Cloud Security Analyst

  • location: Piscataway, NJ
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $100,000 - $110,000 per year

job description

Cloud Security Analyst

job summary:
The Cloud Security Analyst will assist in the daily support of the cloud security technology for protecting client and intellectual data for all cloud/hybrid solutions. - this includes monitoring, reporting and the auditing of security controls. The role reports to the Manager, Information Security.

Key Responsibilities

Specific duties include but not limited to:

  • Act as subject matter expert (SME) on cloud security issues.
  • Design, develop, review and build security architectures for public, private, and hybrid Cloud based systems within Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or other cloud providers. Identify, design and deploy solutions to secure cloud usage, whether cloud-native or COTS solutions.
  • Communicate IT security related programs and issues to management, as appropriate.
  • Design, develop and implement cloud security standards.
  • Recommends security system architecture solutions based on industry best practices.
  • Conduct audits, assessments, penetration tests and coordinate remediation activities.
  • Provide direct support to IT staff for security-related issues.
  • Ensure compliance with security policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Coach other teams about cloud security-relevant technologies, processes and tools.
  • Assists with the investigation of security incidents, recommends and implements solutions to remediate or mitigate them.
  • Provide threat modeling and risk assessment services to characterize the risk and severity posture of various systems and components in cloud environments.
  • Implement and maintain automated and flexible detection and response programs.
  • Collect security-related operational metrics through automation and increase security visibility across the organization; measure the coverage and effectiveness of security tools; transparency over the security state of the Cloud).
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant security and privacy trends.
Education

Bachelor of Science degree in Cybersecurity, Information Security, Computer Science, or related field required required

Work Experience

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, etc.) required
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience implementing and managing cloud security tools required
  • Experience conducting and mitigating security/risk assessments preferred
  • Experience with implementing and enforcing policies, procedures and guidelines in a complex environment preferred.
Licenses and Certifications

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) required

 
location: Piscataway, New Jersey
job type: Permanent
salary: $100,000 - 110,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
The Cloud Security Analyst will assist in the daily support of the cloud security technology for protecting client and intellectual data for all cloud/hybrid solutions. - this includes monitoring, reporting and the auditing of security controls.

Key Responsibilities

Specific duties include but not limited to:

  • Act as subject matter expert (SME) on cloud security issues.
  • Design, develop, review and build security architectures for public, private, and hybrid Cloud based systems within Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or other cloud providers. Identify, design and deploy solutions to secure cloud usage, whether cloud-native or COTS solutions.
  • Communicate IT security related programs and issues to management, as appropriate.
  • Design, develop and implement cloud security standards.
  • Recommends security system architecture solutions based on industry best practices.
  • Conduct audits, assessments, penetration tests and coordinate remediation activities.
  • Provide direct support to IT staff for security-related issues.
  • Ensure compliance with security policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Coach other teams about cloud security-relevant technologies, processes and tools.
  • Assists with the investigation of security incidents, recommends and implements solutions to remediate or mitigate them.
  • Provide threat modeling and risk assessment services to characterize the risk and severity posture of various systems and components in cloud environments.
  • Implement and maintain automated and flexible detection and response programs.
  • Collect security-related operational metrics through automation and increase security visibility across the organization; measure the coverage and effectiveness of security tools; transparency over the security state of the Cloud).
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant security and privacy trends.
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • AWS (2 years of experience is preferred)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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