Cloud Security Engineer and SME

UltraViolet Cyber

Arlington, VA, USA Remote

Full time

$105-115k (annually)



Oct 11

Make a difference here.

UltraViolet Cyber is a leading platform-enabled unified security operations company providing a comprehensive suite of security operations solutions. Founded and operated by security practitioners with decades of experience, the UltraViolet Cyber security-as-code platform combines technology innovation and human expertise to make advanced real-time cybersecurity accessible for all organizations by eliminating risks of separate red and blue teams.

By creating continuously optimized identification, detection, and resilience from today’s dynamic threat landscape, UltraViolet Cyber provides both managed and custom-tailored unified security operations solutions to the Fortune 500, Federal Government, and Commercial clients. UltraViolet Cyber is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with global offices across the U.S. and in India.

UltraViolet Cyber is seeking a talented cybersecurity focused, Cloud Solutions Architect with expertise in compliance-as-code, you will lead the design and implementation of cloud solutions that not only meet business needs but also adhere to regulatory and security compliance standards. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring that compliance is an integral part of our cloud infrastructure by leveraging automation and best practices in compliance-as-code.

The role will support a federal agency and require US citizenship and a Federal background investigation.

Hybrid Schedule, Partial Telework: This position requires 1 day per week in Arlington, VA.

No third-party candidates will be considered.

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Cloud Solutions Architecture:
  • Solution Design: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design cloud solutions that align with business objectives while considering compliance requirements.
  • Compliance-as-Code: Implement compliance-as-code practices to automate the enforcement and validation of compliance controls within cloud environments.
  • Security and Privacy: Ensure that cloud solutions are designed with security and data privacy in mind, including encryption, access controls, and data protection.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay up to date with relevant regulations (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA, SOC 2) and ensure that cloud solutions meet compliance standards.
  • Risk Assessment: Conduct risk assessments and provide recommendations to mitigate potential compliance risks.

Automation and Documentation:

  • Compliance Automation: Develop and maintain scripts, templates, and configurations to automate compliance checks and remediation.
  • Documentation: Create comprehensive documentation outlining compliance-as-code processes, controls, and configurations.
  • Audits and Assessments: Assist in compliance audits and assessments by providing documentation and evidence of compliance-as-code implementation.

Training and Education:

  • Team Training: Provide training and mentorship to cloud engineering and DevOps teams on compliance-as-code best practices.
  • Awareness: Raise awareness of compliance requirements and best practices throughout the organization.


  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience or 9 years of experience without a degree.
  • Proven experience as a Cloud Solutions Architect with a focus on compliance and security.
  • Strong knowledge of cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and associated services.
  • Experience with compliance frameworks (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001) and regulatory requirements (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA).
  • Expertise in compliance-as-code tools and practices (e.g., Terraform, AWS Config, Azure Policy).
  • Cloud certifications (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)) are highly desirable.
  • Strong scripting and automation skills (e.g., Python, PowerShell).
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and lead compliance discussions.

Benefits at UltraViolet Cyber!

  • 401(k), including an employer match of 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (available on the 1st day of the month following your first day of employment)
  • Group Term Life, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Life, Hospital Indemnity, Accident, and/or Critical Illness
  • Participation in the Discretionary Time Off (DTO) Program
  • 11 Paid Holidays Annually

We sincerely thank all applicants in advance for submitting their interest in this position. We know your time is valuable.

UltraViolet Cyber welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

If you want to make an impact, UltraViolet Cyber is the place for you!

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