Cloud Security Engineer

at Procom Consultants Group Ltd
Published August 6, 2022
Location Spring, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


On behalf of our client, Procom Services is seeing a Cloud Security Engineer for a direct hire, hybrid role.

The Cloud Security Engineer I will collaborate with multiple engineering and security teams to ensure the highest security standards are developed, applied, and maintained for all services deployed in the cloud. To achieve this goal, the Cloud Security Engineer will review and collaborate on secure designs, contribute to changes for infrastructure-as-Code by implementing security controls as necessary, develop and cultivate threat models and countermeasures or compensating controls, and help with designing and building new tools to improve the bank’s security posture.

Key Responsibilities:

• Assist in the development of security services, architecture, supporting elements, best practices, and

   governance for cloud tenants.

• Assist in the evaluation of systems and architectures for security impacts.

• Ensure implementation of security and compliance requirements are met and maintained.

• Implement continuous security monitoring of cloud resources.

• Implement security controls for cloud native application architectures such as containers and functions.

Competencies Required:

• Advanced understanding of various network systems and related security applications, security

   controls, threat management, and risk management.

• Solid understanding of information security practices, systems, and standards.

• Solid understanding and knowledge of cyber security frameworks.

• Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to manage timelines and prioritize

   workload in a face-paced environment.

• Ability to apply critical thinking to all aspects of the position.

• Detail oriented with excellent documentation skills/methodologies, with the ability to successfully

   manage multiple priorities.

• Exceptional verbal communication and technical writing skills with an ability to effectively interact with

   and convey information to people who possess varying levels of understanding on applicable topics.

• Self-starter with the ability to work independently while supporting a team environment.

• Strong technical and troubleshooting skills with broad knowledge of Microsoft Azure or other cloud

   platforms, operating systems, networking, server administration and cloud infrastructure.

• Advanced understanding of assessing, utilizing, supporting and/or maintaining of cloud security

   architectures and technologies including but not limited to IPS/IDS, firewalls, SIEM, VPN, anti-virus,

   web, PKI, and related operating systems & supporting software.

• Intermediate understanding of common protocols utilized in modern application architectures.

• Familiarity of configuration management solutions including but not limited to Hashicorp Terraform or

   Red Hat Ansible.


Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

• 5+ years of related cybersecurity or cloud infrastructure experience required.

• Desire to continuously learn new technologies and third-party services.

Formal Education & Certification:

• Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or a related discipline preferred.

• One or more of the following IT certifications is preferred:

• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

• CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+)

• Microsoft Azure Security Technologies (AZ-500)

• GIAC Public Cloud Security (GPCS)

• AWS Certified Security

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