Senior Cloud Security Manager

Job Locations US
Requisition ID
Position Category
Project and Program Management
Agency Clearance
Citizen Security & Public Services


Peraton is Hiring! We are looking for an experienced Cloud Security Manager. As the Security single point of contact leader,  this qualified individual will be be responsible and accountable for the security of a highly secured and technical cloud environment.

Lead a team of security engineers to incorporate emerging security technologies and security compliance in a cloud environment.


What you will do...

  • Utilize strong IT architectural cloud experience in conjunction with deep security principles to establish and implement cloud security processes and policies for ongoing support of an AWS cloud environment.
  • Lead solution and design discussions using a cloud-based architecture to incorporate security best practices and government security regulations and mandates.
  • Own the relationship with client security counterparts and provide both consultative as well as day over day communication on security strategy, initiatives, projects, and activities.
  • Collaborate on an ongoing basis with the Cloud Technical architects and operations teams to ensure a cohesive approach for the services being provided by Peraton.
  • Proactively provide security recommendations and execute changes in the environment to provide a secured cloud environment using tools, processes, and skilled resources.
  • Lead security teams to provide technically secured solutions in a dynamic environment with changing requirements.
  • Be an enabler to incorporate IT and Security practices to deliver high performing solutions and services.
  • Lead all aspects of a cloud environment (AWS) to include security vulnerability, compliance and operations, tools, processes, to include enterprise activities such as security operations, security Authorization to Proceed (ATO), internal / external security assessments and audits, updates to Security Support Plans while incorporating and adhering to multiple government and industry security controls.
  • Continuously validate the organization against policies, guidelines, procedures, regulations/laws to ensure compliance.
  • Present and communicate daily to all levels in the organization and be able to quickly adapt and prepare for both internal and client executive level meetings or demonstrations.
  • Champion new security ideas or initiatives for additional tools, processes, or policies through to the development of written proposals, client approvals, and implementation.
  • Responsible for managing a team of direct reports and leading teams/projects or workstreams where you were the decision -maker, coach, mentor, developed the team skills and/or managed conflict.
  • Solid understanding of cyber security and the ability to take charge and lead security events or investigations with senior executives.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 12 years of experience OR a Master’s degree and 10 years of equivalent industry and Federal government experience. Additional years of experience maybe accepted in lieu of the degree.
  • Experience working with AWS cloud native technologies including server-less, container implementations, DevOps, CLI, databases, compute, storage, security and/or network.
  • Experience leading security SOCs, Vulnerability and Compliance, Cloud Access, and Cloud Tools teams.
  • Experience developing AWS cloud architecture or implementations of cloud architecture and providing the security related components associated with cloud migration or cloud solutions.
  • Expert knowledge of cyber vulnerability management practices and the leadership skills to drive daily vulnerability management practices in a technical cloud environment proactively preventing security related findings and POAMs.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with standard network logging formats, network management systems and network security monitoring systems, security information and event management, network packet analysis tools and forensic analysis tools
  • Experience in identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
  • Experiences in applying cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation).
  • Experience managing fiscal responsibilities by either creating, optimizing, or maintaining budget and/or staffing plans.
  • Experience and responsible for working in a multi-vendor environment building relationships with cross functional teams.
  • Strong Program and Project management skills with the ability to plan and execute projects through to successful delivery.
  • Expertise with Industry Standard Frameworks (NIST, FISMA, FedRAMP, DISA)
  • Eligible to obtain and maintain a Federal Government clearance.
  • Must be a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security and AWS Certifications preferred.
  • Active Pubic Trust clearance a plus
  • Experience in reviewing & applying policy, plans, and strategy in compliance with laws, regulations, policies, and standards in support of organizational cyber activities and developing and/or scaled applications.



At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.



Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$135,000 - $216,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed