Cloud Security Specialist
Job Description :
Are you excited to help us earn customer trust through delivery excellence and the implementation of security practices Do you enjoy driving global initiatives within a fast-paced Professional Services organization
Join us - a fast-paced environment where we 'Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History' and as a member of the AWS Professional Services team, you will be at the forefront of this transformational technology assisting a global list of companies that are taking advantage of a growing set of services and features to run their mission-critical applications.
Our team works with AWS's enterprise customers and partners to design, build, and improve & optimize their security posture, DevSecOps, and cloud infrastructure architecture to drive business results at a planetary scale. The Cloud Security Specialist opportunity is a hybrid role that entails consulting, effective customer-facing communication, and hands-on technical capabilities.
Key job responsibilities
. Define and deliver innovative compliance and risk management approaches to customers that help the customer understand how to move sensitive workloads onto the cloud faster. Build & deploy security infrastructure and automate security operations for customers.
. Innovate on behalf of customers translate your thoughts into action yielding measurable results.
. Become a deep technical resource that earns our customers' trust.
. Develop high-quality technical content such as tools, reference architectures, and white papers to help our consultants, partners, and customers build on the work you deliver.
. Work with AWS engineering, support, and business teams to convey partner and customer feedback as input to AWS technology roadmaps.
. Help hire and onboard new contributors to scale the team.
. Collaborate on internal builder projects.
About the team
Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn't about how many hours you spend at home or at work it's about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.
Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.
Basic Qualifications :
. 8+ Years of experience in a technical position helping enterprise customers.
. 4+ Years of leading an engagement.
. 4+ Years developing and implementing security operations and technology in large, complex enterprises in multiple industry verticals, across a wide range of technology platforms.
. 4+ Years on any Cloud Platform (AWS, Azure, Google, others).
. Master's or Bachelor's degree in Information Science / Information Technology, Computer Science.
. Deep hands-on experience leading the design, development, and deployment of business software at scale.
. Experience with service-oriented architectures, private and public clouds, and web services security.
. Strong skills in security principles such as least privilege access, defense in depth, preventative vs. detective controls, Infrastructure and Network Security, Data protection, and Incident response.
. Professional experience and good technical knowledge of application security, system security, network security, authentication/authorization protocols, and cryptography.
. Experience advising customers on industry standards such as PCI DSS, ISO 27xxx, SOC, HIPAA, GDPR, and NIST/DoD frameworks.
. Experience with enterprise risk management methods and techniques to drive successful outcomes in a global enterprise environment.
. Good understanding of Enterprise Networks, Security, and Identity Access Management.
. Configuration management using CloudFormation and/or Chef/Puppet.
. Experience with agile approaches and Experience in DevOps or DevSecOps and how they impact risk management and compliance.
. Hands-on technical expertise in technology automation, implementation, integration, and/or deployment using scripting and/or IaaC.
. Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, libraries building, build processes, testing, and operations.
. Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality.
. Experience taking a lead role in developing complex software systems that have successfully been delivered to customers.
. Customer-facing skills and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management, and risk mitigation.
. Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
. Ability to travel to customer sites as needed.
Preferred Qualifications :
. AWS Solutions Architect Certified.
. AWS Security Speciality Certified.
. CISSP, CCSP, CISM, and/or other comparable certifications.