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Cloud Security Engineer II - Woodland Hills, Grand Rapids, OKC or Austin

Job Description


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What We Do


Farmers Information Security (FIS) is a great place to learn and grow as an information security professional.    FIS defends Farmers and our customers from rapidly evolving cybersecurity threats.   


We are looking for a talented Cloud security professional.  The successful applicant will have a passion for the security discipline and a willingness to learn fast.


What You’ll Do


This role will be a key member of our Cloud Security Team, which ensures that our rapidly growing public Cloud footprint is secure.


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 also contribute to the FIS team’s larger cybersecurity efforts. 

What You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience.
  • 4-6 years of information security work experience, with substantive experience working with cloud-based platforms. 
  • 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.).

Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 


Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 04/30/2020

Other Locations: United States, Michigan, Grand Rapids,United States, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City,United States, Texas, Austin