Cloud Security Engineer


The Cloud Security Technologist will employ first-hand experience with a wide variety of enterprise computing infrastructure and private and public Cloud computing technologies (AWS mandatory, Microsoft Azure & Google Cloud preferred) to engineer and implement cloud security controls, evaluate threats and vulnerabilities, develop automated response capabilities, and communicate the controls to algorithm & software teams. The technologist must have the ability to convey complicated technology and security concepts to management and ideally has technical knowledge and/or experience in security, systems administration, security incident response. Maintaining a current understanding of the latest security threats, trends and technologies is a crucial component of the position.

The Cloud Security Technologist needs proper written skills to develop cloud-based security procedures and policies, protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information systems and Biofourmis data. The candidate must have the capability to communicate highly complex technical issues with confidentiality and sensitivity to diverse audiences as appropriate.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Engineer and develop technical designs and processes and contribute to cloud security strategies and standards
  • Develop and implement public cloud incident response uses cases, assess the effectiveness of existing controls
  • Set up centralized logging system throughout all the AWS organization account, to monitor and alert the critical event
  • Utilize cloud-based APIs when appropriate to write system level tools for securing cloud environments
  • Identify and Implement new security technologies and best practices into Biofourmis cloud system
  • Provides guidance and assistance to ensure IT controls are designed to mitigate intended risks and operating effectively, ensuring cloud engineering best practices are followed
  • Researches and assesses new threats and security alerts, recommends and implements remedial action
  • Maintains an awareness of existing and proposed security standard setting groups, relevant legislation and regulations (e.g. HIPAA, GDPR, ISO27001) and how they will affect Biofourmis cloud environment
  • Keep the Management informed of security posture by reporting performance metric

Required Skills

  • Minimal 5 years experience in information security and/or relevant field, with experience supporting private and public cloud deployments, clear passion for cloud security and cloud technologies
  • Expert knowledge of Cloud infrastructure, security architectures, and standards
  • Deep technical knowledge of Amazon Web Services in GuardDuty, Lambda, EC2, S3, IAM, VPC, Cloud Watch
  • Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services in API Gateway, Step-function, Rout53, EBS, Elastic Cache, Auto-Scaling, Load Balancer, Cloud Formation, SNS
  • Experience in being able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in an effective manner
  • Ability to work independently without daily direction
  • Good written skill is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Azure and/or Google Cloud is preferred
  • Current AWS certification is preferred
  • Experience with DevOps and supporting technologies is a plus
  • Previous development experience a plus

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