Lead Cloud Security


An Amazing Career Opportunity for Lead Cloud Security Engineer

Location: Chennai, India (Hybrid)

Job ID: 22313


Lead 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.


Who are we? 


HID 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: www.hidglobal.com and https://youtu.be/23km5H4K9Eo

LinkedIn:  www.linkedin.com/company/hidglobal/mycompany/


Are You Ready to Join the Team?

Our company is committed to finding the best and the brightest talent to help us reach the top. If you are a dynamic, highly skilled and experienced Cloud Engineering Lead and technology enthusiast, and you enjoy working in a rapid pace within a rapidly growing business environment, then you will want to consider this position. If you excel at communication, collaboration and unrelenting innovation, we want to talk to you. And if you bring dedication, positive energy and integrity to the table, you just might be the right fit for our team.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing security architecture: You would be responsible for designing and implementing secure cloud architectures and frameworks. This involves assessing and selecting. appropriate security solutions, technologies, and tools for cloud environments.
  • Cloud security strategy: You would develop and maintain a comprehensive cloud security strategy that aligns with the organization's overall security goals and objectives. This includes defining security policies, standards, and procedures specific to cloud environments.
  • Risk assessment and management: You would conduct risk assessments and identify potential security vulnerabilities and threats in cloud-based systems. You would develop risk mitigation strategies and work with stakeholders to prioritize and address security risks.
  • Security compliance: You would ensure that cloud environments comply with relevant security standards, regulations, and industry best practices. This may involve implementing security controls, monitoring compliance, and conducting audits and assessments.
  • Incident response and management: You would develop and implement incident response plans and procedures for cloud security incidents. This includes investigating security breaches, coordinating response efforts, and conducting post-incident analysis to prevent future incidents.
  • Security monitoring and threat intelligence: You would establish and maintain security monitoring systems and processes to detect and respond to security events and incidents in cloud environments. You would also stay updated on the latest threats and vulnerabilities through threat intelligence sources.


Experience and/or Education Qualification: 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Programming/Systems or Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Overall, 8-12years of Security experience in relevant to Cloud Security domain.
  • Cloud security expertise: Strong knowledge and experience in cloud security is essential. This includes familiarity with cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP), as well as understanding of cloud-specific security controls, technologies, and best practices.
  •  Security engineering and architecture: Experience in security engineering and architecture is important, as you will be responsible for designing and implementing secure cloud architectures. This includes knowledge of security frameworks, secure network design, access control, encryption, and identity and access management (IAM) in cloud environments.
  • Security certifications: Professional certifications in cloud security can demonstrate your expertise and dedication to the field. Certifications such as Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), AWS Certified Security - Specialty, or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) can be valuable credentials.
  • Risk management and compliance: Experience in risk assessment, management, and compliance is beneficial. This includes understanding of security risk assessment methodologies, compliance frameworks (such as GDPR or HIPAA), and the ability to develop and implement risk mitigation strategies.
  • Incident response and security monitoring: Hands-on experience in incident response and security monitoring is valuable. Familiarity with security information and event management (SIEM) tools, intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDPS), and experience in investigating and responding to security incidents in cloud environments is important.


Additional Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Continuous Compliance tools such as CloudCheckr, Cloud Conformity or any similar multi-cloud management tool
  • Cloud Security Specialist certification, CEH , CCSP etc.

Why apply? 

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise. We welcome an opportunity to meet you and learn about your unique talents, skills, and experiences. You don’t need to check all the boxes. If you have most of the skills and experience, we want you to apply.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive change. We are open to ideas, including flexible work arrangements, job sharing or part-time job seekers.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly. We want all our employees to be themselves, to feel appreciated and accepted.


This opportunity may be open to flexible working arrangements.


HID is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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 52,000 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

IT, Telecom & Internet
No Travel Required
Mid-senior level