AWS Security Engineer - Woodbridge Township


: $113,145.00 - $170,270.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

A Financial Services and Technology client of ours is currently looking to bring on a contractor to join their Cloud Security team on a long-term contract basis. This individual will join the Security team as they are embarking on an enterprise-wide, multi-year project involving a massive infrastructure and services migration to the cloud (AWS). The Security Framework is in place, but this is still very much a Greenfield environment. This position would be responsible to do design/delivery of Cloud HSM, Network Security, VPC design, KMS, and IAM and will implement solutions like Palo Alto. This opportunity offers a rare challenge to build something essentially from scratch and will require a motivated individual who really wants to learn new technology (particularly cloud).Responsibilities:-Utilize expertise in AWS cloud security engineering to assist the team in its efforts to maintain a secure environment-Provide security guidance and consulting to internal teams;-Develop security standards and review security configurations related to Linux, Windows, AWS deployments and common web application frameworks-Hands-on security engineering and operations in the AWS cloud, including application of patches, configuration, and monitoring.-Development of security automation scripts and techniques for automatic application of security controls within the cloud-Assisting in design, planning, and implementation of security controls, policies, and processesRequirements:5 years of experience in Cyber Security Engineering, DevOps or IT operations roles, strong familiarity with the principles of network and endpoint security;2 years of hands-on experience securing cloud applications and infrastructure, specifically with AWS. Specifically, experience with AWS's solutions like: Cloud HSM, IAM, KMS and VPC designGood understanding of security management solutions and experience with implementation of the following technologiesIntrusion Prevention and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS/IPS)HIDSWAFs and firewallsSecurity Groups and/or SDNPAMVulnerability ScanningCloud Continued ComplianceExcellent understanding/working knowledge of the public cloud infrastructure and services in AWS (IAM, VPC, KMS, CloudWatch, Systems Manager, S3, RDS, Route53, Lambda, AWS Config, KMS and CloudHSM etc.);Experience building and securing infrastructure as code using CloudFormation, Ansible, Terraform and/or similar tools;Understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC) models, as well as the approaches to implement the AWS Well-Architected Framework;Understanding of the shared responsibility model in AWS;Fluency with one or more scripting/coding languages (e.g. bash, Python) is a plus;Relevant security and AWS certifications are strongly preferred.
Associated topics: attack, cybersecurity, forensic, iam, information assurance, information security, security engineer, threat, violation, vulnerability * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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