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RJC947 | Cloud Security Specialist – AWS


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Role Description

Offer standardized solutions aimed at fostering continuous security and compliance across application stacks and the broader cloud environment. Seamlessly integrate security standards and control products to enhance overall cybersecurity posture.

Technical Skills

  • Preferred candidates should possess one or more certifications in Cyber Security/Information Security such as CISSP, CEH, CISM, CompTIA CySA+, GIAC GCFA, GCTI, GCIH, GREM, or other relevant certifications. Additionally, candidates with qualifications such as Solutions Architect – Associate or Professional, AWS Security Specialty are highly valued.
  • Leading and managing Threat Prevention teams covering Perimeter & Network Security, Server, Endpoint & Mobile Security, Cloud Security, and Data Loss/Leakage Prevention (DLP).
  • Overseeing the entire lifecycle of cyber security processes and systems, from planning and design to implementation, testing, and operation.
  • Collaborating closely with the Head of Cyber Security to develop and enhance the Threat Prevention Strategy, including tooling and processes.
  • Identifying, adopting, and promoting best practices in security engineering and operations across threat prevention controls.
  • Directing a team of cybersecurity professionals responsible for monitoring, detecting, and responding to cybersecurity threats.
  • Supervising the day-to-day operations of cyber defense systems, such as perimeter and network security, intrusion detection systems (IDS), endpoint detection and response (EDR/MDR) tools, and/or data loss prevention (DLP).

Roles & Responsibilities

  •  Deploy and manage security measures, encompassing Cloud Security Solutions from AWS, next-generation firewalls, application firewall/DDoS mitigation, container security, and Web Application Firewall (WAF).
  • Configure, deploy, and provide ongoing support for security software and systems to maintain compliance within AWS cloud environments.
  • Enhance security tooling by updating logging/monitoring capabilities and expanding coverage of existing tools.
  • Perform security assessments and audits to identify and remediate vulnerabilities effectively.
  • Establish and uphold data security documentation, policies, and procedures to ensure adherence to compliance standards.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of compliance requirements, ensuring alignment with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards governing cyber defense and incident response.
  • Collaborate closely with legal, compliance, and risk management teams to address cybersecurity and data protection obligations.
  • Develop and implement metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess and communicate the effectiveness of cyber defense operations.

Desired Certifications – Any One

  • AWS Certified Security – Specialty: Demonstrates proficiency in designing, implementing, and managing AWS security solutions. This certification validates skills in securing AWS workloads and understanding AWS-specific security best practices.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP): Widely recognized in the industry, CISSP certification confirms expertise in various domains of information security, including cloud security, risk management, and compliance. It signifies a strong foundation in security principles and practices.
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH): This certification validates skills in understanding and assessing vulnerabilities in systems, networks, and applications. It provides insight into the techniques used by malicious hackers, enabling professionals to better defend against cyber threats.