AWS Cloud Security Engineer

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Not Applicable, Virginia

REQ#: RQ44359

Job Description

The AWS Cybersecurity Engineer will support Healthcare Fraud Prevention Partnership (HFPP) Trusted Third Party (TTP) to protect, detect, and respond to threats.   The position will engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of the information system.   It will implement security measures to maintain the confidentially, integrity and availability of the information system and sensitive data. . The Cybersecurity Engineer will support teams with other Cyber Security persons, IT administrators and engineers, and developers to perform risk assessments, identify current cyber defensive capability strengths and weaknesses, and provide concise actionable results and courses of action to decision makers.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.
  • Keep up-to-date, make recommendations, and participate in the implementation and continuous improvement of security technologies and services.
  • Analyze, design, develop and operate programs, shell scripts, tests, and infrastructure automation capabilities in an advanced security context.
  • Maintain the Security Information and Event Management tool as well as vulnerability scanning tools monitor audit logs for security issues.
  • Collaborate with IT, Network and other team members on security subjects.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related field
  • Have and maintain at least one active certification such as CISSP, CCISSP, CEH, Cloud+, AWS, CCSP, or other comparable certification
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with analyzing, assessing and implementing corrective actions based on vulnerability management tools
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in security engineering or security operations
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with AWS Cloud, AWS security practices and AWS security tools
  • Able to obtain Pubic Trust security clearance

Desired Education and Experience

  • US citizen or a Green Card holder
  • Health Care Industry or CMS experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical topics to management and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to integrate information from multiple sources
  • Ability to work independently and interact regularly with government and non-government stakeholders at multiple levels of authority
  • Works well as a team member in a fast-paced and often time-sensitive environment

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.