Cloud Security Functional Lead

Cloud Security Functional Lead

Archetype Consulting is seeking a highly skilled Cloud Security Functional Lead to join our Cybersecurity Practice and enhance our focus on cloud security and security data lakes. The ideal candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of cloud computing, cybersecurity, and security data lakes, specifically in relation to platforms such as Snowflake Cybersecurity Workload and AWS Security Data Lake. As an expert in cloud security, this individual will play a crucial role in shaping our cybersecurity practices and safeguarding our clients' data.

As a Cloud Security Functional Lead, your primary responsibilities will include the development and implementation of security strategies, policies, procedures, and best practices throughout our organization and for our clients. Furthermore, you will collaborate with a variety of teams and stakeholders to guarantee the successful execution of customer commitments and foster ongoing enhancements in our cybersecurity services.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead Archetype Consulting's cloud cybersecurity practice and serve as the subject matter expert 

  • Develop and implement security strategy, standards, and architectural patterns for clients 

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance across multiple projects, workstreams, and internal teams 

  • Lead the adoption of Snowflake Cybersecurity Workload, AWS Security Data Lake, and other relevant platforms 

  • Establish and maintain internal cyber security labs to ensure they are ready for demonstration during customer demos 

  • Establish trusted relationships with clients through face-to-face reviews and provide timely solutions to their security challenges and requirements 

  • Act as a trusted advisor to clients, understanding their security needs and aligning Archetype Consulting's services accordingly 

  • Support pre-sales efforts by collaborating with sales teams, ensuring product and service selections meet clients' business and technological needs 

  • Collaborate with business development teams in the pursuit of new business opportunities 

  • Plan and manage budgets for capital expenditures and operating expenses in alignment with management targets 

  • Develop innovative approaches to address complex challenges by engaging with business partners 

  • Create and deliver mechanisms for tracking progress and informing decision-making processes among senior leadership 

  • Maintain expert-level knowledge in several of the following areas: 

  • Zero Trust 

  • Security Data Lake 

  • Cloud Security 

  • Data Security 

  • Active Directory 

  • Risk Management 


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, or a related field 

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience with Cyber Security and cloud security, with increasing responsibility 

  • Demonstrated experience with Security Data Lakes, Snowflake Cybersecurity Workload, and AWS Security Data Lake 

  • strategic planning experience (e.g. organization strategies) 

  • business development experience (e.g. managing opportunity pipelines and developing bids for requests for proposal) 

  • interacting and briefing C-suite government and industry leaders 

  • working in a program planning and delivery leadership capacity  

  • Professional security-related qualifications such as CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CISA, GIAC or equivalent are highly desirable. 

  • Strong understanding of cloud computing concepts and architectures 

  • Knowledge of industry security standards, regulations, and best practices 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, or a related field 

  • Experience in conducting security audits and assessments 

  • Proven track record of managing and delivering complex cybersecurity projects 

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment 

  • Familiarity with other cloud platforms, such as Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform 

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