Cloud Security Engineer - AWS

Job Title: Cloud Security Engineer - AWS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH2951_1547443527
Contact Name: Hannah Banks
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Job Published: January 14, 2019 16:25

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen with a client of mine whose looking for a key team member to be a part of a cloud security team focusing on AWS security.

The ideal candidate will need to have a passion for security, trial and error as well as having at least 3 years 'AWS experience, securing infrastructure and applications within the Amazon cloud using the shared responsibility model.


  • Assist with the build of security tooling in order to support CI, CD through to production
  • Support the development of security operations for monitoring, testing, audit and compliance
  • Assist the Infrastructure team to improve the platform availability using automated protection mechanisms
  • Design, coordinate and manage security testing to verify the security of systems and cloud applications and drive the remediation of identified vulnerabilities
  • Provide security risk assessment & recommendations, ensuring appropriate controls are in place to protect the wider business and its consumers
  • Remain on top of cloud security advisories, alerts, security trends and practices
  • Contribute to enhancing development processes and tooling that highlight security issues and risks early
  • Willing to prove out security methodologies through the production of prototype code in your chosen language
  • Able to apply security principles across a wide variety of development languages
  • Act as an security SME for all things security and be proactive within security communities and meet ups

Desired Skills

  • A passion for security and its processes
  • Hands on experience in security, specifically in AWS cloud (CloudWatch, CloudTrail etc.)
  • DevSecOps approach to cloud security
  • Encryption
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Risk Management
  • Intrusion detection
  • Network Engineering
  • Agile / Scrum working practices

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