6+ month contract (opportunity for extensions and/or hire)
up to $91.50/hr., depending on experience
DEPARTMENT/TEAM DESCRIPTION Scientific Computing Competence Center – Infrastructure team supporting scientific research teams.
POSITION SUMMARY As a Cloud Security Engineer, you’ll design and build cloud security solutions that will balance the need for speed and flexibility of cloud infrastructure (IaaS/PaaS) applications with the need to protect Bayer against ongoing and potential security threats. This role requires the ability to help define new cloud security strategies that meet Global Bayer Security standards.
POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES • You will drive cloud security engineering for our enterprise IT and Business IT teams in both IaaS and PaaS implementations. • You will be an active member of Design & Build IT projects, steering cloud configurations and services towards industry-leading security with your domain expertise. • You will actively assess existing cloud implementations, identifying security issues and prioritizing fixes. • You will engineer and implement new cloud security tools to feed our DevOps/SecOps processes to ensure the solvency of cloud compute resources. • Provide daily, ongoing security oversight of Cloud SecOps operations, to include the security impact of proposed modifications, additions, and technology implementation/refresh operations. • Understand system security vulnerabilities and associated threats, and assess the overall security risks to the system. • Provide mitigation recommendations to reduce identified security risks • Work directly with internal IT staff and customer to establish and enforce Cloud IT security best practices, protection objectives, process improvements and effective IT security controls • Work with internal security team for vulnerability scanning using approved software tools and ability to automate • Thorough understanding of DevOps ideologies and ability to drive and communicate change supporting DevOps/SecOps methodology within the organization • Serve as the primary interface to governance, compliance, and risk management teams to ensure the system consistently meets the requirements for certification and accreditation. Assist with projects involving cloud, operating systems, applications, and database and security issues and requirements.
Skill & Competency Requirements: • 5 + years’ experience as a Security Engineer supporting software architecture development environments • Experience with Git, Jenkins, Chef, and Puppet • Experience with common scripting languages (Python, Ruby) • Experience and understanding of cloud platforms (AWS, Azure) • Familiar with DevOps and Agile methodology • Knowledge of cloud networking architecture, cloud operations, security, automation and orchestration • Possess clear understanding of security protocols and standards and have experience with software and security architectures. • Understand how to design and implement security tests in accordance with stated criteria • Experience with Linux/UNIX Windows servers, MS SQL, Oracle MySQL, MongoDB • Experience understanding protocols, such as, SSL/TLS, CIFS, HTTP/S, DHCP, SMTP, LDAP/S, NFS, SNMP and DNS • Experience in networking concepts and services, such as, VPNs, IPsec, PKI and TCP/IP • Strong written and oral communication skills • Demonstrate an ability to bridge technology knowledge gaps between IT staff and corporate staff such as Compliance, Legal and Audit organizations. • Able to work within a team • Organized, responsive and highly thorough problem solver
Preferences: (list nice-to-haves such a specific knowledge items, certifications, skills, abilities, etc.) • Scientific IT support background
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