Chief Cloud Security Architect

Booz Allen

– … Washington, District of Columbia, US … Booz Allen


Washington, District of Columbia, USA


Chief Cloud Security Architect

Key Role:
Lead the design and development of the security architectures for cloud and cloud-hybrid systems deployed across multiple cloud service providers, including AWS, Azure, and GCP. Serve as a central point of contact for other Technology teams in the Commercial business for all matters related to cloud security architecture. Implement cloud-native architectures and designs to allow those requirements to be met with a minimal degree of risk to client operations and with appropriate security controls present. Represent Security Architecture and Engineering for the development and implementation of the overall global enterprise cloud architecture for clients. Develop standards and reference architectures that support design patterns warranted across various cloud service providers. Develop security architecture and evaluate security solution alternatives for private, public and hybrid cloud models, including Infrastructure, Platform, and Software as a Service (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS), and other cloud services. Contribute to the overall global enterprise cloud architecture directly and deliver on the security vision and strategy around cloud-based applications for our clients across all types of platforms, including I IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS.

Basic Qualifications:

-10+ years of experience with cybersecurity, IT, security architecture, or engineering

-5+ years of experience with Cloud platforms, including AWS, Azure, GCP, or VMware NSX

-Experience with assessment, development, implementation, optimization, and documentation of a comprehensive and broad set of security technologies and processes, including application security, data security, cryptography, key management, identity and access management (IAM), and network security in IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud environments

-Experience with container orchestration, automation, and security configuration management, including Jenkins and Chef

-Experience with cloud security and governance tools, cloud access security brokers (CASBs), and server virtualization technologies

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with enterprise architecture and service-oriented architectures for cloud-based services

-Experience with performing threat modeling and design reviews to assess security implications and requirements for introduction of new technologies

-Experience with representing technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and making timely and prudent technical risk decisions

-Experience with working as part of a cross-functional team to implement solutions

-Knowledge of common and industry standard cloud-native and cloud-friendly authentication mechanisms, including OAuth and OpenID

-Knowledge of cloud computing technologies and security architectures

-BA or BS degree in CS, Systems Analysis, or a related field

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