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Cloud Security Engineer-OPEN TO 100% REMOTE

Company: H&r Block
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

What You'll Do...Position SummaryThe cloud security engineer helps architect, deploy and operate a secure cloud application infrastructure that aligns with business needs. The position is responsible for supporting operational innovation and providing security direction to the business to elevate the company's security posture within a cloud computing infrastructure. An advanced role, the cloud security engineer helps deliver applications at scale and with resiliency to support business initiatives. The cloud security engineer is also expected to possess advanced administrative and troubleshooting skills, and be knowledgeable about architecture, engineering and design principles. The cloud security engineer should be adept at dealing with disparate applications and data systems to maintain the level of rigor required to adhere to business direction. Along with depth of system coverage, the role requires planning and design of policies and maintenance.In tandem with security leadership, cloud security engineers consistently assess the threat landscape and adapt quickly to protect the business from risk. They must be highly technical and possesses experience in security and systems administration across a wide variety of cloud infrastructure, including software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS). They are also expected to have a strong work ethic, leverage analytical and critical thinking, and be skillful at meeting change requests at a moment's notice. Because the role often interfaces with other business units, strong listening and communication skills are expected.Essential Job DutiesDevelop and maintain secure, resilient enterprise-grade cloud processes in tandem with architects and system engineers.Secure business applications and computing environments across public, private or hybrid cloud infrastructures.Protect business applications in compliance with privacy, security, business resiliency and compliance frameworks as defined in corporate policies.Maintain a consistent, secure environment using configuration management solutions. Conduct rigorous oversight of security systems and security configuration administration to reduce risk to enterprise systems and accounts.Assist with development, maintenance and utilization of scripts to support custom extract, transform load (ETL) tools with a security focus for data flow.Attend regular technical project and implementation meetings, and serve as the security consultant to help guide secure application and infrastructure configurations.Actively monitor, assess and recommend tactical and strategic initiatives based on new and emerging threats posing risk to cloud computing environments.Manage remediation efforts after security assessment findings outline weaknesses requiring attention. Document, formulate and enforce areas of security improvement that balance risk with business operations and do not diminish efficiencies or innovation.Assist in maintaining strong oversight with cloud computing vendors and solution providers to safeguard against undue risk presented by external entities. Escalate to security management and business unit leads when points of weakness are discovered.Stay apprised of current and proposed security changes impacting regulatory, privacy and security industry best practice guidance. Apply learned knowledge across key lines of business, including products, practices and procedures.Attend and fully engage in change and project management meetings.Skills And ExperienceWhat you'll bring to the team...Bachelor's degree in a related field or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience.3 years Minimum related work experienceStrong Linux and Windows support skills.Familiarity with cloud networking architecture and cloud operations, with cloud access security broker (CASB).Network and encryption familiarity, including virtual private networks (VPNs), IPsec, SSL/TLS, LDAP and public key infrastructure (PKI).Familiarity with security solutions & tools.Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, PowerShell or JavaScript.Familiarity with the use of threat intelligence services in a production environment.Understanding of ISO 27001/2, ITIL or NIST. Up-to-date understanding of a wide-range of incident response, system configuration, vulnerability management and hardening guidelines. Track record of acting with integrity, taking pride in work, seeking to excel, being curious and adaptable, and communicating effectively.Demonstrated problem-solving abilities to manage complex local and international security requirements.Self-motivated and -directed, well-organized and able to position controls in anticipation of threats. Successful track record collaborating with technical and non-technical teams to promote ideas to support business enablement.Experience writing technical documentation.About H&R Block...We're here to live our purpose'ato provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. We take our work personally, because we know what it represents: Families and homes. Livelihoods and lives.We've been true to that purpose since brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded our company in 1955. Since then, we've grown to approximately 12,000 tax offices throughout the United States and around the world. When you join our team, you'll add to the momentum of a forward-thinking company'aone that defined an industry and is now leading its transformation.Sponsored Job#hrbjobby Jobble

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