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Ukraine Remote

Cloud Security Expert

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Description

Ciklum is looking for a Cloud Security Expert to join our team full-time in Ukraine.

We are a custom product engineering company that supports both multinational organizations and scaling startups to solve their most complex business challenges. With a global team of over 4,000 highly skilled developers, consultants, analysts and product owners, we engineer technology that redefines industries and shapes the way people live.

About the role:

As a Cloud Security Expert, become a part of a cross-functional development team engineering experiences of tomorrow. Together, we will work for German subscription-based language learning software and e-learning platform, available in various languages.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership and vision for the DevOps team, defining and implementing best practices for infrastructure automation, CI/CD pipelines, and cloud security
  • Collaborate with engineering and product teams to define cloud infrastructure strategy and roadmap, aligning with overall business goals
  • Build, lead, and mentor a high-performing DevOps team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning
  • Continuously evaluate and improve DevOps processes, driving automation, efficiency, and agility within the software delivery lifecycle
  • Maintain a deep understanding of AWS services, IaC tools, and DevOps methodologies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Effectively communicate technical concepts to various stakeholders, including developers, senior management, and clients
  • Identify and address technical debt within the infrastructure, proactively implementing solutions for long-term maintainability and scalability

Requirements

We know that sometimes, you can’t tick every box. We would still love to hear from you if you think you’re a good fit!

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent work experience with a proven track record of success
  • 7+ years of experience in a DevOps engineering role with significant leadership experience
  • Proven experience in designing, architecting, and implementing large-scale, secure, and reliable AWS solutions
  • AWS Security & Architecture Skills (AWS certifications like certified solution architect & security specialty)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor high-performing DevOps teams
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
  • Relevant AWS certifications are highly preferred (e.g., AWS Solutions Architect Professional, AWS DevOps Engineer Professional, AWS Security Specialty)
  • Strong strategic and business acumen

Desirable

  • Cloud: Extensive and deep understanding of a broad range of AWS services, best practices, and architectural patterns
  • IaC Mastery: Advanced proficiency in CloudFormation, Terraform, or other IaC tools with the ability to design and manage complex infrastructure as code templates
  • Scripting and Programming Expertise: Strong scripting skills (Python, Bash) and proficiency with one or more programming languages (e.g., Python, Java, Go) for building robust automation solutions
  • Security Champion: Deep understanding of cloud security best practices, security automation, compliance requirements (SOC 2, ISO), and incident response strategies
  • Leadership and Communication: Excellent leadership skills, fostering a positive team environment, inspiring innovation, and effectively communicating technical concepts to diverse audiences
  • Multi-Cloud: Experience with other cloud platforms (Azure, GCP, etc.)
  • Terraform & GitHub knowledge
  • Experience in AppSec (esp. SAST – Static Application Security Testing)

Personal skills

  • Communication (English fully proficient, structured comms (why, what, how) and on point (brief, yet specific), no buzzword bingo, actionable)
  • Analytical thinking (quickly understand architectures, endeavors, etc. and being able to ask the right questions to get to the relevant security aspects of it)
  • Reasoning (being able to communicate why something is needed, what's in it for the stakeholder, what's in it for ,client, etc.)
  • Security Measures (know different security measures for common security challenges with pros and cons and how to implement them)

What's in it for you

  • Care: your mental and physical health is our priority. We ensure comprehensive company-paid medical insurance, Mental Health programs, as well as financial and legal consultations
  • Tailored education path: boost your skills and knowledge with our regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), Udemy license, language courses and company-paid certifications
  • Growth environment: share your experience and level up your expertise with a community of skilled professionals, locally and globally
  • Own your schedule – you are the one to decide when to start your working day. Just don’t miss your regular team stand-up
  • Opportunities: we value our specialists and always find the best options for them. Our Internal Mobility Program helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfill your potential
  • Global impact: work on large-scale projects that redefine industries with international and fast-growing clients
  • Welcoming environment: feel empowered with a friendly team, open-door policy, informal atmosphere within the company and regular team-building events

About us:

Discover the pros of 20-year global experience! Join one of the largest IT companies in Ukraine, awarded as one of the top 10 employers in Ukraine by Forbes.
Boost your skills and make a difference with cutting-edge projects, skilled colleagues and the latest tech stacks.
Ciklum has been recognised as a veteran-friendly business by the Veteran Hub in Ukraine.
We're committed to creating a welcoming environment for veterans and developing processes that meet their needs. We value the skills and unique perspectives military veterans can bring to our business and are willing to support their transition to civilian life.

Be bold, not bored!

Experiences of tomorrow. Engineered together

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We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. Can’t wait to see you at Ciklum.

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