Cloud Security Architect

Information Technology
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Job Summary  

The Cloud Security Architect will be a technical expert supporting the design, implementation, and support of FedLine cloud-based information technology solutions within the FedLine team in the Customer Relations and Support Office. FedLine provides essential payment and informational services to thousands of financial institutions across the United States. FedLine solutions are designed to be secure and to support approximately $4 trillion/ day in payments transactions. You will architect, build, and maintain infrastructure, security services, and system components in commercial or government cloud service providers to provide highly available and scalable services.


  • Lead the technical design, implementation, and operation of FedLine cloud-based platforms (AWS, Azure)
  • Provide guidance to technical teams on architectural, procedural, and security best practices for cloud-based solution.
  • Help integrate legacy systems with cloud-based solutions using agile development practices
  • Help implement infrastructure as code and automation frameworks
  • Lead automation efforts to minimize manual work, ensure compliance goals, and support continuous delivery frameworks and tools
  • Work with partners to obtain and translate requirements into technical implementations
  • Create technical documentation for designs
  • Develop testing use cases and detailed testing plans that map to the documented business and technical requirements, complying with Federal Reserve security specifications and industry standard / generally accepted testing practices.
  • Consult with internal (technical experts, information technology / security leadership) and external (departments, departments) Partner on changing business, policy, and technical plans to ensure that information security issues are addressed early in the project lifecycle.
  • Help implement monitoring tools to support operational and security incident response processes
  • Provide technical support both across departments and applications including rotational or on-call support

Your Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent background or experience
  • 7+ years of information security experience
  • 5+ years software engineering experience in a team-based environment
  • 3+ years working with cloud-based platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) in an enterprise environment
  • CISSP, Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) and AWS Cloud certification
  • Experience integrating legacy platforms and applications with cloud-based systems
  • Experience with contemporary container platforms (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with infrastructure as code tools (CloudFormation, Azure Resource Manager, Terraform)
  • Experience implementing architectural frameworks (Service Oriented Architecture, Domain-Driven Design)
  • Experience developing solutions in an iterative (Agile) approach
  • Experience with source code management tools (Git, SVN)
  • Experience with CI/build tools
  • Experience with multiple programming languages (Java, JavaScript, Python)
  • Experience with Web Services, API, REST, and RPC
  • Experience deploying, managing, operating and monitoring of applications in scalable, highly available and fault tolerant data centers (both on premise and hosted)

What we offer

  • Comprehensive benefits package include medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, 401k savings plan, retirement plan, paid time off, transit benefit, onsite gym and subsidized cafeteria


  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.
  • This position has additional screening requirements because of the information accessed while performing the job. These additional screenings would be initiated at the time of offer acceptance and can take approximately two months to complete. The screening covers areas such as education/employment verification, criminal history, credit history, and reaches out to your references and people that know you well.
  • As a condition of employment, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago employees must comply with the Bank’s ethics rules, which generally prohibit employees, their spouses/domestic partners, and minor children from owning securities, such as stock, of banks or savings associations or their affiliates, such as bank holding companies and savings and loan holding companies. If you or your spouse/domestic partner or minor child own such securities, and would not be willing or able to divest them if you accepted an offer of Bank employment, you should raise this issue with the recruiter for this posting, who can provide you contact information for our ethics official if necessary.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. 

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