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Cloud Security Engineer

Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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Cloud Security Engineer

Equinix is the worlds digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centersacross the globe andproviding interconnections to all the key clouds and networks.Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

At Equinix, wehelp the worlds digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, andtransform peoples lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.

We hirehardworking people who thrive on solvingchallengingproblems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providingan equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary: We are a team of highly skilled Product Security engineers that specialize in security research, penetration testing, and creative tool development focusing on data security, systems hardening, DevSecOps, threat and vulnerability management and security intelligence across network, infrastructure, tools, platforms and product layers. We evaluate a broad range of technologies including distributed processing, virtualized environments and isolation of unsecure code.As a CloudSecurity Engineer, you will design and maintain a secure network for Equinix portals and APIs. You will ensure our developers have all possible solutionsand knowledge to create and deliver more secure applications that operate in this secure network.


  • Architect, design and implement security controls for maintaining a secure ecosystem built in alignment with a zero-trust architecture

  • Build, deploy and maintain a High Availability and Disaster Recovery ready environment

  • Develop, maintain and deploy cloud configuration as code.

  • Stay abreast with solutions in the market, recommend improvements and solutions.

  • Assists with the documentation and maintenance of designs for security systems

  • Reviewing current system security measures, and recommending & architecting enhancements

  • Assist in breach analysis and security drills

  • Working with InfoSec team to promptly respond to all security incidents and providing thorough post-event analyses

  • Work closely with CTO Office, global network, product development, product engineering and InfoSec teams on various architectural and design aspects of product security

  • Maintain strong knowledge of ongoing security threats, remediation and operational standard methodologies

  • Guide the Engineering organization's security and privacy initiatives by leading design reviews and threat modeling sessions

  • Nurture a culture whereby security considerations are integral to product decisions and implementations


  • BS in computer science or equivalent with 3+ years or MS in computer science or equivalent with 1+ years of hands on professional experience

  • Design and develop security architectures for cloud and hybrid workloads

  • Deep understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Microsoft Azure platforms.

  • Ability to Design and Implement security control policies for Cloud services.

  • Knowledge of AWS IAM, SSO, CloudTrail, service control policies, organizations.

  • Ability to design networking controls for cloud services and workloads

  • Working knowledge on designing VPC, subnets, security groups, transit gateways, load balancers TLS certificates, logging and patching.

  • Knowledge on compliance frameworks like FedRAMP, GDPR or PCI is big plus.

  • Hand-On knowledge on CSPM ( Cloud Security Posture management ) tools.

  • Ability to work with cross functional teams product architects, Infrastructure automation teams to choose appropriate technology solutions

  • Develops standards in partnership with Engineering, Infrastructure Services, and Application Development.

  • Experience in writing terraform or boto3 and Ansible scripts

  • Integrate IAC with DevSecOps pipelines.

  • Strong, hands-on expertise in typical PaaS and IaaS platforms (AWS).

  • Experience in cloud migration projects is big plus.

  • Working knowledge of DevOps methods and CI/CD automation practices

  • Working knowledge of containerization technologies and container orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes,CRI-O)

Will be a plus

  • Strong expertise in secure SDLC practices, and ability to influence SDLC strategy isa plus.

  • Any security certification will be taken as a plus

  • Experience with cloud

Successful candidate will

  • Be a talent multiplier who gets the team around them to excel

  • Be persistent, creative and driven to get results relentlessly

  • Exhibit a strong backbone to challenge the status quo when needed

  • Exhibit a high level of curiosity, keeping abreast of the latest trends & technologies, liking the research and finding new vulnerabilities

  • Show pride of ownership and strive for excellence in everything undertaken

  • Be energized by a diverse and constantly evolving environment

  • Enjoy opportunities to learn new skills

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-08
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