Cloud Security Architect at Rackspace Technology (Remote)

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Rackspace are the multicloud solutions experts. Consistently named a 'best place to work' year-after-year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. As a Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for Public Cloud MSPs, we keep the customer at the heart of everything we do and our Fanatical Experience™ is renowned throughout the industry!

The EMEA Security team is looking for a Cloud Security Architect (internal title: Senior Security Consultant) to support its ‘Cloud Security Service’ in the Netherlands. As part of a small, but fast-growing team, you will be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) to advise and guide customers on their cloud security journey.

You will be engaged with customers to help assess their cloud security posture and to ensure any subsequent cloud design and build is appropriately secured. This may be applicable to a customer’s single cloud, or multi-cloud environment, or when a customer wishes to move its environment from on-premise to the cloud.

You will be expected to liaise closely with architects and engineers and to understand relevant legislation, industry regulations and industry standards such as EU GDPR, HIPAA, ISO27001, NIST, PCI DSS, Cloud Security Alliance CCM, CIS and Cyber Essentials etc.

You will be expected to evolve existing services, as well as implement new ones, under the ‘Cloud Security Service’ banner.

Extensive knowledge of a) security related legislation, regulations, and standards b) MS Azure, AWS and Google cloud platforms and c) cloud native and non-native security tools is critical.

Architecture and Engineering knowledge is highly advantageous.

This role is particularly well-suited to a self-starting, experienced and motivated consultant, who has a proven track record in the security consulting field.

Must have the ability to lead engagements, either directly or as part of a larger programme of work and take ownership for the successful delivery of customer value within budget, time and scope.

Ability to act as a thought-leader. The right candidate can concisely and articulately present to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Security related certifications such as CISSP, CCSP and CISM are advantageous.

Person Specification

  • Ability to operate within complex operating environments;
  • Capability to think both strategically and tactically;
  • Possesses excellent presentation skills, both written and orally;
  • Excellent technical knowledge of security and how it can be commercialised;
  • Flawless execution; an impeccable attention to detail and timely delivery;
  • Provides objective and valuable advisory that builds long-term relationships with our customers;
  • Honesty and integrity, which is underpinned by trust;
  • The ability to lead and work on own initiative or as part of a team;
  • Evidence of developing business relationships with ‘heads of business or function’ or ‘C level’ leaders;
  • Goes above and beyond to get the job done;
  • Proactive, takes ownership and is accountable;
  • Identifies problems, but provides solutions to these problems;
  • Has a positive outlook and sees what is possible;
  • Continuously learns and adapts; and
  • Possesses relevant professional qualifications.


About Rackspace Technology
We are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.
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Though we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

More Information on Rackspace Technology
Rackspace Technology operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in San Antonio, TX and San Antonio, TX. Rackspace Technology was founded in 1998. It has 7509 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 41 open jobs at Rackspace Technology, click here.
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