Employer: Kforce


Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Cloud Security Engineer in Rosemont, IL.


  • Senior Cloud Security Engineer will design and Implementation experience with Enterprise security solutions such as WAF, IPS, Anti-DDOS, and SIEM
  • Create documentation around the design and implementation of cloud security patterns


  • Workdays: Monday – Friday (8:30 am to 5:00pm CST)
  • Fully Remote; Candidates can live anywhere in the US


  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • 8 years of experience in IT security, compliance, or risk management
  • Hands-on technical expertise in technology automation, implementation, integration, and/or deployment
  • Excellent understanding of Secure Internet protocols and AWS mechanisms and their design and implementation
  • Hands on experience with identifying Security vulnerabilities and defining solutions to provide a secure low/production environment
  • Understanding architectural implications of meeting industry standards such as IAM, SSO, WAF & Shield, Security Hub, Guard Duty, AWS Network Firewall, KMS, Inspector, etc.
  • Experience building enterprise security strategy for cloud adoption
  • Experience in performing security assessments and information system audits of network, operating systems, application security, as well as auditing IT processes
  • Strong experience with design and implementation of scalable authorization and authentication system to access AWS resources using AWS IAM
  • Hands on experience with AWS CloudFormation for writing templates of AWS IAM Roles/Policies
  • Hands on experience on design and implementation of S3 bucket policies for cross account access. Additionally, having good experience with access/resource policies for various AWS services such as Elastic Search, API Gateway, VPC Endpoints, SNS
  • Hands on experience with AWS CLI, Bash/PowerShell, Python scripting specially with boto3 sdk
  • Understanding of security operations and associated risks