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Cyber Security Cloud Engineer

Bridgeview IT
Littleton, Colorado, United States
Job Reference: 9305

Are you into cloud formation? We're seeking a CyberSecurity Cloud Engineer who is ready to scale one of our electrifying clients in Highlands Ranch, CO.

Here's the thing - an organization's cloud is inseparable from its business strategy. The cloud touches every part of a company, and that means this position has a tangible and direct impact on our client's operations. We're not saying that one role is more important than another, but there's a reason cloud positions like this are so visible from a high elevation.

A CyberSecurity Cloud Engineer specializes in providing security for cloud-based digital platforms and plays an integral role in protecting an organization's data. This may involve analyzing existing cloud structures and creating new and enhanced security methods. They serve as part of a larger team dedicated to enterprise security. CyberSecurity Cloud Engineers work full-time in an office environment, with an occasional need to respond to after-hours emergencies.

Responsible for the design and execution of security solutions based on enterprise security policies, audit requirements, and best practices. They collaborate primarily with the CyberSecurity Group to receive guidance and provide recommendations. Additionally, they work with the enterprise architect team, infrastructure admin teams, and risk management teams to implement technologies and automation that will enforce and govern security requirements. When implementing solutions they collaborate with leadership, cloud engineers, and infrastructure engineers to build, maintain, and evaluate. Securing cloud-based programs, performing threat simulations to detect possible risks, and providing security recommendations on topics like microserve design or application development. Cloud security engineers may instruct other teams on proper coding methods. They may also investigate, create, and recommend innovative technologies or other methods that will enhance the security of cloud-based environments.


CyberSecurity Cloud Engineers need strong technical skills, which may include experience with Linux and Windows operating systems, scripting languages like Python, and cloud provider ecosystems like Amazon AWS.

Excellent attention to detail, as they must constantly monitor systems to ensure there are no external threats.

Excellent oral and written communication skills will be essential when interacting with team members.

CyberSecurity Cloud Engineers must have initiative and serve as a project leader when needed.

They should also have ingenuity and strong problem-solving skills in order to swiftly and creatively deal with threats or flaws in networks.

Ability to operate at strategic and tactical levels

Prior experience in financial services industry is a plus

Must have deep understanding of core security principles and security best practices of user identity and access management.

Have deep understanding of how to do these things in the following: AWS Cloud, Azure, and Active Directory.

Expected to evaluate and learn new features and changes to services such as AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), AWS Config, AWS CloudTrail, AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS), AWS CloudHSM, and AWS Trusted Advisor.

Must understand smart card authentication principles.

Deep understanding of PKI, certificate, and general encryption mechanisms and applications.

Must have the aptitude to review current processes and determine how to implement better security controls and governance via automation, scripting, using highly repeatable, programmatic design.

Prior experience working with Perl, Bash, Python, XML, REST API, and JSON is desired

Understand how to use logging to manage and govern a security model.

Knowledge of Splunk or Elasticsearch is a bonus

Demonstrated ability to identify and learn new services, tools, or scripting languages to help automate, monitor, and manage security operations on AWS, Azure, or Active Directory.

Understanding of security incident response procedures.

Understand the AWS shared security responsibility model

IT Security certifications required: CISSP or GIAC equivalent

AWS certifications desired: AWS Solution Architect, AWS Certified Security - Specialty


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