Cloud Security Engineer (Ability to Obtain Public Trust Clearance)

Location: Mountain View, CA
Date Posted: 02-15-2018

Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry. We are a leading IT services provider headquartered in Reston, VA with offices in Richmond, VA Birmingham, AL and Columbia, MD that service clients throughout the United States. The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business. We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement. In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team. 

Title: Cloud Security Engineer
Location:  Mountain View, CA
Employment Type: Full Time
Compensation: Very Competitive
Clearance: Ability to Obtain Public Trust

  • Identify and Implement new security technologies and best practices into NASA's Cloud offerings
  • Identify processes/procedures for how to handle a cloud security event, including forensic isolation and mitigation with Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR/IR) teams
  • Identify new security threats by conducting continual monitoring, penetration testing, vulnerability assessments and log analysis
  • Create technical and managerial level reports and risk assessments for Cloud based applications and infrastructure
  • Identify gaps in cloud security architecture 
  • Interface and collaborate with multiple groups and/or managerial staff to eloquently describe and implement security solutions
  • Serves as the subject matter expert (SME) on Cloud Security for the Agency
Requirements (Education, Skills & Abilities)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent years of experience
  • 7-9 years related experience in Computer Security, with proven focus on Cloud Security. Clear passion for cloud Security and Cloud technologies.
  • Expert knowledge of Cloud infrastructure, security architectures, and standards
  • Deep technical knowledge of Amazon Web Services, and FedRAMP
  • Able to demonstrate clear understanding of current threats to Cloud infrastructure and/or IT infrastructures at technical and managerial levels
  • Able to automate/script daily tasks through Python, Bash or equivalent
  • Experience meeting compliance within NIST 800-53 and/or FedRAMP a plus 
  • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to think outside of the box
  • Self-starter with the ability to identify and meet deadlines and milestones
  • Ability to obtain a government clearance (US Citizenship is required)
Desired Skills
  • Security industry certifications: CISSP, SANS GIAC or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in a Government Security group(s)
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