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Employee Type - Full-Time EmployeeExperience - Not SpecifiedIndustries - Engineering

Description

Opportunity Awaits at Altus Group!

The opportunity

We are looking for a Cloud Security Engineer who wants to design and implement security solutions for systems and services in AWS. We need someone who can establish the highest standards that meet and exceed security governance solutions and practices, provide assurance to management and auditors, and ensure sustained protection by embedding controls in the operational and DevOps (CI/CD) practices with a focus on automation. 

As our new AWS Cloud Security Engineer, you will work with operations teams in different business units to establish a Centre of Excellence for Cyber and Information Security for Cloud usage throughout the company globally. You will provide security consulting and guidance to various stakeholders using Cloud/AWS solutions and infrastructure in the context of projects and operations. 

Who you are

You might currently be a Cloud Engineer in AWS looking to transition into a Cyber Security role or maybe you are currently a Cloud Security Engineer looking for their next challenge. As our new Cloud Security Engineer, you will work with operations teams in different business units to establish a Centre of Excellence for Cyber and Information Security for Cloud usage throughout the company globally. You will provide security consulting and guidance to various stakeholders using Cloud/AWS solutions and infrastructure in the context of projects and operations. 

What's in it for you

Career growth. You want a chance to create and implement cutting-edge, scalable, and resilient cloud security for a growing global mid-sized company. You will gain exposure to the broader area of information security, including vulnerability management, and investigation and other security technologies and practices. 

Influence. You want the autonomy to make decisions and to influence technology choices across the organization while working with a small, agile team. You want to be both hands-on and at the helm, as you design and implement security for internal and external-facing AWS applications and systems. 

Impact. You want to make an impact at a global software company, with hundreds of thousands of users as you take us to the next level in AWS security. You will play a critical role in our growth as we continuously evolve and leverage the latest Cloud technology - compute, serverless, database, deployments, and security - to stay at the top of our game. 

What you will focus on:

  • Security needs. You will build, maintain, harden, and scale AWS infrastructure to support our current and future security needs for multiple cloud-hosted global applications. You will:

    • Design and implement AWS-based DevOps processes, tools, and re-usable templates to incorporate security into application and infrastructure design patterns and the building of security controls into the CI/CD process.

    • Engineer solutions that leverage cloud-native security features and controls for authentication, authorization, isolation, and encryption.

  • Collaboration. You will work with Product Owners, Architects, and Developers to implement the best security solutions.

  • Strategy. You will be a crucial part of strategic decisions, including new technologies, cost-savings strategies, and ongoing process improvements.

  • Mentorship. You will coach others, providing technical guidance, and help build an environment of knowledge-sharing and constructive feedback.

Our new AWS Cloud Security Engineer has:

  • The education and expertise. You have a university degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology. Ideally, you have security certification such as CISSP or CCSP or CCSK or any AWS Certified Professional or Specialty certification (e.g., AWS Certified Security Specialty). You have 2+ years hands-on security or engineering operations of AWS services, including basic compute and storage (EC2, EBS, S3), networking (VPC) and exposure to security services (IAM, Security Groups, Inspector, GuardDuty).

  • The expert knowledge. You have practical experience in automating tasks using scripting and AWS services like CloudFormation and Lambda. You have a first-hand understanding of Cyber and Information Security, preferably at a large organization, including experience:

    • Assessing new and existing cloud implementations, identifying security issues, misconfigurations, and prioritizing fixes/remediation.

    • Analyzing Enterprise IT and Information Security concepts like Network, Storage, Virtualization, Identity Management, Encryption, and Server Management.

  • The leadership. You have the combined relationship building and analytical skills to initiate implement and roll out cloud security across internal and external applications globally. You can collaborate, negotiate, and influence multiple stakeholders.

  • The language. You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills. You are a skilled speaker who can present ideas and information in compelling ways. You can engage technical or non-technical stakeholders at all levels to drive organizational effectiveness.

Come realize your potential at Altus Group!

Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 416-641-9500.

 
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