Cloud Security Engineer

Cloud, AWS, Azure, Security Engineering, Enterprise Architecture, FedRAMP, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, NIST
Full Time, Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent
$140k - $170k
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description


The Cloud Engineer participates in the designs, builds, and implementations of technology in a very collaborative environment with secure cloud solutions.


- Collaborate directly with Enterprise Architecture and Security Engineering and other technical and non-technical stakeholders in the design, testing, integration, and implementation of cloud-based solutions.

- Test and implement standards/design patterns to ensure compatibility and integration in cloud environments

- Contribute to the evolution of the Agency’s software development lifecycle through technology enhancements supporting continuous delivery/continuous integration pipeline

- Identify, test, and implement enhancements and automation capabilities for data migrations, security best practices, environment builds, and operational management standards

- Provide leadership to engineering resources with respect to emerging cloud technologies and supporting resources.

- Serve as lead engineering resource on proofs of customer concept and projects that are leveraging cloud based technologies

- Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems

- Build and maintain relationships across departments

- Demonstrate broad knowledge of technology principles, practices, and procedures

- As a technical expert, provide guidance and make recommendations on changes required throughout the design, testing, and implementation process

- Work with management, architects, and engineers to develop artifacts

- Self-manage in a way that allows flexibility to support multiple projects at a any given time

- Support the development of a structured, standardized, and consolidated set of services that optimally support business processes and applications

- Experience with cloud migration

- Access control in the cloud

- PIV authentication within the cloud

- Experience with FEDRamp and NIST 800-53 rev.4

- Ability to guide the migration a cloud based federal platform

- Regulatory cloud requirements for the federal platform


- BS degree in Computer Science or Business or equivalent experience

- 10+ years of overall IT experience

- 5+ years’ experience with Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) services and solutions to include Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure or other leading cloud services

- Good organizational, task, and project management skills

- Self-motivated and able to work across diverse technical and non-technical teams

- Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

- Advanced understanding of infrastructure technologies - Server, data store, network, storage, and management technologies

- Experience with IT transformation - data center consolidations and migration

- ITIL (foundational level, but exposure to more detail than foundation is often necessary)

- U.S. citizenship required; ability to obtain a public trust clearance.


- Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field.

- Cloud systems engineering experience.

- Experience in technical writing

- Experience in proposal support.

- Experience in the Federal or Defense Government IT services industry.

Dice Id : 90860665
Position Id : 351278
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