Cloud Security Architect

Job Title: Cloud Security Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: HK$70000 - HK$100000 per month
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -012019-229264
Contact Name: Donal Gray
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2019 10:06

Job Description

My client is a global insurance firm that are rapidly growing their APAC business and need a strong cloud engineer to help them grow. This is a hybrid role between cloud and security and not pure IT security.

This is a technically skilled, advanced role that requires some knowledge in public cloud security. The role will provide overall application, cloud infrastructure and operational security guidance for in-house and third party groups while building and maintaining cloud environments to scale the shared service public cloud infrastructure. It is a hands on cloud role where you will be implementing cloud security

Day to Day

  • Build and maintain public cloud platform infrastructure as code services
  • Responsible for public cloud infrastructure in terms of non-functional requirements like security, availability, and reliability. Will collaborate with other areas to make certain infrastructure components comply with security policies
  • Proactively maintains a broad knowledge of cloud engineering trends and technology advancements
  • Performs application security assessments and leads remediation activities as part of the application security program and ensures application teams adhere to the SDLC Framework
  • Guides teams to meet compliance and regulatory requirements

Ideal Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work experience
  • Experience performing IT related roles
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with application deployment, setup and configuration on public cloud services
  • Certification as an Information Security Professional (CISSP) is helpful (not mandatory)
  • Advanced engineering knowledge of Public Cloud Services, specifically Security but also including: Monitoring, Access, Compute, Storage, Networking, Security, Configuration and Database services
  • In-depth familiarity with Infrastructure as Code automation tools such as Terraform/Cloud Formation
  • Programming and infrastructure automation (e.g. AWSCLI, Ansible, Java and JSON)
  • Experience designing, developing, deploying, testing in public cloud architecture
  • Research, design, analyze, and modify Cloud-based Enterprise-wide systems and application software
  • Experience in system technology security testing (vulnerability scanning and penetration testing)
  • Experience in application technology security testing (white box, black box and code review)
  • Token based authentication knowledge
  • Strong background in Information Security and compliance controls

Next steps are to apply with an update CV to dgray<at> for a confidential discussion.


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