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Lead Cloud Security Architect

IBM

IBM

IT
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024
Introduction
A career in IBM Consulting is rooted by long-term relationships and close collaboration with clients across the globe. You’ll work with visionaries across multiple industries to improve the hybrid cloud and AI journey for the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Your ability to accelerate impact and make meaningful change for your clients is enabled by our strategic partner ecosystem and our robust technology platforms across the IBM portfolio; including Software and Red Hat. Curiosity and a constant quest for knowledge serve as the foundation to success in IBM Consulting. In your role, you’ll be encouraged to challenge the norm, investigate ideas outside of your role, and come up with creative solutions resulting in ground breaking impact for a wide network of clients. Our culture of evolution and empathy centers on long-term career growth and development opportunities in an environment that embraces your unique skills and experience.

Your Role and Responsibilities
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. Anticipated responsibilities may include:
  • 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 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.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 8+ years of experience in cloud security, with at least 5 years of experience in a leadership role.
  • 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.
  • DoD Secret clearance required


Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Previous experience with AF Cloud One program
  • A Top Secret (TS) security clearance (with SCI and SAP eligibility) is HIGHLY desired.