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Cloud Security Architect (Reston, VA, Austin, TX& Charlotte, NC)

Company: AIG
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Cloud Security Architect
The Security Architecture team provides many security capabilities as services to the global AIG enterprise. We are looking for a hands-on cloud security expert to join our growing work force. The person will work across the AIG global information security teams, AIG business and applications teams, network, computer infrastructure and to secure AIG's global cloud implementation.

  • Work with IT and business stakeholders for security architecture and security controls assessment. Act as a design authority on cloud security during the "Permission to Build" and "Permission to Operate" process. Ensure all security blueprints are followed and any violations are remediated. Act as an evangelist to drive security blueprint adoption.

  • Provide support and guidance in designing complex business and operations security solutions. Use cloud Service APIs (e.g., AWS APIs), SaaS solutions (e.g., AWS Guard Duty, CSPM, Demisto, Splunk) to detect security blueprint violations (e.g., an unauthorized public exposure of AWS S3 bucket). Work with global cloud team and Business CIO team to remediate security violations.

  • Participate in defining architecture and process standards for the cybersecurity controls, implementation and operations.

  • Contribute to evaluation, selection and configuration of cybersecurity products and services from vendors. Based on AIG's cloud security strategy, identify cloud native solutions for security monitoring. Lead POCs for cloud security solutions.

  • Work closely with AIG's global incident response team to define use cases for cloud infrastructure, for example, what to do when a high risk security violation is detected? Define cloud incident response procedure, severities and SLAs.

    Position Requirements:

    • 8+ years of IT Security Architecture related work experience, preferably at a large, global organization. 3+ years of engineering and hands-on design and architecture of effective security controls and measurement in network and applications domains for large financial enterprise.

    • Hands-on with development of security architecture blueprints for migration of IT workload to Cloud services.

    • Expert knowledge and implementation experience of cloud security domains of IAM, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, Applications and Data Security.

    • Strong knowledge of DevSecOps, security policies and incident response.

    • Proven expertise in building a defense in depth infrastructure security architecture that includes security controls across multiple technology stacks.

    • Strong understanding of how cloud data breach can occur. Understand how adversary might compromise various cloud services and how to prevent, detect and respond.

    • Experience of performing cloud threat hunting and incident responses using various security tools.

    • AWS Cloud Services experience in migration of applications to the cloud, automation through various tools both AWS native and third-party.

    • Implement Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Chef, CloudFormation, Terraform, Puppet).

    • Experience in DevOps environments and automating security controls into the CI/CD process.

    • Ability to work across all layers of an application and technology infrastructures.

    • Ability to work with development teams to deliver high-quality security architectures.

    • Trusted Advisor - the person needs to possess the personality and behaviors (diplomatic, tenacious and tactful) to rapidly establish themselves as trusted advisors to the business and as interpreters for the development of IT security solutions.

    • Practical Futurist - need to have shown that they can be ready for 'unpredictable' risks and opportunities, developing architectures that are resilient enough to keep up with the evolution of the enterprise and cyber threat landscape.

    • Commercial acumen - needs to be familiar with 'Do more for less', be able to identify and work with stakeholders to collect, aggregate and evaluate requirements in light of current and future technology resources and budgets.

    • Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science or equivalent work experience. Master degree preferred.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    • Must be a strong team player

      A look at our Benefits
      We're proud to offer a range of employee benefits and resources that help you protect what matters most - your health care, savings, financial protection and wellbeing. We provide a variety of leaves for personal, health, family and military needs. For example, our "Giving Back" program allows you to take up to 16 hours a year to volunteer in your community. Our global mental health and wellness days off provide all colleagues with a paid day off to focus on their mental health and wellbeing.
      We also believe in fostering our colleagues' development and offer a range of learning opportunities for colleagues to hone their professional skills to position themselves for the next steps of their careers. We have a tuition reimbursement program for eligible colleagues to enhance their education, skills, and knowledge in areas that relate to their current position or future positions to which they may transfer or progress.
      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
      American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates are committed to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and its policies and procedures reflect this commitment. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories such as sexual orientation. At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission - creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.
      To learn more please visit:
      AIG is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants and employees with physical or mental disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to complete any part of the application or hiring process, please send an email to . Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
      Functional Area:
      IT - Information Technology
      Estimated Travel Percentage (%): No Travel
      Relocation Provided: No
      AIG Employee Services, Inc.
      As a leader in commercial and personal insurance solutions, we are one of the world's most far-reaching property casualty networks, offering a broad range of products, including Liability, Financial Lines, Property, Global Specialty, Crop Risk Services, Personal Lines and Accident and Health.
      But as a leader, it is also important to us to help the world overcome some of the biggest challenges it has ever faced. From tackling climate change to creating more diverse, inclusive workforces, we are proud to not just be part of the solution, but to be a global leader for positive change in the communities that we serve.
      We're also committed to doing the right thing for our people and the communities where we work and live. It's why we seek to offer what matters to our ever-diversifying team - like flexible and creative work environments, professional growth opportunities and forums to advocate for one another and incite change. We encourage employees to give back to the causes they care most about, supporting these efforts through our Volunteer Time Off and Matching Grants Programs.
      Join our Talent Network ( . Additional information about AIG can be found at - YouTube ( - Twitter ( - LinkedIn ( . These references with additional information about AIG have been provided as a convenience, and the information contained on such websites is not incorporated by reference into this press release.

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