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Principal Security Engineer - Cloud
New York, NY

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Principal Engineers at GuidePoint Security are elite industry veterans who are driven to better themselves, the business, and bring up those around them. Our Principal Engineers are materially involved in developing and maturing security practices and their subsequent service lifecycles, from pre-sales through delivery and have the freedom and control over how engagements are scoped and delivered. Our unique position as both a Value-Added Reseller (VAR) AND a professional services organization also requires our Principal Security Engineers to continually expand their knowledge and experience with the latest cutting-edge information security technologies. This helps satisfy our engineers desire to constantly expand their knowledge and better meet the needs of our clients. Candidates must reside locally within the New England or New York Metro for local travel when necessary.

Position Requirements:

* Minimum 3 years delivering professional services in an enterprise level consultative role
* Ability to lead a portfolio of large complex projects, delegating tasks across multiple engineering resources and teams without oversight
* Proactively works to mature the practice, including improving existing offerings, creating new offerings, and mentoring team members
* Author comprehensive business and technical collateral to support the practice that is proficiently tailored to both technical and managerial audiences
* Support sales efforts through conference speaking, blog/whitepaper authoring, and podcast speaking/producing
* Provide frequent support to members of the sales team to help drive business
* Up to 50% out-of-town travel may be required to clients in New England
* Principal Security Engineers work from remote/virtual when not visiting client locations

Technical Requirements:

* 3+ years' experience architecting, building, and maintaining large complex cloud environments in Azure, AWS, or GCP with a focus on security.
* 2+ years experience architecting and securing container environments such as Kubernetes, Docker, Swarm, or EKS, AKS, GKE, and PKS
* Experience architecting and securing serverless and infrastructure as code environments
* Working knowledge of cloud platforms such as CloudFormation, Terraform, the AWS SDK/API, or Azure Resource Manager
* Working knowledge of platforms such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, and SaltStack
* Understanding of compliance requirements and the subsequent technical/business controls required to address them
* Scripting and development skills (e.g. BASH, Perl, Python or Java) with strong knowledge of regular expressions
* General networking and security troubleshooting (firewalls, routing, NAT, etc.)
* AWS, Google, and Azure certifications such as architect and security

Preferred Requirements:

* Hands on experience with cloud security platforms such as">io(Palo), Dome9 (Checkpoint), Lacework, Redlock, Sift (netskope), etc.
* Hands on experience with container security platforms such as TwistLock, Aqua, sysdig, stackrox, etc.
* Experience with other Information Security solutions including Symantec DLP, ForeScout, ZScaler, Palo Alto, BlueCoat/Symantec, Check Point, McAfee, Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, Splunk, and Cisco SourceFire
* 5+ years of security engineering experience in the Information Security industry
* Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional experience

Why GuidePoint?

GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 350 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 1,000 clients.

Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company's success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.

This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.

Some added perks….

* MacBook Air or Pro
* Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
* 100% employer-paid medical and dental with generous employer family contributions
* Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment

Equal Opportunity Employer

GuidePoint Security, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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