Cloud Security Engineer

Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania | Contract

Post Date: 05/18/2017 Job ID: 14645 Industry: IT Security

Cloud Security Engineer
Pittsburgh, PA

Currently have an opening in Pittsburgh, PA for a Cloud Security Engineer. As a Cloud Security Engineer, you’ll drive cloud security engineering for enterprise IT and Business IT teams in both IaaS and PaaS implementations. 

Essential Functions

  • Steer cloud configurations and services towards industry-leading security 
  • Actively assess existing cloud implementations, identifying security issues and prioritizing fixes. 
  • Engineer and implement new cloud security tools to feed DevOps/SecOps processes to ensure the solvency of cloud compute resources. 
  • Provide daily, ongoing security oversight of Cloud SecOps operations, to include the security impact of proposed modifications, additions, and technology implementation/refresh operations. 
  • Understand system security vulnerabilities and associated threats, and assess the overall security risks to the system. 
  • Provide mitigation recommendations to reduce identified security risks 
  • Work directly with internal IT staff and customer to establish and enforce Cloud IT security best practices, protection objectives, process improvements and effective IT security controls 
  • Work with internal security team for vulnerability scanning using approved software tools and ability to automate 

Requirements and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Information Technology or other related discipline with 3-5 or more additional years related professional experience. 
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Security Engineer supporting software architecture development environments 
  • Git, Jenkins, Chef, and Puppet 
  • Common scripting languages (Python, Ruby) 
  • Understanding of cloud platforms (AWS, Azure) 
  • Familiar with DevOps and Agile methodology 
  • Cloud networking architecture, cloud operations, security, automation and orchestration 
  • Possess clear understanding of security protocols and standards and have experience with software and security architectures. 
  • Understand how to design and implement security tests in accordance with stated criteria 
  • Linux/UNIX Windows servers
  • MS SQL
  • Oracle MySQL
  • MongoDB 
  • Experience understanding protocols, such as:
    • SSL/TLS
    • CIFS
    • HTTP/S
    • DHCP
    • SMTP
    • LDAP/S
    • NFS
    • SNMP
    • DNS 
  • Experience in networking concepts and services, such as: 
    • VPNs
    • IPsec
    • PKI
    • TCP/IP 
  • Demonstrate an ability to bridge technology knowledge gaps between IT staff and corporate staff such as Compliance, Legal and Audit organizations. 


Cloud Security Engineer - 14645


Travis Heider
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