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GRC Cloud Security Lead

Posted on Oct 17, 2019 by Request Technology - Alissa Dean

Charlotte, NC 28201
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is seeking a new team lead to help integrate security into the development of cloud based applications that run and support the enterprise. You will be responsible for working closely with the product, software, and infrastructure development teams to implement best practices within the cloud based environments. While also working with the developers and system architects to diagnose, document, solution, and remediate any deviations from governance standards. You will contribute to the evaluation, recommendations, and implementations of cloud security controls in an automated continuous integration/deployment environment.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field
  • Current AWS certification
  • Highly preferred CompTIA Cloud+, CISSP, CCSK certifications
  • >5 years of experience in secure application/platform development and security
  • >3 years of experience in project management, consulting, and/or application security analyst experience
  • Proven understanding of cloud security governance and experience establishing cloud security governance across an organization
  • Practical understand and use of cloud computing and cloud security tools
  • Strong understanding of Agile/XP/Kanban/Scrum, Test Driven Development built on User Stories and Continuous Integration/Testing/Delivery
  • Understanding of IT security best practices by applying depth and breadth of expertise in multiple related disciplines
  • Demonstrated success leading cross-functional projects leveraging SDLC
  • Basic knowledge of Security Analysis (manual and leveraging automated scanning tools)
  • Self-starter, highly organized, leadership experience
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and SharePoint
  • Strong verbal and written facilitation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience to complete all job responsibilities (listed below)

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • Industry standard certifications- ISACA, ISC2, SANS Institute/GIAC, EMC, Amazon, VMware


  • Work with the Application Development, Cloud, Governance, and Compliance teams to help formulate and implement a strategy for cloud based security that is tailored to the specific risks facing the organization (including threat modelling and applications security advisement services)
  • Evaluate business strategies, requirements and user needs, existing usage cloud platforms, technical capabilities, and overall cloud application maturity
  • Provide strategic guidance and best practices based recommendations for implementing governance boards and proven best practices for cloud based application/platform development, deployment, and support
  • Ensure compliance with society, regulatory, and industry standards for cloud based security
  • Develop and maintain a balanced cloud security governance framework based on industry standards
  • Continually evaluate the organization's existing cloud security practices, define and measure security-related activities, and demonstrating improvements to the cloud programs within the organization
  • Help facilitate review of changes in company processes, standards and technology to ensure the effectiveness of security controls to meet compliance requirements
  • Build effective working relationships, making sound decisions, successfully making changes, initiating action and achieving results

Reference: 777011831

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