Architect, Cloud Security
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Cloud Security Architect


We know technology is the key to success in a connected world. The innovative solutions we provide our clients can unlock possibilities that transform their business. While technology permits that connection, technology without imagination and ingenuity cannot be effective. At Presidio, we know that it's our people that make the connections happen.

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN US? You will set your career on track for outstanding achievement with a company that knows no limits. Presidio is a leading IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Business Analytics, Cloud, Security & Emerging solutions.


Presidio is hiring a Cloud Security Architect to work with top-tier customers and promote Cloud Adoption and Security best practices. As a Cloud Security Architect, you will partner with customers, Presidio Sales and several other Presidio teams to create solutions that address customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of Cloud Security services.

The ideal candidate must be broadly competent across many areas of technology with deep experience in either Cyber Security, Identity Management, or Application Security. We are looking for individuals with total quality mindset, able to create a frictionless adoption of security practices. The ability to balance compliance and risk requirements with the business's need to create value is critical.


  • Interacting with several customer stakeholders, including developers, team leads, engineering directors, and CxOs.
  • Establish yourself as a Trusted Advisor to our customers and internal delivery teams
  • Advise and architect on Cloud Infrastructure, Applications, and Identity Management solutions
  • Performing code reviews of our own and customers' services and apps including SaaS, PaaS, and mobile
  • Assist or lead in threat modeling and secure design activities
  • Collaborating with engineers on the best ways to mitigate vulnerabilities and reduce risk
  • Participating in our incident response and vulnerability remediation efforts
  • Integrating external and internal security tools and automation into development and build environments
  • Developing lightweight SDLC processes to embed into engagement deliveries and Software Engineering workflows
  • Develop secure coding practices and train engineering teams
  • Interface with customers' and our own security teams when they are scoping and performing security assessments
  • Helping to rapidly scale our team. As a member of the security team, you'll be an integral part of how we mature our own tooling, best practices, engineering processes, and hiring


  • 5+ years' work experience in an application security or product security role including experience with code reviews, pentesting, and ideally threat modeling
  • 5-10+ years' experience in systems/security engineering, cloud engineering, identity & access management, or software development/architecture
  • Have one or more technical certifications related to cloud and application security
    • e.g., AWS/Azure Security, Okta Professional, or Palo Alto Prisma Cloud Security Engineer.
  • Highly desired to have one or more cybersecurity industry certification
    • e.g., CCSK, Cloud Security Professional, Cloud+, CCSP, CISSP, CISM, CSSLP
  • Strong communicator with the ability to translate technical security requirements and risks into terms that anyone can understand
  • In-depth experience finding AND fixing web application security vulnerabilities including those found in the OWASP Top 10 and CWE Top 25
  • Relevant development experience in multiple programming languages, preferably: Java, .Net, Python, Javascript/Typescript
  • Strong, general knowledge of the browser security model, modern network security, cloud security, and compliance frameworks
    • e.g., BSIMMS, OpenSAMM, DSOMM, or CMMI Cybersecurity
  • Great communication skills. Prompt response and action when needed. People rarely need to follow up with you.
  • Be customer obsessed
  • Technical leadership skills: you enjoy being a tech lead, mentoring technologists, and evangelizing security and privacy
  • Embrace a Shift-Left approach to security awareness and culture
  • Comfortable with complexity in the short term but can build towards simplicity in the long term
  • Type S(tartup) personality: smart, ethical, friendly, hard-working and proactive (no exceptions).

We are looking for a candidate that is the right fit to make this a rewarding and successful experience. Below are some of the attributes we've seen as meaningful to succeed in this role:

You are a leader with vision - You are a hands-on PM and have delivered projects with varying complexities and environments. You are known for your attention to detail without losing the big picture. You are respected by your peers, customers, and industry.

You are a great listener - Our goal is to deliver solutions that last for years and continuously adapt to the changing needs of the industry. You are in tune to your customers, peers, industry trends and are receptive to what the market needs.

You are a collaborator - You enjoy working with multi-cultural teams, both domestic and international and find ways to get the best out of your people. You also work well with a variety of roles including core development, design, operations, and support.

You believe in continuous learning - Things change in our industry continuously, and you always love to learn both the underlying technology and the business motivations of our customers, constantly finding new ways to improve our solutions, processes to make valuable contributions for our customers.

You are ready to contribute to rapid growth within a dynamic, small company culture!




Presidio is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the highest levels and has strengthened its drive to build and drive systemic DE&I change process across all levels of the organization. Cultivating a culture of inclusion where the expression of all our differences are valued, celebrated, and add to our collective achievements.

Presidio is a leading global IT solutions provider assisting clients in harnessing technology innovation and simplifying IT complexity to digitally transform their businesses and drive return on IT investment. Our Digital Infrastructure, Business Analytics, Cloud, Security & Emerging solutions enable our almost 7,000 middle market, enterprise, and government clients to take advantage of new digital revenue streams, omnichannel customer experience models, and the rich data insights generated by those interactions.

We serve as an extension of our clients' IT teams, providing deep expertise and letting them focus on their core business. Within Presidio's 40+ US offices and offices in Ireland, London, Singapore, and India, we support 2,800+ professionals, including 1,600 technical engineers. Presidio is a trusted advisor to our clients on a national level while also bringing our global scale and expertise to bear.

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Presidio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances. 


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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