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AWS Solutions Architect - Security

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Are you passionate about Security on cloud? Do you have a combination of deep security knowledge in technology coupled with business acumen? Are you excited when you get to solve the most complex and large-scale security challenges in the world today? If so, come join our team of builders as an AWS Security Specialist Solutions Architect.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for an experienced Security Solutions Architect who will become the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for designing security architectures that leverage AWS's cloud technology. Our customer engagements will focus on overcoming barriers to AWS adoption by identifying and tackling major security, risk, and compliance questions from stakeholders across Canadian businesses in all verticals. You will build and maintain CIO / CISO / CRO and executive-level relationships with policy approvers and owners. You will work directly with customer security, audit, risk and compliance teams to help them understand how to confidently use AWS, identify risk and design controls, setup ongoing assurance, and establish automated compliance.

Beyond helping our customers, as the SME for all things Security, you will develop white papers, blogs, reference implementations, and presentations to enable customers and 3rd parties to fully leverage AWS Security patterns, practices, and services. The Security Solutions Architect will also create field enablement materials for the broader SA population, to help other SA's understand how to integrate AWS security into customer architectures.

Open to domestic and international travel up to 25%

Roles and Responsibilities

    •Help overcome barriers to AWS adoption by identify and tackling major security, risk and compliance questions.
    •Participate in architecture discussions to work through risk, security, and compliance concerns.
    •Work with customer stakeholders to identify controls, as well as educating auditors and examiners by helping them understand how to assess third party suppliers and conduct audits.
    •Evangelizing current and future AWS services and technologies.
    •Building and maintaining technical trusted advisor relationships with influential technical decision makers for the successful adoption and deployment of AWS services and technologies.
    •Work in collaboration with the sales team to create and execute business plans to accelerate the adoption of AWS, exceed revenue goals, and drive customer satisfaction.
    •Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solutions architect community.
    •Identifying customer requirements and providing feedback into appropriate AWS services teams.

Basic Qualifications

    •7+ years design/implementation/consulting experience in enterprises tackling information security, risk, audit, and compliance.
    •Deep experience with all facets of cloud security, including identity and access management, monitoring, auditing, preventative architectures, data encryption, DDoS Mitigation, and Penetration Testing.
    •Strong technical experience and solid understanding of encryption, key management, network security, and data management.
    •Experience mapping security controls to the specific regulatory obligations of customers.
    •Technical consulting and architecture with large-scale engagements.
    •Strong customer facing experience. Ability to present to large audiences and public forums is a must.
    •Technical degree required.
    •Experience using and adapting to new technologies.

Preferred Qualifications

    •Professional experience architecting/operating solutions and security frameworks built on AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
    •Experience performing security reviews for mission critical applications.
    •Experience as an auditor or risk advisor for information security in a heavily regulated industry.
    •Experience communicating effectively across internal and external organizations, for complex mission-critical solutions

Posted: October 16, 2018
Closes: December 15, 2018
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