AWS Cyber Security Engineer

As a Cyber Security Engineer you will be responsible for designing, building, testing, packaging, deploying and operating platform security controls within the cloud. These security controls will prevent, detect and remediate non-compliance against a set of AWS and best practice security policies.

You will require the following essential skills:

  • Hands on experience of working with key AWS security services
  • Hands on experience of working with open source and commercial security monitoring, WAFs, NIDS, HIDS, web proxies and Anti Malware products
  • Knowledgeable about the key security risks that are present when using AWS and how these can be prevented, detected and remediated
  • Hands on experience of the Centre for Internet Security operating system and AWS account hardening guidance
  • Building AWS resources using infrastructure as code using Terraform (or CloudFormation) and Packer
  • A deep understanding and experience of building, testing, packaging, releasing and deploying code and services within a team based environment
  • Linux system administration
  • Great communication skills, with a willingness to be collaborative and pragmatic in nature
  • Technically inquisitive, with a genuine passion for keeping your skills and knowledge up to date with emerging industry trends, via conferences, meet-ups and self motivated research

The following skills are desired:

  • AWS associate, professional or speciality certification, or desire to obtain one within a short space of time
  • Delivering within an agile environment
  • Implementing and working with continuous integration / continuous delivery pipelines
  • Development background, with experience in common programming languages e.g. Python