Azure Cloud Security Specialist

Azure Cloud Security Specialist

Job Title: Azure Cloud Security Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England, England
Salary: £700 - £800 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00094696_1558436878
Contact Name: Stefano Paganuzzi
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2019 12:07

Job Description

Azure Cloud Security Specialist - London - £700 - £800 per day - 6 Month Initial Contract

An international client is looking for a Cloud Security Specialist with a strong focus on DevSecOps to join their team in London.


  • Understand requirements for cloud service consumption.
  • Assess new and evolving cloud services (eg PaaS, SaaS, IaaS) for security maturity, developing security blueprints.
  • Agree standards for secure cloud service use, ensuring common cloud security patterns are adopted access the firm.
  • Implement secure development standards as automated checks integrated into a continuous delivery build pipeline using TeamCity.
  • Create and collaborate on designs and the introduction of new technology components (for cloud-based solutions) from the earliest stage to ensure that security concerns are addressed within the architecture from the outset.
  • Implement security technologies and configuration into the cloud platform.
  • Respond to information security issues during each stage of a project's life cycle.
  • Produce and maintain technical documentation.
  • To work with development teams to deliver a secure software/infrastructure development life cycle, a key component of which will be establishing a secure and auditable route to production using continuous delivery techniques.
  • Evaluate new technologies and processes that enhance application security capabilities.
  • Hand's on automation development for key security components and services
  • Perform security reviews, audits and any remediation of Insight cloud services and architectures.

Key Skills/Experience

  • Hands on Cloud Security Architecture experience, comfortable implementing security on cloud platforms.
  • Experience of agile methodologies and DevSecOps processes.
  • Detailed technical knowledge of techniques, standards and state-of-the art capabilities for authentication and authorisation, applied cryptography, security vulnerabilities and remediation.
  • Working knowledge of designing, securing and integrating applications/systems within public cloud environments preferably Azure.
  • Working experience with Cloud Secrets Management (Cloud Vaults/Key Management & Rotation/MFA/Passwords/HSM's).
  • Familiar with Defence in Depth techniques.
  • Familiar with containerization including building secure container images, architectural design, monitoring and security tooling (ie TwistLock).
  • Extensive experience with Public Cloud (preferably Azure) security concepts (Virtual Networks/VPC, Log and Incident procedures).
  • Experience architecting solutions making use of PaaS, IaaS and SaaS services.
  • Working experience with Automation/Infrastructure as Code concepts and development including how security influences how infrastructure/application stacks can be provisioned. Including using associated tooling (ie Terraform, Chef, PowerShell, CLI).

If you are interested and available to start, please send through an up to date CV.

Azure Cloud Security Specialist - London - £700 - £800 per day - 6 Month Initial Contract

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