Cloud Security Engineer

September 23, 2020 by change3media

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Job Summary   

Farmers Information Security is a great place to learn and grow as an information security professional.
We are looking for a talented Cloud cybersecurity professional to help maintain the security of our Cloud-based platforms.  The successful applicant will have a passion for the security discipline and a willingness to learn fast.


Essential Job Functions   

This role will be a key member of the Cloud Security Team, responsible for defending Farmers Insurance and our customers from cybersecurity threats.  The team’s responsibilities include:• Designing, implementing, and securing solutions for IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS technology including AWS, Azure, and GCP resources.• Automating enforcement of Cloud compliance policies.• Developing policy and documentation for security best practices for technologies new to the company.• Identifying, investigating and responding to cyber threats, incidents and anomalies.  • Identifying and prioritizing security vulnerabilities in our environment, and helping to drive remediation.• Making recommendations for necessary changes to our security controls to address emerging security threats.• Designing, implementing and securing solutions for end to end security in a CI/CD pipeline for containers including Docker, Artifactory, CloudBees Jenkins, and Kubernetes.

In addition to maintaining to the security of our Cloud-based platforms, this role will be focused on contributing to the team’s larger cybersecurity efforts.


Education Requirements   

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. CISA, CISM or CISSP Certification a plus.   

Experience Requirements   

We’re looking for someone with 1-3 years of information security work, with substantive experience working with cloud-based platforms.  We’re also willing to consider a candidate with substantive experience administering cloud-based platforms and a passion for the security discipline.  Other requirements:• Ability to apply a risk management lens to complicated technical issues, and make recommendations about how to reduce risk.• Intellectual curiosity about cybersecurity issues.  You read cyber and technical blogs and websites to stay current on industry trends and emerging risks.• Flexibility.  The duties of this role will likely evolve based on the interests and capacity of the individual hired.• Understanding of a broad range of security technologies and how they work.• Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to communicate technical topics to non-technical audiences.  • Problem solving skills.  You’re focused, driven and can get challenging projects across the finish line.


Experience in one or some of the following areas is preferred:• AWS, Azure or GCP services and/or an understanding of how Cloud infrastructure works.• Terraform or other Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools.• Software development.• Functional knowledge of at least one scripting language (Python, PowerShell, etc.). • PaaS platforms such as Salesforce or Heroku.• Investigating cyber incidents.• Threat intelligence and risk assessment.• Container security platforms such as Aqua, Twistlock, Sysdig, etc.• Secrets Management tools such as HashiCorp Vault, CyberArk, AWS Secrets Manager, etc.• DevOps engineering (Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, etc.). 

Special Skill Requirement   

Risk management and IT security skills   

Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.
Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 09/21/2020

Other Locations: United States, California, Woodland Hills,United States, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City,United States, Texas, Austin,United States, Ohio, Independence,United States, Michigan, Caledonia

Job Category: InfoTech
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: AZ CALIFORNIA OHIO OKLAHOMA Phoenix TEXAS USA
Employer: Farmers Insurance