Cloud Security Architect

Interactive Business Systems

Cloud Security Architect Chicago IL

The cloud security architect works closely with many diverse and dynamic teams, including, but not limited to, cloud enablement, security engineering, IT infrastructure, application development, security operations, and enterprise architecture.

While a truly successful candidate will be able to lead the deployment of projects, create design collateral, and mentor other team members, this role entails so much more. We are not looking for your average security architect; we are looking for someone who is excited to collaborate in a team, will work with many different business units, loves to talk security, and will help drive our business to innovative levels. Are you ready to take the next step in your career?


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration, Data Analytics, or related field

3 or more (5+) years of professional experience in Information Security, Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration, Data Analytics, or related field

Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to author and present materials ranging from detailed technical specifications to high-level presentations to various levels to C-level executives

Strong problem solving and analytical skills; able to quickly digest any issue/problem encountered and recommend an appropriate solution

Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment


Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader, including:

At least 3 to 5+ years experience in cybersecurity, including compliance and risk management with a background in system and infra security engineering.

In depth working experience in cloud computing technologies, Azure and/or AWS

Hands-on technical experience in designing, building and securing AWS and Azure services

Practical knowledge and have implemented DevSecOps frameworks and methodologies

Working knowledge of traditional security controls and technologies, such as Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), public key infrastructure (PKI), identity and access management (IDAM) systems, antivirus and firewalls, in addition to newer offerings such as endpoint detection and response (EDR), threat intelligence platforms, security automation and orchestration, deception technologies and application controls.

Experience working in DevOps environment with an ability to review and script/code

Using tools like Azure DevOps/VSTS to validate requirements, deploy, and troubleshoot deployments of code

Experience in configuration management across multi-cloud platforms

Understanding of network security design including segmentation, encryption, logging and monitoring

Demonstrated knowledge of container technology (such as Docker), database technology (such as MySQL, MS-SQL, or Postgresql) and development language (such as Java, Perl, PHP or Python)

Working with code management tooling such as Github or Gitlab

Knowledge of securing Kubernetes, Docker Containers, Server less environments

ISC2 CCSP Certified Cloud Security Professional, ITIL Certification(s), or CCNA/P

Current AWS/Azure Certifications preferred but not required

Familiarity with Native Azure security solutions (Azure Security Center) big plus

Familiarity with vulnerability management technologies and integration with Azure big plus

Background in Financial Services and FinTech is a huge plus

CISSP; CISM and/or SANS certification a huge plus

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