CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Cloud Security Engineer in Fairfax, Virginia
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Cloud Security Engineer
City: Fairfax, Virginia, US United States
Position ID: J1021-0816
Employment Type: Full Time
At CGI Federal's Emerging Solutions Group, we are looking for engineers with a passion for security. The Cloud Security Engineers will focus on developing secure solutions, automating compliance and security for AWS, Azure and microservice applications. As a technical member of the cloud architect and engineering group, you will work closely with the Cloud Security Architect, AWS and Azure engineering teams to develop compliance as code to reduce the manual toil of federal compliance, increase security in the cloud and innovation on security. .
Your future duties and responsibilities:
• Advocate and collaborate with engineers, developers, and non-technical members on cloud security related issues.
• Create, update and maintain DevSecOps processes for cloud and container-based deployments
• Design and implement secure solutions and architectures for cloud, multiple cloud and hybrid cloud systems to support clients, delivery teams, and Managed Service Provider (MSP)/Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) practices.
• Develop automation, runbooks, and scripts to automatically resolve security or configuration issues in AWS or Azure.
• Proactively improve the security posture of cloud-based environments with CSP (Cloud Service Provider) services, Compliance as Code and automaton
• Promote and help enable other teams to adopt Security Orchestration, Automation and Reponses (SOAR).
• Update and maintain security tooling in CI/CD pipelines for containers and cloud related resources
• Work with compliance, security and application teams to maintain security compliance for federal (DoD (Department of Defense), FedRAMP, CMMC), corporate and industry compliance programs.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
• 2+ years of relevant experience with cloud security and development
• Experience implementing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) with CloudFormation, ARM or Terraform.
• Detailed understanding of AWS and Azure core security and identity capabilities, features, and services
• Knowledge of Git for source code version control
• Needs to have the ability to develop and contribute while working seamlessly in a distributed team via collaboration tools
• Certifications – At least one security (CISSP, CEH, GIAC, Security+, AWS Certified Security - Specialty, Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer) and one CSP (AWS or Azure) Associate certifications
• Understanding of AWS and Azure core Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Function as a Service (FaaS) capabilities, features, and services and/or detailed understanding of cloud-native reference architectures.
• Understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines to incorporate security, hardening and best practices for delivery of secure software
• AWS professional (AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional) or Azure role-based certification.
• Bachelor level technical degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred
• Developing Serverless applications leveraging AWS services (DynamoDB, EventBridge, Lambda, S3, SQS, SNS) and/or Azure Services
• Experience in supporting container-based applications, implementing security for microservices in the CI/CD progress, runtime and registry for AWS (Docker, AWS ECS, AWS ECR, AWS Fargate, AWS EKS), Azure AKS, Docker, and Kubernetes.
• Familiarity with Linux / Windows operating systems and methods to securely operate workloads
• Knowledge of at least one of federal compliance standards (CMMC, DoD SRG, DoD STIGs, FedRAMP and NIST) is preferred.
• Knowledge with Configuration as Code tools/services (Puppet, Ansible or AWS SSM) for orchestration of OS (Operating System) level configuration and compliance
• Knowledge of and Atlassian (Jira, Bitbucket, and Confluence) and ServiceNow APIs for automation.
• Due to the nature of the government contracts we support, US Citizenship is required.
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