AWS Cloud Security Engineer
Senior Cloud Security Engineer position will work collaboratively with the software engineering teams, infrastructure, and security teams to create and maintain the partner program-specific security / audit compliance requirements.
The position will play a key role as part of the Security and Governance team implementing AWS Well Architect Framework's pillars and design principles and best practices.
The position plays a key role in designing, developing, and implementing security automation needs. As the Security Orchestration and Automation Engineer, the position will be responsible for developing system integrations and automating processes to streamline security operations and audit compliance.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.
Duties and Responsibilities include and are not limited to the following.
Integrate security capabilities with other security pillars that include identity access management, data protection, network security, and application security
Collaborate with DevOps and Application teams developing and managing the security orchestration and automation requirements
Collaborate with Incident Response teams to develop correlation rules and corresponding incident response workflows / playbooks
Evaluate cutting edge Cloud security technologies, drive towards adoption, create proof-of-concept and frameworks
Education and / or Experience
Bachelor's degree in Programming / Systems or Computer Science or equivalent experience.
Typically requires overall 6+ years of analysis and programming experience.
Minimum 3 + years experience developing automation tools
Hands-on experience with programming languages (e.g. Python, AWS Lambda, Go, etc.)
Experience in Unix / Linux administration and shell scripting
Experience with log data aggregation solutions (e.g. Elk, Splunk, Sumologic, etc.)
Familiarization with Security Orchestration and Automation Response (SOAR) platforms (e.g. Demisto, Phantom, etc.)
Experience deploying and integrating security technologies
Experience with the Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmark and CSA Cloud Control Matrix
Experience working in an agile and cross-functional team environment.
Experience with some aspect(s) of computer security : network security, application security, security protocols, cryptography
Experience working with AWS security capabilities (WAF, Guard Duty, Security Groups, IAM, etc) preferred.
Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternate solutions.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate findings both written and orally using both technical and non-technical terms.
Additional Preferred Skills
Experience with Continuous Compliance tools such as CloudCheckr, Cloud Conformity or any similar multi-cloud management tool
AWS Solutions Architect or Security Specialist certification is a plus
Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.
Team player with the appropriate aptitude and underlying intellect.
Positive attitude and open to share and collaborate in a distributed team setting.
Good communication skills.
Open to learn and grow.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employee works primarily in an office environment, within a well ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.
Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
Travel and fieldwork, including international travel, may be required. Therefore, employee should be able to acquire, a valid US VISA.