Cloud System Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Honolulu

Website Decision Research Corporation

Job Summary:

Decision Research Corporation has an immediate opening for a Cloud Systems Engineer with a focus on Microsoft Azure cloud technologies to support the DRC Insurance Platform. This is a full-time position located in Honolulu, HI.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Assist in improving the existing Microsoft Azure Cloud infrastructure
Recommending Azure best practices and industry standards to meet customer requirements
Assist in the migration of the DRC IaaS platform to a PaaS implementation following Microsoft best practices
Configure Microsoft Azure monitoring and alerts for cloud resource availability
Work closely with application development and data engineer teams on day-to-day tasks along with project planning and implementation
Work closely with a team of architects, engineers, and developers to create functional design specifications
Design, create, and maintain new penetration and security testing plans
Perform hands-on penetration tests and vulnerability assessments
Documenting and maintaining documentation of client infrastructure architecture
Monitoring resource provisioning for cost optimization

Required Skills and Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and a minimum of 3 years successful experience (high school diploma and professional certification(s) can be substituted for education)
Vast understanding of cloud services and solutions in platforms such as Azure
Experience working with Azure PaaS, Azure networking, and Azure site reliability solutions (specific examples of each will be requested)
Strong practical knowledge of Windows server operating systems (IaaS)
Comprehensive understanding of IT security best practices and threat protection
Closely coordinate with DevOps team on additional cloud automation above the infrastructure layer.
Utilizing the Veracode Security Suite, perform formal hands-on penetration tests and vulnerability assessment of the Decision Research applications
Pinpoint methods that attackers could use to exploit weaknesses and logic flaws
Utilize understanding of attack signatures, tactics, techniques and procedures associated with advanced threats
Incorporate business considerations (e.g. loss of earnings due to downtime, cost of engagement, etc.) into security strategies
Research, document, discuss, and write security findings with management and IT teams and produce actionable, threat-based, reports on security testing results
Develop meaningful metrics to reflect the true posture of the environment allowing the organization to make educated decisions based on risk
Review and define requirements for information security solutions
Provide feedback and verification as an organization fixes security issues


Desired Skills

Microsoft Azure Certification
Experience with Devops practices
Experience with the Veracode Security Suite or similar product

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