Cloud Security Engineer

Washington, United States


  • Provide technical support for responding to and implementing recommendations of the Office of Inspector General and Internal Controls/Internal Audit
  • Work with architects and developers to design optimal security practices when developing new systems, networks, and application functionality
  • Provide technical guidance in the development and revision of House solutions that incorporate Cloud technologies. Also provide risk management guidance and advisement to CAO teams for emerging technologies to include new cloud, mobile and desktop application work products
  • Assess technology architecture, implementation, and fit for the House to identify risk. In order to gather product security features, analyse vulnerabilities and weaknesses, and make implementation recommendations to Senior Management, this may necessitate interaction with vendors
  • Offer analysis and reporting on the cloud services currently being used by the House, covering high-risk services, data utilisation, and threats
  • Document existing systems architecture and technology portfolio, with a focus on the continuous improvement


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field with (5) years of experience in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a related field
  • Knowledge of other common industry cyber security standards and organizational best practices
  • Knowledge of common cyber security technical controls and their application to cloud systems, such as access control, audit and accountability, configuration management, identification and authentication, system and communication protection, and system and information integrity
  • Understanding of basic information technology concepts, systems, and network architecture
  • Experience with cloud architectures (e.g., SaaS, PaaS), common commercial cloud systems (e.g., Google Workspace, Microsoft 365, AWS, Oracle) and cloud security solutions (e.g., Cloud Access Security Broker, Multi-factor Authentication, Zero Trust Architecture)
  • 3-5 years of experience implementing or supporting cloud-based cyber security
  • Awareness of current cyber security threats and vulnerabilities

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