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Cloud Security Architect
Ref No.: 18-06415
Location: Round Rock, Texas
My client, an institution in Round Rock, Texas, has a long-term opportunity for a Cloud Security Architect.

Key Activities
  • Define security requirements and architectures while engaging directly with stakeholders within our clients Business Units and the Information Technology organizations to ensure products, services and solutions are designed to adhere to those requirements across Dell's private, hybrid and public Cloud environments.
  • Support the development of Cloud solutions that meet regulatory requirements including, but not limited to EU GDPR, PCI, SOX, HIPAA, etc.
  • Assist with the development, maintenance and communication of Cloud security policies and procedures.
  • Contribute into the development and delivery of a world class Cloud training program.
  • Utilize program and project management techniques to drive successful initiatives.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field
  • Individuals with CISSP, CISM, or CCSP certifications preferred
  • 10+ years Security experience

Soft Skills
  • Ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced environment with competing and shifting priorities.
  • Ability to efficiently summarize complex, cross-organizational initiatives.
  • Ability to help drive agreement on priorities through the influencing of and negotiation with stakeholders who at times may hold competing or conflicting goals.
  • Ability to engage executive level stakeholders on complex matters in a substantive manner with little to no oversight and limited guidance.
  • Ability to confidently and effectively present complex technical topics to senior non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively as part of larger matrixed organization.
  • Ability to quickly organize and direct virtual teams as necessary to accomplish goals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Pragmatic, results-driven, value focused and accountability-minded.

Technical Skills
  • Mastery of Cloud service and deployment models (e.g. CaaS, SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS) and proven experience migrating on premise solutions to the Cloud.
  • Proven Software Defined Networking experience in large and complex environments.
  • Proven Hybrid/Public Cloud experience in large and complex environments.
  • Knowledge of Cloud-native/Cloud-friendly authentication mechanisms such as OAuth, OpenID, SAML, Ping, etc.
  • Experience working with Cloud access security brokers (CASBs) and other governance solutions designed to provide visibility into Cloud usage. Provide risk based recommendations to Executive leaders which address unsanctioned applications.
  • Detailed technical knowledge and experience with network security, authentication, security protocols, access control, cryptography, application security and data protection.
  • Coordinate with system architects and developers to provide guidance in creating and integrating secure Cloud based designs.
  • Proven success with the following technologies: Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), VMware virtualization solutions, Pivotal, Windows and Linux based platforms, etc.
  • Advanced experience with leading laws, regulations, standards and best practices including, but not limited to, CSA CCM, NIST, ISO, PCI, Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, and EU GDPR.
  • Experience building a security catalog of best practices, techniques and patterns to enable secure network implementations.
  • Hands-on experience with multiple security technologies such as Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Vulnerability Scanning, WAF, Wireless LAN, NAC, DLP, DDoS Mitigation, WAN security, SIEM, Content Filtering, Cloud Security gateways, Secure Proxies, SSL crypto solutions.
Day to Day Activities
  • Define security requirements and architectures while engaging directly with stakeholders within our clients Business Units and the Information Technology organizations to ensure products, services and solutions are designed to adhere to those requirements across our private, hybrid and public Cloud environments.
  • Define Software Defined Networking security requirements and architectures while engaging directly with stakeholders within Dell's Business Units and the Information Technology organizations to ensure products, services and solutions are designed to adhere to those requirements across Dell's private, hybrid and public Cloud environments.
  • Support the development of Cloud solutions that meet regulatory requirements including, but not limited to EU GDPR, PCI, SOX, HIPAA, etc.
  • Assist with the development, maintenance and communication of Cloud security policies and procedures.
  • Contribute into the development and delivery of a world class Cloud training program.
  • Utilize program and project management techniques to drive successful initiatives.
  • Engage on assigned initiatives, projects, programs
  • Participate in scheduled meetings

Contractor Benefits*

Medical
Dental
Vision
401(k)

*benefits are available only to W2 Contractors

Who is NTT Data?

NTT DATA is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 100,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We're part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdata.com/americas to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

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