Cloud Security SME - contract to hire

Cloud Security SME - contract to hire

Coppell, Texas
Intermedia Group has an opening for the following Consultant:

TITLE: Cloud Security SME


DURATION: 1 year, as well as contract to hire

CLIENT: Fortune 100 Financial Firm (not a bank)

  • Responsible for providing highly advanced technical and analytical skills to the Technology Risk Management (Information Security) Office. Under the supervision of the Systems Director, Security Architecture, will assist in the collection of requirements and contribute Subject Matter Expertise (SME) advice in the areas of Cloud security architectures, designs, policies, and control standards with a special emphasis on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Proactively engages staff to communicate cloud security standards, guidelines and strategies. Works with project teams to ensure technical quality of cloud security focused deliverables and adherence to security standards, governance and controls practices. Considered a security and technical expert in cloud security technology, architecture, designs, systems implementation and integration, with deep, specialized knowledge of Amazon Web Services. Conducts technical research when necessary to contribute to setting cloud security direction and strategy. Assists others on cloud security projects or security-relevant tasks on technical projects. 
Principal Responsibilities: 
  • Provides Cloud Security SME advice and guidance related to all activities including Information as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) initiatives, projects, plans, and reviews with a specialized focus on Amazon Web Services (AWS). 
  • Contributes subject matter expertise advice in the areas of Cloud security at both the enterprise and project level with a focus towards cloud security 
  • Works with teams to evolve cloud based products to adherence to Information Security Policies and Control Standards 
  • Assists project teams during system design with the drafting of logical architectural and design models with a focus on cloud security 
  • Assists project teams during system design to promote the efficient deployment of IT assets to cloud environments in a secure and policy compliant manner. 
  • Advises project teams during system development to ensure compliance with security policies, guidelines, standards, controls, and governance 
  • Shares cloud security vision with key stakeholders by organizing discussions and formal presentations 
  • Participates in working groups of subject matter experts for definition and review of security standards, guidelines, 
    principles, governance and controls 
  • Actively contributes SME advice to TRM members of the Cloud Hosting Evaluation Council 
  • Actively contributes SME advice to TRM members of the Architecture Steering Committee and appropriate architecture roundtable meetings 
  • Works closely with Chief Information Security Architect to ensure a shared vision for cloud architecture and security 
  • Provides technical guidance to cross-functional application development teams 
  • Contributes to the technology strategy, vision, requirements, and solutions for enterprise cloud initiatives 
  • Designs, develops, and implements new cloud security technologies as necessary to support business and technology solutions 
  • Consults with application development teams to determine cloud security requirements and for planning 
    and delivering cloud based business solutions 
  • Assists in the development of estimates for cloud security for cloud hosted projects 
  • Contributes to defining time tables and project plans 
  • Assists in the definition of milestones and progress tracking 
  • Defines, publishes and maintains processes for security governance (i.e. compliance to principles, guidelines and standards) 
  • Coordinates the monitoring of the life cycle of specific cloud security assets 
  • Identifies, understands and documents extensions to, and variants from, cloud security and architecture standards
If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following:

• Full MS WORD Resume
• Current and required compensation
• Contact information
• Availability
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss in full
Jason Denmark
Managing Director

131 Varick Street
Suite 936
New York, NY 10013
Voice: 212-248-0100

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Recruiter Contact

Steve Fleischner | Managing Partner
Intermedia Group Inc. | New York, NY
Main: (212) 248-0100
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