Principal Consultant, Cloud Security- Remote (Anywhere in the U.S.)


Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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GuidePoint Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions and minimize risk. By taking a three-tiered, holistic approach for evaluating security posture and ecosystems, GuidePoint enables some of the nation’s top organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies, to identify threats, optimize resources and integrate best-fit solutions that mitigate risk.

GuidePoint Security’s Cloud Security Team is seeking to add a Principal Consultant, Cloud Security with experience in solving enterprise multi-cloud security challenges. Our Principal Consultant engage with customers to understand their business security drivers to design secure, reliable and cost-effective cloud native architectures. As a Principal Consultant you will partner with customers, account teams and other GuidePoint Security teams to create solutions that address complex cloud security problems. The Principal Consultant will deliver across AWS, Azure, and GCP; though this role will specialize in our AWS services.


- Provide technical leadership in designing and implementing complex deployments for securing cloud (PaaS, IaaS and SaaS) solutions

- Responsible for understanding, designing and developing security solutions, technical and reference architectures and supporting security strategies tailored to our client’s needs, with a focus towards AWS

- Perform as a subject matter professional on AWS cloud technologies (and AWS cloud technology security)

- Assess existing AWS deployments and identify security improvements

- Provide architectural guidance for clients migrating to AWS (primarily), Azure, or GCP

- Present findings, recommendations, and project plans to senior leadership

- Hands-on experience capable of creating proof-of-concepts in AWS

- Ensure team knowledge and experience with AWS services remains current

- When not working on client projects, assist cloud security practice in improving service offerings


- In-depth AWS knowledge including networking, encryption, identity and access management, and automation

- AWS experience must include IAM, Lambda, GuardDuty, CloudTrail, VPC networking (DX, Transit Gateway, VPN, Peering), KMS, Security Hub, Inspector, Config, and other security related services

- Working knowledge or experience with Terraform or CloudFormation

- Working knowledge of Lambda functions

- Experience working through and/or leading audits and assessments in the cloud

- Experience working with enterprise-level systems in order to design cloud equivalent enterprise-grade solutions

- Security related certifications highly preferred


Why GuidePoint?

GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 550 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 2,000 clients.

Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company’s success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.  This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with the one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.

Some added perks….

  • Remote workforce primarily (U.S. based only, some travel may be required for certain positions)
  • 100% employer-paid medical and dental premiums with generous employer family contributions
  • 11 corporate holidays and a Flexible Time Off (FTO) program
  • Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
  • Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment
  • MacBook Pro laptop


Job perks/benefits: Flex hours Flex vacation
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere
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