Cloud Security Engineer (Des Moines, IA)

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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. Global Atlantic is a majority-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management across multiple strategies and capital markets solutions.
Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Responsible for working as a centralized cloud security engineering and operating team focused on securing the cloud environment, assisting teams in SecDevOps activities, and advising security measures around the creation and management of a self-service cloud platform

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Apply adept understanding and experience with systems automation platforms and technologies
  • Partake in efforts that shape the organization’s security policies and standards for use in cloud environments
  • Interpret security and technical requirements into business requirements and communicate security risks to relevant stakeholders ranging from business leaders to engineers
  • Direct and influence multi-disciplinary teams in implementing and operating Cyber Security controls
  • Collaborate with application developers and database administrators to deliver creative solutions to difficult technology challenges and business requirements
  • Provide subject matter expertise on information security architecture and systems engineering to other IT and business teams
  • Execute security management for cloud cloud/hybrid systems
  • Responsible for automating security controls, data and processes to provide improved metrics and operational support
  • Employ cloud-based APIs when suitable to write network/system level tools for safeguarding cloud environments
  • Stay abreast of emerging security threats, vulnerabilities and controls
  • Spot and execute new security technologies and best practices into the company’s Cloud offerings.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years’ experience in Cloud Security Engineer Role
  • Experience managing, deploying, and maintaining Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Experience with Prisma Cloud
  • Strong familiarity with Linux and Windows operating systems and cloud provider ecosystems like Amazon AWS
  • Practical knowledge of AWS foundation services related to compute, network, storage, content delivery, administration and security, deployment and management, automation technologies, control tower, SCPS, IAM proficiency
  • Robust micro services programming (AWS Lambda, Docker, etc.)
  • Capability managing highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability
  • SecDevOps know-how building and deploying infrastructure with cloud deployment, build and test automation.
  • Familiarity using AWS Cloud Services (EC2, DynamoDB, API Gateway, RDS, Lambda, CloudFront, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, Route 53, etc.)
  • Understanding of complex enterprise environments and current technology areas like cloud and mobility
  • Communication skills: In executing their duties, ability to communicate with various audiences, including business leaders, engineers, clients, and team members. It is important that they have great verbal communication skills to convey information to the relevant audience.
  • Teamwork abilities: ability to work with various multi-disciplinary teams, so it is vital that they are team-oriented individuals with priority on the successful completion of group goals
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills: It is also essential that applicants have the necessary technical skills to constantly monitor systems to identify threats and vulnerability, execute security architecture, and ensure there are no external threats.

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TOTAL REWARDS STATEMENT  

Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: Red Hook Conservancy, Girls Who Invest and The Bowery Mission
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Project Bread, Let’s Get Ready, Rise Against Hunger, Salvation Army and many other local volunteer organizations in around the Boston area
  • Hartford: Habitat for Humanity, Foodshare, Humane Society, Hands on Hartford, Mercy Shelter and Dog Star Rescue
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Angels of Giving, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, Safe Passage, Batesville High School Sponsorships, local area youth sports and food pantries, as well as many others
  • Des Moines: United Way, Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Berwyn: Food drive and will be planning an event to help a local family over the holidays
  • Atlanta: Packaged Good Organization, which helps the most vulnerable community members with providing personalized care packages for people in need including the elderly, our armed forces, the homeless and hospitalized kids
  • Bermuda: Sponsor of a weekly feeding program operated by The Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Employees who require an accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job will participate in an interactive process which may include providing documentation. If you are hired and require an accommodation for any protected status, please email [email protected]

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Global Atlantic Financial Group operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in New York, NY, Berwyn, PA, Hartford, CT, Brighton, MA, Batesville, IN, Indianapolis, IN, Des Moines, IA and Houston, TX. Global Atlantic Financial Group was founded in 2004. It has 1140 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 42 open jobs at Global Atlantic Financial Group, click here.
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