CLOUD SECURITY ENGINEER - New York City, New York United States - 20155

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Job #: 20155
Job Location: New York City, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $95.00 - $110.00 - US Dollars - Hourly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: NO


a global investment and advisory financial services firm that engages in investment banking, capital markets services, investment management, investment advisory, and insurance services.


Seeking an exceptional Information Security Engineer to join its IT Security Team. Reporting to an IT Security Leader, this person will join a highly collaborative team responsible for leading the implementation of complex security solutions.  The ideal candidate will have experience working closely with development, product and platform teams to engineer and implement cloud security controls within Azure. 



  • Evaluate security technologies for cloud environments to implement controls in a streamlined and integrated manner
  • Design and implement cloud based DevSecOps processes and tools
  • Implement automated approach to delivering key security management processes
  • Develop procedures to automate security tasks during build and deployment
  • Assist and train team members in the use of cloud security tools and the resolution of security issues
  • Communicate security risks and solutions to business partners, platform & product teams
  • Assist in designing and supporting the overall security architecture of the enterprise systems environment




Skills & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree with a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, EE or comparable discipline preferred
  • Three plus years of hands on experience working with cloud implementations
  • Five plus years of hands on experience in an IT Security discipline
  • One or more security certifications preferred (CISSP, CCSP, GSEC, GPEN, GWAPT)
  • Extensive knowledge with relevant experience in at least five of the following categories:
    • Third party connectivity architecture and design
    • DMZ network segmentation design best practices
    • Intrusion Detection/Prevention System tuning
    • Security hardening techniques
    • Application firewall design
    • Antivirus / Endpoint protection design and implementation
    • Vulnerability scanning lifecycle management
    • Penetration testing remediation
    • Proxy architecture / design
    • Application security and testing
    • Cloud security
  • Sufficient level of knowledge in other technical areas such as database management and networking so incumbent can represent his/her area on major cross functional problems that span other areas
  • Broad knowledge of diagramming and monitoring tools
  • Excellent organizational skills and superior troubleshooting / problem solving ability


In addition, the ideal candidate will be or have

  • ·Team player attitude, good interpersonal skills
  • ·Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately
  • ·Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills and superior problem-solving ability
  • Demonstrate sound logic and judgment.
  • Creative/Innovated approach to projects
  • Leadership skills and ability to grow junior employees