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AWS Cloud Security Engineer

Job Title: AWS Cloud Security Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Richmond upon Thames, London
Salary: £600 - £650 per day
Start Date: early Feb 2020
Duration: 2 months
REF: 16125/001_1575641539
Contact Name: Sarah Donohoe-Denton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

An SC cleared AWS Cloud Security Engineer is required for an initial 2 month contract with The National Archives in Richmond, Surrey. Estimated start date is Feb 2020.

The role:

You will work with the 'Transfer Digital Records' The National Archives product team. The team are building a service which enables the secure transfer of digital records to The National Archives. The service offers tools for content upload, validation and transfer of ownership to the Archive.

They require a specialist to review the security and assurance aspects of the proposed design, identify threats and gaps and develop a strategy for delivering, operating, and securing the service as they move into a Beta delivery phase.

Essential 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.

  • Goverment or public sector experience is preferred.

You will need existing SC clearance to be eligible for this role.

There is an application to write prior to submission, please send your CV for details.

Closing date 19th December.