Cloud Security Architect

  • Ref No. : 21-02073
  • Location: Sterling, VIRGINIA
  • Position Type : Contract

Job Title:Cloud Security Architect 
Location: Sterling, VA
Employment Type: (Full-time or contract)
Duration: 12 Months 
About VLink: Started in 2006 and headquartered in Connecticut, VLink is one of the fastest growing digital technology services and consulting companies. Since its inception, our innovative team members have been solving the most complex business, and IT challenges of our global clients.
Job Description:
Vlink has an immediate need for a Cloud Security Architect to join our financial services team in one of our selected Client locations.  

 Hands-on experience with architecting, designing, implementing cyber security solutions in cloud. Must have deep understanding of cyber security in Cloud architecture and associated tools.

Candidate will work with a team responsible for a mission critical business functions, and will partner with Infrastructure, DevOps and Core practices like Security, Identity, CloudOps, Cloud platform and tools teams to identify and implement Cyber security principles to optimize, secure, enhance performance, and improve overall system security.

Requirements / Qualifications:
The group of skills related to Programming including coding, debugging, and using relevant programming languages
The group of skills related to Security including designing and evaluating security systems, identifying security threats, securing computers, assessing vulnerability, etc.
The group of skills related to Relationship Management including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, building relationship networks, contracting, etc.
Experience gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions
Experience using software and computer systems' architectural principles to integrate enterprise computer applications such as xMatters, AWS Application Integration, or WebSphere
Skilled in supporting, controlling, monitoring, and management of large, complex, and sometimes geographically-dispersed IT infrastructure and applications in order to optimize IT service delivery
Skilled in presenting information and/or ideas to an audience in a way that is engaging and easy to understand
The group of skills related to Risk Assessment and Management including evaluating and designing controls, conducting impact assessments, identifying control gaps, remediating risk, etc.
Skilled in establishing and maintaining consistency of a product's performance, functional, and physical attributes with its requirements, design, and operational information
Experience identifying and determining levels of risk to an organization's networks and systems using cybersecurity techniques and tools such as penetration testing, application security, and Client
Adept at managing project plans, resources, and people to ensure successful project completion
Experience identifying measures, or indicators of system performance, and the actions needed to improve or correct performance to achieve desired outcomes
The group of skills related to Communication including communicating in writing or verbally, copywriting, planning and distributing communication, etc.
Ability to frame ideas as systems and analyzing the inputs, outputs, and process
Working with people with different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively to work toward a common goal
Skilled in cloud technologies and cloud computing
The group of skills related to Influencing including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict
Expertise in developing websites for hosting via intranet or Internet, which may also include web design, web content development, scripting, and/or network security configuration
Determining causes of operating errors and taking corrective action
The group of skills related to Operational Excellence including improving and overseeing operations
Expertise in service management concepts for networks and related standards such as ITIL practices or SDLC
Experience in using and maintaining password management software such as Duo, IAG NuID, and/or Ping Identity
Employment Practices:
EEO, ADA, FMLA Compliant
VLink is an equal opportunity employer. At VLink, we are committed to embracing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. VLink does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, or discharge, will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, performance, and business needs.

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