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Senior Cloud Security Engineer

Job Category: Engineering & Cloud
Location: India - Karnataka - Bangalore

Meet Our Team:

Cloud Security Engineering (CSE) is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining security measures to protect organization's cloud infrastructure, applications, and data. We develop security policies, perform assessments, configure tools, and provide guidance to ensure secure cloud environments. CSE partners closely with the Cloud Service Reliability and Cloud Engineering teams to ensure every solution is secure, reliable, available, and observable.

Picture Yourself at Pega:

You will be part of a highly innovative company changing how companies work and optimize their outcomes. In this role you will be part of a highly collaborative team that is well versed and skilled in their space. You will be an adaptive/flexible change agent driving data driven decisioning while seeing the benefits of your hard work turn into business outcomes.

What You'll Do at Pega:

  • Implement security controls in AWS and GCP to protect against threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Automate security tasks using scripting languages like Python or Ansible.
  • Manage security incidents and respond to security alerts.
  • Develop and maintain security policies and procedures.
  • Provide solution to complex security problems and own its implementation.
  • Provide security guidance to other teams within the organization.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest security threats and trends.

Who You Are:

  • Passionate about cloud technologies and well versed with AWS core concepts and services.
  • Experienced with infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform and CloudFormation
  • Experience with security tools and technologies like SIEM, IDS/IPS, and vulnerability scanners.
  • Experience with CICD and source control tools (Jenkins, Git, Subversion etc.)
  • Experience with SDLC and DevSecOps processes and technologies
  • Familiarity with regulatory compliance frameworks.
  • Proficient in scripting languages such as Python, Ansible, AWS Lambda
  • Have knowledge of Linux operating systems and system administration
  • Understand cloud security concepts and best practices
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

What You've Accomplished:

Required Qualification

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
  • 4+ years of experience in Cloud Security with a focus on AWS or GCP.
  • Strong understanding of cloud security principles, policies, and best practices.
  • Experience with scripting languages like Python or Ansible.
  • Experience with DevOps tools and processes, including CI/CD pipelines, source code management, and containerization.

Desired Qualification

  • Experience with log management and SIEM tools like Splunk.
  • Experience with container security and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code tools like Terraform and CloudFormation.
  • Experience with building application that uses API integration
  • Certifications such as CCSP, AWS Certified Security Specialty, or GCP Professional Cloud Security Engineer.

Pega Offers You:

  • Gartner Analyst acclaimed technology leadership across our categories of products
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities
  • An innovative, inclusive, agile, flexible, and fun work environment
  • Competitive global benefits program inclusive of pay + bonus incentive, employee equity in the company
  • Opportunity to learn and get certified in AWS
  • Many opportunities of development – an extensive on-boarding training, budget for conferences, area for own training initiatives, possibilities of working in other global offices for a few weeks
Job ID: 19406

Inclusion and Diversity – Inclusive is one of our values at Pega. Pegasystems is committed to inclusion and diversity and strives to foster a fair and inclusive environment for all. We believe Pega can achieve more when we create a culture that inspires each of us to fully contribute each and every day. We encourage diverse thinking and collaboration for better outcomes for all. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

We encourage candidates of all backgrounds and skillsets to consider opportunities at Pega. At Pega, we focus on the skills needed to be successful and we know that our employees can thrive even if they don't possess a traditional background. If you like the sound of this role, but are not sure if you are the right person, please consider applying. We would love to hear from you!

As an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Pegasystems will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other category protected by law.

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