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Cloud Security Architect

Company: CGI Group, Inc.
Location: Sterling
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Cloud Security Architect

Position Description
CGI has an immediate need for a Cloud Security Architect to join our financial services team in one of our selected CGI locations. Due to the current COVID-19 status, candidates will not be required to work within the physical work location at this time. When COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, they will be required to be located within the proximity of the assigned CGI location.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment supporting one of the largest leaders in the secondary mortgage industry. We take an innovative approach to supporting our client, working side-by-side in an agile environment using emerging technologies.
• We partner with 15 of the top 20 banks globally, and our top 10 banking clients have worked with us for an average of 26 years!
• We have over 73,000+ CGI Members in 40 countries and over 5k+ loyal Clients who are leveraging our end-to-end services across the globe

Your future duties and responsibilities
Hands-on experience with architecting, designing, implementing cyber security solutions in cloud. Must have deep understanding of cyber security in Cloud architecture and associated tools.

Candidate will work with a team responsible for a mission critical business functions, and will partner with Infrastructure, DevOps and Core practices like Security, Identity, CloudOps, Cloud platform and tools teams to identify and implement Cyber security principles to optimize, secure, enhance performance, and improve overall system security.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• The group of skills related to Programming including coding, debugging, and using relevant programming languages
• The group of skills related to Security including designing and evaluating security systems, identifying security threats, securing computers, assessing vulnerability, etc.
• The group of skills related to Relationship Management including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, building relationship networks, contracting, etc.
• Experience gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions
• Experience using software and computer systems' architectural principles to integrate enterprise computer applications such as xMatters, AWS Application Integration, or WebSphere
• Skilled in supporting, controlling, monitoring, and management of large, complex, and sometimes geographically-dispersed IT infrastructure and applications in order to optimize IT service delivery
• Skilled in presenting information and/or ideas to an audience in a way that is engaging and easy to understand
• The group of skills related to Risk Assessment and Management including evaluating and designing controls, conducting impact assessments, identifying control gaps, remediating risk, etc.
• Skilled in establishing and maintaining consistency of a product's performance, functional, and physical attributes with its requirements, design, and operational information
• Experience identifying and determining levels of risk to an organization's networks and systems using cybersecurity techniques and tools such as penetration testing, application security, and intel
• Adept at managing project plans, resources, and people to ensure successful project completion
• Experience identifying measures, or indicators of system performance, and the actions needed to improve or correct performance to achieve desired outcomes
• The group of skills related to Communication including communicating in writing or verbally, copywriting, planning and distributing communication, etc.
• Ability to frame ideas as systems and analyzing the inputs, outputs, and process
• Working with people with different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively to work toward a common goal
• Skilled in cloud technologies and cloud computing
• The group of skills related to Influencing including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict
• Expertise in developing websites for hosting via intranet or Internet, which may also include web design, web content development, scripting, and/or network security configuration
• Determining causes of operating errors and taking corrective action
• The group of skills related to Operational Excellence including improving and overseeing operations
• Expertise in service management concepts for networks and related standards such as ITIL practices or SDLC
• Experience in using and maintaining password management software such as Duo, IAG NuID, and/or Ping Identity

• Skilled in LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
• Skilled in XML
• Skilled in HOPEX
• Skilled in HTML
• Skilled in Java
• Skilled in VPN software and encrypting data
• Skilled in Active Directory
• Experience using Salesforce CRM
• Experience using JIRA
• Skilled in Kubernetes to automate application deployment, scaling, and management
• Skilled in ServiceNow to manage digital workflows
• Skilled in Docker
• Skilled in using storage software such as NetApp, Nimble, and Pure Storage
• Skilled in Amazon Web Services (AWS) offerings, development, and networking platforms
• Experience using CyberArk
• Skilled in Jenkins
• Skilled in Azure
• Skilled in JavaScript
• Skilled in Ping Identity
• Skilled in using virtualization software such as Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere, or Citrix XenDesktop
• Skilled in using Enterprise Architect
• Skilled in Python object-oriented programming
• Skilled in using PowerShell to automate tasks that manage Microsoft operating systems and processes
• Experience using VMWare
• Experience using APIs for developing or programming software
• Experience managing Google Duo
• Experience using scheduling software to book events

Bachelor of Computer Science or equivalent
Must be Certified in AWS

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at .

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.


  • Security
  • Security Architecture

Keywords: CGI Group, Inc., Sterling , Cloud Security Architect, Other , Sterling, Virginia

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