:

Required Skills:

  • Design and develop security architectures for hybrid and multi-cloud based systems.
  • Excellent programming skills preferably in Java , Scala OR any other OOPS languages.
  • Hands on experience and in-depth knowledge containers, data security, network security, control plane security and governance. Deep experience with security in cloud environments aroundGDPR, federated security models and secrets management 
  • Understand practices like FIM, IPSec, SAST, DAST etc.
  • Expertise in crypto primitives, authentication protocols and authorization standards e.g SSL/TLS, SAML, OAuth, JWT, OPA) 
  • Experience working with security systems (e.g. Kerberos, Knox, Sentry)and SIEM
  • Expertise in Microservice security architecture (AuthN, AuthZ architecture and user/service interaction model) 
  • Prior experience of building and securinglarge scale distributed systems on AWS
  • Expertise in AWS infrastructure and concepts such as VPC, subnets, security groups, S3, RDS, EC2, Glacier, Lambda, IAM, security, encryption, DevOps, replication and disaster recovery 
  • Eager to learn new things and passionate about technology
  • Expertise working with Kubernetes, AWS, Docker, and Terraform
  • Prior experience handling multiple clusters and effectively managing multiple tenants in these clusters providing good governance and isolation, explain to prospective clients the cloud security model

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop technology roadmap, architecture and implement security and compliance for Guidewire Cloud Platform.
  • Architect various security engineering aspects such as GDPR, SOX, PCI etc translate them to engineering implementation.
  • Collaborate with Open Source communities, Engineering and Infosec and provide technical leadership to develop and maintain compliance.
  • Evangelize security best practices across the cloud infrastructure org and Guidewire
  • Create security metrics and work with the teams to achieve the same
  • Work with the Engineers on remediation strategies for security issues
  • Hands-on coding
  • Own security architecture and provide technical leadership to multiple teams
  • Do test driven unit and end to end testing of any code you develop.
  • Own Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) for your services
  • Own scalability, availability and security for your services
  • Own, troubleshoot & resolve code defects
  • Mentor other developers in best practices


  • Prior deep security experience and passion for building large scale multi-tenant cloud platforms
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in privacy engineering or security engineering
  • Emphasize team wins over individual success
  • Strong technical communication skills
  • Excellent software development skills in one or more of the following languages: Java/Scala
  • System design skills. Ability to design large scale distributed systems
  • Have developed in more than one language and ready to pivot to any language/framework
  • Understand REST API for data interchange. Understand API-driven system designing, mutual TLS and Oauth
  • Understand micro services architecture patterns pattern like Service Discovery/API Gateway/Domain Driven Design etc
  • Understand Serverless function and their relevant use
  • Ability to work in an agile fast paced environment
  • BS or MS degree (Computer Science or Math)
  • Refer to ‘Required Skills’ section more details

Additional Skills:

  • Experience of building SaaS/PaaS on AWS/GCP/Azure.
Dice Id : 91118478
Position Id : 6624567
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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