Cloud Security Specialist



  • Information Technology
  • Job Code: ML167906325
  • Posted: April 08, 2019
The Job has been filled

David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a Cloud Security Specialist based in Calgary, AB. If you are an agile, highly motivated, performance-oriented senior software developer with experience and passion for security, then our client has the job for you. We are looking for a cloud security expert with extraordinary development skills and passion for security to join this quickly growing team. The ideal candidate is an expert in building secure Saas applications. You will be working with multiple development teams as a security domain expert helping to prevent, find and fix vulnerabilities in our software. The Cloud Security Expert provides guidance for addressing current security issues and has the foresight to see where the industry is headed and proactively deliver optimal secure solutions.

The Role:
  • Collaborate with architects, product management and engineering teams to create solutions that increase the product security and value

  • Build cloud services on the AWS cloud which provides very high security, reliability, and availability to our customers and their assets

  • Help develop and implement improved cybersecurity tools, techniques, and procedures.

  • Develop rigorous "best practice" recommendations to improve security through the SDLC.

  • Design security-related functionality and verify proper implementation of new features

  • Create technical specifications, prototypes, and presentations to communicate your ideas

  • Lead and participate in production deployment activities of your features

  • Maintain awareness of the up-to-date threat and vulnerability profiles pertaining to application development

  • Evaluate new technologies, and help incorporate them into the technology stack

  • Play an integral part in driving our product forward, shaping it and scaling it up – designing and executing solutions, improving performance, scalability, and robustness

  • Analyzing data sets to perform risk assessments

  • Develop tooling and security controls to mitigate risks

  • Support design reviews for developer tools to ensure that security objectives are met

The Ideal Candidate:

  • B.S. or above degree in Computer Science or related technical field

  • 7+ years of experience in delivering high-quality software using Java/C++

  • AWS Certified Security Specialty

  • Experience in the prevention and remediation of security vulnerabilities for a consumer-facing application running on AWS;

  • Familiarity with GDPR and CCPA.

  • Familiarity with AWS security monitoring tools (CloudTrail, CloudWatch, Kinesis);

  • Experience in delivering a SaaS application

  • Strong written and verbal communication and collaboration skills

  • Experience with Automated Deployment and Integration, techniques, tools, and processes

  • AWS, and/or Azure, Google cloud, Cloud deployment, and containerization experience

  • Fearlessness diving into complex problems and other people's code

  • Independent, highly-motivated self-learner and a fast learner including new tools and technologies

  • Strong written and verbal communication and collaboration skills

  • Experience with Agile development methodologies

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly Mike Letto, Consultant, Information Technology. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips, and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Mike Letto

Information Technology


Business Development Consultant

  • 780.229.2019

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