Information Security Engineer - Application & Cloud Security

Information Security Engineer - Application & Cloud Security

Job Title: Information Security Engineer - Application & Cloud Security
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Austin, Texas
Salary: US$120000 - US$140000 per annum + bonus + benefits (401k, healthcare, etc)
Reference: 123476_1587150407
Contact Name: Jack Lynch
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 17, 2020 20:06

Job Description

My client is a global player in the online gaming industry. They are seeking an Information Security Engineer - Application & Cloud Security that is passionate about designing and building secure platforms and applications. This person must be local to Austin or willing to relocate. This is an urgent hire for my client and all interviewing and on-boarding will be done remotely.

The ideal candidate should feel comfortable working with both front-end and back-end environments, as well as building, automating and securing the cloud infrastructure and platforms that supports the services. The person in this role must have an in-depth knowledge across multiple security domains, including cryptography, authentication and authorisation, network architectures, platform security, cloud security, operating system internals, reverse engineering, secure development best practices.

Specifically, this candidate will help lead efforts to exploit security patterns and practices with orchestration and automation tools to automate the secure configuration, verification, compliance and authorization of systems. They will be a member of a team with experience maturing organizations software development and security practices.


  • Work collaboratively in a fast-moving team
  • Automate security validation testing against cloud platforms
  • Work with Global Security office to translate traditional data center type security controls and guidelines to cloud centric controls
  • Follow and instruct others on version control processes
  • Develop solutions to strengthen the security in and around applications
  • Analyze industry specific requirements/technologies and provide insight
  • Work with appropriate parties to raise issues and work toward resolution

Required Skills:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems/Management Information Systems or equivalent work experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with application and/or product security is preferred
  • 3+ years experience of full stack Application Security reviews that span multiple platforms and programming languages.
  • Experience with front and backend software development
  • Experience with Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment strategies
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure and services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and/or Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience applying application and service security patterns and practices
  • Experience utilizing Security testing tools (scanners, static and dynamic code analysis)
  • Familiarity with Unix, Linux and Windows operating systems and application platforms
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Logical approach and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Eagerness to learn new industry and new technologies
  • Must be able to work well both in a team environment and independently
  • Must possess exceptional attention to detail
  • Comfort transferring previous development experience to new technologies as they mature

** This role is local to the Austin market, and my client is looking for candidates who currently live in Austin or the surrounding area, or candidates willing to relocate to Austin. This is an urgent need and so all interviews and onboarding will be conducted remotely. The person hired for the role will work remotely until such a time when they can safely begin reporting to the Austin office. **

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