Principal Security Assurance Services Consultant - Nationwide Opportunities

United States
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Are you excited by the possibility of using automation and event driven computing to achieve continuous compliance? Do you want to learn how cloud technology is redefining traditional security measures? Are you interested in applying your assessment and advisory leadership skills to workloads that use emerging technologies in new and interesting ways?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking a Principal Assurance Consultant to work with our largest enterprise customers to address their security and compliance requirements using cloud native technology, while adopting scalable security and risk control measures across their infrastructure.

At AWS SAS, we are hiring security experts with a background in performing assessments to lead a variety of customer focused engagements including workshops, assessments and advisory offerings that include architecture and compliance guidance. You will also work with industry and standards bodies to further the creation of security guidance that leverages the advantages of cloud technology. This role will specialize in assessments and advisory work for well-known security frameworks, standards and regulations as well as risk management methodologies.

Responsibilities include:
• Work with industry and standards bodies to provide technical expertise on cloud technology.
• Lead teams to help partners and customers understand the opportunities for cloud technology to handle security and compliance requirements in key market verticals and regulated industries, such as financial services, healthcare, life sciences, and energy.
• Work with other teams within AWS to drive customer success.
• Scope and lead on-site engagements with partners and customers. This includes leading pre-sales on-site visits, understanding customer security and compliance requirements, and proposing and delivering packaged offerings or custom solution engagements.
• Develop technical content, such as white papers and reference architectures, that can be used by our customers to assist them in deploying compliant cloud-based solutions
• Delivery engagements including short on-site projects leading to architecture or compliance roadmaps, architecture guidance, gap assessments, etc.
• Collaborate with AWS engineering, support and business teams to convey partner and customer feedback as input to AWS technology roadmaps.

This is a customer facing role. You will be required to travel to client locations and deliver professional services when needed.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and an executive presence - comfortable talking with CIOs, CTOs and CISOs about complex security issues.
• Experience in strategy development, setting direction for team members, influencing both internally and externally.
• Experience validating that customers architectures meet industry standards such as PCI DSS, ISO 27001, HIPAA, FedRAMP, and NIST/DoD frameworks
• Candidate must possess at least one of the following security certifications
• Preferable that a candidate has at least one of the following audit certifications CISSP, CISM, PCI-QSA certifications, Certified ISO27001 Lead Implementer or HITRUST Practitioner, CISA, GSNA, CIA, ISMS Auditor, or Certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
• Experience building common compliance frameworks as well as mapping between different compliance requirements
• Ability to provide both technical and business leadership across an organization.
• Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations and virtual teams
• Experience assessing security controls for enterprise applications.
• Demonstrated breadth of security expertise in various sub domains such as encryption, identity, incident response, etc.
• Hands-on technical expertise in technology automation, implementation, integration, and/or deployment
• Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
• Experience with risk assessment methodologies and risk reporting for executive leadership
• Proven background in clearly writing complex technical documents that can be presented across a varied enterprise corporate audience

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