Design and maintain modern and re-usable architectural patterns for the secure use of cloud computing.
Define and maintain a cloud security strategy including hybrid cloud enablement and the adoption of a zero-trust security model across the global organization.
Drive hands-on the execution of the cloud security strategy for the Company and help embedding appropriate security in the lifecycle of new and existing cloud computing platforms.
Provide subject matter expertise across the organization in support of ongoing initiatives to migrate workloads to public and private cloud computing platforms.
Formalize (e.g. in the form of reference architectures, diagrams, guardrails, etc.) relevant cloud computing security principles enterprise-wide.
Liaise with Information Security leadership and the wider IT Architecture community to ensure that those principles are effectively and efficiently embedded in new IT initiatives or experiments.
Coordinate the research, evaluation and implementation of new or updated cloud security technology solutions aimed at reducing ever increasing cyber risk.
Provide expertise to colleagues in Information Security and other IT functions on matters such as applicable policies, standards, etc. and efficient use of technologies for the cloud security domain.
What we are looking for in you?
More than 10 years of experience as a cloud security architect within a large organization.
Professional certifications in Information Security (e.g. CISSP, CISM).
Proven track record in the design and implementation of cloud security controls, ideally in a geographically dispersed and hybrid cloud environment.
Demonstrated experience with modern infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), software as a service (SaaS), Function as a Service (FaaS) and other serverless computing technologies.
Excellent knowledge of solutions from Amazon Web Services (AWS), as well as relevant security and cloud well architected frameworks.
Ability to lead and execute large, complex projects related to cloud security (e.g. introduction of a zero-trust security model, security hardening and attack surface reduction for IaaS/PaaS/SaaS/FaaS platforms and container orchestrators).
Considerable technical writing proficiency and oral presentation skills, in English.
Experience in using architecture methodologies such as TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework).
Practical experience in Agile/DevOps organizations and cultures.
Highly collaborative, with ability to build relationships with colleagues from different cultures throughout the organization.
A few of the benefits
Whether it's the joy of working with people at the top of their game or the Merkle social calendar, people love working here - and we hope you will too
Attractive and competitive salary.
Free life and health insurance.
Career development through Merkle University and LinkedIn Learning.
Day off in your birthday
Reduced fee in Andjoy
2 volunteering days per annum
Flexible salary remuneration scheme.
Merkle does not discriminate against job applicants on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Experience stipulated in this job description serves as a guide only and all applications will be considered on their merits, irrespective of experience. At the point of application, the candidate must have the legal right to work in Spain as we are unable to sponsor visas at this time.
As part of our Diversity and Inclusion agenda, and as an Equal Opportunities employer, if you require reasonable adjustments during the selection process please engage directly with your Recruiter.