AWS Security Architect

Hays Finance Technology
13 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
AWS Security Architect - Contract - Asset Management

AWS Security Architect - Contract - Asset Management

The AWS Security Architect works within the Security Architecture and Engineering team and is the primary contact for AWS engagement, driving interaction with core stakeholders including Cyber Security, Cloud Operations and Product Delivery.

Your work will include;
  • Delivering in collaboration with the product Cloud Operation team robust and innovative security architecture for AWS.
  • Designing security in from the start and supporting the companies cloud first strategy.
  • Creating, reviewing and enforcing security design patterns to support desired architecture.
  • Empowering Product Teams and Cloud Operations to achieve secure delivery underpinning the Cloud First strategy.
  • An AWS evangelist, passionate about driving innovation of security and IAAS environment.

Key Responsibilities;
  • Responsible for defining they utilise AWS in a secure and compliant manner.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all AWS security designs, blueprints and artefacts are maintained and adhere to good practice.
  • Acting as the central point of contact for AWS Security Architecture for other Technology teams within the organisation.
  • Leading the assessment of AWS services and how they may be consumed in a financial services organisation globally.

Required Skills;
  • Recent and practical experience of designing security within Amazon AWS cloud services.
  • Experience of application security within CI/CD pipeline and associated assurance tooling.
  • Detailed in-depth application security architecture skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of the OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities.
  • Understanding of off-cloud technologies; storage, server, network, middleware etc and how they may interact in a hybrid cloud environment.
  • Familiarity with NIST 800-53, Cloud Security Alliance and ISO27001 control frameworks.
  • Working understanding of GDPR, FCA regulations, Privacy regulations and practices.

  • Security accreditations such as CISM, CISSP or CISA by a recognised body are required.
  • Cloud security certification such as CCSK or other relevant and recognised qualification desired. Certifications in AWS security and architecture practices desired.

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