SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

Cloud Security Engineer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Industry Type: IT Sector
  • Industry Location: Springfield
  • Experience: NA
  • No. of Positions: 1
  • Primary Skills: Framework Cloud Cloud architecture Active Directory Cyber security Data engineering Engineering Federal government
  • Secondary Skills: Firewall CMMI Cloud security Software design Security clearance Security
  • Job Location: Springfield, Virginia
  • Posted Date: Posted today
Job Description

Overview

SkyePoint Decisions is seeking experienced Cloud Security Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Springfield, VA and will require an active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain Top Secret. The Cloud Security Engineer will help enable the security of a federal clients cloud environment. The individual must be able to pull and evaluate firewall data logs while also working with data engine output to analyze the effectiveness of the solution. Specific experience with Microsoft Cloud Access Security (MCAS) is highly desirable. Top candidates will be able to execute and enable an already defined cloud architecture and firewall strategy.

Responsibilities

The Cloud Security Engineer will help enable the security of a federal client’s cloud environment. The individual must be able to pull and evaluate security data logs while also working with data engineer output to analyze the effectiveness of the solution. Specific experience with Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS) is needed. Top candidates will be able to execute and enable an already defined cloud architecture and security strategy.

 

Specific tasks include:

  • Design and engineer MCAS network security configurations
  • Design and engineer MCAS to protect SaaS applications
  • Design and engineer firewall changes to ingest firewall logs, recommend firewall changes per log analysis
  • Design and engineer MCAS for cloud discovery
  • MCAS outboard
  • Attend Ap Owner Onboarding Interviews
  • Add application as custom connected app in MCAS
  • Configure session policy in MCAS
  • Tier 3 O&M of MCAS network security configurations

Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of a Secret security clearance
  • Candidates must have at least 5 years of experience delivering and deploying AD engineering services in a cloud environment
  • Candidates must have 3-5 years of experience designing, deploying, and managing Microsoft Cloud App Security
  • Candidates must have proven experience with Palo Alto firewalls
  • Candidates must have strong knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Active Directory systems and architecture to include design and configuration of AD role-based access solutions
  • Candidates must have the ability to design and build conditional access policies, and processes within Active Directory
  • Candidates must have a strong understanding of cloud access security solutions and associated Active Directory engineering
  • Candidate should have a strong understanding and experience with Microsoft’s security stack and other M365 security products
  • Candidate should have a strong understanding and experience referencing the NIST framework
  • Candidate should have an understanding and experience with Identity Access Management (IAM) concepts and technologies
  • Candidate should experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technologies such as Splunk and those native to AWS and Azure
  • Experience and understanding with Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) preferred
  • Candidates should have experience delivering services to federal clients
  • Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT field is preferred
  • Associate-level technical certifications in Microsoft Systems management preferred
  • 5-10 years of hands-on experience in the IT space

SkyePoint Decisions is a leading Cybersecurity Architecture and Engineering, Critical Infrastructure and Operations, and Applications Development and Maintenance IT service provider headquartered in Dulles, Virginia with operations across the U.S. We provide innovative enterprise-wide solutions as well as targeted services addressing the complex challenges faced by our federal government clients. Our focus is on enabling our clients to most efficiently and effectively deliver their mission – anytime, anywhere, securely. We combine technical expertise, mission awareness, and an empowered workforce to produce meaningful results.

 

SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9001:2015 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified small business and appraised at CMMI Level 3 (with SAM) for Services. We possess a common vision of excellence and foster a collaborative team culture built upon individual performance and accountability. We invest in our people and systems to create value for our clients. It is the SkyePoint Way. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with exceptional people and give back to the communities we serve.

 

SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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