Cloud Security Engineer


Dubai, UAE

Work From Remote Location

Ref: SP902-01

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The main responsibilities of the position include:
• Design and build resilient Cloud infrastructures that are protected against security threats
• Develop and assess Cloud security solutions to secure systems, databases and networks
• Conduct assessment and make recommendations to ensure that appropriate controls are in place
• Gain insight into security incidents and threats by monitoring/analyzing logs and performing vulnerability assessments
• Participate in efforts that shape the company’s security policies, procedures and standards for use in Cloud environments
• Create technical and managerial level security reports for Cloud-based applications and infrastructure
• Implement and tests network and security Disaster Recovery procedures to ensure business continuity
• Monitor use of sensitive data and regulates access to safeguard information
• Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of data during transmission, storage and processing
• Review violations of security procedures and discusses procedures with violators to ensure they are not repeated
• Provide support to end users regarding network and security related issues


We are looking for a Cloud Security Engineer with experience on AWS, to join our growing team. The successful candidate will have an essential role in ensuring the information security of our business. You will be working in a team that is designing and building resilient and secure Cloud environments that proactively prevent security threats.

Main requirements:
• BSc/MSc in Information Security or any other related field
• Minimum 2 year working experience in Information Security, with proven focus in Cloud Security
• Deep technical knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS). Expertise in Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud will be considered an advantage
• Hands-on experience on AWS services such as IAM, Organizations, SSO, VPC, Transit Gateway, S3, EC2, RDS, ELB, CloudTrail, Config, Inspector, GuardDuty, WAF, etc
• Clear understanding of current threats to Cloud infrastructure and advanced knowledge of securing such environments
• Experience in DevSecOps methodologies is considered a plus
• Experience building and deploying applications to the cloud (AWS, Azure, etc.) using Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform is considered a plus
• Expertise in container security is considered a plus
• Ability to work autonomously with minimum supervision and to integrate well within a team
• Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
• Ability to quickly learn new technologies in depth

About the Company

XM is an award-winning forex and CFD broker that serves clients from over 190 countries on 5 continents.

XM is a brand name of Trading Point Holdings Ltd, which owns Trading Point of Financial Instruments Pty Limited (XM Australia), XM Global Limited (XM Global) and Trading Point of Financial Instruments Ltd (XM Cyprus).

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