Senior Cloud Security Engineer

Security Remote, United States


Semperis focuses on creating an employee experience that is aligned with our vision—being a Force for Good— starting with being a good workplace. Semperis is recognized as one of America’s Fastest-Growing Cybersecurity Companies on the Inc. 5000 List, a DUNS 100 top Start Up to work for and Inc. Best Workplace for multiple years.  

Semperis is seeking a Senior Cloud Security Engineer who is passionate about the ever-evolving field of cybersecurity and is dedicated to enhancing our cloud security posture while enabling the organization to operate efficiently and securely. If you are a proactive, detail-oriented security professional with a strong engineering background, we encourage you to apply and become a part of our dynamic security team.

As the Senior Cloud Security Engineer at Semperis, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring that our utilization of public cloud providers' tools and infrastructure adheres to industry-leading security best practices and aligns with our company policies. You will leverage your expertise to define and implement essential security controls while staying abreast of emerging threats and evolving security frameworks.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

  • 5+ Years of Engineering Experience: Proven track record in an engineering organization, with a specific focus on modern operations, maintenance, and security.
  • Automation Enthusiast: A passion for automation, with a knack for identifying workflow improvements that reduce manual processes and the ability to develop scalable tools as the company's needs expand.
  • Network Proficiency: Knowledge of modern internet networking constructs, including reverse proxies, API gateways, Application Gateways, Web Application Firewalls (WAFs), and cloud firewalls.
  • Cybersecurity Expertise: A keen interest in learning about modern cloud security and information security threats, mitigation strategies, and control frameworks.
  • Continuous Learning: Dedication to staying current with security advisories, industry publications, security conferences, and influential security researchers.
  • Effective Communication: Strong communication skills to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Cloud Experience: Direct hands-on experience with cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a plus.
  • Infrastructure as Code (IAC): Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code (IAC) tools like Terraform, Bicep, and CloudFormation.
  • Scripting Proficiency: Scripting abilities in languages like Python and PowerShell.
  • Highly Organized: Exceptional organizational skills, capable of managing multiple high-priority projects concurrently.

Position Expectations:

  • Pragmatic Cloud Security Controls: Implement business-focused controls that safeguard Semperis cloud accounts, services, and associated data.
  • Configuration Management: Identify control weaknesses and implement tools to manage configurations, ensuring necessary reporting, detection, and response capabilities.
  • User Empowerment: Facilitate self-service access to cloud accounts for Semperis employees without unnecessary barriers or gates.
  • Cross-Training: Collaborate with Semperis Security and Engineering teams to provide cloud controls training and promote best practices.
  • Risk Mitigation: Understand threats, risks, and control gaps, and work with Security Leadership to develop plans for advocacy and education to scale security solutions.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Maintain relationships with Product Managers and Company Leadership to ensure Cloud Security Policy decisions are practical and aligned with business goals.
  • Performance Metrics: Develop actionable metrics and feedback loops for your areas of ownership, driving continuous improvement in cloud security.


With teams around the world, you’ll be working alongside top global talent in Cybersecurity and Identity Access Management.


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