Cloud Security Engineer

New York City, New York | Freelance | Job ID #65644 |
Posted Earlier this month
Global Consulting firm is seeking a Cloud Security Engineer/Systems Engineer to join them for an ongoing contract engagement.

  • Work to continually improve the security posture of client-facing applications developed by ensuring risks are identified and appropriately mitigated.
  • Promote and improve the secure development lifecycle and DevSecOps standards and guidelines.
  • Design, develop, and manage a secure infrastructure leveraging cloud-native and third-party security technologies.
  • Ensure solutions adhere to our policies and are meeting/exceeding current standards.
  • Secure areas include infrastructure as code, configuration management, accessing identity and access management, network security across multi-cloud environments, event monitoring and reporting, secure SDLC, risk assessments, Cloud infrastructure entitlement management, and incident response.
  • Identify gaps in security infrastructure and solutions and provide thought leadership in the development of appropriate technical solutions.


  • 5+ years of DevSecOps experience, ideally in a professional services environment or regulated industry. Automation mindset and experience (CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible, Python). Demonstrated experience of secure SDLC and DevSecOps.
  • Excellent foundation in overall security standards, security policies, and security audits; strong understanding of IT concepts as they relate to security risk.
  • Working knowledge of common information security controls, guidelines, and standards such as HITRUST, ISO27001, OWASP, SOC 2, NIST.
  • Knowledge of data protection regulations such as GDPR, CCPA, and HIPAA would be ideal.
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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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