Job Openings AWS Cloud Security Analyst, Remote

About the job AWS Cloud Security Analyst, Remote

AWS Cloud Security Analyst, Remote

Our client, based out of Maryland, is seeking a hands on AWS Cloud Security Analyst for a remote, contract to hire opportunity. 

Salary:  Up to $120K


As a hands on AWS Cloud Security Analyst supporting our client, you will be trusted to work on security tools and AWS.  This contract runs fraud analysis on health claims data.


Note:  This is a hands on position.

  • Collaborating with IT teams on security issues and projects.
  • Identifying security risks and exposures, determines the causes of security violations and suggests procedures to halt future incidents and improve security.
  • Analyzing data collected from a variety of cyber defense tools (e.g., IDS alerts, firewalls, network traffic logs) to analyze events that occur within their environments for the purposes of mitigating threats.
  • Conducting assessment of exiting security controls to make certain operating as intended.
  • Developing opportunities to automate and integrate security tasks.
  • Hands-on implementing/working with AWS Cloud services.
  • Investigating issues through log file analysis and other tools.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • At least one Security certification (CEH, GCIH, GCIA or CISSP).
  • Experience working in AWS Cloud.
  • Functional knowledge of networking principles.
  • Knowledge of cryptography and security certificates management.
  • Experience with Fortigate Firewall, Application scanning, End-point protection.
  • Hands-on experience with AWS Cloud Services of AWS Config, Cloudtrail/Cloudwatch, System Manager, Route53, Cloudfront, and Cloudformation.
  • Ability to interpret logged security events.
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning application and ability to interpret results.
  • May provide leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring to Help Desk support team.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication, and customer service skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to identify root cause related to problems.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill.

Please Note:

  • Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • No calls, inquiries, or Third Party Vendors please.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer. Due to our client engagements, we can only consider candidates who are self-represented and can work directly for any employer without requiring sponsorship.
  • $1000 Referral Bonus -

Since 1988, The ACI Group, a Baltimore-based IT staffing firm, has been committed to hiring the industry’s leading professionals, and presenting exciting career opportunities. We have access to varied types of contract, permanent and contract-to-perm positions and offer a choice of employment options including a full benefits package.