IT Developer (Sr)

Sacramento, CA 95826

Posted: 09/03/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 14171

Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a IT - IT Developer (Sr) to join our team at our client s site in Sacramento, CA.


Roles & Responsibilities:

Assists in implementation of Security Standards, based on organization's Security policy and IT organization, with guidance from a senior member of Cloud COE or Cloud Security Manager

Advises on implementation of basic security standards and controls for Cloud solutions

Assists with implementation of standardized solutions to facilitate the secure access for one product or Application in the Cloud environment, with assistance from a more senior member of the Cloud COE

Identity and Access Management (IAM), Identity Federation / SSO

SIEM and Audit Logging (CloudTrail & Config)

Management of Security Groups and ACLs, Perimeter security with WAF and Shield DDoS

Data-in-Transit / Certificate Management, Data-at-Rest / Key/Secret Management

Assists with design of available, cost efficient, fault tolerant, and scalable distributed systems, with help from senior member of Cloud COE team

Familiar with AWS design principles and Security best practices and industry standards for security

Assists with implementation of Cloud Architecture solution, based on defined security standards for Cloud COE - from an Application and Infrastructure perspective

Assists with regular testing and scanning of Cloud products and application customers to provide compliance with overall security standards

Assists with delivery of simple Cloud security patterns and implementations based on customer requirements and adherence to security standards

Educates Cloud COE team to design and implement secure coding and continuous security practices within their applications

Partners with Engineering teams in Cybersecurity Services and SIOC to gather design considerations and requirements

Assess and implement controls for cloud computing services, cloud security controls, and identity and access management.

Create, implement, test, and remediate compliance controls for cloud architecture systems. Competencies: Cloud Security Engineer (Principal)

Ability to work in an Agile/Scrum environment. Ability to deliver in sprints and work as a team

Able to act as a leader and influence others

Ability to multi-task and prioritize deadlines

Ability to operate in cross-functional and multidisciplinary teams

Customer focused with an attitude to deliver excellent customer outcomes

Ability to take ownership with a high sense of urgency and work like an entrepreneur

Problem solving, analytics, and resolution skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Aptitude and determination to learn new technologies

Extensive knowledge of CI/CD technologies

Extensive experience with continuous security practices

Ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

Ability to think outside the box

Extensive knowledge of infrastructure automation, infrastructure as code and continuous delivery technologies


Required Qualifications:

Familiar with / basic understanding of working in an Agile/Scrum environment

Familiar with / basic knowledge of Cloud computing technologies

Familiarity with AWS Well Architected Framework and Cloud migration industry standards and best practices

Technical writing skills for documenting environments and operating procedures

Prior programming background in at least ONE language: C++, Java, Python, Ruby etc.

Experience with continuous security practices, including: threat modeling, threat and vulnerability management, secure coding practices, and automated penetration testing.

Experience with security solutions such as WAF, IPS, and anti-DDOS systems

Extensive experience with IT Compliance and risk management requirements (e.g. security, privacy, SOX, etc.) Experience with network / perimeter security platforms

Experience with encryption in-flight and at-rest practices, as well as certificate and secrets management, security event & incident management (SIEM) platforms.

Experience with infrastructure automation, infrastructure as code, automated application deployment, monitoring/telemetry, logging, reporting, and continuous delivery technologies

Experience performing security assessments

In-depth knowledge of Amazon Web Services including experience with Lambda, IAM, KMS, VPC, ELB, EC2, RDS, CloudTrail, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, Ansible and Jenkins

Demonstrated skill at administering complex security controls and configurations to computer hardware, software and networks.


CISSP, CISA, CISM, IS027001 LA/LI, SANS (or equivalent experience)

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate (or equivalent experience)

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional (or equivalent experience)

AWS Certified DevOps Associate (or equivalent experience)

AWS Security Specialty (or equivalent experience)

AWS Certified DevOps Professional (or equivalent experience)

Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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