VMware Cloud Security Architect

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vSphere, cloud migration, devops, JIRA and Confluence
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 24 Months
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Seeking experienced cloud security architect experienced with the vSphere (vCenter, ESXi, vCF)Cloud Platform. Specific experience should include both familiarity with vSphere services and how to leverage them for secure operations, and experience with application platforms (Windows, Linux, OpenShift, Kubernetes, containers) running in the cloud. A basic understanding of DevOps principles, and strong knowledge of key differences between cloud and on-premises security.

This role will be responsible for analyzing cloud deployments, being a subject matter expert to address questions, help peers and staff work through security architectural issues, aid in maturing cloud security strategies, and aligning to our virtual environment security baseline. The role requires someone who will be proactive in furthering maturity of practices and process. The candidate should possess a high degree of intellectual curiosity and have a strong desire to find and mitigate risks.

Applicable candidates will be expected to lead major projects, programs, or processes with significant business impact involving cross-functional team’s development to reduce third party information security risk. Influences strategic direction and develops tactical plans. Provides comprehensive solutions to complex problems or needs through interactions between internal and external partners ensuring external parties comply with security policies. Possesses extensive technical or functional knowledge in third party risk management, information security, business continuity, and governance. Typically has 5-8 years of relevant experience.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Analysis of cloud migration plans, and to make recommendations on proper security controls
  • Aid with creation of reference cloud security architectures and security design patterns
  • Aid in the advancement of cloud specific controls in processes and documentation
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and possible optimization/automation solutions
  • Identify and escalate potential policy gaps and enhancements that adapt to changing risk postures
  • Willingness to actively participate in team discussions and knowledge-sharing

- 5-8 years of experience in information security and/or related security field

- Broad knowledge of information security technologies, techniques, and processes

- At minimum 3 years hands on work with one or more major IaaS providers

- Experience with systems or application architectures

- Experience with infrastructure as code and basics scripting

- Strong communications both written and verbal with the ability to present control topics to a broad audience

- Self-starter with an ability to navigate and collaborate effectively within a geographically complex and dispersed global corporation

Company Information

Accelerating Digital for Banks, Asset Managers, and Insurance companies.

Synechron is a leading digital transformation consulting firm focused on the financial services industry and is working to Accelerate Digital initiatives for banks, asset managers, and insurance companies around the world. Synechron uniquely delivers these firms an end-to-end Digital, Consulting and Technology capabilities with expertise in wholesale banking, wealth management and insurance as well as emerging technologies like Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science. Based in New York, the company has 22 offices around the globe, with over 10,000 employees producing over $650M+ in annual revenue. For more information please visit our company website.

Synechron's complete spectrum of Digital, Business Consulting, and Technology services include:


  • Technology Consulting
  • Systems Integration
  • Application Development & Maintenance
  • Automation
  • Enterprise Architecture & Cloud
  • Quality Assurance
  • Data & Analytics
  • IT and Database Support
  • Microservices and API Development
  • Business Process Management

Business Consulting

  • Enterprise Strategy, Architecture and Transformation
  • Client Experience and Lifecycle Management
  • Data Science, Engineering and Governance
  • Regulatory Change and Compliance
  • Finance and Risk Transformation
  • Innovation Management
  • Program Management Services


  • Experience Design
  • Deployment and DevOps
  • Emerging Technology Frameworks
    • Blockchain
    • AI Automation
    • InsurTech
    • RegTech
    • AI Data Science
    • Wealth Tech
    • Digital Ecosystems
    • InvestTech

Dice Id : 10111699
Position Id : 6899758
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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