Cloud Security Architect

IT Troy, Michigan


Tyler Technologies, a leading company in the Gov Tech industry, is currently looking to hire a Security Architect to drive our Cloud security practices within a high-growth division currently generating $145 million in annual revenue. The ideal candidate will possess a successful track record of leading Cloud security projects and initiatives.
The ideal candidate will lead the strategy and execution of our Cloud security operations for our Public Safety software suite.  The role demands a candidate with deep technical acumen to oversee and expand our Cloud security posture.  Outstanding collaborative and communicative abilities are essential, as this position involves significant coordination with the Product Management, Engineering, and Cloud Operation departments to ensure the security of our platforms and services.


  • Partner with Cloud Security Architecture to drive the security strategy and provide input into cloud security patterns to build Zero Trust architecture
  • Work closely with DevOps to ensure the Cloud is built securely using IaC and manage cloud security posture management
  • Support secure lifecycle process activities including threat modeling, risk assessment, analysis of findings from penetration tests, and tools (e.g., SAST, SCA, Container vulnerability scans)
  • Identify, design, and track risk-remediating security requirements by actively managing open security risks
  • Participate in planning, sprint planning, & daily standups with development teams to champion security in development backlog
  • Conduct project status and process presentations for leadership and external customers. Interfaces with vendors and suppliers to ensure product and project compliance. Communicates any non-compliance and the results of any internal project audits to pertinent parties.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for the product teams, understand and advise on enterprise policies and technical standards with specific regard to vulnerability management and secure configuration
  • Execute secure product strategy working cross-functionally with leaders across the business
  • Balance the product requirements and product security to ensure a stable product
  • Be a coach to Security Champions to grow their product security skills.
  • Acts as a mentor to upcoming Product Security Engineers


  • Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or related field
  • 5+ years of combined experience in one or more of the following areas: secure software development, SaaS, cloud security, security architecture and/or security engineering
  • Secure software development lifecycle (SSDLC) experience
  • Programming abilities and understanding of secure coding practices
  • Experience and knowledge with Identity and Access Management security controls
  • Experience and knowledge with Container Orchestration security controls
  • Experience with Cloud Provider (e.g., Azure, AWS, GCP) security controls
  • Experience with security tools (e.g., SAST, SCA, vulnerability scanning, penetration testing)
  • Understanding of Agile software development practices
  • Experiences with DevOps (CI/CD)
  • Understanding of security by design principles, architecture level security, and zero trust security concepts
  • Up to date knowledge of current and emerging security threats and techniques for exploiting security weaknesses
  • Understanding of industry compliance and security standards (e.g., PCI DSS, ISO 27001, SOC1 and 2)