People Source Consulting are currently seeking an experience AWS Cloud Security Engineer to take on a 3 moth contract (Likely to roll) with our West London central Government Client.
The successful Engineer be required to:
*Provide expert advice and guidance on information assurance, security standards, services, policies and tools Review service design, identify and assess risks
*Design, evaluate and recommend appropriate, cost-effective security controls and processes
*Work with the team to implement recommendations to secure the service in line with business, user and compliance requirements.
The specialist will work with the 'Transfer Digital Records' product team. The team are building a service which enables the secure transfer of digital records. The service offers tools for content upload, validation and transfer of ownership to the Archive.
The team have completed in-house discovery and Alpha prototyping phases to determine the scope of the proposed service; identify user, business and compliance requirements for access and security; and deliver a small-scale demonstration prototype and proof of concept for the service.
They now require a specialist to review the security and assurance aspects of our proposed design, identify threats and gaps and develop a strategy for delivering and operating a securing the service as we move into a Beta delivery phase
Day to Day tasks:
*Review and understand user, business and compliance requirements for service security
*Risk discovery & analysis: Review relevant design decisions and assessment documentation from the Alpha phase; identify potential threats, weaknesses and gaps in our proposed approach
*Risk treatment: Develop a pragmatic, appropriate and cost-effective strategy for securing the service
*Assurance: Contribute to technical assessment and assurance processes
*Implementation and testing: Work with the team implementing the approved design to ensure that the Beta product release meets our security requirements.
*Documentation: Deliver appropriate documentation of requirements, design recommendations and risk assessments to support technical review and on-going service development.
Skills and experience:
*Hold relevant, current certification (please specify) with expertise and significant practical experience of developing security strategies in an AWS cloud environment.
*Have a proven track record of risk assessing and assuring cloud based architectures for secure, content-driven services.
*Have an in depth understanding of relevant security standards, protocols and architectural approaches
*Have detailed knowledge and understanding of AWS security tools and services, open source security controls and automated security testing tools
*Have expertise in developing an outcome based approach to risk identification, management and mitigation using techniques such as risk trees and attack tree methods
*Have a good understanding of identity management and identity lifecycle management with strong experience of relevant security models and technical frameworks for access management.
*Be able to deliver at pace within a fixed timeline and budget.
*Have experience of working within GDS standards and best practice.
*Have knowledge and experience of designing cloud services for uploading and processing large collections of digital content.
In return, my client is offering:
*£700 - £800pd (Outside of IR35)
*3 month Initial Contract (Likely to extend)
*West London location, close to main transport links
Due to the nature of this role, all candidates will require SC Level Clearance prior to starting.
This is an excellent opportunity to gain work within a highly respected Government Department, gaining exposure to critical national infrastructure projects in a highly dynamic environment. If you closely match the skills and experience available and you are available to start a new role ASAP January 2nd, 2020, please respond to this advert or submit an up to date CV to:
People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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