Senior Cloud Security Engineer

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Senior Cloud Security Engineer

**Candidates must be based in Serbia**

Role Summary:
As the Senior Cloud Security Engineer, you will be supporting Cloud Services Team in the development of security controls, mentoring others in technical security concepts and ensuring secure cloud practices are followed. You will play a meaningful role in maintaining the controls that enable our organization to operate expertly, cost effectively, and within compliance standards. You will also assist others in interpreting, understanding, and applying information security policies and standards to mitigate information security risks. You will develop positive partnerships and work closely with other members of the Information Security and Legal Compliance teams in a coordinated and focused manner.

Essential Functions & Role Responsibilities:

  • Support cloud certification activities, system hardening, vulnerability testing, and scanning.
  • Continuously evaluate the company cloud security practices, help to define, standardize, and measure security-related activities, and demonstrate concrete improvements to our security posture.
  • Monitor systems for security incidents and vulnerabilities. This includes developing monitoring and visibility capabilities as well as reporting on incidents, vulnerabilities and trends.
  • Respond to information system security incidents, including the investigation of, countermeasures to, and recovery from computer-based attacks, unauthorized access, and policy breaches.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Comfortable using the Linux/UNIX command line interface
  • Basic scripting abilities in Bash and Python (Desirable)
  • Experience of AWS and its various services (EC2, RDS, VPC, EKS, S3, Route53, KMS and IAM etc) from the perspective of security testing, audit and compliance
  • A deep understanding of common network protocols and services (TLS, DNS, HTTP, SSH, SMTP)
  • Experience with enforcing security best practices in containerized deployments (Ideally ECS and/or Kubernetes)
  • Familiarity in SCM usage (Git preferred)
  • Experience in preparing for, and participating in, external security audits such as ISO 27001, SOC 2 and HIPAA etc.
  • Experience in liaising with external penetration testing and vulnerability assessment providers.
  • Experience in applying OWASP tools and techniques in the context of cloud hosted services including hands-on experience in performing vulnerability scanning and penetration testing
  • Experience with secure configuration best practices and the hardening of critical Linux systems
  • Experience with web application security and the use of technologies such as load balancers and reverse proxies
  • A thorough understanding of network topologies and design regarding security best practices such as defense in depth and least privilege

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