Technical Solutions Architect II – Cloud Security

World Wide Technology

Why WWT?

At World Wide Technology, we work together to make a new world happen. Our most important work benefits our clients and partners as much as it does our people and communities across the globe. WWT is dedicated to achieving its mission of creating a profitable growth company that is also a Great Place to Work for All. We achieve this through our world-class culture, generous benefits and by delivering cutting-edge technology solutions for our clients.

WWT was founded in 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri. We employ more than 10,000 people globally and closed nearly $20 billion in revenue in 2023. We have an inclusive culture and believe our core values are the key to company and employee success. WWT is proud to have been included on the FORTUNE “100 Best Places to Work For®” list for more than 13 years.

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Our Global Solutions & Architecture team is looking for a passionate and ambitious Cloud and App Security Architect (Technical Solutions Architect) to join the WWT family.

Summary: Be an SME within our Cloud Security team that builds and evangelizes modern cloud security processes and tooling that support WWTs Cloud Security Framework.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be a self-driven and motivated team player to help other team members and our customers overcome challenges to drive secure outcomes that transform security teams with modern approaches to risk and compliance.
  • Develop and promote best practices for security of, in and through software-defined environments.
  • Produce tactical solutions and strategic frameworks that address security in software-defined hosting platforms.
  • Assist clients in building and adopting secure cloud workload delivery approaches to accelerate attestation and compliance across their cloud footprint.
  • Make recommendations for building new infrastructure and improving existing architecture.
  • Help implement and adopt new technologies for future deployment.
  • Provide technical guidance, knowledge transfers and mentorship to peers as required.
  • Simplify messaging and assist in vendor enablement for field sales teams.
  • Create functional multi-vendor architectures and solutions.
  • Engage in thought leadership activities: event speaking, blog posts, podcasts, conference attendance.
  • Stay up to date on Cloud Security approaches, supporting technologies, trends, standards, and best practices.
  • Help create proposals and presentations aligned with account teams and vendors.
  • Maintain relationships as the go-to Cloud Security advisor for WWT clients.
  • Learn, Understand and Evangelize WWT’s differentiators.
  • Familiarize WWT account teams with Cloud Security solutions and provide practice messaging updates regularly.
  • Participate in the design & buildout of labs in our ATC
  • Define POC and Customer Engagement guidelines.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • In-depth knowledge of the CNAPP market and how to integrate the technology into an overall security program.
  • Understanding of DevOps principles and at what stages security should be introduced.
  • Experience working with server virtualization, IaaS, PaaS and cloud environments
  • Experience with containerization, orchestration, monitoring and metric technologies
  • Familiarity with Git or other version control systems.
  • Knowledge of how CI/CD tooling informs and influences a larger security framework.
  • Demonstrated experience with cloud-native security solutions.
  • Deep understanding of the core tenets of a secure cloud environment.
  • Capable of developing secure cloud and application workload architectures.

Experience, Education, and Certifications Desired:

  • 5+ years as a Cloud Architect or
  • 10+ years of experience in configuring and managing software/infrastructure deployments.
  • Any degrees from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience
  • Solutions Architect and Security specialty certification(s) from GCP, AWS, or Azure.
  • CCSP, CCSK certifications a plus
  • Experience with Cloud-Native Security tools.
  • Experience architecting and integrating 3rd party cloud security, posture management and monitoring tools.
  • Experience with two or more public cloud providers

The well-being of WWT employees is essential. So, when it comes to our benefits package, WWT has one of the best. We offer the following benefits to all full-time employees:

  • Health and Wellbeing: Health, Dental, and Vision Care, Onsite Health Centers, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness program
  • Financial Benefits: Competitive pay, Profit Sharing, 401k Plan with Company Matching, Life and Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off: PTO & Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Military Leave, Bereavement
  • Additional Perks: Nursing Mothers Benefits, Voluntary Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Discount Program

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a commitment at WWT — it is the foundation of what we do. Through diverse networks and pipelines, we have a clear vision: to create a Great Place to Work for All. We believe inclusion includes U. Be who U are at WWT!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Preferred (Not Required) Locations: St. Louis, Milwaukee, Chicago, Austin, Dallas, Phoenix, Charlotte, Atlanta and potentially others