Cloud Security Engineer

at Apex Systems
Published August 2, 2022
Location Santa Clara, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job#: 1284336

Job Description:


  • Analyze technical risks of existing network / system and application architectures (IAAS/PAAS/SAAS and on premise) against correlating policies and risks, and provides appropriate remediation or risk reduction plans
  • Evaluates ongoing practices and procedures, technical documentation, and diagrams for appropriate security measure maturity and effectiveness
  • Independently leads projects, coordinates with team members and other technical departments, ensuring proper communication and management of the overall success through completion
  • Generates and monitors effective and actionable Information Security reporting across the InfoSec technical landscape and provides pertinent input to briefing presentations
  • Provides consulting on best practices to internal customers to ensure processes are embedded at the correct time and frequency and to ensure compliance to security standards
  • Define technical control requirements, evaluate existing tool effectiveness, and propose solutions to enhance the company's security posture


  • In depth knowledge with public cloud architecture, such as Google Cloud Platform, AWS and Azure, and virtualization technologies, such as kubernetes, VMware and OpenStack
  • In depth knowledge of threat model, network security, cryptography, authentication and authorization
  • The ability to design, install and maintain security controls over multi-cloud networks
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of the Linux OS, MS and iOS operating systems
  • Possesses knowledge in; VPN, VRF, MPLS, and network routing
  • Experience in security engineering related to vulnerability management, intrusion prevention, data protection, monitoring, analytical and correlation tools a PLUS
  • Certification in any of the following is a plus: PCNSE; Google Cloud Architect; AWS Cloud Architect; CISSP-ISSEP - Sec. Eng. Professional; GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED); CCSP, Splunk Cert. Enterprise Security Administrator


  • BS in technical field

Certifications & Licenses:

  • CCSP

Certification in any of the following is a plus:

  • GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)

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