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Cloud Security Engineer (AWS) – Senior Level


This is a Contract position in Adkins, TX posted July 12, 2021.

Purpose of JobJob Description SummaryWe are currently seeking a talented Cloud Security Engineer (AWS) – Senior Level for our San Antonio, TX or 100% remote work environment location(s).Conducts software and systems engineering to develop new capabilities, ensuring cybersecurity is fully integrated across the enterprise. Conducts comprehensive technology research to evaluate potential vulnerabilities in cyberspace systems. Installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains hardware and software, and administers system accounts.Job RequirementsJob DescriptionABOUT USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.USAA Information Technology: A Realistic PreviewUSAA Careers – World Class BenefitsPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES* Researches and analyzes the latest information security capabilities of specific Information Security (e.g. encryption) and IT technologies (e.g. operating systems, networks). Develops and maintains expertise in the USAA implementations of these technologies.* Creates, publishes, maintains, and interprets Information Security baselines for specific technologies (e.g. operating systems, databases). Socializes Security baselines with stakeholders.* Administrates the hardware and software of the Information Security solutions and technologies (e.g. firewalls, intrusion prevention (IPS), web application firewalls (WAF), web proxies). Participates in Vendor roadmap sessions.* Troubleshoots complex systems and networking problems. Performs investigative research, analysis and troubleshooting to identify, resolve, and report complex security issues. Assists in the evaluation and monitoring of system or tool performance.* Works with Security Analysts to tune and enhance Information Security solutions and technologies to keep up with the latest threats.* Writes code/scripts/automation to detect or prevent new threats that do not have commercial solutions available yet or to automate Information Security processes to increase efficiencies.* Designs and develops new tools/technologies as related to cybersecurity.* Provides insight on issues and serves as a mentor to peers and team members for assigned area of responsibility.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS* Bachelor’s degree in related field of study, OR 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required.* 6 or more years of related experience in Information Security, Cybersecurity, Identity and Access Management (IAM) and/or Information Technology to include accountability for complex tasks and/or projects.* 4 or more years of related experience in Firewall, Web Proxies, Web Application Firewall, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS/IDS), Mainframe, Windows, Linux, Apple, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and/or Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) solutions.* Advanced level of business acumen in the areas of business operations, industry practices and emerging trends.* Advanced troubleshooting skills. (Packet analyzer a plus)* Programming or scripting experience (Python or PowerShell preferred).PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* Advanced knowledge of AWS cloud native technologies and adoption/migration patterns* Advanced knowledge of cloud security models and DevOps practices* 2+ years of experience with Kubernetes* 2+ years of experience with Python or Golang* Experience working with platform engineers on security best practices in Infrastructure as Code, cloud design patterns, and CI/CD with built in application security controls* Experience implementing security architecture, methods, and controls required to meet security, compliance, and audit requirements* Experience supporting cloud security incidents* Experience developing and maintain documentation for cloud security systems, procedures, baselines, and best practicesThe above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.COMPENSATIONUSAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $106,800 – $192,300.00 *(this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location). Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.* Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.Shift Premium will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.BENEFITSAt USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals. Please visit USAA Total Rewards for more details.Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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