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Senior Cloud Security Architect
West Malling, Kent
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH20036
Added: 13 Oct 2020
Job Description
Job Title: Cloud Security Architect
Salary: Up to 90k + Bonus
Location: Exeter / Reading / Kent

Acorn is searching for a dynamic Senior Cloud Security Architect, with a real passion for technology, to join a leading provider of property & land data intelligence software.

Their head office is in Exeter, this role can be based either there or at other offices in Reading or Kent. The position will be remote based until the end of the coronavirus related lockdown when there will be a phased return to partial office-based work.

As Cloud Security Architect, you will oversee all aspects of cyber security architecture at the Cloud level working with other security analysts to ensure a secure & healthy Cloud estate. You will lead on a range of security implementation and transformation programmes including the creation of secure cloud design, configuration and operations standards, policies and procedures.

They have a varied cloud estate operating an Azure hosted serverless environment, they also make use of AWS for specific projects & have a Salesforce function. It is essential that you have exposure monitoring & implementing cloud security within a similar cloud environment.

Responsibilities include:

* Design secure cloud infrastructures and delivery systems with objectives like speed, scalability, robustness, zero-trust, automation and supportability at the core.
* Ensure that the Cloud estate (Azure, AWS, SalesForce, etc) is configured securely according to industry standards, as well as our own.
* Monitor the Cloud estate, react to, investigate and respond to all real or perceived information security and cyber related events, issues, incidents, threat and attacks. - co-working with Security Analysts.
* Work with existing teams and enterprise systems (e.g. Service Desk) and procedures to quickly assess and process the most appropriate next action when faced with various pieces of data and information concerning information security and risk.
* Act as the first Point of Contact (POC) for all Cloud security events, anomalies, incidents and investigations.

We are looking for someone with the following experience:

* An advanced understanding and demonstrable hands on experience with Cloud environments, systems and tools (e.g. Terraform) and with fundamental Internet and security technologies (routing & switching, DNS, FW, IDS, Anomaly detection), in an enterprise or service provider environment.
* Good experience securing and monitoring Cloud (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS/hybrid, containers, serverless, etc) environments (applications, infrastructure, operations, processes, etc).
* High level of experience with multiple cloud providers ideally Azure, AWS & Salesforce.
* Advanced ability to read and understand code, understand logs and alerts, to use specialist tools (Cloud native and 3rd party), as well as programming / scripting languages (Python, Shell, PowerShell, AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, PowerApps), to automate tasks, to enable security at speed and scale.

Benefit From:

* Salary Up to 90k.
* Up to 30 Days Holiday (Bank Holidays on top).
* Company Bonus Scheme.
* Flexible / Remote working scheme.

This is a great opportunity to join a market leading company. If you feel your experience would make you suitable for the role then please contact Ryan Harris at Acorn IT.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
Ryan Harris
Recruitment Consultant
Ryan was awarded a degree in Social Analytics with Data Analysis, and joined Acorn following his graduation. He is particularly interested in finding the right candidates to fill South West roles in Infrastructure and Development.
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