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AWS Cloud Security Engineer (Canada - Remote)

  • Department Customer and Cloud Operations
  • Location Canada - Remote
Guidewire is seeking an experienced Security Engineer to support the design, implementation, and maintenance of a cohesive security operations/monitoring solution. Your job will be to help ensure that our services, applications, and websites are secured against the latest threats. The successful candidate will have a good mix of deep technical knowledge and a demonstrated background in information security. We value broad and deep technical knowledge, specifically in the fields of cryptography, network security, security operations, incident response, and/or threat intelligence. 

Responsibilities

  • Operate and maintain security-related applications and tools.
  • Performs assessments of control implementation against compliance and control frameworks including NIST, ISO 27001 and PCI.
  • Provide forensic investigation of our technology environments
  • Identify and understand current and emerging threats
  • Engage in proactive threat hunting
  • Participates in the change management process to ensure adherence to compliance and security requirements.
  • implementation and compliance with our control framework.
  • Perform analysis of network traffic, behavioral and security events

Candidate Expectations

  • The candidate should be familiar with the following:
  • Audit log aggregation solutions
  • Netflows and traffic monitoring
  • Full packet capture solutions
  • Malware analysis
  • Endpoint security solutions
  • Linux and open source software
  • Web servers and web application firewalls
  • Incident handling processes and procedures

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • 2+years of experience in security engineering related to vulnerability management, intrusion prevention, data protection, monitoring, analytical, and correlation tools;
  • 2+ years of experience in managing firewalls and intrusion prevention/detection systems including the ability to demonstrate a mature understanding of networking best practices
  • 2+ years of experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC) and performing analysis of security events
  • 2+ years of experience in security compliance related to FISMA, NIST, and related security and risk management regulations;
  • 2+ years of experience working the Linux operating system
  • 2+ years of experience working with Python / Bash and/or other scripting languages

Education

  • An undergraduate or graduate level degree / diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology (IT), Applied Mathematics, Networking / Cybersecurity or an equivalent combination of proven work experience and relevant professional certifications.

Certifications

  • Preferably one or more of these recognized security professional certification, e.g. - CISSP, AWS Security Specialty, CISM, CISA, Security+, CEH etc. 

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About Guidewire


Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 
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FINANCIAL

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Receive market-competitive pay and incentive programs—because you deserve it! To help future-proof your income, we offer generous support through retirement savings plans.

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Keep your physical and emotional health in tip-top shape with health insurance for you and your family, an employee assistance program, annual wellness reimbursement, and access to wellness resources.

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Work in an environment where you’ll have the freedom and trust to make an impact, with time for your life outside of work.

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Relax and kick back through our generous paid time-off programs. Make a difference in your community with three volunteer days each year. Take your own personal day of rest with My Day. We also offer 16 weeks of paid leave for all new parents.

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We encourage self-directed learning and holistic wellness, giving you every chance to become a better version of yourself, both professionally and personally. At Guidewire, lifelong learning is here for the taking.