AWS Cloud Security Engineer at Perficient

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At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

 

We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

 

Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Security Engineer in our National practice. As a Security Engineer you are expected to have a thorough understanding of complex IT systems and stay up to date with the latest security standards, systems and authentication protocols, as well as best practice security products. This is a hands on role and candidate MUST have experience with datadog and/or Splunk. This role is remote, working Eastern Time Zone Hours.

 

Job Overview:

We are seeking a Security Engineer with extensive Cloud experience. This role will be expected to anticipate possible security threats and identify areas of weakness in AWS cloud Platform. Must respond promptly and effectively to possible breaches of security.

 

Responsibilities

  • Create and define dashboards for security events in Checkpoint Dome 9, AppDynamics and DataDog
  • Investigate intrusion incidents, conducts forensic investigations, and create incident responses.
  • Automate incidents into triggering a service ticket for the proper team to handle.
  • Enhance security capabilities
  • Experience with a Single Sign On implementation is a plus but not required.
  • Experience implementing a monitoring solution like CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Datadog, Logic Monitor a plus.
  • Establish a plan to protect data and information systems against unauthorized access, modification, and/or destruction
  • Reviewing current system security measures and recommending and implementing enhancements
  • Conducting regular system tests and ensuring continuous monitoring of platform security
  • Developing project timelines for ongoing system upgrades
  • Establishing disaster recovery procedures and conducting breach of security drills
  • Promptly responding to all security incidents and providing thorough post-event analyses
  • Deliver technical reports and log analysis.

Qualifications

  • Previous Experience building dashboards and creating security policies.
  • Must have experience with Splunk and/or Datadog and/or AppDynamics
  • Experience creating best practices when it comes to monitoring and incident management
  • Thorough understanding of Cloud Computing: virtualization technologies, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and Software as a Service Cloud delivery models and the current competitive landscape.
  • Extensive experience in information security and/or IT risk management with a focus on security, performance and reliability
  • Solid understanding of security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorization and security
  • Good working knowledge of current IT risks and experience implementing security solutions
  • Experience implementing multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, identity management or related technologies
  • Ability to interact with a broad cross-section of personnel to explain and enforce security measures
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • AWS certified Solutions Architect and/or AWS Certified Security – Specialty

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.

 

More About Perficient

 

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

 

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

 

Perficient is an award-winning Premier Level IBM Business Partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe Business Solution Partner, and a Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner.

 

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. #LI-AB1

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