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261710: Cloud Security Engineer- Senior


The mission of the Federal Reserve System is to foster the stability, integrity, and efficiency of the nation’s monetary, financial, and payments systems to promote optimal economic performance. Within this broad context the vital mission of the National IT Services is to deliver superior value to our customers through world-class IT services and solutions that are responsive to business needs, adaptive to change, and essential to the mission of the Federal Reserve System.


Job Summary:
Develops infrastructure as code for the core Cloud foundation teams to address executable policy.  Provides analysis of information security data and responds to inquiries; identifies issues of varying complexity in order to develop recommendations to solve problems and issues related to information security.  Provides guidance in identifying, evaluating and developing processes and procedures that are effective, meet requirements and IS standards and follow IS policy and/or IS risk compliance regulations. Participates in cross-functional linked teams to address IS risk or compliance issues.  Determines best practices and suggests how to improve current practices and/or monitoring.


*Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Working knowledge of architecture and design of solutions using cloud-based technologies
• Proficient with a variety of software development languages, tools and techniques
• Proficient with a variety of DevOps tools and techniques
• Proficient in scripting and automation tools
• Proficient at integration of various tools into DevOps pipeline such as Git
• Proficient at supporting and resolving security vulnerabilities
• Working knowledge of the Agile methodology
• Automating design patterns as infrastructure as code and implementing and testing the automation. Oversees problem avoidance with the Cloud hosting automation platforms.
• Serving as a hands on DevOps Engineer to provide key automation on system projects focused on development and implementation of strategic technological directives
• Implement automation changes to business information and technical systems
• Analyzes and revises existing code and system documentation as necessary            
• May authorize risk level changes and recommend solutions to minimize and/or prevent system interruption with automation enforcement
• Evaluates, recommends and selects new automation tools.
• Performs change and problem management using standard automation tools. Ensures conformance and compliance with existing system standards. Measures performance to ensure proper operation
• Follows and ensures adherence to technical standards for programming and design techniques.
• Trains System technical staff on use of software/hardware tools in accordance with required standards and procedures
• Monitors compliance with internal audit requirements and Information Security Manual guidelines
• Performs other related duties as assigned
• Comprehensive knowledge pertaining to concepts and principles in functional area.  General knowledge of department/business lines, Reserve Banks, and / or System operations, policies, procedures and technologies 

 

Position Requirements:

- 6+ years with IT solution delivery Engineer experience and hands on experience with public, private and hybrid cloud services including; planning, development, migration and integration of applications and services from on premises infrastructure to cloud based platforms –as-a-Service and infrastructure -as-a-Service.

- Experience with Terraform, ARM Templates, Cloud Formations, AWS Config, AWS Inspector, Guard Duty
- Experience with Microsoft Azure and AWS Cloud technologies
- Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change


Comprehensive knowledge pertaining to automation concepts and principles in functional area.  General knowledge of department/business lines, Reserve Banks, and / or System operations, policies, procedures and technologies.
 
Communications: Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, creativity, attention to detail, and oral and written communications skills tailored for the intended audience.    
 
Risk Management:     [The individual] is responsible for understanding and applying risk management discipline in decision making, and contributing to his or her function’s risk management.
 
Decision Making:  Works under direction and guidance in planning details of procedures and methods to attain definite objectives.  Makes decisions within established or widely accepted standards.  Achieves assigned/planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, training, business principles, and practical experience.


Hold or be actively pursuing security-related professional certifications within the GIAC family of certifications or CISSP, CISM or CISA or AWS/Azure certification

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
*Other/Additional Requirements:
Working Conditions: Will require the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, etc.                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Physical Demands: Requires some degree of sitting (for prolonged periods of time), standing, lifting carrying, pushing, pulling more than 20 lbs.                                             
Hours of Work: May require extended work hours.  Occasional travel including overnight stays may be necessary.  May be subject to on-call and call back as needed. May be exposed to moderate noise from equipment.    


Education/Experience:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience with 6 to 9+ years of relevant work experience.


*Denotes essential duties and/or any physical requirements required to perform essential duties for the role.


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