Cloud Security Engineer

Amazon Web Services, Cloud architecture, Cloud, IT security, Infrastructure, Information security, Security engineering, Security, Microsoft Windows Azure, WAF, Implementation
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Role: IT Security Engineer - Cloud

Location: Chicago

Direct Hire /FTE role

The IT Security Engineer - Cloud will design, implement and maintain platforms and operations to secure cloud-based technology and solutions. Develop, implement, and maintain security solutions in our corporate and cloud environments, and ensure development, implementation, and configuration of applications.


  1. Partner with infrastructure teams for security operations including processes, monitoring, configuration, and maintenance
  2.  Design and develop secure desktop, cloud, and network environments
  3. Assess and communicate security risks related to the cloud 


  1. Bachelors experience in Information Security, Engineering, Computers Science, or related field
  2. 5+ years’ security engineering experience in a team-based enterprise cloud environment
  3. Ability to operate within a cross functional team (i.e. DevSecOps)
  4. Understanding of advanced cloud networking concepts
  5. Understanding of cloud architecture to promote and develop new designs and security strategies across all types of cloud-based applications (including infrastructure, platform, and software as a service)
  6. Experience implementing and operating best practices with the ability to define operational processes, implement DevSecOps, deployment checklists, etc.
  7. Ability to prioritize and make timely decisions; correlate data using standard business and technology tools and approaches, spot trends and apply sound security and risk management principles
  8. Practical knowledge and/or implementation experience in security frameworks

Additional Technical Background

Experience with:

  1. 3+ years with cloud-based platforms (AWS, Azure, etc.) in an enterprise environment
  2. Cloud-based security tools (CloudTrail, WAF, Security Center, etc.)
  3. Source code management tools (Git, SVN, etc.)
  4. Programming languages (Java, JavaScript, Python, etc.)
  5. Web services, API, REST, RPC
  6. Infrastructure as Code (CloudFormation, Terraform) preferred
Dice Id : itassoc
Position Id : F20AZURESEC
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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