Cloud Security Engineer



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Cloud Security Engineer!!


Chennai, India.

You are a dynamic, highly skilled, and experienced engineering and technology enthusiast, and enjoy working in an exciting and fast paced growing environment.  You excel at communication, collaboration and have solid accounting and compliance knowledge.  Leveraging these skills is what you enjoy doing throughout the day.  You are a top performer and want to engage with a team who have the same positive energy, integrity, and dedication to the work as you do.  


Who are we? 


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. Check us out here: and 


About HID Global, Chennai


HID Global’s, Flagship R&D Center in Chennai hosts 300 employees in a 48000 square foot space dedicated to delivering innovative products and provide an excellent platform for scaling our operations in delivering secure access solutions.  Here we deliver cloud-based solutions, web and mobile application development.  The Chennai R&D Center is seen as the subject matter expert and talent pool on the latest cloud technologies, logical and physical access systems, data engineering including AI/ML, cryptographic key management systems, and other mobile-based smart card delivery systems.


As our Cloud Security Engineer, you’ll support success by:

Cloud Security Engineer position will work collaboratively with the software engineering teams, infrastructure, and security teams to create and maintain the partner program-specific security/audit compliance requirements. The position will play a key role as part of the Security and Governance team implementing AWS Well Architect Framework’s pillars and design principles and best practices.

The position plays a key role in designing, developing, and implementing security automation needs. As the Security Orchestration and Automation Engineer, the position will be responsible for developing system integrations and automating processes to streamline security operations and audit compliance.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.


Duties and Responsibilities include and are not limited to the following.

  • Integrate security capabilities with other security pillars that include identity access management, data protection, network security, and application security
  • Collaborate with DevOps and Application teams developing and managing the security orchestration and automation requirements
  • Collaborate with Incident Response teams to develop correlation rules and corresponding incident response workflows/playbooks
  • Evaluate cutting edge Cloud security technologies, drive towards adoption, create proof-of-concept and frameworks


 What we appreciate about your background:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Programming/Systems or Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Typically requires overall 4-5 years of analysis and programming experience.
  • Minimum 3 + years experience developing automation tools
  • Hands-on experience with programming languages (e.g. Python, AWS Lambda, Go, etc.)
  • Experience in Unix/Linux administration and shell scripting
  • Experience with log data aggregation solutions (e.g. Elk, Splunk, Sumologic, etc.)
  • Familiarization with Security Orchestration and Automation Response (SOAR) platforms (e.g. Demisto, Phantom, etc.)
  • Experience deploying and integrating security technologies
  • Experience with the Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmark and CSA Cloud Control Matrix
  • Experience working in an agile and cross-functional team environment.
  • Experience with some aspect(s) of computer security: network security, application security, security protocols, cryptography
  • Experience working with AWS security capabilities (WAF, Guard Duty, Security Groups, IAM, etc) preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternate solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate findings both written and orally using both technical and non-technical terms.

Additional Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Continuous Compliance tools such as CloudCheckr, Cloud Conformity or any similar multi-cloud management tool
  • AWS Solutions Architect or Security Specialist certification is a plus

Language Skills                   

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.    

Customer Expectations

  • Team player with the appropriate aptitude and underlying intellect.
  • Positive attitude and open to share and collaborate in a distributed team setting.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Open to learn and grow.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Employee works primarily in an office environment, within a well ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.

Work Requirements

  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • Travel and fieldwork, including international travel, may be required. Therefore, employee should be able to acquire, a valid US VISA.


Who you are as a Team Player:


  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Willingness to ‘roll upsleeves’and dive deep into tactical work when necessary.
  • Strong team player and ability to work well with others.
  • Proactively seek to adopt and implement diversity into your work, value different backgrounds, experiences and thinking, embrace creating and nurturing a culture of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.


 Why apply? 


  • Empowerment:You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation:You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity:You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward.


We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences. 


Chennai, IN, 600 032

Engineering & Science