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Cloud Security Engineer

  • £85000 to £750000 Per: annum
  • Greater London, South East,
Senior Security Engineer
Cloud Security - IAC, Python, Cloud (AWS/AZURE/GCP), Cloud Security
2 days in London
£70,000 - £95,000 per year (depending on experience)

Key Responsibilities:
  • Design and implement secure cloud architectures (AWS, Azure, GCP) that meet business and compliance requirements.
  • Develop and enforce security policies, standards, and best practices for cloud environments.
  • Create and manage IAC scripts using tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, or similar.
  • Ensure security is integrated into IAC processes, enabling automated and secure infrastructure deployment.
  • Embed security into the CI/CD pipeline to ensure secure software development practices.
  • Collaborate with DevOps and development teams to implement and maintain security automation and monitoring.
  • Develop and manage cloud security monitoring tools and systems to detect and respond to security incidents.
  • Conduct regular security assessments, vulnerability scans, and penetration tests on cloud environments.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA, PCI-DSS).
  • Maintain and update security documentation, policies, and procedures.
  • Provide training and guidance to junior engineers and other team members on cloud security best practices.
  • Stay updated with the latest security trends, tools, and technologies, and share knowledge within the team.

Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform.
  • Strong programming skills in Python for scripting and automation.
  • Expertise in Infrastructure as Code (IAC) using tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, or similar.
  • Deep understanding of DevSecOps principles and experience with CI/CD pipelines.
  • Familiarity with security tools and technologies such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, firewalls, and encryption protocols.
  • In-depth knowledge of cloud security frameworks and best practices.
  • Experience with security risk assessments, threat modelling, and vulnerability management.
  • Strong understanding of network security, identity and access management, and data protection strategies.
Francesca De Napoli Recruitment Consultant

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