Cloud Security Architect - AWS

Posted 6 February by McGregor Boyall Associates Limited

Cloud Security Architect required for blue chip name in financial services. The Cloud Security Architect will work within the Security Architecture and Engineering team in the Cyber Security group. The Security Architect is the primary contact for AWS engagement, driving interaction with core stakeholders including Cyber Security, Cloud Operations and Product Delivery teams.

The Cloud Security Architect is expected to be an expert in the implementation of workload within AWS in a secure and compliant manner and will consult on the appropriate use AWS capability. The Cloud Security Architect will drive engagement with Cloud Operations and Product Delivery teams to support the definition of security requirements for new services and refactored applications.

The Cloud Security Architect is responsible for defining how the business will utilise AWS in a secure and compliant manner while ensuring that all AWS security designs, blueprints and artefacts are maintained and adhere to good practice. They will act as the central point of contact for AWS Security Architecture for other Technology teams within the organisation . Responsibility for identifying and recommending AWS component design changes to achieve compliance with security policies and the enterprise security architecture blueprints and roadmaps, will also under fall under the Cloud Security Architect.

The Cloud Security Architect will come with recent experience of designing security within Amazon AWS cloud services and have all round in-depth application security architecture skills with good knowledge of the OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities. Familiarity with NIST 800-53, Cloud Security Alliance and ISO27001 control frameworks is also advantageous.

Applications from candidates with Security accreditations such as CISM, CISSP or CISA by a recognised body are required are welcomed. Certifications in AWS security and architecture practices are desirable.

For more information on this contract opportunity please contact Neil Morgan at McGregor Boyall.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

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