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Cloud Security IT Specialist

Guidant Global
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Cloud Security
Job Type

Cloud Security IT Specialist

Central London Contract 650– 775 per day inside IR35

We're currently seeking an accomplished and highly ambitious Cloud Security IT Specialist to work with our exceptional client, a world class brand in a secure environment to drive major business transformation, process and technical change across this complex organisation.

The contract role will require you to conduct security clearance prior to assignment.

The Cloud Security IT Specialist role is conducted in an environment that is far from ordinary, therefore, we're not looking for ordinary. The role is based on site.

Your experience:

Experience in the design, implementation, and assessment of Cloud Infrastructures

Knowledge of Cloud Technologies, Cloud Security Principles and Cloud based security controls

Experience in reviewing Cloud Migration Strategies, for Cloud, On–Prem, and Hybrid models

Understanding of NCSC Cloud Guidance, Principles and good practice guides coupled with the ability to apply them pragmatically and in line with the needs of the business

Threat Modelling of Cloud Infrastructure, and Cloud–based applications

Role and Responsibilities:

Working with Development Teams to design Cloud–based applications and infrastructures.

Review Cloud Architectures from a Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability perspective.

Advise on Business–specific requirements to manage information risks.

Monitoring changes to live Cloud deployments, challenging where appropriate and assessing

implications for assurance status.

In collaboration with technical/security architects, providing specialist advice to design authorities on requirements and best practice designs to achieve and maintain the required level of assurance.

Work in a Dev–Rel capacity, across Engineering Teams to provide Cloud Security Point–of– Contact, and support Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) and Cloud Security Champion (CSC) roles.

Provide Security Subject Matter Expert (SME) advice on Cloud Security Controls, and review Cloud offerings against Business Security requirements.

Essential Skills:

Ability to propose, design and assess Cloud Security controls, aligned to identified threats

Ability to facilitate Threat Modelling workshops with multi–disciplined teams and produce relevant output

Actively keep up to date with Commercial Cloud industry relevant skills and advancements

Possess an array of technological skills and awareness, aligned but not constrained to Cloud services

In collaboration with security architects, able to assess the level of technical capability of potential threat actors and able to review a Cloud security risk assessment.

Ability to review Cloud architectures to ensure mitigation of the identified risks and conformity to the relevant security policies and legislation.

Ability to clearly translate technical Cloud Security Principles and Controls to non–technical audiences.

Work as part of a multi–disciplinary, multi–location team.

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