Cloud Security Architect (Remote)

Remote, USA

Cloud Security Architect (Remote)

Category: Architecture

Main location: United States, Remote

Position ID: J0324-0591

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is seeking a high performing cybersecurity solutioner with strong technical and operational background to apply security by design and risk management frameworks to complex cloud hosted systems and applications. The role will support clients and enable teammates to perform a wide range of security tasks including secure configuration of cloud components, vulnerability management, incident response, threat hunting, security impact analysis, and compliance auditing. The ideal candidate needs to be versatile – comfortable mentoring junior team members and advising customers, eager to use and configure cloud native security tools, and willing to produce well written documentation of security controls and configuration baselines.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Evaluate security controls and translate them into solutions for implementation in cloud environments.

  • Configure cloud native security tools to support security specialists on your team with SIEM and threat-hunting capabilities.

  • Advise cloud administrators for secure configuration of system components.

  • Analyze vulnerability scan findings and propose remediation strategies to operations and development teams.

  • Work with development teams to identify and mitigate security impacts to application changes.

  • Review, contribute to, and/or create security plans and related documentation.

  • Support annual assessments by identifying appropriate artifacts to submit to auditors.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 5+ years of hands-on technical experience in a system/network engineering or software development role

  • 5+ years of experience in a cybersecurity role, technical or analytical in addition to above

  • Understanding of network operational requirements and software development life cycles

  • Experience with cloud security tools, preferably Azure

  • Knowledge of cloud concepts such as shared responsibility models (i.e., Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service)

  • Knowledge of SIEM and Vulnerability Management tools

  • Understanding of containerized application deployments

  • Strong verbal communication and proven writing skills

  • Willingness to expand beyond technical hands-on work into Risk Management Framework support

US Citizenship is required by government contract

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with any of the following tools:

o Microsoft Sentinel

o Microsoft Defender for Cloud

o Tenable Nessus

  • Knowledge of SOAR and Intrusion Detection concepts

  • Understanding of Zero Trust concepts

  • Understanding of foundational networking concepts such as TCP/IP, DNS, TLS, HTTPS and other common protocols

  • Familiarity with NIST SP 800-53 security controls

  • Experience with Atlassian Confluence and Jira

Due to the nature of the government contracts this position requires US Citizenship

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $122200 to $213800

This position can be located remotely anywhere in the U.S

CGI Federal anticipates accepting applications for this position through 4/30/2024

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

Member assistance and wellness programs






  • Information Assurance

  • IT Security

  • Technical Writing

  • Threat Risk Assessment

  • Atlassian Suite

  • Enterprise Architecture

  • Network Security

  • Public Cloud Security

  • Security Architecture

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.