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Cloud Security Architect
Posted on 8/31/2022
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Google Cloud Platform
  • 5+ years hands-on experience architecting and securing AWS environments, AWS services, large scale cloud networking architecture, IAM segmentation / consolidation, and security of data in transit
  • 5+ years experience performing security threat assessments / threat modeling
  • In-depth knowledge of AWS services, Linux, and security at scale
  • Ability to assess engineering designs and architecture diagrams for security issues
  • Ability to assess the risk of a threat within an application of feature
  • Experience defining technical security policies, requirements and designing controls to enforce those policies
  • Strong knowledge of cloud and application architectures and related security principles
  • Experience taking high-level security requirements, identifying required architecture and translating into technical tasks for relevant project teams to execute
  • Experience translating security architecture recommendations into related business risks, and communicating these risks effectively to get buy-in from diverse stakeholders
  • Bachelor's degree in CS or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Research and design platform and infrastructure solutions that span and scale across our global AWS, and soon GCP, architecture
  • Drive innovation and adoption of new technologies that modernize and highly automate our pipelines and cloud capabilities
  • Develop strategy to implement an architecture that is durable, scalable, performant, agile and highly portable
  • Work with engineers to analyze systems, threat model new features, and create responsive controls to ensure end-to-end customer protection
  • Develop production infrastructure fixes to complex vulnerabilities
  • Design, develop, and implement security controls and tools that improve the defense of Okta internet services infrastructure and applications
  • Perform proactive or reactive security architecture and configuration assessments across AWS environments and review significant changes to cloud infrastructure
  • Identify opportunities to optimize preventive security efforts in AWS using commercial, open source, and home-grown tools
Desired Qualifications
  • 3+ years experience in Application Security or Offensive Security teams
  • Prior experience deploying hashicorp vault in a massively global zero down-time environment
  • Experience securing docker containers and orchestration services ( Kubernetes, EKS, GKS, ECS )
  • Experience performing source code reviews across various languages (e.g. Java, Go)
  • Strong understanding of core technical fundamentals (TCP/IP, DNS, TLS, Encryption)
  • Experience with GCP Cloud Security Architecture in a multi-cloud environment
  • Experience writing IaC deployments in Terraform
  • One or more of the following certifications, or equivalent expertise and experience: AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional, AWS Security - Specialty, GCP Professional Cloud Security Engineer
  • Experience contributing to the security community such as presenting at conferences or meetups
Okta provides online identity verification solutions.
Company mission
Okta provides online identity verification solutions.