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Lead Cloud Security Architect

Cloud | Hanscom Air Force Base, MA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us: Innovating to solve real-world problems

Applied Insight enhances the ability of federal government customers to preserve national security, deliver justice and serve the public with advanced technologies and quality analysis. We work closely with agencies and industry to overcome technical and cultural hurdles to innovation, empowering them with the latest end-to-end cloud infrastructure, big data and cyber capabilities. Our expertise in cross-domain and boundary solutions, network analytics, DevOps and low-to-high development is unique in our industry. We develop and deliver innovative products and applications that are deployed in highly sensitive customer environments and have broad applications for federal missions.

On joining the Applied Insight team, you’ll be working to solve real-world problems on missions that matter with people who share your passions and encourage your ambition. It’s vital to us that we hire committed people who are great at what they do. We return that commitment by empowering them with the autonomy, the support and the tools they need to fulfill their true potential.

A day in the life (just a few of the things you may do on any given day):

As the Lead Cloud Security Architect will have extensive experience in designing and implementing security measures for cloud-based solutions. As a Lead Cloud Security Architect, you will be responsible for ensuring the security of our cloud infrastructure and solutions, developing, and implementing security standards and best practices, and providing technical guidance to other security architects and engineers.

You will excel in this role if you:

  • Develop and implement security measures for cloud-based solutions that meet Government requirements.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to other security architects and engineers.
  • Develop and implement security standards and best practices for cloud infrastructure and solutions in AWS, Azure, Oracle, and GCP cloud platforms hosted in FedRAMP and 959 FedRAMP+ environments.
  • Evaluate new cloud security technologies and common services and make recommendations for their use.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement secure cloud-based solutions.
  • Ensure compliance with security and regulatory requirements.
  • Serve as a principal liaison for enterprise-level boundary defense initiatives to ensure consistent and sufficient identification and implementation of applicable cybersecurity controls in concert with the agency cybersecurity and cloud architecture and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) security guidelines.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with CSPs and vendors.
  • Develop and maintain documentation related to cloud security solutions.
  • Understand the following standards: DISA STIG and NIST SP 800-53.

What we are expecting from you (i.e. the qualifications you must have):

  • 8+ years of experience in cloud security, with at least 5 years of experience in a leadership.
  • 2+ years of experience working in a DoD or other Federal Government environment.
  • Experience with FedRAMP or FedRAMP+ environments.
  • DoDI 8570.01/8140.02 IASAE Level-III Compliant Certification or IASAE II achieving IASAE III within six months of contract award.
  • Experience with public cloud providers (certificate preferred) such as AWS, Azure, Oracle, and GCP in FedRAMP and FedRAMP+ environments.
  • Knowledge of security and compliance requirements for cloud-based solutions operating within the Government, including DoD Cloud Computing SRG v1 R 4 (or superseding versions or releases).
  • Experience with cloud security technologies such as identity and access management, encryption, and network security.

What we will provide in return: Excellent compensation and amazing benefits

  • Multiple health insurance options which include a PPO plan with ZERO deductibles and an HSA plan.
  • 401k Immediate Vesting. Company matches 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed.
  • Fully paid long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account options.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off.
  • Government shutdown protection where employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Employee centric culture and a belief that we should empower those who are good at what they do and then give them the tools they need to achieve success and grow their career.
  • A commitment to learning and growth and easy ways to achieve both including a training budget, education assistance, mentorship programs and collaborative learning sessions.
  • A collaborative environment that fosters communication and an open-door policy.

Applied Insight provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.