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Senior Security Engineer/Architect

Location : Remote/Hunt Valley
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 8+
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

This Senior Security Architect opportunity is a newly created and full-time permanent position just opened within a publicly traded US market leader and will join a team responsible for the usability of a multi-cloud platforms (Azure & AWS) across a growing enterprise. This role will play a critical role in supporting SDLC and designing a datacenter cloud and hybrid security solution within an Agile environment integrating a $10B business unit recently acquired. This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and industry leading organization consistently recognized as one of the top employers to work in the Baltimore region. The Senior Security Architect will offer a compensation range up to the $145,000 base salary as well as excellent benefits and growth potential. This role will offer work from home flexibility however ideal candidates must be able to occasionally work in the company’s corporate office based in the Baltimore area upon the organization’s post Covid-19 return to work plan.

· Act as an advocate of information security policies, standards, and controls and as an enabler to the business while managing risk appropriately

· Provide mentorship and knowledge transfer to security team members

· Evaluate and recommend new products, maintain knowledge of emerging technologies, cloud security standards and regulations for application to the enterprise

·  Lead initiatives to secure cloud solutions by specifying methodologies; implementation and calibration; preparing preventive, detective, and reactive security measures and support documentation

·  Identifying, communicating, and mitigating security risks in on-premises or hybrid/multi-cloud deployments

·  Producing metrics to measure the efficacy and effectiveness of the responsible areas of security program and reporting regularly

·  Gather requirements, plan, and assess the current configuration

·  Help the security team to maintain a level of excellence

·  Develop and evaluate performance metrics to establish process success

·  Design, document and implement procedures and techniques that are consistent with best practices for analyzing and evaluating the risk (software & business), accuracy, completeness, internal integrity/consistency, testability and overall quality of system

·  Research emerging technologies and identify opportunities for adoption

·  Track operations and constantly look for ways to make things work better, faster, and smoother

·  Collaborate on and adhere to security engineering standards, methodologies and sustainable processes

·  Work with outside vendors and consultants to successfully test and integrate new technology

·  Ensure compliance with company policies and standards

·  Aid vulnerability management and help resolve findings of security assessments and other risk management activities

·  Respond to information security incidents/tickets in a timely manner

·  Utilize excellent communication skills, able to effectively and professionally collaborate with company stakeholders and business partners

·  Ability to think strategically, plan methodically, and execute tactically

Required Qualifications :

·       5-8+ years of working within a large-scale security team environment

·       5+ years of experience in cloud security, architecture, engineering, network security

·       Prior experience within security consulting industry preferred

·       Knowledge of leading practices for security design, implementation and support of public and private cloud services

·       Strong understanding of multi-cloud platforms including experience with Azure or AWS cloud platforms

·       Security, cloud, or networking certification preferred for example AWS Certified Security Specialty, Azure Security Engineer certification, CCSP, or CCSK. 

·       Hands-on experience with cloud security, firewalls, DMZ, VPN, and intrusion detection technologies

·       High level of knowledge associated with incident response activities in a distributed environment

·       Working knowledge of network and/or security technologies

·       Working knowledge of different firewall platforms

·       Knowledge of security auditing procedures.

·       Understanding of wireless technology

·       Understanding of containers and microservices

·       Hands-on experience with routers, switches, firewalls, and VPNs

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