Lead Cloud Security Engineer

Glasgow City
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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Take on a crucial role where you'll be a key part of a high-performing team delivering secure SaaS Data solutions. Make a real impact as you help shape the future of software security at one of the world's largest and most influential companies.

As a Lead Security Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within Data Analytics Product Security, you are an integral part of the team that works to deliver software solutions that satisfy pre-defined functional and user requirements with the added dimension of preventing misuse, circumvention, and malicious behavior. As a core technical contributor, you are responsible for carrying out critical technology solutions with tamper-proof, audit defensible methods across multiple technical areas within various business functions. 

Job responsibilities

  • Executes creative security solutions, design, development, and technical troubleshooting with the ability to think beyond routine or conventional approaches to build solutions and break down technical problems
  • Develops secure and high-quality production code and reviews and debugs code written by others
  • Minimizes security vulnerabilities by following industry insights and governmental regulations to continuously evolve security protocols, including creating processes to determine the effectiveness of current controls
  • Works with stakeholders and business leaders to understand security needs and recommend business modifications during periods of vulnerability
  • Conducts discovery, vulnerability, penetration testing, and threat scenarios on multiple organizational assets to identify and assess if vulnerabilities are present, and executes threat modelling for multiple applications including external applications interacting with the internal JPMorgan Chase network
  • Adds to team culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Experience within a Public Cloud environment, ideally in role specializing in security with strong knowledge of security fundamentals such as IAM, authentication and authorization protocols
  • Practical exposure with cloud provisioning tools such as Terraform and Cloud Formation with the focus on security
  • Skilled in planning, designing, and implementing enterprise level security solutions
  • Proficient in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Advanced understanding of agile methodologies such as CI/CD, applicant resiliency, and security
  • Experience with threat modelling, discovery, vulnerability, and penetration testing
  • In-depth knowledge of the financial services industry and their IT systems

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Hands on experience of data analytics technologies in Public Cloud such as Redshift, Elastic Map Reduce, Lake Formation, Glue, Athena etc.
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity organization practices, operations, risk management processes, principles, architectural requirements, engineering and threats and vulnerabilities
  • A demonstrable interest and passion for security. Pro-activeness, strong work ethic and curiosity to learn modern technologies and skills
  • Security certifications including AWS Security Specialty, OSCP, SANS and cloud certifications including AWS Data Analytics Specialty, AWS Solutions Architect Associate