Job title: Cloud Security Lead
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: IT
Salary type: Annual
Job published: 06/11/2019
Job ID: 38395

Job Description

CLOUD SECURITY LEAD - R1.3M - R1.6M/annum - join Global Software Company at the forefront of Medical Emergency Response Solutions - CAPE TOWN:

 

This is an excellent opportunity for a CLOUD SECURITY LEAD to join an International Software Company who’ve made an enormous impact on improving Emergency Medical Response rates, through the development and deployment of highly innovative Cloud based Software Solutions. These solutions are literally saving people’s lives, and recognised as a significant progression in the enhancement of Public Safety.

The company is now very well-established in both the USA and South Africa and has secured enormous financial funding to take their solutions to the next level.
 
Based in CAPE TOWN this CLOUD SECURITY LEAD role offers a salary of between R1.3M – R1.6M/annum.

 

THE COMPANY:
An international Software Company who are dedicated to improving public safety. The company develops cloud based software solutions to enable rapid response from emergency medical teams. This is achieved through a cloud based dispatch system, which provides first respondents to medical emergencies accurate information, location, and situational awareness when they are being dispatched to emergency situations.
 
The company has a huge dominance in the USA, where pretty much all 9-1-1 calls are linked to their software thereby enabling rapid emergency responses. Their influence is growing across South Africa, and the rest of Africa.
 
Culturally this is a fantastic business – what they do has an immediate and crucial impact on Medical Response and Emergency scenarios and therefore affect the lives of all of us. The passion and pride for what they do is obvious and translates into an awesome culture of collaboration, excitement and professional satisfaction.

 

THE ROLE:
As CLOUD SECURITY LEAD you will Architect and work with the Development and Engineering Teams to design and deploy automated infrastructure provisioning mechanisms through modern configuration management processes and procedures. This role will help shape medical emergency communications by working to build high-availability and secure systems for ambulance dispatch and first responders. 
Reporting directly to the CISO, this is a Senior Role intended for a creative, precise, and motivated individual with a strong background in cloud-native solutions and modern software tooling and processes.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES will include:
Work closely with product and platform teams to engineer and implement cloud security controls 
Focus on security and reliability configuration implementations in Azure 
Design and implement Azure/cloud-based DevSecOps concepts, processes and tools 
Implement Network Security Groups and other isolation methods to prevent lateral movement 
Implement vulnerability discovery and management tooling 
Design and deploy patch automation and configuration compliance of Azure infrastructure 
Design and deploy configuration automation services in Terraform, Puppet, and/or Ansible 
Harden and secure microservices (Kubernetes) 
Configure virtual infrastructure (i.e. virtual machines and networks) to specified guidelines 
Configure robust federated Azure AD workflows to meet security and operations requirements 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Ability to work in a modern software company using agile processes 
Ability to work with multiple teams and to prioritize requirements 
Excellence in problem solving and quantitative risk management skills 
Experience working with cloud solutions such as Azure 
DevOps environment experience, maintaining secure CI/CD processes and SDLC processes 
Experience with the development, deployment, and automation of secure solutions in an enterprise cloud-based environment 
Have or ability to obtain Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate 
Kubernetes deployments experience is a significant benefit, but not essential