Cloud Security Architect in New York, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

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    New York, NY
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Job Description

Our client is seeking a seasoned Cloud Security Architect to join the team in Midtown Manhattan. The ideal candidate will possess a strong technical information security background, with enterprise IT and cloud experience. The role will focus on ensuring cloud architectures (AWS) are secure end-to-end through the development of a mature cloud security framework. Selection of appropriate cloud security controls and close collaboration with cloud engineering and DevOps teams. 


  • Develop cloud security architecture strategies, frameworks and reference models
  • Lead implementation of large-scale cloud security projects
  • Provide security expertise and direction on projects related to cloud security architecture and design, implementation, maintenance, governance, and risk management
  • Conduct security validation of cloud templates and/or cloud infrastructure
  • Collaborate with business units and corporate partners to ensure they build solutions consistent with the organization's policies, programs, architectural recommendations, and information security standards
Skills/Experience Required:
  • 8 years experience with IT security principles, practices, technologies, programs and procedures, with at least 4 years in cloud technologies
  • A deep understanding of risk management methodologies and frameworks
  • Demonstrated expertise in enterprise cloud security architecture, i.e. securing the three cloud service models: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Ability to use recognized cloud security standards such as CSA, NIST, ISO and CIS
  • Hands-on experience with a diverse range of cloud and on-premise security technologies, including identity and access management (IAM), next-gen network firewalls, web application firewalls, distributed denial of service (DDoS) mitigation, encryption technologies, security information and event management (SIEM), threat and vulnerability management, infrastructure as code (IaC), containerization
  • Experience working with one or more of the following cloud service providers: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Microsoft Azure
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to parse requirements and relate them to security controls
  • Ability to interact with personnel at all levels and across all business units and organizations, and to comprehend complex business initiatives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and able to work with minimal supervision

Keywords: SaaS, Cloud Architect, Cloud Security Security Architect, security, security manager, security design

Job ID: 319361

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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