Cloud Security Engineer - AWS , WAF, IPS

  • Location:

    San Ramon, California

  • Sector:

    Network Engineering

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  • Salary:

    US$80 - US$120 per hour + FULL MEDICAL ON W2

  • Contact:

    Brittany Mussett

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6-12 Months CTH

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CLOUD SECURITY ENGINEER - Concord or San Ramon, California - $80/HR - $120/HR - AWS, IAM, WAF

The Role

Oscar Tech is searching for a Senior Cloud Security Engineer for a 6 - 12 month rolling contract in the Bay Area.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership in various security domains. You will be responsible for the implementation of Security Standards, based on the organizations Security policy, with the guidance of from Senior members.

This is an on-site project in Concord or San Ramon, California offering $80 - $120 per hour depending on benefits.

Required Qualifications: Cloud Security Engineer (Principal)

  • Familiar with / basic understanding of working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Familiarity with AWS Well Architected Framework and Cloud migration industry standards and best practices
  • Prior programming background in at least ONE language: C++, Java, Python, Ruby etc.
  • Experience with continuous security practices, including: threat modeling, threat and vulnerability management, secure coding practices, and automated penetration testing.
  • Experience with security solutions such as WAF, IPS, and anti-DDOS systems
  • Extensive experience with IT Compliance and risk management requirements (e.g. security, privacy, SOX, etc.)
  • Experience with network / perimeter security platforms with encryption in-flight and at-rest practices, as well as certificate and secrets management, security event & incident management (SIEM) platforms.
  • Experience with infrastructure automation, infrastructure as code, automated application deployment, monitoring/telemetry, logging, reporting, and continuous delivery technologies
  • Experience performing security assessments
  • In-depth knowledge of Amazon Web Services including experience with Lambda, IAM, KMS, VPC, ELB, EC2, RDS, CloudTrail, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, Ansible and Jenkins
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM), Identity Federation / SSO
  • SIEM and Audit Logging (CloudTrail & Config)
  • Management of Security Groups and ACLs, Perimeter security with WAF and Shield DDoS
  • Data-in-Transit / Certificate Management, Data-at-Rest / Key/Secret Management
  • Assists with design of available, cost efficient, fault tolerant, and scalable distributed systems, with help from senior member of Cloud COE team
  • Familiar with AWS design principles and Security best practices and industry standards for security

CLOUD SECURITY ENGINEER - Concord or San Ramon, California - $80/HR - $120/HR - AWS, IAM, WAF

Oscar Associates Limited (US) is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.