Cloud Security Analyst

at Skiltrek LLC
Published February 8, 2024
Location Kansas City, MO
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


6 Month(s) Contract to Hire


The ideal candidate will be experienced in threat hunting, vulnerability management, and the interpretation of security report scans. Your role will focus on ensuring the security and integrity of our cloud-based systems and data.


- Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or related field

- Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in cloud security, threat hunting, and vulnerability management

- Proficiency with Tenable or similar vulnerability management tools

- Strong understanding of cloud environments (AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud) and associated security challenges (preferably Azure)

- Experience in interpreting and analyzing security scan reports and translating findings into actionable recommendations

- Knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks, standards, and best practices

- Excellent problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills

- Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CEH, GSEC, AWS/Azure Security) are a plus!


Security, Azure, Security architecture, Information security

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Key Responsibilities:

- Conduct proactive threat hunting to identify potential security threats and vulnerabilities within the cloud environment.

- Manage and utilize Tenable for vulnerability assessment, ensuring comprehensive coverage of all cloud assets.

- Perform regular security scans, analyze results, and prioritize findings based on potential impact.

- Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation of vulnerabilities, threats, and incidents.

- Collaborate with IT and cybersecurity teams to implement effective security measures and respond to security incidents.

- Interpret security report scans, and provide clear and actionable insights to relevant stakeholders.

- Stay current with emerging cloud security threats and trends, and recommend proactive measures to mitigate risks.

- Assist in developing and refining cloud security policies, procedures, and best practices.

- Participate in security audits and compliance initiatives as required.

About Us

Skiltrek is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US.
At Skiltrek, we promise you the perfect opportunity of building technical excellence, understand business performance and nuances,
be abreast with the latest happenings in technology world and enjoy a satisfying work life balance.
Skiltrek is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender,
race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law.
Skiltrek is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

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