Cloud Security Engineer

at Vistra Corp
Published January 13, 2023
Location Irving, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


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Job Summary

The Analyst for cyber security applications and cloud will be responsible for daily security operation of Vistra Clouds. They will be responsible for working with developers, cloud engineers and application maintenance personnel on the appropriate level of security knowledge to perform their daily activities for applications running in public cloud based solutions. The analyst provides cloud security expertise to reduce cyber risk and harden vistra clouds.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities

* Ensure cloud security services and infrastructure are managed and monitored in accordance with defined controls and standards.
* Maintain cyber tools such as cloud custodian, zscaler cloud security, AWS lamda functions, NACLs to follow NIST standards.
* Track, prioritize, and communicate identified security issues.
* Advise stakeholders on risk assessment, threat modeling, and vulnerability remediation.
* Advocate for a positive approach to application security.
* Improve and support application security tool deployments including static analysis and dynamic testing tools.
* Integrate threat modeling practices into the product life-cycle.
* Provide security requirements for testdriven design.
* Support application penetration testing activities on core applications and API's.
* Support the improvements to secure development standards.

Education, Experience, & Skill Requirements

* 1-3 years equivalent work experience in IT Security
* Experience gained through college degree programs and/or certifications is applicable to above skills.
* Ability to translate security concepts into meaningful information for all audiences and be a security evangelist with a risk management perspective.
* Ability to explain vulnerabilities in the OWASP Top 10, WASC TCv2, and CWE 25 to any audience, and discuss effective defensive techniques.
* Ability to learn quickly, be self motivated to improve knowledge base and tackle new challenges.
* Develop in Python.
* AWS Encryption methods, ACM, logging, access control, S3 bucket policies, etc.

Key Metrics

* Fleet Security Metrics
* % of security issues impacting generation
* % of installed Cloud Security tools maintained healthy and current
* % of Agile work complete during sprint
* % of compliance controls completed on time
* % of security alerts not addressed within schedule
* % of identified issues without actions plans

Manage cloud security in AWS and Azure.

Develop cloud based solutions for Cyber Security

Job Family

Information Technology


Vistra Corporate Services Company


Irving, Texas


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