Cloud Security Architect

Mutual of Omaha

Omaha, NE Cybersecurity

You enjoy analyzing risks and working on innovative ways to make systems more secure. You’re an independent self-starter with a mindset focused on strategies for counteracting threats. We’d like your skills to help implement security solutions for our cloud-based systems, including infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS). 

Our Cloud Security Architect will serve as the central point of contact for matters related to cloud security. You will lead the design and development of innovative security architectures for protecting data deployed into different types of cloud and cloud/hybrid systems. This position directly contributes to the overall enterprise cloud architecture and leads the security vision and strategy around cloud-based applications, across all types.


  • Design and develop security architectures on cloud and cloud/hybrid-based systems
  • Design and implement cloud-native architectures and designs that will allow those requirements to be met with a minimal degree of risk to the firm and with appropriate security controls present
  • Represent the cloud infrastructure team and other teams as assigned in development and implementation of the overall enterprise cloud first architecture
  • Act as the ambassador and senior technical representative while engaging with other senior technical leaders throughout the firm in design and implementation of cloud and cloud/hybrid-based implementations and solutions
  • Work with enterprise architecture, infrastructure services and application development organizations to choose appropriate technology solutions
  • Lead training and technical forums, serve as both a formal and informal mentor, and execute other initiatives designed to share knowledge across enterprise security and/or technology teams
  • Develop and execute strategies to increase cloud security knowledge throughout the enterprise, as well as developing and mentoring more-junior security analysts and engineers
  • In this role you’ll be sitting over 66% of the time and need visual acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time


  • Experience architecting solutions within Amazon Web Services (AWS) and, preferably, other cloud providers
  • Experience with assessment, development and implementation, operationalization and documentation of a comprehensive and broad set of security technologies and processes, secure software development (application security), data protection, cryptography, key management, identity and access management (IAM), network security within SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud environments
  • Working knowledge of common and industry standard cloud-native/cloud-friendly authentication mechanisms (OAuth, OpenID, etc.)
  • Proven experience with service-oriented architecture for cloud-based services
  • History working with cloud security and governance tools, cloud access security brokers (CASBs), and server virtualization technologies
  • Experience with enterprise applications (architecture, development, support, and troubleshooting)
  • Experience performing threat modeling and design reviews to assess security implications and requirements for introduction of new technologies
  • Experience with enterprise architecture and working as part of a cross-functional team to implement solutions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction; self-motivated


  • Cloud security and architecture related certifications (Amazon AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, Amazon AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional)
  • Degree in a computer science or engineering field, with seven or more years of experience preferred
  • Experience with deployment orchestration, automation and security configuration management (Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Java EE software development experience, and experience with authentication/authorization in Java EE application servers (WebSphere, JBoss, Tomcat, etc.)
  • Architecture of mobile platform (iOS, Android) solutions, integrated with cloud-based services
  • Detailed understanding of SSL/TLS protocols and certificate-based solutions


  • A diverse workplace where associates feel a sense of belonging
  • A company that feels like a small, close-knit community, with the strength of a Fortune 500
  • Tuition reimbursement, training and career development
  • Competitive salary, incentives, 401(k), flexible work schedules and a healthy amount of time off
  • Don’t live in Omaha? No problem! We offer an attractive relocation package.


Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.6 million individual product customers and 36,000 employer groups.  Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.      

From day one, you’ll have the tools to be your best self at work. Here you’ll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples’ lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.  

Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged … feel a sense of belonging … and contribute to the company’s exceptional future. 

Join forces with a company that can AMPLIFY YOUR STRENGTHS AND EMPOWER YOUR CAREER. 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST.

For all other inquiries, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Job ID: 3591

Posted 8 days ago

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