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Cloud Security Architect

Interested in being part of a fast growing international fintech company? Become a cloud security architect at five°degrees. 

 

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About five°degrees

What we do?

five°degrees is a financial technology provider delivering next generation banking software to retail and private banks. Our clients are retail banks, asset managers, online savings banks and greenfield operations in the financial services industry. 

Our industry-proven and awarded Matrix digital banking platform offers fully automated banking services supporting any segment, product or channel through a rich mid office environment, connecting to any (legacy) back-office system. Our products operate in a fully automated model with an unparalleled level of self service at every touch point giving both customers and banks real-time insight and control in the process. The cutting-edge web-based Mid office portal offers benefits in terms of efficiency in adapting new business processes on the go. The open API services platform integrates with any external system or service e.g. checks, passport validations, personal finance modules, AML, risk, or any external banking service required. Our clients run the technology in pre-defined flavors: full retail and SME banking, savings bank, private banking or micro finance.

and we do it with high quality.

five°degrees is 3rd time consecutive member of the FinTech50 and a Dutch FinTech Awards winner in the Banking IT category. Our product and setup have won multiple awards globally.

How we do it?

Colleagues at five°degrees are very proud of the company and are extremely happy with their job, as shown in the Staff Involvement Survey. Last year we were in the top 10 of best employers for companies in the category of <100 staff members, according to Effectory and Intermediair.

The culture in our company is characterized as open, transparent and collaborative.

We believe that fun in your work is giving better and greater results! We have monthly activities with our teams in all locations and of course the daily lunch we take in our office.

your role.

The Cloud Security Architect requires a high degree of technical security expertise within cloud environments and specifically Microsoft Azure cloud. The CSE is part of the Cloud Competence Center and is responsible for security related tasks, including the implementation and day-to-day administration of Information Security solutions, and optimizing configurations for effectiveness and to reduce false positives.

Your primary responsibilities include performing assessments of security architecture, making practical recommendations to reduce risks, and then help realize the change, as well as the prevention and remediation of security vulnerabilities within Microsoft Azure using existing or new solutions.

Next to the day-to-day cloud security operations, the CSA is responsible for defining a cloud security strategy and setting up and running a program that ensure continuous improvement of cloud security.

your responsibilities are, but not limited to.

  • Assess, design, implement, automate, and document security processes and solutions leveraging Microsoft Azure and third-parties
  • Design architecture, methods, and controls required to meet security, compliance, and audit requirements
  • Proactively stay current with developments in relevant technologies
  • Create and share unique ways to solve challenges with others
  • Deploy security solutions in cloud environments
  • Monitor system logs, tools and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity
  • Investigate and resolve security violations by providing postmortem analysis to illuminate the issue, and identify causes, possible solutions, and preventative measures
  • Develop procedures to automate security tasks during code builds and deployments
  • Develop program quality metrics as both program performance indicators and enterprise risk indicators
  • Respond to and, when appropriate, resolve or escalate security incidents
  • Report unresolved security exposures, misuse of resources, and noncompliance situations using defined escalation processes.
  • Assist and train team members in the use of cloud security tools and the resolution of security issues
  • Develop and maintain documentation for security systems and procedures
  • Offer solutions to keep our Financial Integration platform secure
  • Create or advise security roadmap for our applications
  • Advise our clients on application/system security in combination with our platform

desired skills.

  • Bachelor- or Master degree in computer science or related equivalent is a pre have
  • Proven cloud security related experience in a financial services environment
  • Excellent command of Cybersecurity organization practices, operations risk management processes, principles, architectural requirements, engineering threats and vulnerabilities, including incident response methodologies
  • Keen understanding of national and international laws, regulations, policies and ethics related to financial industry cybersecurity
  • CI/CD experience utilizing tools such as Github, Terraform, etc.
  • Experience in application security, cryptography, network security or system security
  • Practical exposure with automation tools like Octopus.
  • Proven experience in a financial environment
  • Practical exposure with cloud provisioning tools like Terraform
  • Certifications:
    CISSP, CISM, SANS-GIAC, CEH and/or Security+
    Microsoft - Cloud Platform & Infrastructure: MCSA or MCSE

five°degrees provides excellent company benefits.

  • Handsomely paid
  • Travel allowance
  • Professional workspace with the laptop
  • Opportunity to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Working closely in a team of highly skilled professionals
  • Lots of fun and plenty of space for personal development
  • The office is located nearby public transport so it is easily accessible
  • Free healthy lunch which is made with fresh ingredients every day by our lovely cook. Also drinks, snacks and fruit are available.
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