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Cloud Security Consultant

Location: UK - Reading, UK - Hatfield, UK - London, UK - Nottingham, UK - Birmingham, UK - Edinburgh, UK - Manchester | Job-ID: 32921 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting


UK-wide travel required
Flexible home-working



Job Description
The core tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the cloud security consultant are listed in the job description example below:

  •  Being responsible for the overall implementation of security cloud architecture in an organization.
  •  Assist in improving and developing new designs and security strategies across all types of cloud-based applications (including infrastructure, platform, and software as a service.)
  •  Responsible for the thorough documentations of implementations, via technical documentation and run-books
  •  Responsible for input and feedback on security architectures
  •  Apply understanding and experience with systems automation platforms and technologies
  •  Partake in efforts that shape the organization’s 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 consultants
  •  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 company’s Cloud offerings.



Experience & Attributes

  • 3-5 years Cloud deployment experience from within the core Azure, AWS and GCP Cloud platforms with bias towards Security in the cloud platforms
  • Multiple Customer Cloud Deployment experience7
  • Working on complex Cloud projects, and carrying out large scale workload migrations with a focus on security elements
  • UK focused, across a variety of industry sectors
  • AWS Certified Security Consultant
  • Google Certified Security Consultant
  • DevSecOps project experience/awareness
  • Experience with automation & orchestration around security
  • Experience with AWS/ GCP native security tools
  • Demonstrable custom tool development and contribution to open source communities – optional
  • Experience securing public facing web service
  • Use of automation to solve complex problems at scale
  • Solid understanding of addressing security in VMs, containers and serverless
  • Be comfortable building security dashboards
  • 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
  • Certification: It is important that applicants for the cloud security consultant position have CISSP or equivalent security-related industry certifications and AWS Associate or higher Certification


Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.

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