Job ID: 43068
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Senior Cloud Security Engineer
Our client is looking for a Senior Cloud Security Engineer to join their team in Hillsboro, Oregon. As our Senior Cloud Security Engineer, you will use your extensive knowledge of cloud security principles and technologies, industry best practice, professional experience, collaboration and good judgment to inform and deliver on an information security strategy and roadmap. You will influence the direction of information technology as it relates to adoption of Cloud services and infrastructure, reviewing and influencing decisions on migrating from on-premise data centers to cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platforms, etc.
Senior Cloud Security Engineer Responsibilities
Takes strategic direction and defines frameworks, roadmaps, and informs reference architectures that incorporate enterprise standards and direction to improve the global corporate security posture while addressing risks.
Provide detailed input into the creation of the annual Cloud Security budget.
Work with Business IT teams to continually improve the security posture of their application portfolios.
Inform and aid in the development of a multi-year IT Security Strategy that outlines key initiatives in support of the Information Security Strategy.
Create a sustainable security framework to allow secure technology standardization.
Provides thought leadership within highly visible projects and initiatives to ensure appropriate security controls are in place to protect internal data.
Develop business cases for the adoption of new technology, standards and processes.
Review projects for security concerns and provide security guidance to business partners, engineering, governance, and support teams.
Support management in understanding architectural information risk within/against internal information.
Analyze market and security trends and adjust the strategic roadmap accordingly.
Stay current on security technologies, trends, standards and best practices.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Senior Cloud Security Engineer Experience
Advanced knowledge of information security standards, principles and practices.
Advanced knowledge of securing various network types including managed data centers and cloud-based networks.
Demonstrated relevant security expertise in implementing secure solutions and services for a mix of the following areas:
Network Devices, Server Operating Systems (Windows / Linux), Workstation Operating Systems (Windows / MacOS), Cellular/Mobile Device technology, Storage Devices, Virtualization, IDS&IPS Technologies, SIEM Technologies Secure, Encryption, PKI, Identity Management, Certificate Management, File Integrity Monitoring
Secure Web Gateways, Data Loss Prevention, Application Security, Database Security (Oracle/MySQL), Compliance - SOX, PCI, ISO 27001, Cloud, Colocation, Cloud Technologies, Forensics, Cyber Intelligence National and International Privacy laws and regulations.
Proficient at the techniques that go into the implementation of solution architectures, including requirements discovery and analysis, application of abstraction, formulation of solution context, solution alternatives identification and assessment, technology selection, and implementation.
Experience with Python programming language.
Experience with building CD pipelines with toolsets like Jenkins, CircleCI, Artifactory, etc.
Experience with delivering and managing solutions on AWS, Azure and/or GCP.
Experience with containers, container runtimes (i.e. Kubernetes), and/or serverless technologies.
Experience in developing cloud native applications, APIs, and data pipelines.
Senior Cloud Security Engineer Qualifications
Ability to successfully elicit requirements from appropriate business partners and stakeholders (e.g. functional, performance, technical, compliance).
Self-directed and comfortable with working in a fast-paced, results-oriented, and often ambiguous environment.
Takes pride work, showing focus, high attention to detail, and build quality.
Critical thinking and proactive problem solving.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.
Desire to learn and continually improve self and others through knowledge sharing.
The ability to assess risk and translate it to business relevant considerations and facts.
The ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly.
Proven analytical and problem solving ability.
Excellent organization, and interpersonal skills with the ability to appropriately communicate and translate complex security risks to dollars.
Ability to balance and prioritize work.
Must be trustworthy in keeping sensitive data confidential.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related filed, or 5+ years work experience.
CCSP, CISSP, CCNA, CISM, OSCP or related certifications strongly preferred but equivalent knowledge will be considered.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
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