Senior Cloud Security Engineer (AWS)

Hydrogen Group ,
London, Greater London


Job Description

Senior Cloud Security Engineer (AWS) Salary : £80,000 to £90000 (plus bonus and benefits) Location : Central London (remote until further notice) Summary My client, a rapidly growing fintech based in central London is looking for a Senior Cloud Security Engineer (AWS) to work closely with their hard data platform team who are building an upstream data lake. The Senior Cloud Security Engineer (AWS) is a change agent and ambassador for cyber security. Their primary focus will be to drive the delivery of cyber security controls for the AWS cloud platform and services - identifying and assessing security threats and risks, defining and enabling secure configuration, and leading security automation. Key Accountabilities * Enable and enhance security configuration and DevOps practices through close collaboration with AWS DevOps and by providing secure design patterns and a "hands on" security engineering capability. Supports the definition and implementation of security requirements. * Deliver security automation in the CI/CD pipeline via leadership, process automation and tooling. * Implement continuous security control testing, and improvements to monitoring of AWS security events and alerts through optimisation and automation. * Increase visibility of security threats and configuration weaknesses by optimising the configuration of cloud native security tools, e.g. AWS Config, AWS Inspector, and AWS GuardDuty. * Reduce security vulnerabilities and configuration weaknesses through standards and increased awareness. * Use security risk metrics to enable DevOps and security to report on threats and the cyber security controls. Essential Skills * Deep understanding of AWS data protection and security architecture, and features including AWS IAM, AWS CloudTrail and CloudWatch, AWS Security Groups, AWS KMS, etc * Good understanding of AWS serverless architecture, cloud platform and data lake technologies, e.g. Kubernetes, Kafka, Spark, Scala, Dremio * Demonstrable experience with build and deploy technologies for the AWS platform * "Hands on" AWS scripting and security configuration skills. * Good understanding of 'Big Data' concepts and analytics on cloud platforms. * 'Hands on' experience with Agile methodologies, and build and deploy technologies such as TeamCity, Octopus, Bamboo. * Demonstrable experience and execution of security automation, and configuration of AWS cloud native tools to maximise their effectiveness, e.g. AWS Config, AWS Inspector, AWS GuardDuty * Ability to apply security principles and good practice to manage risk * Collaborate to develop close working relationships with DevOps teams to build/deploy secure solutions and automate security in the CI/CD pipeline * AWS cloud certifications, e.g. AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS DevOps Engineer, AWS Security ...