Cloud Security Consultant

Full Time London London IT Job Pro UK

An excellent opportunity to work as a Cloud Security Consultant for a leading IT company

UK-wide travel required
Flexible home-working

Job Description

The core tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the cloud security consultant are listed in the job description example below:

Being responsible for the overall implementation of security cloud architecture in an organization.
Assist in improving and developing new designs and security strategies across all types of cloud-based applications (including infrastructure, platform, and software as a service.)
Responsible for the thorough documentations of implementations, via technical documentation and run-books
Responsible for input and feedback on security architectures
Apply understanding and experience with systems automation platforms and technologies
Partake in efforts that shape the organization's security policies and standards for use in cloud environments
Interpret security and technical requirements into business requirements and communicate security risks to relevant stakeholders ranging from business leaders to consultants
Direct and influence multi-disciplinary teams in implementing and operating Cyber Security controls
Collaborate with application developers and database administrators to deliver creative solutions to difficult technology challenges and business requirements
Provide subject matter expertise on information security architecture and systems engineering to other IT and business teams
Execute security architectures for cloud cloud/hybrid systems
Responsible for automating security controls, data and processes to provide improved metrics and operational support
Employ cloud-based APIs when suitable to write network/system level tools for safeguarding cloud environments
Stay abreast of emerging security threats, vulnerabilities and controls
Spot and execute new security technologies and best practices into the company's Cloud offerings.

Experience & Attributes

3-5 years Cloud deployment experience from within the core Azure, AWS and GCP Cloud platforms with bias towards Security in the cloud platforms
Multiple Customer Cloud Deployment experience
Working on complex Cloud projects, and carrying out large scale workload migrations with a focus on security elements
UK focused, across a variety of industry sectors
AWS Certified Security Consultant
Google Certified Security Consultant
DevSecOps project experience/awareness
Experience with automation & orchestration around security
Experience with AWS/ GCP native security tools
Demonstrable custom tool development and contribution to open source communities – optional
Experience securing public facing web service
Use of automation to solve complex problems at scale
Solid understanding of addressing security in VMs, containers and serverless
Be comfortable building security dashboards
Strong familiarity with Linux and Windows operating systems and cloud provider ecosystems like Amazon AWS
Practical knowledge of AWS foundation services related to compute, network, storage, content delivery, administration and security, deployment and management, automation technologies
Robust micro services programming (AWS Lambda, Docker, etc.)
Extensive experience architecting, designing, and programming applications and ample experience in high level programming languages such as C++, C#, Java, Python, Visual Basic
Capability architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability
DevOps know-how building and deploying infrastructure with cloud deployment, build and test automation technologies like ansible, chef, puppet, docker, Jenkins, etc.
Familiarity using AWS Cloud Services (EC2, DynamoDB, API Gateway, RDS, Lambda, CloudFront, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, Route 53, etc.)
Understanding of complex enterprise environments and current technology areas like cloud and mobility
Certification: It is important that applicants for the cloud security consultant position have CISSP or equivalent security-related industry certifications and AWS Associate or higher CertificationHays Talent Solutions is a trading division of Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited and acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at (url removed)

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