KEYW Corporation

  • Senior Cloud Security Engineer

    Job Locations 3 months ago(8/27/2018 2:47 PM)
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  • Responsibilities

    The Senior Cloud Security Engineer will work directly for KeyW Corp’s imbedded Security Operations Team at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  This is a high visibility, on-call team that solves security challenges at-scale for FBI’s mission critical, enterprise level systems.

    Along with other security experts, you will be responsible for all monitoring and compliance of FBI’s Case Management system in the AWS cloud. Operating at the convergence of the hottest areas of tech and national security, you will develop a broad and deep understanding of the FBI’s overall security posture, work closely with partner teams and AWS service teams to identify security threats, and use your security insight to relentlessly drive improvements to the FBI’s security posture through hands-on data analysis and automation of analytics to find and mitigate security threats.

    If you want to start on the ground floor of something truly big and impactful to national security, we’d like to hear from you.


    Required Skills:

    • At least 10 years in IT operations, such as systems administration, network engineering, database administration, security operations, etc.
    • At least 6 years' experience handling security investigations, penetration testing, and/or incident response across various operating systems and applications
      · Understands adversary tactics and can think like an attacker
    • Proficiency in Linux and UNIX based systems
      · Proficiency in at least one high-level programming language such as Python, Ruby, Yamal, Java
      · Proficiency in SQL and at least some experience with analytical and NoSQL databases
      · Working knowledge of cloud platforms, preferably AWS
    • Working knowledge of Docker
    • Working knowledge of security incident response and forensic investigation


    • Comfortable working in a team environment using Agile methodologies
    • Working knowledge of various security standards such as: NIST, FISMA, FedRamp, ICD-503
    • Experience with AWS services such as: AWS Config, EKS, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, IAM, S3, EC2
    • Experience with scanning and monitoring software such as Nessus and Splunk
    • Strong communication, interpersonal skills and fortitude to get stuff done
    • Comfortable leading and managing junior Cloud Security Engineers

    This position requires that the candidate possess a Top Secret security clearance


    KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


    How to Apply? 

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    About the Organization

    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


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