IT Cloud Security and Compliance Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Columbia | US-VA-McLean
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Clearance Level
Able to obtain

Overview is seeking an experienced Cloud Security Engineer to serve as the company’s IT Cloud Security & Compliance Engineer.  The successful candidate will help evaluate, design, implement, and protect the company’s cloud environments including AWS, AWS GovCloud, Azure, AzureGov, and the use of and/or integration with third-party SaaS offerings. is a growing company specializing in Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity. The successful candidate will work closely with the Director of IT Engineering, the Director of IT Operations and Compliance, the IT Security Engineer, and the Chief Information & Data Officer. The successful candidate not only will have relevant experience with AWS but also will have a strong understanding of a major security compliance framework or regulation.

This is an ideal opportunity to be part of one of the fastest growing AI/ML companies in the industry. At, we're in this business together. We own it, we make it thrive, and we enjoy the challenges of our work. We know that our employees play the largest role in our continual success. That is why we foster an environment of growth and development, with an emphasis on opportunity, recognition, and work-life balance. We give the same high level of commitment to our employees that we give to our clients. If sounds like the place where you want to be, we'd enjoy speaking with you. 

What you will do

  • Managing, monitoring, and maintaining the security of the corporate AWS accounts and platforms
  • Evaluate the cloud compliance needs of existing and proposed company work programs
  • Evaluate, design, implement, and protect the company’s cloud environments including AWS, AWS GovCloud, Azure, AzureGov, and the use of and/or integration with third-party SaaS offerings
  • Support CMMC compliance activities especially as they relate to could environments
  • Work with relevant stakeholders in the company to develop and document cloud operating procedures and policies
  • Create and maintain clear and concise documentation of the preferred solutions, templated solutions, and deployed solutions

What you need to have

  • Demonstrable experience with AWS and AWS GovCloud
  • Experience with AWS Organizations including OUs and SCPs
  • Demonstrable experience migrating Commercial AWS solutions/deployments to GovCloud
  • A strong understanding and experience with AWS IAM including Roles and Policies
  • A strong understanding and experience with AWS ACL, Security Groups, VPCs,
  • Experience with three or more of the following AWS services: GuardDuty, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, Macie, Inspector, SecurityHub, TrustedAdvisor, Config, ControlTower / GuardRails
  • At least one relevant AWS certification
  • Experience in at least one scripting environment applicable to the AWS CLI
  • Knowledge of one or more Infrastructure as Code toolsets
  • Demonstrable understanding with at least one of the following compliance areas:
  • Disciplined self-starter who can successfully bring projects and tasks to closure with a minimum of direction, guidance, and oversight
  • Team player with the ability to interact and communicate with clients and peers in a positive, collaborative, and constructive manner
  • Good organizational and time management skills to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong documentation and communication skills
  • Clearance: ability to obtain and maintain a Secret level US security clearance and work with export-controlled CUI

What we'd like you to have

  • Two or more of:  AWS Certified Developer, Solutions Architect, Security, DevOps Engineer
  • Experience as a Cloud Security practitioner meeting a major compliance framework
  • Experience with Azure and AzureGov
  • Experience with Microsoft 365
  • Experience with networking, end-point management, M365 Compliance center, and/or SIEM tools
  • Experience with Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, and other development environments
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience building dashboards (e.g., PowerBI or known BI tools)
  • Experience working as or closely with an information security officer
  • Experience developing and monitoring IT policies & procedures
  • PMP Certification
  • Clearance: active Secret level clearance

About is a new leader in decision dominance serving the national defense and intelligence communities. The Company delivers high-end capabilities across the data and digital spectrum to deliver information superiority and decision support. provides a comprehensive suite of solutions including artificial intelligence and machine learning, data science, advanced analytics, offensive and defensive cyber, data management, cloud solutions, digital engineering, and systems integration.’s customers, including the U.S. Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and U.S. Federal Government, rely on its advanced technology solutions to analyze information, manage risk, and solve complex problems, leading to better decision making. Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, has additional locations in Virginia, Massachusetts, and California. is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled Employer. 


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