Cloud Security Architect

More than 30 years ago, ETRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.


The Cloud Security Architect will be responsible for designing and documenting the cloud security strategy to ensure a consistent cloud security framework. The candidate must also possess strong interpersonal and communication skills to lead the overall cloud security strategy and deliver solutions across varying departments to ensure consistency.

The Cloud Security Architect responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as a cloud security SME for high visibility cloud computing initiatives
  • Develop cloud security strategy plans and roadmaps based on sound enterprise architecture practices
  • Participate or drive projects to evaluate public and private cloud services/technologies to meet business objectives
  • Create security reference architectures for the public, private, and hybrid cloud initiatives
  • Analyze and design cloud application deployments and migration strategy and processes.
  • Liaise with other security architects and security practitioners to share cloud computing best practices and insights


The Cloud Security Architect should have 7+ years of direct, documented, and verifiable experience with the following:
  • Experience in using architecture methodologies such as SABSA, Zachman and/or TOGAF
  • Full-stack knowledge of IT infrastructure:
  • Applications
  • Databases
  • Operating systems - Windows, Unix and Linux
  • Hypervisors
  • IP networks - WAN and LAN
  • Storage networks - Fibre Channel, iSCSI and NAS
  • Backup networks and media
  • Direct experience designing IAM technologies and services:
  • Active Directory
  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  • Amazon Web Service (AWS) IAM
  • 5+ years of experience/working knowledge of IT service management (e.g., ITIL-related disciplines):
    • Change management
    • Configuration management
    • Asset management
    • Incident management
    • Problem management

To ensure that security-related matters are adequately conveyed, the following business skills are necessary:
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Communication skills
  • Financial analysis skills
  • Project management skills

Bachelors or master's degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, or a related field, preferred.

CISSP, CCSP, CISM, CISA, or other industry recognized certificates are highly desired.

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit to learn more about the opportunities.

TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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