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Principal Cloud Security Engineer
Newark, New Jersey 07101
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2020-07-12

2020-07-28

XJ1750006229

FULL TIME

$65.00 - $95.00 PER HOUR

40



xStellar is a company dedicated to helping adults with disabilities and transitioning veterans get the opportunities and support they need to succeed. Come work for a company that has unlimited opportunities across the country. We even hire candidates without disabilities.

We are looking for a Principal Cloud Security Engineer with AWS experience.

THIS IS A VIRTUAL REMOTE WORK FROM HOME ROLE WITH 50% TRAVEL. Candidates can live in any major city with access to an airport.

Special support programs are available for adults with disabilities to include autism, learning disabilities, etc.



  • 8+ years of experience with AWS services, Cloud Security, and Cloud Infrastructure
  • Experience with security, especially knowledge of the DOD RMF process required
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional preferred but not required
  • Advanced knowledge of cloud technologies and cloud infrastructure, including networking, VPCs, VGWs, VPNs, DNS. AWS preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of industry standard DevOps tools (CI/CD, Git, scripting, Gradle, Maven, Chef, git, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Expert understanding of cloud computing design and security principles.
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent analytical, technical and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with software development life cycles
  • Experience writing technical documentation for a technical audience.
  • Strong commitment to customer service and service enablement.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
The following requirements are nice to have:

  • Experience with security, especially knowledge of the DOD RMF process required
  • 8750 Certification at IAT level II required (at least one)
  • Active Secret Clearance



  • Ability to support AWS services, Cloud Security, and Cloud Infrastructure efforts with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively with end-users, business owners, developers, managers and system engineers.



As part of this team, you will be working to design, secure, automate, and implement industry leading solutions to support Kinect Consulting clients through their digital transformation journey. In this role, you will play a crucial part in shaping the future infrastructure design and implementation for many customers for years to come!

The position requires limited supervision and works mostly independently.

  • Providing technical leadership, deep security, technology and architecture expertise.
  • Provides hands-on technical design and implementation ensuring technologies are successfully incorporated into our environments
  • Designs and defines AWS architecture for new secure cloud computing systems or existing systems migrating to cloud architectures.
  • Performs expert-level systems AWS development and design work that may include logical system design; I/O design; cloud architecture analysis and design; and systems engineering.
  • Creation Cloud/Infrastructure automation as needed (Ansible/Cloud Formation)
  • Ability to develop technical roadmaps for future AWS cloud implementations
  • Ensures security is integrated into all cloud architecture solutions. • Design, test, certify and document new cloud services, environments and systems.
  • Provide technical mentor other members of the cloud engineering team.
  • Follow industry trends and build proof of concepts leveraging new cloud services.



  • AWS
  • VPC
  • VGW
  • VPN
  • DNS
  • CI/CD
  • GIT
  • Gradle
  • Maven
  • Ansible
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • AWS Cloud Security
  • DOD RMF



  • Remote Work
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance



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xStellar is a diverse equal opportunity employer. We hire adults with and without disabilities. In addition, there are innovative free programs available for adults with disabilities to help ensure their long-term success.

“xStellar pledges to not discriminate against employees based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.”