Cloud Security Engineer - London - Contract £450 - £550 (Inside IR35) Cloud Security Engineer - London - Contract £450 -  …

McCabe & Barton
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
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£450 - £550 PD
McCabe & Barton
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Be the first to apply
£450 - £550 PD
Posted by:
James Lowe • Recruiter
Posted by:
James Lowe
Recruiter
Role Summary Our client are seeking a passionate cloud security technologist to join and help build our rapidly expanding Hybrid Cloud Security Consulting & Delivery team. You will be a key member of cloud security engineering teams assigned to client engagements to deliver cloud security solutions needed to support complex cloud-based applications. You will serve as a cloud security specialist and consultant to provide technical guidance and expertise on cloud security architecture and engineering best practices.

Role Responsibilities

  • Key member of cloud security engineering teams delivering hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions on client engagements and internal projects whilst supporting the team to steer solution design.
  • Provide thought leadership by authoring technical and opinionated blogs, articles, and whitepapers.
  • Maintain awareness of emerging security technologies and evaluate suitability to improve client solution or bolster offerings.
  • Balance best of breed technical implementation with the commercial schedule and work within budget imperatives 
  • Influence, engage and develop relationships with internal and client technical teams.  
  • Promote our services and identify client opportunities.
  • Support preparation of client RFP/RFI responses and client proposals
  • Support preparation and deliver presentations/workshops/demos of cloud security offerings for client pre-sales meetings and industry events such as Google Next or AWS reinvent.
  • Prepare and present at community events such as Meetups and internal seminars.
  • Mentor junior engineers and peers
  • Maintain and expand deep cloud knowledge, industry trends, and best practices.


Competencies and Skills Needed

Mandatory Skills:

  • Certified in one or more cloud platforms: Google Cloud - Security specialisations preferred.
  • Certified in one or more security neutral certifications. CISSP, CCSP, GIAC preferred
  • Experience hardening and assessing cloud resources following cloud vendor and neutral security frameworks and guidance such as CIS Benchmark or OWASP.
  • Practical knowledge securing cloud foundation services such as compute, network, storage, databases as well as build, deployment, and operations services. 
  • Experience architecting and enabling cloud security services for hybrid cloud environments including IAM, account/resource access policies, key management, firewall rules and monitoring alerts.
  • Applied knowledge of DevSecOps principles and automated security testing techniques and tools.
  • Applied knowledge of advanced security products for threat detection & intelligence, cloud workload protection and SIEM integration.
  • Familiarity with container and Kubernetes security and conceptual understanding with multi-tenant architectures using service mesh (Istio, Consul)
  • Conceptual understanding of:
    • Adversary and intrusion techniques. Experience with threat modelling resources such as MITRE ATT&CK
    • Modern application architectures and cloud platforms
    • Cloud-native secret management and encryption engine solutions


Behavioural Skills

  • An ability to apply structured thinking, simplifying complex problems into component parts, to the resolution of project challenges. 
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to be able to establish rapport with people at all levels. 
  • An eye for detail and accuracy, and an affinity with design issues and the ability to help establish and own a vision for our solutions. 
  • Organizational ability and tenacity; able to think ahead to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others. 
  • Take a proactive approach to work, good with handling uncertainty and can manage their work without close supervision. 
  • A strong sense of ownership and a desire to deliver quality outcomes for the business. 
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