Cloud Security Lead

  • Ahmedabad, India
  • Minimum Ex. 8 year - Maximum Ex. 10 years

Job Description

Cloud Security Lead

Job Details

Job Title

Cloud Security Lead


IT Security

Reporting to

VP Security




Job Objective

To lead the Cloud Security efforts within the IT Security COE to meet Group and BU requirements in alignment with group IT directives

To define and manage overall security in cloud including security architecture, operations, and delivery. This role designs and architect controls against defined compliance and security policies, reviews current security architecture, assesses, and recommends industry best practices for security architecture in cloud implementation.

To define and maintain the Cloud Security Reference Architecture to be adhered by respective Cloud Application Architects. This role is accountable to ensure adherence and governance to the Cloud Security Reference Architecture


Roles and Responsibilities

Strategic Roles and Responsibilities

Understand the group’s long-term business strategies and goals, define the strategic objectives, roadmap, and goals for the IT Cloud Security function in line with overall Group IT security strategy

Ensure all security solutions exhibit high levels of performance, scalability, maintainability, and appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment

Architect and develop security solutions and policies that meet business, IT, Regulation, Compliance and Cloud computing needs, infusing key security technologies in relation to the companies group Cloud strategy where appropriate

Ensure that the solution exhibits Secure by Design doctrine, such as high-performance levels, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability, and reliability upon deployment

Participate in industry forums to interact with different Cloud Security solution providers and evaluate new and potential technologies

Operational Responsibilities

Assess execution of security policy and validate necessary controls are in place

Manage and scale cloud security programs by defining milestones and success criteria, resource allocation, and successful on-time delivery

Understand the end-to-end solution and implementation path in order to execute large, complex security programs

Coordinate between a multitude of cross functional teams and set clear expectations about responsibilities for internal and external customers

Empower customers in their security adoption journey, helping them:

o Adhere to the defined security strategy, architecture

o Implement necessary security controls including Threat Protection, Monitoring, Cloud Security, and Identity and Access Management

Support security governance processes and serve as CoE interface to BUs

Risk Management

Lead and conduct risk assessments and identify and assess potential vulnerabilities in Group’s cloud security plan

Oversee deployment of strategic interventions to mitigate risks and address the vulnerabilities

Build cloud security reporting dashboards at the group level for capturing status of different systems

Oversee security incidents and breaches; Monitor threat management measures across group and business

Review security related issues through periodic meetings with CIOs to understand issues and provide resolution for the same

Security Audit

Establish audit protocols, frequency, and define audit calendar and enlist pre-requisites in accordance with the Group IT audit framework

Define and measure security compliance metrics, facilitate and track compliance activities and management action plans

Empanel audit agencies for group/ BU/ site audit and ensure audits are conducted as defined while interfacing with auditors for critical checks

Monitor the audit findings at the Group IT, Group Information Security and business level and report any security breaches to the Central IT and Security teams

Stakeholder Management

Build a trusted advisory relationship with all the BUs and engage with Architects, Engineering, and C-level, identify stakeholder priorities, and design security strategies that deliver business value

Ensure robust decision making with collaborative inputs, resolve conflicts and ensuring follow through on cross functional projects

Consult and collaborate with stakeholders to develop relevant, timely policy and support materials for all business units

People Management

Drive a performance driven culture – set goals, review performance, and provide feedback to ensure a motivated and committed team

Develop employee capability and build functional excellence through various learning and development interventions and mentoring initiatives

Foster an environment of learning, excellence, and innovation within the team and across teams


Job Profile

Minimum qualifications:

8-10 yrs of experience

Mandatory Certification CISSP

Preferred certification CCSP OR CCSK

Deployment experience of CSPM

Experience with identity/access management, network security, data protection, cryptography, and pen testing

This role designs and architect controls against defined compliance and security policies, reviews current security architecture, assesses, and recommends industry best practices for security architecture.


Preferred qualifications:

Certification in one or more of the following technologies: GIAC Certifications, CCSK, CCSP, CompTIA

Understanding of industry compliance and security standards such as PCI DSS, ISO 27001, SOC 1 and 2

Experience architecting, developing, or maintaining secure cloud solutions (preferably Google Cloud)

Experience with identity/access management, network security, data protection, cryptography, and pen testing

Familiarity with securing Kubernetes and containerization workloads.

Knowledge of cloud security platforms and industry competitive landscape

Breadth of technical security experience and knowledge, with depth / Subject Matter Expertise in two or more of the following Security Solutions – Cloud workload protection, Threat protection, Data encryption and protection key services, SIEM, and Cloud Security Analytics, Security Operation Center and Identity and Access Management

Act as trusted security technical advisor, and identity priorities, technical objections and design strategies encompassing the entire Google Cloud ecosystem to deliver value and business outcomes

Ability to solve security, compliance, and data protection problems through cloud technologies



Job Overview

  • Industry : Information Technology and Services
  • Country : India
  • Vacancy : 1
  • Job nature : Full Time
  • City : Ahmedabad
  • State : Gujarat