VariQ

  • Senior Cloud Security Architect

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington DC
    Job ID
    2019-3527
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    IT Security
    Clearance
    Public Trust
    Work Authorization
    US Citizens, preferred
    Type
    Contract - W2
    Posted Date
    11/05/2019
  • Overview

    VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Cloud Security Architect to support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in Washington, DC.

     

    Additional Information:

    • Salary: dependent upon experience
    • Security Clearance: to obtain a Public Trust clearance
    • Location: Washington, DC
    • Available: upon award, currently in proposal stage

    Responsibilities

    Provides expertise on computer engineering and computer systems analysis support for the development of an Enterprise wide Security Architecture and the design of a security model, and analysis of security services (Infrastructure, application, Identity) of existing and planned Cloud infrastructures (IaaS, PaaS) provided by the CSP, third party providers, and in-house capabilities and identify gaps in security services.

    1. Conduct an analysis of security services (Infrastructure, application, Identity) of existing and planned Cloud infrastructures (IaaS, PaaS) provided by the CSP, third party providers, and in-house capabilities and identify gaps in security services. Provide recommendations on where service responsibility should reside
    2. Assist with the development of a Security as a Service model and identify those services that should be migrated to a self-service model to mitigate threats due to human errors, improve operational efficiency and embed security controls into cloud applications
    3. Assist with the development of a Cloud access control architecture that addresses all aspects of user and access management lifecycles for both end users and privileged users (user provisioning & de-provisioning, authentication, federation, authorization and auditing)
    4. Identify where Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) can automate safeguards to ensure any security services are deployed with an API (REST/SOAP) to enable automation
    5. Ensure applications are architected to encrypt all PII data irrespective of the future operational model (Private, GCC, or Public)

    Qualifications

    Applicants must have this experience and certifications to qualify:

    • At least 15 relevant years of experience.
    • Successful completion of a four (4) year degree from an accredited college or university in Math, Engineering, Science or similar program.
    • Must be able to pass a background check to obtain a Public Trust level of clearance.

     

    VariQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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