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Sr. Cloud Software Engineer

Company: Forcepoint
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Who is Forcepoint?Forcepoint simplifies security for global businesses and governments. Forcepoint's all-in-one, truly cloud-native platform makes it easy to adopt Zero Trust and prevent the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working. 20+ years in business. 2.7k employees. 150 countries. 11k+ customers. 300+ patents. If our mission excites you, you're in the right place; we want you to bring your own energy to help us create a safer world. All we're missing is you!About the role:We are looking for a Senior Cloud Software Engineer to manage the cloud accounts and resources used for development, testing. Forcepoint has a diverse product portfolio which operate in a variety of cloud environments, so this role provides the opportunity to work in a variety of clouds: AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI and IBM. This position with focus on the "care and feeding" of those accounts to make sure they are available for usage throughout the organization, stay secure and help control costs. In addition, training and research/testing will be important as we navigate the difference between cloud vendors and how products work between them. About the team:The Cloud R&D team is a cross-product team which focuses on cloud account management, development, product research, training and relationships with cloud service providers. We're an all-remote team that highly values teamwork, diverse ideas and backgrounds. A desire to always learn and improve will be a great asset and we provide both time and budget to assist. How will you work: Richardson TX, Salt Lake City UT, Herndon VA OR RemoteResponsibilities

  • Managing the complete lifecycle of cloud accounts of various vendors (AWS, Azure, etc.) including onboarding, cost control and security.
  • Working with IT, Security, Finance and Engineering teams as needed.
  • Developing and maintaining internal documentation related to cloud accounts, internal tools and best practices.
  • Guiding engineering teams with best practices and technology testing efforts.Required Knowledge and Experience
    • Solid understanding of fundamental cloud concepts: VPCs, IAM, virtualization, etc.
    • Solid understanding of fundamental networking concepts.
      • Experience with at least one major cloud vendor in a production environment: AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI and IBM.
      • Experience with Docker containers.
      • 2+ years using a programming language such as Python, JavaScript, Java or C.Nice to Have
        • Some experience with clouds besides AWS strongly desired.
        • Experience with Infrastructure as Code in a cloud environment: Terraform, CloudFormation, Azure Resource Manager templates, etc.
        • Experience with CI/CD, such as GitLab CI/CD, Jenkins or GitHub Actions.
        • Experience with Windows administration: particularly Active Directory and group policies. Experience within an Azure setting is extra nice.
          • Experience, solid understanding or interest in cloud security.
            • Experience with monitoring tools (e.g., CloudAware, CloudGuard) or policy-as-code tools (e.g., Checkov, TFLint, Open Policy Agent)Qualifications
              • This position will require access to information that is subject to the U.S International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The applicant must have the ability to obtain the appropriate work authorizations that may be required under U.S. ITAR or EAR regulations from the applicable U.S government agency.
              • 4+ years of experience in systems administration or engineering.
              • Strong customer service skills.
              • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and communication skills.
              • Strong time management skills and able to take initiative and work independently on concurrent projects.
                • Willingness to always be learning something new.#LI-DNP #LI-TC1Don't meet every single qualification? Studies show people are hesitant to apply if they don't meet all requirements listed in a job posting. Forcepoint is focused on building an inclusive and diverse workplace - so if there is something slightly different about your previous experience, but it otherwise aligns and you're excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You could be a great candidate for this or other roles on our team.US Covid-19 Vaccination Policy: In compliance with Executive Order 14042, all Forcepoint US jobs require employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. If you are unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, Forcepoint offers reasonable accommodations unless the accommodation causes Forcepoint or its customers undue hardship or poses a direct threat to the health and safety of others.The policy of Forcepoint is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.Forcepoint is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company's career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to HumanResources@forcepoint.comForcepoint is a Federal Contractor. Certain positions with Forcepoint require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.Applicants must have the right to work in the location to which you have applied.

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