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Lead Security Operations Engineer/IAM Cloud (Full Time)

Location: Reston Virginia Country: United States of America Rate: 140-170K + Bonus

*Permanent Full time role*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Technical Lead Security Operations Engineer with strong AWS and IAM experience. Candidate will work on cutting edge technologies to lead, design and implement new security tools & services.


Lead the Security Administration team by applying the Information Security principles, theories, concepts, tools and Company standards

Lead POC efforts, engineer new solution and document SOP

Setup and maintain centralized configuration for security tools to streamline various operational duties.

Support security best practices in AWS including Cloud Formation Templates

Coordinate with the larger InfoSec team to support automation and best practices as needed

Communicate effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative technical solutions and strategies

Learn and adapt new tools and technologies and implement them for enterprise adoption in accordance with operational and security standards

As the principal engineer of the team, nurturing junior engineers is a requirement

Support the retention and growth of existing talent

Utilize strong communication to keep leadership informed and aware

Be a role model and technical mentor to the junior and midlevel engineers, work alongside of highly collaborative, open minded, technology savvy and dedicated team members

Problem solving with repeatable processes

Develop proper documentation of automated processes to support and enable collaboration

Ensure processes reflect our technical obligations of system uptime and performance

Presentation of metrics and other attributes to convey accomplishments


Typically has more than 8 years of related experience

Good working knowledge of various AWS Security offerings, DLP, SailPoint, and CyberArk

Experience with Scripting languages such as BASH, BladeLogic, PowerShell etc.

Experience with Splunks search syntax and how to extract data with a Splunk query

Experience with AWS best practices and policies

Experience with Kubernetes & Docker is a big plus

Knowledge of HashiCorp Vault and automating secrets distribution

Experience communicating status to leadership and other relevant stakeholders

Strong tendency to automate any recurring tasks

Ability to work and collaborate effectively in a team environment

The ability to function well with new technology and to learn quickly

Motivated to identify process improvements and efficiencies and carry recommendations to delivery

Ability to adapt to change while continuing to deliver on assigned objectives.

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills:

CISSP, CISA, CISM or other certifications

AWS Certified Security - Specialty,

Experience with Cloud Custodian, CloudTrail and other means of extracting data from public cloud providers

Posted Date: 20 Jun 2019 Reference: JSCJ-IDOPSLEADV