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Cloud Security Engineer
Houston, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Cloud Security Engineer

Houston, Texas, United States - Full time Remote Available


We are a global managed IT services provider focusing on infrastructure, operational and project requirements across the corporate enterprise market.

Established in 1999, our growth has been 100% organic and founded upon the solid principles of 'doing the right thing' for the customer. This has led to great customer retention, repeat projects and a reputation for delivery - even under pressure and in the most challenging environments.

We understand that we need exceptional talent to accomplish our mission - therefore we place great emphasis on the people component of IT, and we strive constantly to attract, develop, and retain the best people. We cultivate an ethos and environment within which our people are focused, nurtured, and continually challenged to develop and improve their competencies in a fun and rewarding culture.

We like to think we get the work/life balance right at

While everyone is challenged and must work hard on the job, we always try to organize events and fun nights out with our team and their families.


The Cloud Security Engineer performs various functions, including being responsible for the overall implementation of security cloud architecture in an organization.

You will also help to improve and develop new designs and security strategies across all types of cloud-based applications (including infrastructure, platform, and software as a service.)

The core tasks, duties, and responsibilities are listed in the job description below:


  • Responsible for the thorough documentations of implementations, via technical documentation and run-books
  • Responsible for input and feedback on security architectures
  • Apply adept understanding and experience with systems automation platforms and technologies
  • Partake in efforts that shape the organizations security policies and standards for use in cloud environments
  • Interpret security and technical requirements into business requirements and communicate security risks to relevant stakeholders ranging from business leaders to engineers
  • Direct and influence multi-disciplinary teams in implementing and operating Cyber Security controls
  • Collaborate with application developers and database administrators to deliver creative solutions to difficult technology challenges and business requirements
  • Provide subject matter expertise on information security architecture and systems engineering to other IT and business teams
  • Execute security architectures for cloud cloud/hybrid systems
  • Responsible for automating security controls, data, and processes to provide improved metrics and operational support
  • Employ cloud-based APIs when suitable to write network/system level tools for safeguarding cloud environments
  • Stay abreast of emerging security threats, vulnerabilities, and controls
  • Spot and execute new security technologies and best practices into the companys Cloud offerings.


To be seriously considered for this role, please have the following:

  • Bachelors degree in Information Systems or Computer Science, but a High School diploma / GED with extensive Information Systems or Computer Science experience is also accepted
  • Strong familiarity with Linux and Windows operating systems and cloud provider ecosystems like Amazon AWS
  • Practical knowledge of AWS foundation services related to compute, network, storage, content delivery, administration and security, deployment and management, automation technologies
  • Robust micro services programming (AWS Lambda, Docker, etc.)
  • Extensive experience architecting, designing, and programming applications and ample experience in high level programming languages such as C++, C#, Java, Python, Visual Basic
  • Capability architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability, and high availability
  • DevOps know-how building and deploying infrastructure with cloud deployment, build and test automation technologies like ansible, chef, puppet, docker, jenkins, etc.
  • Familiarity using AWS Cloud Services (EC2, DynamoDB, API Gateway, RDS, Lambda, CloudFront, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, Route 53, etc.)
  • Understanding of complex enterprise environments and current technology areas like cloud and mobility
  • Cloud specific certifications, multi-cloud experience (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Knowledge of cyber security frameworks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with global cyber security programs


This position is in a location that does not offer relocation.

Remote work for qualified candidates

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not, now or in the future, require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.


The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Short Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Basic & Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance
  • We contribute 3% of your salary to your 401K account (regardless of whether you participate)
  • 15 days of PTO when you join us and 20 days once you reach your first year
  • 9 Paid observed holidays


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