Revantage

Cloud Security Engineer

Job Locations US-Chicago

WHO WE ARE 

Revantage is a Blackstone Company that provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies. Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes. 

 

Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.  

 

WHAT WE VALUE: OUR CULTURE 

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum require the right team. We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry. The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be: 

  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams 
  • Enthusiasts  We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible 
  • Leaders  We commit to continuously improve our performance 
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes 
  • Partners  We deliver value and positive impact to our partners 

WHY THIS ROLE IS VALUABLE   

The position is responsible for supporting operational innovation and providing security direction to the business to elevate the company’s security posture within a cloud computing infrastructure. An advanced role, the cloud security engineer helps deliver applications at scale and with resiliency to support business initiatives. The cloud security engineer is also expected to possess advanced administrative and troubleshooting skills, and be knowledgeable about architecture, engineering and design principles. The cloud security engineer should be adept at dealing with disparate applications and data systems to maintain the level of rigor required to adhere to business direction. Along with depth of system coverage, the role requires planning and design of policies and maintenance.   

 

In tandem with security leadership, cloud security engineers consistently assess the threat landscape and adapt quickly to protect the business from risk. They are also expected to have a strong work ethic, leverage analytical and critical thinking, and be skillful at meeting change requests at a moment’s notice. Because the role often interfaces with other business units, strong listening and communication skills are expected. 

HOW YOU ADD VALUE 

  • Develop and maintain secure, resilient enterprise-grade cloud processes in tandem with architects and system engineers
  • Secure business applications and computing environments across public, private or hybrid cloud infrastructures
  • Protect business applications in compliance with privacy, security, business resiliency and compliance frameworks as defined in corporate policies
  • Maintain a consistent, secure environment using configuration management solutions. Conduct rigorous oversight of security systems and security configuration administration to reduce risk to enterprise systems and accounts
  • Deploy strong identity and access management (IDAM) controls across applications and computing environments
  • Assist with development, maintenance and utilization of scripts (e.g., Python, Ruby, etc.) to support custom extract, transform load (ETL) tools with a security focus for data flow
  • Attend regular technical project and implementation meetings, and serve as the security consultant to help guide secure application and infrastructure configurations
  • Actively monitor, assess and recommend tactical and strategic initiatives based on new and emerging threats posing risk to cloud computing environments 
  • Manage remediation efforts after security assessment findings outline weaknesses requiring attention 
  • Document, formulate and enforce areas of security improvement that balance risk with business operations and do not diminish efficiencies or innovation
  • Assist in maintaining strong oversight with cloud computing vendors and solution providers to safeguard against undue risk presented by external entities Escalate to security management and business unit leads when points of weakness are discovered 
  • Stay apprised of current and proposed security changes impacting regulatory, privacy and security industry best practice guidance. Apply learned knowledge across key lines of business, including products, practices and procedures
  • Act as a key figure in incident response to track occurrence and resolution, with strict documentation and reporting as well as engagement with security operations and incident response teams
  • Attend and fully engage in change and project management meetings 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE 

Required:  

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information assurance, MIS or related field, or equivalent industry experience
  • Minimum 3 years experience in security and systems administration across a wide variety of cloud infrastructure, including software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel for creating reports & metrics dashboards 
  • Experience with forensic tools and incident response especially within Azure environments 
  • Solid understanding and experience with Linux and Windows operating systems, scripting languages like Python, and cloud provider ecosystems, MS Azure and familiarity with others such as Google Cloud, Amazon AWS, and IBM Cloud

Preferred:  

  • Experience with Obsidian, Cylance, Absolute, IntSights, Cyber GRX, ShadowSpear, MS Defender, and InfoBlox 
  • Holds or working toward one or more security certification including: CCSP, CISSP, Azure Security Engineer certification and other similar/related certifications  

PERKS FOR YOU 

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation, and 401(k) 
  • Work-life balance offerings include: 
    • Remote work policy 
    • Productivity Hours – weekly meeting-free work time 
    • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays 
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities 
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits 

EEO Statement 

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employerWe celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and/or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email talent@revantage.com. 

 

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