Amazon Web Services DevSecOps Architect
McLean, VA

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Acumen Solutions is currently hiring an Amazon Web Services (AWS) DevSecOps Architect to join our team in McLean, Virginia.

Roles and Responsibilities

Working within client Infrastructure and Agile Development teams, the DevSecOps Architect articulates and mentors best practices and approaches to enabling secure DevOps processes, builds secure cloud infrastructures and software, integrates processes and tools automating build and quality assurance, and integrates using the latest networking, virtualization, automation, and configuration management tools:

  • Deploys enterprise applications in cloud platforms, incorporating automation, security, and reliability

  • Experience with AWS provisioning, configuration management, storage management, network management, virtualization

  • Architects and cCreates automated CI/CD pipelines and automating all aspects of infrastructure

Required Skills / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or other related scientific or technical discipline

  • Full end-to-end understanding of various CI/CD pipelines and configurations related tools (AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeDeploy), and how to assess them from a security point of view

  • Ability to articulate and employ best practices in an enterprise scale continuous delivery environment and harden production deployments

  • 3+ years of experience running large-scale online systems built on AWS or similar cloud providers

  • 3+ years of experience building automated pipelines

  • 3+ years with networking and network/system security, including firewalls, VPN, routing, switching, load balancers, monitoring, security, and DNS

  • Strong understanding of security concepts, best practices and how to apply them, such as SSH, public key encryption, access credentials, certificates, TLS, data encryption

  • Experience writing scripts, or built applications in Python/Ruby/Unix Shell

  • Worked with container technologies as part of a production environment

  • Worked with open source monitoring and metrics tools

  • Experience with both Static and Dynamic Application Security Testing methodologies and tools

  • The ability to successfully obtain and maintain a U.S. Suitability/Public Trust Background Clearance


Acumen Solutions offers the opportunity for growth and advancement, as well as a competitive base salary, annual performance based incentives, medical benefits & 401k.

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As a leading management and technology consulting firm, Acumen Solutions offers a range of challenging and rewarding opportunities whether you’re just starting out in your career, looking to advance your career, or seeking a senior leadership position. Acumen Solutions employees are ambitious, committed, passionate problem solvers.


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