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Cloud Security Engineer

Location: Remote Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2022-7124 Potential to Telecommute: Yes

Job Description

Own Your Future. Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Cloud Security Engineer. This is a Remote opportunity.

Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?

  • Interesting Work:  Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.  
  • Values: Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. 
  • 100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers.  It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.  
  • Great Benefits - Most Full-Time Staff Are Eligible for: 
    • Starting PTO accrual of 20 days PTO/year + 10 holidays/year
    • Flexible schedules
    • 6% 401k match with immediate vesting
    • Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)
    • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account
    • Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement
    • Other company funded benefits, like life and disability insurance
    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan
  • Track Record of Success:  We have grown every year since our founding in 1993

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking an experienced Cloud Security Engineer who will be responsible for assisting the Security and Cloud teams in building a security focused cloud architecture, as well as threat hunting and remediation.

Responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Design, develop, and implement security requirements into cloud-native architectures that will allow business requirements to be met with appropriate security controls present
  • Assist the security and cloud team in building a security focused cloud architecture as well as threat hunting and remediation
  • Interface with the cloud and engineering teams to ensure that the global platform and clients' sensitive information is protected
  • Excellent understanding/working knowledge of the public cloud infrastructure and services in Azure is a strong plus
  • Troubleshooting security and network problems and respond to all system and/or network related security breaches
  • Participating in the change management process
  • Develop documentation as in system design, concept of operations and architecture diagrams
  • Daily administrative tasks, reporting, and communication with the relevant departments in the organization
  • Collaborate with others on the project to brainstorm about the best way to tackle a complex technological infrastructure, security, or development problem
  • Provide technical design and architecture advice to customer teams on how to securely develop and build cloud-ready applications
  • Implement policies and procedures for responding to security incidents, and for investigating and reporting security violations and incidents


  • 5+ years of systems engineering experience
  • 2+ years of Azure (or other CSP) experience
  • Experience working with Government clients, systems, and applications
  • Experience with industry standards, services, and environments including, but not limited to: Azure PaaS, IaaS, Windows Server, RHEL/Ubuntu
  • Self-starter with the ability to gather input from stakeholders and execute independently
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows OS (client and server)
  • Familiarity with NIST SP 800-171, FedRAMP, and CMMC
  • Hands-on technical experience with cloud computing services (AWS, Microsoft Azure)
  • Strong Microsoft Windows background

Desired Skills/Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security, or related field
  • AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies
  • CISSP, CCSP, or similar certification
  • Strong UNIX/LINUX background

Work-at-Home Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to provide a high-speed Internet connection for a home office

Travel Statement: Limited travel required

Please note US Citizenship is required for most positions with MTSI.



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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

EEO Statement: MTSI embraces nine core values including our first core value of Employees come first. Consistent with our Core Values, we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, military/veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law. MTSI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with MTSI and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.

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