Senior Security Engineer - Morrisville, North Carolina | STAND 8

Senior Security Engineer
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Senior Security Engineer
Date Posted:  6/7/2021
Job ID:  Job #3773
Employment Type: Perm Placement
Location: MorrisvilleNorth Carolina
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We are hiring for a Senior Security Engineer to design and deliver cutting edge security solutions in the Cloud. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the fastest growing and technically advanced Medical companies in the industry! 
STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in Charlotte, LA, Atlanta, New York and more.

As a Senior Security Engineer, you will act as the security and technical expert in Cloud Security technology, architects, designs, systems implementation and integration with deep, specialized knowledge of Amazon Web Services. This role is instrumental in designing, operating and delivering security solutions in Cloud infrastructure based on Cloud security standard, governance and control practices. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology and the opportunity to play a foundational role in a small and collaborative team, is self-motivated, and has great communication skills.
  • Review, design and implement cloud security strategy and comprehensive cybersecurity architecture.
  • Identify, define and document system security requirements and recommend solutions to management.
  • Configure, troubleshoot and maintain security infrastructure software and hardware.
  • Install software that monitors systems and networks for security breaches and intrusions.
  • Monitor systems for irregular behavior and set up preventive measures.
  • Plan, develop, implement and update company’s information security strategy.
  • Educate and train staff on information system security best practices.
  • Conducts technical research necessary to contribute to setting cloud security direction and strategy.
  • Designs, develop and implements new cloud security technologies to support business and technology solutions.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert (SME) for security tools, applications and processes.
  • Create, maintain and deliver to project schedules and budgets.
  • Identify, manage and maintain KPI and other metrics for core processes.
  • Review and assess the current supported tools, apps and processes to determine gaps for meeting the needs of the stakeholders.
  • Create process documents for operations, maintenance and integrating output from these tools into daily security operations.
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience with firewall technology
  • Expert knowledge of network protocols
  • Expert knowledge in Information as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS).
  • Experience in scripting languages like Python, Unix Shell (bash/ksh), etc. and build/deployment tools like Jenkins, Chef, and puppet
  • AWS certification and Strong Communication skills are a must.
  • Experience working in a regulated environment
  • Ability to read, understand, and execute job functions in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures


  • Bachelor's (Required)
  • Python: 5 years (Required)
  • Information Security: 5 years (Required)
  • AWS Certification (Required)