Cloud Engineer in Riverwoods, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 11/5/2019

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Job Description

Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Cloud Engineer for one of our clients in the Riverwoods area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
By developing and enhancing cloud security services, the Cloud Security Products delivery team strives to create awesome products and services that protect our public cloud environments while providing security insights directly to cloud developers. We deliver high quality cloud security products that allow cybersecurity to operate and contribute to business value streams. The Lead cybersecurity engineer, will champion efforts to enhance security of our cloud infrastructure helping implement security best practices and guard rails around the use of various cloud services, and delivering those capabilities through modern automation tools, principles and patterns. They should have strong problem-solving skills and demonstrate the ability to work independently, communicating effectively across multiple technical teams.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides comprehensive security analysis of various cloud services through research, threat modelling and experimentation, and thereby leading to security best practice guidelines in using those services.
  • Defines security misconfiguration around usage of various cloud services and provides details of identification and remediation of such misconfigurations
  • Designs and builds automation for detection and auto-remediation of security misconfigurations
  • Supports software development processes via continuous integration and delivery.
  • Looks for ways to improve and streamline processes and procedures
  • Participates in and contributes to risk management, business continuity management, policy review and compliance audits
  • Collaborates alongside engineers and the product teams on business and operational matters
  • Troubleshoots, resolves issues and guides when stakeholders run into access or security issues.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • 6+ years of experience working in Enterprise Systems Engineering role.
  • 3+ years working with AWS Cloud Technologies
  • Strong understanding of AWS authentication and authorization mechanism - IAM entities & Policies
  • Strong understanding of various permissions mechanisms within AWS – Service Control policies, IAM policies, resource policies, permission boundaries, session policies, Network ACL and security groups, cross-account access, etc.
  • Strong understanding of most widely used AWS Product and Services suite (EC2, S3, VPC, RDS, dynamoDB, Lambda, KMS, SQS, SNS etc.), their use cases, best practices and implementation, and approaches to take in securing such services.
  • Experience with logging, monitoring and alerting technologies in AWS (CloudTrail and Cloudwatch)
  • Experience in Python Programming, writing test cases and managing code in Github.
  • Exceptional communication and problem solving skills.
  • Experience writing infrastructure as code in Terraform.
  • Familiarity with Linux and Jenkins
  • Experience working with an Agile Development software team
  • Experience in the financial services industry

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.