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Kforce Senior Cloud Security Engineer in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client in search of a Senior Cloud Security Engineer in Saint Louis, MO.Summary:As a Senior Cloud Security Engineer, focused on Data Analytics, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of technical security controls to deliver secure data platforms in support of the firm's journey to the cloud. You will assist the technical teams in the creation of the various data platforms, focusing on the secure configuration of both the platform and the associated Data Analytics tools. You will represent Information Security in all technical aspects of transforming our data platforms and be expected to deliver high quality, enterprise focused, data security controls.Duties: * Research, evaluate, recommend, and implement effective security configurations and controls of data storage platforms and associated Data Analytics tools to ensure they are deployed and maintained securely * Provide cloud engineering skills to identify security tools, implement automation, and create processes to validate security controls and improve the security posture of our data platforms and other related cloud initiatives * Participate in strategic planning of data security efforts to ensure data security requirements are identified and achieved * Establish and maintain a strong partnership with Technology peers responsible for Data Platforms, as well as Data Governance, Firm Analytics, Data Scientists, and other stakeholders across the firm * Stay abreast of technological advances and continuously research better ways to accomplish tasks and integrate new security technologies * Experience with Data Platforms such as SQL MI, Snowflake, Atlas, and experience with associated Data Analytics tools used for data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) processes such as Tableau, MicroStrategy, DataBricks, Power BI, etc. * Proven knowledge and experience in information security with an emphasis on Cloud Security and Data Analytics * Be able to think like a Security practitioner to identify potential risks or gaps in security controls based on industry standard frameworks such as NIST * Communication skills that reach both technical and non-technical audiences Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours