Cloud security architect

Posted: Dec. 12, 2023, 11:10 a.m. - Full Time - Hyderabad and bangalore

Overview: • We are a leading AI-driven Global Supply Chain Solutions Software Product Company and one of Glassdoor’s “Best Places To Work India 2023”. • Cloud Security Architect has extensive knowledge of secure cloud design, Automation/Scripting, DevSecOps on public clouds (Azure, GCP, AWS etc.). • Reporting to the Sr. Director, Security Architecture & Engineering, the ideal candidate will possess a combination of hands-on technical skills, in-depth knowledge, outstanding interpersonal skills, strong leadership, and high credibility. With a demonstrated ability to solve business problems. • The primary areas of focus for the Cloud Security Architect are to partner closely with Cloud teams in developing Cloud risk management strategies and remediation programs based on business priorities and risks, to address cyber security, cyber defense and business needs. Develop OKRs, KPIs and metrics to show continuous improvement in cloud security posture. • Provide strategic direction and subject matter expertise for wide adoption of DevSecOps automation tools, Cryptography and manual source code reviews across open source. .

Scope: • The role of the Cloud Security Architect is to work closely with information technology and development staff to help implement secure systems, tools, and processes. • As an Architect/Engineer, you will be responsible for performing and determining the technology that is implemented within the Cloud security practice. • Being an expert and mentor on all technologies used by the security staff, researching new security trends and improvements, getting new staff members up to speed on internal projects and new development, and providing direction and management of assigned projects. • Additionally, engineers will look for opportunities to collaborate and educate other departments that are impacted by security policies and processes.

What you’ll do: • Designing and implementing cloud security strategies and policies that meet an organization’s specific needs. • Ensuring the security of cloud-based data and applications against unauthorized access, theft, and other threats. • Conducting regular security assessments and audits to identify vulnerabilities and develop plans to address them. • Collaborating with other IT professionals, including network engineers, developers, and system administrators, to integrate cloud security measures into existing systems and processes. • Staying up to date on the latest cloud security technologies, trends, and best practices. • Train new department staff and developers in security concepts • Identify gaps in application architecture, internal processes, and training to help guide the improvement of the department. • Maintain a professional working relationship with other departments through clear communication and project level collaborations.

What we are looking for: • A bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field. • At least 10 years of cloud security experience, focusing on designing and implementing secure cloud computing solutions. • A strong understanding of cloud computing technologies, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). • Knowledge of security frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and CIS Controls. • Familiarity with cloud security platforms like Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud Platform. • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to think strategically and tactically about complex cloud security issues. • Excellent communication skills, including communicating complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders. • The ability to work well in a team environment and collaborate effectively with other IT professionals. • The ability to manage multiple projects and priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. • Attention to detail and a commitment to quality work. • Certifications such as Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Cloud Architect (CCA) are preferred.