Cloud Security Engineer

at EMC Insurance
Published September 9, 2023
Location Iowa City, IA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


At EMC, you'll put your skills to good use as an important member of our team. You can count on gaining valuable experience while contributing to the company's success. EMC strives to hire and retain the best people by engaging, developing and rewarding employees.

Essential Functions:

  • Creates, designs, and implements new security controls within the EMC AWS cloud environment in partnership with Information Technology, Compliance, and Legal teams. Monitors IAM processes, procedures, and controls.
  • Tracks network security controls and configuration, securing computer resources, cloud data, and general security controls. Continuously reviews best practices and recommends actions to meet EMC standards.
  • Designs and implements security controls and standards to meet corporate security policies using native services (e.g., Security Hub, Guard Duty) and third-party tools.
  • Performs regular scans and assessments for our current state environment and prioritizes findings.
  • Works with the appropriate teams for remediation or plans for remediation. Provides requirements and priorities to the EMC cloud infrastructure and development teams and collaborates with stakeholders for execution.
  • Assesses security objectives and processes across the organization to identify gaps within current cloud environment, reduce risks, respond to incidents, and limit exposure to liability in order to reduce financial loss.
  • Uses AWS Config, AWS CloudTrail, and other tools to monitor for security and compliance within the EMC cloud environment.
  • Applies relevant risk controls to the design and implementation of EMC cloud solutions.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technology related field, risk management or related or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Five years of experience in information security or related experience including three years of experience with AWS and exposure to Azure and AzureAD
  • AWS Solutions Architect Certification required, AWS Security Certification preferred
  • CISSP, CRISC, CISA or other information security designations preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent ability to identify, analyze, monitor, and report risk information
  • Strong knowledge of risk management frameworks such as Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) and National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework (NIST RMF)
  • Strong understanding of risk management, information security, and business continuity principles
  • Strong ability to assess inherent risk, controls, residual risk, and risk tolerance
  • Excellent knowledge of information security risk analysis practices, regulations, and laws
  • Knowledge of property and casualty insurance industry preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to help identify problems and implement effective solutions
  • Strong organizational and decision-making skills
  • Strong teamwork and conflict management abilities

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