DevOps Engineer

Contract @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
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  • Post Date : March 1, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 27, 2023
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  • Job ID 332624

Job Description

Role – DevOps Engineer

Location – Remote

Duration – 9 Months

Position Summary

The DevSecOps engineer is a role to help support, secure, manage and deploy solutions that support business objectives. The role is highly technical, and candidates must possess a solid understanding of information security, Azure cloud infrastructure, software and various reference architectures. The role also requires an understanding of client's business goals, product strategy and operational requirements in a fast-paced environment. The DevSecOps engineer supports continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) initiatives and is an integrated team member working with software developers, product engineers, cybersecurity engineers and systems administrators. The DevSecOps engineer acts as a liaison with business stakeholders to understand the strategy and execution outlook. The role is heavily security-focused and ingrained in the CI/CD pipeline automation to deliver security and privacy by design principles and validation throughout the software lifecycle.

DevSecOps engineers have a strong work ethic, perform analytical and critical thinking, and are masterful at meeting change requests on demand. They are expected to work well with business units and possess superior listening and communication skills, in addition to expected technical expertise. DevSecOps engineers embody security-first principles, constantly assess the threat landscape and adapt quickly to manage enterprise risk, as well as integration, configuration and deployment requirements.

Primary Job Responsibilities

Build relationships with stakeholders and service leaders to incorporate security principles into engineering design and deployments.
Supervise implementation, testing and validation of Azure security controls across projects.
Oversee implementation of defensive configurations and countermeasures across cloud infrastructure and applications.
Draft and uphold Secure SDLC strategy and practices in tandem with other technical team leads.
Recommend services and tools to enable developers and engineers to easily use security components produced by application security team members.
Simplify automation that applies security inter-workings with CI/CD pipelines (Azure Pipelines and Github Actions).
Support the ability to "shift left" and incorporate security early on and throughout the development lifecycle including threat modeling and developer IDE security features.
Assist prioritization of vulnerabilities identified in code through automated and manual assessments and promote quick remediation.
Communicate vulnerability results in a manner understood by technical and non-technical business units based on risk tolerance and threat to the business, and gain support through influential messaging.
Join forces and provision security principles in architecture, infrastructure and code.
Enrich DevOps architecture with security standards and best practices, promote baseline configuration and work to reduce drift.
Partner with teams to define key performance indicators (KPIs), key risk indicators (KRIs) and distribute useful program metrics across business units.
Perform other duties as assigned.Education/Experience Requirements

At least 7+ years' experience in information technology, information security administration or security operations.
Experience working with development and infrastructure teams in agile workflows, including Scrum and Azure DevOps.
Understanding of containerized computer (e.g., Docker) and container orchestration (e.g., Docker Swarm, Kubernetes).
Understanding of CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible and Jenkins.
Proficient in securing Windows and *nix operating systems, applications, networking protocols and devices under a baseline requirement framework.
Experience with operations and security across Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) with specific concentration with Azure
Ability to obtain and maintain technical team and business support to influence a collaborative effort to reduce attack surface while performing rapid, continuous testing and implementation.
Capable of scripting in Python, Bash or PowerShell.
Understanding of OWASP, CVSS, the MITRE ATT&CK framework and the software development lifecycle (SLDC) and how to balance the recommendations of each against business priorities.
Knowledge of Payment Card Industry (PCI), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), National Institute of Standards (NIST) or Centre for Internet Security (CIS) control requirements.If you feel you have the relevant experience and skills required, please do not hesitate to apply now