My client, an international Payments firm, are looking for a Cloud Security Architect to be based in London.
About the Cloud Security Architect role:
As a Cloud Security Governance Analyst, you will play a critical role in safeguarding my client's cloud-based systems and data, ensuring compliance with industry standards, regulations, and best practices. You will work closely with their IT and security teams to proactively identify, assess, and drive mitigation security risks in our cloud environment.
• Monitor and assess the security posture of my client's cloud infrastructure, including AWS, Azure, or other relevant platforms. • Conduct regular security assessments and audits to identify vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, and potential threats. • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement cloud security best practices and standards acting as a second line assurance function. • Stay up to date with the latest industry trends and emerging threats related to cloud security. • Perform risk assessments and provide recommendations to enhance our cloud security posture. • Providing secondary support to Respond to security incidents, evaluate conduct root cause analysis, and track the implementation of corrective actions. • Assess and support the continued development of documentation related to cloud security policies, procedures, and incident response plans including the delivery of manangment KPI’s • Assist in the design and implementation of security controls, ensuring they align with regulatory requirements and business objectives. • Participate in ongoing security training and contribute to the company’s security awareness program.
Essential Experience and Qualifications:
• At least 3 preferably five years direct Information Security Experience with a focus on cloud preferably AWS and / or Azure. • Practical Experience of securing cloud environments, conducting cloud risk assessments, implementing security controls. • At least 10 years IT experience (can run concurrently) • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner - this is mandatory (unless you have an Azure qualification and willing to gain an AWS one in the first 6 months of joining) • Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience). • Solid experience in cloud security, preferably within the Financial Services sector. • Proficiency in cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud. • Strong understanding of security frameworks, compliance standards, and regulations (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001, PCI DSS). • Experience with security assessment tools and techniques. • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to analyse complex technical issues. • Strong communication skills to collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders. • Relevant certifications such as Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or equivalent. AWS Certified Security Specialist
Why join them:
• Opportunity to work with a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to excellence in the Financial Services industry. • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. • Access to cutting-edge technologies and ongoing professional development opportunities. • Collaborative and inclusive work environment that values innovation and teamwork. • Chance to contribute to the security and integrity of critical financial systems.
If the role is of interest and you would like to know more please apply to this role or call me on 0207 509 8040 to find out more.
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