Cloud Security Engineer (AWS)

Cloud Security Engineer (AWS).

Cloud Security Engineer (AWS)

Den Haag

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€95 - €95 per hour

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AWS

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Are you a passionate AWS professional with extensive experience building and automating platform infrastructure and services? We're searching for a talented individual to join our team.

You'll be an integral part of our platform team, collaborating closely with our talented architects, developers and engineers.


Key Activities in this role:

  • Develop and maintain secure and reliable cloud infrastructure OS patching.
  • Support and develop underlying AWS and Kubernetes infrastructure and services for security hardening.
  • Implementation of ransomware-resilient backups.
  • Work with other teams to ensure compliance with Security Hub and Kubernetes Gatekeeper policies and troubleshoot technical security issues.
  • Validating AWS services against CIS and AWS FSBP benchmarks.
  • Practical experience analyzing cloud infrastructure vulnerabilities to understand and communicate risks, concerns and outcomes of decisions.
  • Detecting security misconfigurations with EKS deployments.
  • Work with CI/CD and IaC to deploy common infrastructure and services on AWS and Kubernetes.
  • Segment networks to simplify administration and reduce blast radius.
  • Segment accounts and IAM permission sets to implement least privilege access.
  • Implement IAM automation using IdentityNow and SSO using AWS Identity Center.
  • Implement privileged access management including protecting privileged accounts and SSH keys using Cyberark.
  • Implement and optimize web application security using AWS WAF and CDNs.
  • Management of application and service credentials using AWS Secrets Manager and Cyberark.
  • Stay on top of the latest security trends and develop expertise in emerging cloud security technologies.

What we are looking for:

  • AWS Security Specialist level or equivalent experience (ideally 4 years+ working with AWS and security).
  • Good knowledge of Linux distributions and Linux security fundamentals.
  • Security risk management and risk assessment using CVSS (Common Vulnerability Scoring System) and CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures).
  • Demonstrable background in AWS networking including VPCs, transit gateways, routing, direct connect, network firewall, NGFW and WAF.
  • Experience creating hardened golden AMIs using Hashicorp packer or EC2 image builder.
  • Experience in at least one programming language (ideally Python) and creating AWS Lambda functions.
  • Good understanding of AWS security best practices including:
    • Strong knowledge of IAM and service control policies (SCP).
    • AWS Config Rules and Remediations
    • General AWS security best practices including the AWS Foundational Security Best Practices (FSBP) standard.
    • Vulnerability management including common vulnerabilities and exposures.
    • AWS WAF
    • Familiarity with Docker, CI/CD and integration testing.
    • Good understanding of AWS microservices platforms and associated services including EKS, EC2 Worker Nodes, ECS, ECR, Inspector and CloudMap.
    • Good understanding of the CNCF landscape which contains common cloud-native open-source projects and proprietary products.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Extra information

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Hour rate: €95, -
  • Contract: 6 months (with possible extension)
  • Hybrid
  • Offers a collaborative environment focused on leveraging cutting-edge cloud technology to drive business solutions.
  • Values diversity, collaboration, and creativity in addressing technical challenges.

We know we ask a lot but encourage you to apply even if you fit 80% to the role.

Do you see yourself in this role? Then click on Apply now! Chat first? Call Zulayma Susebeek at 020 305 8554 or e-mail me at zulayma.susebeek@darwinrecruitment.com to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

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