Cloud Security Testing Engineer AWS

$140,000 - $160,000

Full Time

  • Work from home


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Job Description

***We are unable to sponsor for this permanent full-time role***

***Position is bonus eligible***

Prestigious Financial Institution is currently seeking a Cloud Security Testing Engineer with AWS experience. Candidate is responsible for security testing and managing day to day engineering tasks. This position is a senior engineering position that requires the ability to complete highly technical testing and provide informational updates to leadership and executive staff.


  • Perform cloud assessments, web application penetration testing, mobile application testing, network and operating system assessments
  • Perform independent reviews of security, network, applications, and cloud environments
  • Produce reports and artifacts for various levels of leadership and staff relating to security related activities
  • Ensure alignment of security controls as part of the Blue Team testing program and supporting services and related policies and procedures with applicable regulations and industry standard best practices
  • Assist management with the improvement of policy and procedure to support Security Testing and Blue Team activities as well as other security duties which may arise
  • Participate in developing security road-map, adopt security best practices, and implement new ideas and innovations according to the industry trends
  • Continue to support, grow, and assist development current processes and tools


  • Requires an in-depth knowledge of security controls and standards in relation to Cloud Security, Architecture, DevOps, and Security Testing.
  • Ability to manage multiple intricate projects with strict deadlines while maintaining best in class work.
  • Ability to functionally serve as a primary point of contact across multiple teams within the organization and to lead projects for the entirety of the life-cycle.
  • Experience with AWS Services including automation services (Lambda, JSON, etc )
  • Experience with DevOps Pipelines and GitHub Repos
  • Architectural understanding and expertise of cloud and hybrid cloud infrastructure
  • Education and/or Experience:
  • Five years Experience with Security Engineering activities and testing.
  • Three years of experience with DevOps processes
  • Three years experience with AWS architecture and services.

Certificates or Licenses:

  • Certification in at least one or more of the following:
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • AWS Certified Security Specialty
  • Certification Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • GIAC Cloud Security Essentials (GCLD)
  • GIAC Cloud Security Automation (GCSA)
  • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)
  • GIAC Defensible Security Architecture (GDSA