Job Description :
Position:- Cloud Security Engineer
Location:- Chicago IL
Duration:- 6+ Months

The Senior Cloud Security Engineer is responsible for guiding the organization in making the best possible cloud security decisions based upon knowledge, research, and innovation. You will be asked to push the boundaries of best practices and the status quo when it comes to thinking about and implementing security controls in both public and private cloud environments.

Some of the things you may find yourself doing:
Review proposed solutions and identify risks
Act as technical security liaison between multiple groups to provide authoritative security design and architecture recommendations
Draft technical artifacts, process and procedures
Research, design and support implementation of security toolsets
Provide mentoring and training; act as a thought leader within the security team
Understand and identify security risks and possible threats in large and or complex network environments
Participate in complex hands-on security architecture and implementation projects
Collaborate with security/technical operations on implementation of solutions
Develop and/or implement automation tools for the cloud infrastructure
Simplify complex changes into clear communications to educate non-security and non-technical team members
Qualifications:

Required:
5-7+ years as a technical security practitioner/security architect
Deep knowledge of cloud and virtualization technologies and platforms, specifically AWS
Strong interpersonal skills and expert team player with demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships
Ability to effectively execute and drive cross functional teams in a fast-paced startup environment
Strong AWS, networking and Unix/Linux skills
Experience in network or content provider operations or cloud environments at scale
Experience with implementing Kubernetes, Mesos, DC/OS and/ or Docker security controls
Experience in developing automation procedures and using tools such as Chef, Terraform, Ansible, etc.
Experience in software development companies with continuous integration and continuous deployment environments.
Familiarity with database and operating systems security
Experience with hands on administration of network devices, systems and/or security devices
Familiarity with regulated environments and related standards (ISO 27001/2, NIST, FEDRAMP, HIPAA, PCI/DSS, Sarbanes Oxley)
University/College Degree
Be bad-ass in what you do

Preferred:
AWS certifications
Hands-on Microsoft Azure experience or other cloud computing platforms
Active member of the information security community