Cloud Security Architect in Plantation, FL at TradeStation

Date Posted: 11/20/2019

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Cloud Security Architect
Plantation, FL
 
TradeStation's Security team is seeking an experienced and highly skilled candidate to work with our software development and security departments supporting our Cloud infrastructure and DevSecOps strategies. As a member of the Security team, the individual will have responsibilities in developing and implementing a robust security strategy to secure our cloud infrastructure and cloud-native applications. As a valued member of the team, this individual will also work closely with the Security team in other aspects of securing the TradeStation enterprise.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a robust security strategy designed to address risks associated with cloud infrastructures and cloud-native applications
  • Work closely with development teams in the design of cloud native services and infrastructure
  • Review and assess current cloud infrastructures to identify gaps and mitigations
  • Prepare and document policies and standards around cloud security
  • Develop secure cloud practices and educate employees in multiple roles and levels on them
  • Perform research and evaluate security technologies designed to protect cloud infrastructure and cloud-native applications and systems
  • Design and implement guardrails and other controls
  • Build out pragmatic and reusable solutions for security problems
  • Assist with other security related initiatives as they arise

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • In this leadership position, abilities such as formulating short and long-term strategies and communicating at all levels (technical, management, executive, etc.) will be required
  • Exceptional understanding of security principles, strategies, and goals
  • Ability to successfully balance and prioritize security needs with other deliverable timelines, budgets, etc.
  • Strong understanding of Linux Kernel-level security threats and mitigations
  • Strong experience with securing Kubernetes at the Pod/Node/Cluster levels including network policy, node to node encryption, mutual TLS, etc.
  • Strong experience in Container Management and DevOps pipeline
  • Strong experience in software development with various programming languages
  • Knowledge of AWS networking (security groups, ACL, etc.), IAM, STS, WAF, Shield and ALB protections
  • Ability to actively assess existing cloud infrastructures to identify gaps and mitigations
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and tooling
  • Able to multitask and prioritize in a dynamic environment with continuously shifting priorities
  • Ability to communicate security concepts and issues to peers and management
  • Possess and maintain up-to-date understanding of emerging trends in cloud native security including research of the latest products to combat these threats
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated personal initiative in maintaining a continuous high level of professional knowledge in areas of cloud security

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Computer Science/IT or related field with at least 5 years of experience
  • AWS Architect Certification / Azure Solutions Architect / Kubernetes Certified a plus
  • One or more of the following certifications strongly preferred:
    • Cloud security / architecture certifications
    • CISSP (and/or other ISC2 certifications)
    • SANS GIAC certifications
    • CEH, OSCP, or other penetration testing certifications
    • Other industry recognized certifications or accreditations