Cloud Security Engineer - Ozow Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa Bookmark Share Print 31 0 0

Listing Description

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Ozow is looking for a Cloud Security Engineer to assist the technical team with securing and monitoring our mostly web-based application workloads in our AWS environments. We are looking for a person with both Linux and Windows experience, who is has experience working with a DevSecOps methodology and believes in trying to automate as much as possible. 

We primarily run web application workloads in cloud hosted infrastructure with a huge drive to go more serverless (e.g. AWS Lambda / Azure Functions) and move to containerisation (Docker / Kubernetes). This role will focus on our AWS hosted infrastructure which includes Kubernetes clusters running in EKS, Linux and Windows workloads, API Gateway, Lambda functions, AWS WAF, Shield, Firewall Manager as well as others. 


You are an ideal candidate if you have: 

  • An IT diploma or degree 

  • At least 5 years work-related experience 

  • Experience as a Security Engineer working in AWS 

  • Experience securing Linux and Windows servers 


Your skills and experience: 

  • Good experience securing AWS workloads 

  • Ability and knowhow on improving cloud security solutions for monitoring, vulnerability remediation, security code testing, and incident detection and response 

  • Ability to implement protection mechanisms such as firewalls, VPN tunnels, security tools 

  • Ability to collaborate with engineering teams to design secure solutions 

  • Ability to monitor cloud infrastructure and respond to security incidents 

  • Experience following DevSecOps methodologies by automating security as much as possible 

  • Experience reviewing and recommending improvements to operational processes and procedures 

  • Experience reviewing system and application logs 

  • Experience maintaining compliance standards, by reporting on, monitoring and remediating issues where required 

  • Ability to develop and evangelize security best practices across the organization 

  • The ability to learn new things quickly, and conversely to let go of old ideas / tech just as quick 

  • Independent / self-starter 



  • Datadog 

  • Kubernetes (with EKS) 

  • PCI Compliance 

  • ISO 27001 Compliance 

  • Experience with working with managed bug bounty programs 

  • Experience securing Azure workloads 


Interview process:  

  • Step One: Our Talent Team will carefully review your application in line with the job description.  

  • Step Two: If there is a match, we will set up a remote interview with a member of our DevOps Team. 

  • Step Three: A HackerRank assessment will be sent for you to showcase your skills. 

  • Step Four: A remote interview with a member of our DevOps team. 

  • Step Five: Our Chief Technology Officer and Chief People Officer will meet with you remotely before finalising the hiring process. 


Location of the position: 

  • This position is based in Cape Town, Johannesburg, or Remote. 


Listing Details

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  • Incentives: Not Provided


  • Education: Not Provided
  • Travel: Not Provided
  • Telework: Not Provided

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