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JOB #R2102335

Cloud Security Engineer

*We are open to supporting 100% remote work anywhere within the US.*

@ ICF Next, we are fearless in finding new ways to solve problems, relentless in making sure it pays off for our clients and committed to making a positive change in the world. Join our community of mission-driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists to challenge the status quo.  

Position Summary:

  • Involved in the design, testing, implementation and operation of secure state-of-the-art systems, networks, and database products.

  • Conducts risk assessments and provides recommendations for system and application design. Participates in a wide range of security activities including vulnerability management, access management, incident response, troubleshooting, infrastructure management, audit support and more.

  • Analyses are performed through all stages of the system lifecycle, including: concept, design, build, test, integration, operation, maintenance and disposal.

  • Provides analysis, evaluations, and recommendations to improve system consistency, efficiency, and effectiveness.

  • Helps ensure solution requirements meet timing, technical, and financial constraints. Integrates new features into existing solutions, provides analysis to evaluate existing systems against future needs and trends.

  • Uses advanced forensic tools and techniques for investigation and attack reconstruction.  

  • Provides recommendations for enhancements to systems, testing and processes.  May interface with external entities including customers, law enforcement, and intelligence/government agencies.

Performance Objectives:

Technical Work

  • Implement new techniques, solutions, approaches and technologies

  • Develop and document processes to assist team

  • Serve as escalation point for advanced troubleshooting and investigations

  • Evaluate, design and optimize workflows and process automation

  • Tune and optimize existing tools and solutions for peak operation

  • Mentor, support and review Analysts

  • Develop and maintain technology standards

  • Engage with business stakeholders to evaluate solution requirements

  • Modify, create or propose alerts for events of interest

  • Help monitor common channels for priority communications

  • Identify, develop and implement improvements in existing systems

  • Assistance with disaster recovery and incident response testing and processes

  • Research and test emerging threats

Qualifications and Experience

  • 5+ years general technology experience

  • 2+ year related security experience

  • Familiarity with cloud-native tooling and best practices

  • Fluent with information security concepts

  • Desire for growth and development of security skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong ability to multi-task, react and think quickly

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Must be flexible enough to work overtime when needed

  • Ability to travel 2-5 times a year


A seasoned, experienced professional with an understanding of area of specialization.  Helps build new solutions according to architectural designs and requirements.  This job is a fully qualified, career-oriented, professional position.  Represents the level at which a career may stabilize for many years or even until retirement.


Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of clearly identified factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.


Works under fairly limited direction.   Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.  Determines and develops approach to solutions within policies and procedures. Work is evaluated upon completion to ensure objectives have been met.


Regularly interacts with functional peers within the immediate organization, as well as with clients or vendors. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others and/or conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific project/schedules.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.



Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Minneapolis, MN (MN03)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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