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Identify Security is a niche IT recruiting firm that was created to improve the efficiency of applying highly talented IT professionals to solve technology and security related business challenges.

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Cloud Security Consultant

The successful candidate will provide hands-on technical engineering and ownership of the growing cloud security program, across multiple providers. You will work closely with Product Management groups as well our Cloud Operations teams to help build secure and robust systems responsible for serving all of our customers.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the subject matter expert (SME) on Cloud Security
  • Develops standards, policies and procedures as well as best practices documentation
  • Participate in efforts that tailor the company’s security policies and standards for use in cloud environments
  • Translate security and technical requirements into business requirements, and communicate security risks to different audiences ranging from business leaders to engineers
  • Propose and/or design technical solutions, which include creating prototypes and proofs of concept while maintaining a security mindset
  • Lead and influence multi-disciplinary teams in implementing and operating Cyber Security controls
  • Work closely with application developers and database administrators to deliver creative solutions to complex technology challenges and business requirements
  • Provides Info security architecture & systems engineering consulting to other IT and business teams
  • Automate security controls, data and processes to provide better metrics and operational support
  • Utilize cloud-based APIs when appropriate to write network/system level tools for securing cloud environments
  • Stay current on emerging security threats, vulnerabilities and controls
  • Identify and Implement new security technologies and best practices into our Cloud offerings
  • Evaluates new technologies against established requirements and validate the security of the technology
  • Create technical and managerial level reports and risk assessments for Cloud based applications and infrastructure
  • Identify processes/procedures for how to handle a cloud security event, including forensic isolation and mitigation with Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR/IR) teams
  • Supports the monitoring and maintaining network security suite of tools
  • Identify new security threats by conducting continual monitoring, penetration testing, vulnerability assessments and log analysis

Successful Candidates Will Possess Some or All of These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related business or technical areas, or an equivalency of education and work experience
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of IT Security and/or security engineering experience
  • 5-7 years related experience in Computer Security, with proven focus on Cloud Security
  • Clear passion for cloud Security and Cloud technologies
  • Must have experience with virtualization (cloud or non-cloud)
  • Expert knowledge of Cloud infrastructure, security architectures, and standards
  • Able to demonstrate clear understanding of current threats to Cloud infrastructure and/or IT infrastructures at technical and managerial levels
  • Able to automate/script daily tasks through Python, Bash or equivalent
  • Experience with web-based applications or web-services
  • Proficient in Linux system design, automation and operations
  • Experience in designing and implementing standards, specifications and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and accountability for achieving results
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)
  • Very detailed knowledge of system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques
  • Security certification desired (e.g., CISSP, GIAC, CEH, etc)

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