Cloud Security Engineer

at Vaco
Published September 18, 2023
Location Birmingham, AL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Our large, Birmingham-based client is looking to add a senior-level Cloud Security Engineer to their constantly-growing team. This position allows the resource to sit 100% remote. If you meet the below requirements and feel like this role would be great fit for you, you're encouraged to apply.

Job Description
The role of the Cloud Security Engineer III is to build and implement cloud network security systems across the enterprise. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all cloud, wide-area, local-area, and remote office network security appliances and associated software. This person will need to be proficient with Palo Alto Firewall technologies, Ansible, Kubernetes, and Docker. Working knowledge in the Microsoft Azure cloud workspace is required. This person will troubleshoot cloud networking issues using Azure Network Monitoring, Prisma Cloud, and App Insights. Experience with other languages is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards.
  • Ability to conduct research into security issues and products as required.
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • High level of analytical and problem-solving abilities. Intuition and keen instincts to prevent attacks.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to develop and automate security policies in the Azure cloud environment
  • On-call and after-hours work availability as needed.


  • Hands-on technical knowledge of network systems, protocols, and standards such as Ethernet, LAN, WAN, Internet Service Provider (ISP) technologies, VPN, TCP/IP, Zero Trust, and 802.1x.
  • Hardware, software, and network connection troubleshooting experience.
  • 4-year degree two years' experience OR 2-year degree 4 years' experience OR high school diploma 6 years of experience
  • On-call and after-hours work availability as needed.

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

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  • other business and organizational needs.

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