Cloud Security Engineer - Azure / AWS

Employer
Oliver James Associates
Location
Warrington, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
3 Oct 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Cloud Security Engineer

We are looking for an experience Cloud focused Security Engineer to join a reputable and innovative company to be based out of there modern offices in Warrington.

A large transformation project towards automation & continuous integration across the business is underway, and with the technology department rapidly expanding - now is an exciting time to join and become a key part of the growth of the company.

You will directly be supporting the Head of IT Security ensuring that Cloud Services and IT Development are delivered in a way that supports the confidentiality, integrity & availability of system and data. Your main responsibilities will involve monitoring all cloud service usage, compliance with cloud security policies, to offer specialist support & guidance and to be responsible for supporting the build and evaluation of all cloud based services.

Key Responsibilities:
  • The design & development of cloud security control infrastructure
  • Cloud Security Risk Assessments, maintain ongoing assessments of emerging cloud threats - making recommendations as you go.
  • Perform security assessments, including vulnerability & application testing.
  • To Ensure that all appropriate security tooling is implemented & that security policies & controls are in place
  • Service as a specialist with cross-functional teams - advising & assisting with design & implementation of various cloud / cloud security projects. Measure compliance with IT security policies and maintain industry leading standards across the whole business.
  • Drive forward the embedding of security within the continuous integration / improvement pipeline - supporting the Agile / DevOps execution.
  • Provide 2nd / 3rd line support on IT Security incidents

Skills & Experience
  • A background in cloud computing is needed, Azure is desired;however, other cloud platforms will be considered
  • An understanding of IT Risks, controls, mitigation techniques and an expertise with vulnerability scanning techniques
  • Vulnerability detection & remediation.
  • Experience with designing cloud security monitoring solutions
  • Good knowledge of ITIL processes and an understanding of Agile & DevOps methodologies
  • Experience working with development teams & the embedding of security tooling with them

You will be the specialist for the business and therefore travel to other company sites will occasionally be required; however, there will also be options to work from home.

Paying up to £70k + a 20% bonus and an excellent pension, it is a great opportunity to make a real difference to a reputable business and in an exciting field!. You will be based in their offices just outside Warrington - fully remote for now, with a likelihood of 50/50 home / Office working in the future.

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