Senior Cloud Security Specialist (Remote Opportunity) in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 10/18/2021

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    500 Plaza Drive
    Secaucus, NJ
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Job Description

Senior Cloud Security Specialist - Remote Opportunity 

Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

Job Summary:

The Sr. Cloud Security Specialist will enhance the cloud security program including any security assigned engineering, threat and vulnerability tasks, identity management, Information Security Management and application security programs. 

Job Responsibilities:

-Reviews solution architecture and provides security recommendations to development teams
-Assists with threat modeling
-Investigate and recommend innovative technologies or methods to enhance the security of cloud-based environments.
-Provides support for the team on a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week basis if necessary.  
-Accountable for the timeliness and quality of their tasks and assignments.  
-This person should be able to perform a variety of tasks, such as: provide security guidance to development teams, conduct risk assessments, review architecture, research security tooling and provide resolution to day-to-day security issues. 
-Position may be required to analyze data, trends, logs and reports and present data in an organized, professional manner. 
-Provide guidance to and assists in training less experienced IT Security Specialists and help experienced security professionals pivot to cloud security concepts.

Job Requirements:

-Solid understanding of cloud security concepts
-Solid understanding of DevSecOps model and ‘shift-left’ security
-Solid understanding of Zero Trust principles
-Experience with Windows and Linux operating systems
-Working knowledge of GRC concepts
-Experience providing support to audit activity
-Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
-Comfortable working independently
-Comfortable working in a team setting
-Familiarity with Azure and AWS a plus.
-Technical leadership capability in the security arena
-In-depth knowledge and understanding of information risk concepts and principles, as a means of relating business needs to security controls.  
-Familiar with management frameworks, such as International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 2700x and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  In-depth knowledge of risk assessment methods and technologies.  
-Familiar with risk-based security management and their impact to the business impact,
-Familiar with vulnerability assessment methods including container scans, network scans, application penetration testing and remediation methods.  
-Experience with developing, documenting and maintaining security policies, processes, procedures and standards.
-Working knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and the associated network protocols and concepts. 
-Establish technical and process related documentation and references. 
-5+ years experience with the implementation and support of an IT security program
-3+ years experience with the implementation and support a cloud security program
-Ability to work under pressure of time constraints and to prioritize.
-Strong analytical skills to analyze security requirements and relate them to appropriate security controls. 
-Ability to interact with company personnel at all levels and across all business units and organizations, and to comprehend business imperatives. 
-Strong leadership abilities, with the capability to guide team members and to work with minimal supervision.


-B.S. Degree in Computer Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or equivalent experience required.  
-Specialized training in information security helpful.
-CISSP and any other security certification a plus.
-Cloud certifications (AWS, Azure, other) a plus.


-Timely Decision Making
-Peer Relationships
-Problem Solving
-Intellectual Horsepower
-Decision Quality

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Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

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All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship.