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Cloud Security Engineer

Fort Hood, TX · Information Technology
Cloud Security Engineer Position Description

Date Available:  11/18/2021
# openings:  1
Location:  USA – Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland/Fort Carson, Colorado, Fort Hood, Texas

S2Technologies is currently sourcing for qualified candidates to join our team. We are currently looking for candidates having training and experience performing as a Cloud Security Engineer. The Cloud Security Engineer is primarily responsible for ensuring the security of the environment.  The Cloud Security Engineer must demonstrate strong team working in an integrated team environment and must be able to work independently.  The primary responsibilities include analyzing vulnerability scans, and writing, integrating, and deploying Ansible code to remediate discovered issues. The Cloud Security Engineer must have experience with testing and evaluation of hardware components. Experience implementing and designing hardware is highly desired.  The qualified candidate shall perform the following tasks:

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Interact with other engineers on the Dev Tools and Automation team, software developers, test engineers, and release managers.
  • Work with the development, infrastructure, release management and program management teams to define security best practices.
  • Maintaining functional understanding of security best practices in a fluid multi-cloud environment
  • Maintaining understanding of technological advances to optimize security posture within the team
  • Introduce emerging technologies and provide recommendations for solutions and best practices to decision makers.
  • Analyzes and assesses vulnerabilities in the infrastructure (software, hardware, networks), utilizes industry tools and countermeasures to remedy the detected vulnerabilities.
  • Create and apply automated security remediations to infrastructure (software, hardware, networks) in a timely fashion
  • Ability to work with a small team locally, including remote team members.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools
  • Experience with scripting language such as BASH or Powershell.
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Experience with Cloud or virtualization (AWS, VMWare, Hyper-V/Azure).
  • Experience with Testing and Evaluation of hardware components

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science or related STEM field.

  • Currently holding or be able to obtain CompTIA Security+ within 3 months of hire. 

Security Clearance:
  • Active Secret Clearance. Candidates must have or be able to obtain and keep a Secret Clearance.

Other Position requirements:
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server
  • Experience with Ubuntu, CentOS, or RHEL
  • Experience with Hardware Implementation and Design

S2Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
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