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Cyber Defense Consultant, Cloudat CDW Careers

Job ID: 
Focus Area: 
Data Security
Date Posted 
Mar 21, 2022
Remote, Remote
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Focal Point Data Risk, a CDW Company, is one that delivers a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of consulting service offerings.  Focal Point has brought together industry-leading expertise in cyber security, identity governance and access management, data privacy and analytics, internal audit, and hands-on training services, giving companies everything, they need to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, we provide our clients with the flexible support they need to protect and leverage data across any part of their organization. Simply put, CDW-Focal Point is the next generation of risk management. 

The security industry is rapidly developing, and innovation is constant. We pride ourselves on staying ahead of the curve in delivering in-demand and creative solutions to our clients. As part of the Cyber Defense team at CDW Focal Point, the Consultant is a subject matter expert that works with Focal Point clients to design and deploy industry-leading solutions to improve the protection of assets within their cloud environments. The ideal candidate for this job will be a goal-oriented, customer focused information security practitioner who possess the ability to apply solutions to business requirements to assist the organization in achieving business, technical, and security related goals.


What you will get to do:

  • Work with customer teams to support the design, deployment and improvement of cloud security posture.
  • Use a variety of platforms and tools to assess and improve our customer’s current cloud security on cloud providers such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.
  • Develop DevSecOps tool stacks and programs to support modern secure application delivery.
  • Work across Focal Point business units to provide a holistic approach that combines risk management, access management and cyber defense.
  • Engage with other Focal Point and customer teams to get and share information to improve processes and security posture.

What you’ll need to succeed: 


  • Multiple years of relevant experience in cybersecurity preferred.
  • Experience consulting with clients and working within mixed consultant/customer teams.
  • Experience in conducting cloud security assessments.

Technical Skills & Proficiency

  • Demonstrated technical skills with common cloud and cloud security platforms in AWS, Azure and GCP.
  • Ability to review, produce and execute recommended changes to existing cloud security platforms.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.


  • Degree in Computer Science, engineering, information systems or equivalent work experience is required.
  • Certified Cloud Security Profession (CCSP) preferred.
  • AWS Security, Azure Security Engineer Associate and/or Google Cloud Security Engineer certification preferred.

Travel and Location:

  • Telecommute available, with travel averaging 50%


COVID-19 Update:
CDW is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of known hazards and to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of coworkers and candidates for employment and their families, as well as the community.

CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation.  Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

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