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Senior Cloud Security Engineer
Plymouth, Minnesota  |  Onsite
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Applied on October 15, 2021
Job Id #50209 Posted August 30, 2021


  • The role of Senior Cloud Security Engineer will be part of the Enterprise Information Securitys Strategic Programs and Cloud Engineering team responsible for cloud enablement.
  • This role will be engaged in numerous projects to enhance and automate cloud platform controls. In addition, as part of a highly agile and cross functional team, this role will lead security engineering projects that include but not limited to prototyping new technologies, tools and patterns for promoting digital healthcare in public cloud.
  • Understanding cloud threats and driving to technical solutions enables the engineer to constant work on exciting challenges.
  • As threats, regulatory requirements and business challenges change, this role will contribute to the manifestation of control framework and contribute to engineering cloud controls as code, native cloud tool enablement and secure configurations.
  • The Senior Cloud Security Engineer will be engaged with many workload teams identifying new patterns and supporting the teams embrace cloud for healthcare.

Major Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of cloud solutions and platform infrastructure that include balancing simplicity, standards, scalability, security, extensibility, supportability that are hosted on public cloud platforms
  • Champion the design and engineer security patterns that facilitate modern cloud adoption with embedded security
  • Foster high-performance, collaborative technical work across multiple stakeholders and teams.
  • Drive platform control maturity and align with cyber security frameworks
  • Evaluates new cloud controls against existing native and third-party alternatives
  • Mentor and support the development of members of the team

Required Qualifications

  • 5 years of platform engineering, preferably with public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure or Google) using tools such as Terraform (infrastructure as code)
  • Experience with writing secure code, and with DevSecOps engineering
  • Experience building enterprise cloud patterns with automated security
  • Experience leading agile engineering teams
  • Experience using Mitre @ttack framework, Cloud Security Alliance and/or NIST cloud frameworks

Preferred Qualification

  • Bachelors Degree in software engineering, computer science, or related subject or significant experience
  • Experience with secure engineering using Golang, Python, Ruby or similar languages
  • 2 or more years experience with securing healthcare workloads in public cloud
  • Strong Oral and written communications skills to enable effective and meaningful information exchange betwee.n technical and non-technical people across multiple levels of organizational structure

Team and Team size:

  • We have one team, 13 people, 4 are security architectures and solution driven engineers, the others are TDP and product engineers. Scattered throughout the US and

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