Associate Director of Cloud Security Engineering at IHS Markit Digital

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Your role 

Reporting to the global head of cloud security at IHS Markit, you will lead the cloud security engineering function area as a hands-on leader with a primary focus on AWS and VMC, and secondary focus on Azure and GCP. You will be responsible for managing all cloud security engineers and executing on engineering related projects. You will mentor and guide junior members of the cloud security team and partner with stakeholders across information security and other IHS Markit organizations to continually improve IHS Markit’s cloud security posture.

 

Emphasis will be on the following objectives: 

  • Mentorship and coaching of all cloud security engineering resources and maintaining partnerships with resources who work with the cloud security engineering resources
  • Working with project management resources to commit resources against iterations to deliver security engineering solutions to IHS Markit
  • Creating and overseeing the high-quality delivery of security automation for response and remediation of compliance findings and hardening of AWS and VMWare Cloud on AWS (VMC) environments primarily, and Azure or GCP secondarily
  • Onboard and overseeing the high-quality delivery of corporate and open-source security tools into build pipelines including SAST, DAST, TVM and anti-virus tools and creating custom tooling where needed to fill in gaps
  • Lend your expertise in defining security strategy and design principles for platforms such as Kubernetes, containers, and VDI/DaaS
  • Partner with the cybersecurity operations center (CSOC), offensive security operations and threat intelligence teams to improve their cloud security capabilities

Your expertise 

 

You have  

  • 7+ years of experience in cloud security engineering in either a managerial or team lead position
  • Expertise managing product roadmaps or leading the technical delivery of projects – including resource allocation, schedule management and proactively removing blockers
  • Thorough understanding of security requirements, best practices and execution in various cloud implementation scenarios: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
  • Deep expertise in scripting language on Windows and Linux-based operations systems. (Python is primarily desired)
  • Deep expertise with an infrastructure as code (IAC) tool – CloudFormation and/or Terraform
  • DevSecOps expertise with automation technologies for the development of large-scale and highly available CI/CD and security automation using cloud native tools
  • Expertise with developing technical controls for major compliance frameworks such as SOC 2, ISO 27001, CSA CCM, NIST 800-53/FedRAMP/ITSG-33, etc.
  • Experience working with host-based controls in a large, decentralized environment such as anti-virus/anti-malware, host-based IDS/IPS and digital forensics tools
  • Ability to create and aggregate security data engineering pipelines to collect various logs across multiple accounts and environments
  • Strong architectural and business analysis knowledge highly desired – able to work with project management resources to define and commit work to an agile iteration
  • Network security experience relative to securing VDI/DaaS deployments on AWS (AWS WorkSpaces, AWS AppStream 2.0, AWS Cloud9) is desired
  • Security engineering expertise in a secondary public cloud provider: Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Microsoft Azure
  • While not required, experience developing and securing microservices (Kubernetes, Istio/AWS App Mesh, Calico) is highly desired
     

You are 

  • An advocate and a mentor – you can teach junior and senior members of the team and are willing to contribute to cloud security thought leadership throughout IHS Markit
  • A naturally curious self-starter - you can deliver on requirements with some limited guidance or supervision, as needed by you and the team 
  • A relentless learner - you actively seek to add to your skillset and knowledge base while challenging the status quo to drive efficiency in the team 
  • Strong interpersonal skills – you can communicate with a wide range of technical and non-technical teams 
  • Insist on the highest standards within the team and actively share your perspectives with the team and the larger information security organization 

 

What we offer: 

  • Access to the most interesting information technologies 
  • The ability to implement your own ideas and solutions 
  • Participation in conferences and training for Information Security qualifications 

 

Flexible Working  

We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us during the interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can and in accordance with local and regional practices.   

 

Your colleagues 

About us 

We are over 14,000 analysts, data scientists and specialists armed with real-time technology and data, working together to uncover deeper sources of information. The unique insights we provide help the industries and markets that drive our economies operate more efficiently, outpace competition and secure long-term success. Our global insights impact nearly every major sector - from aerospace to automotive. We empower our customers by isolating cause and effect, risk and opportunity in new ways so they can make well-informed decisions with greater confidence. This is a force we call The New Intelligence. 

 

Join us 

Boundaries belong on maps, not in your work. Start every day at IHS Markit with the excitement of what’s next, by working with people from across the globe on interesting, cutting-edge projects and gaining once-in-a-lifetime learning experiences. It is easy to be passionate and invested in your work here, knowing you are causing an effect for some of the world’s most influential companies. You’ll get to be hands-on with, and see the direct impact, of your work. Career satisfaction just comes with the territory here. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement

Location

We may consider Upslope Brewing and OZO Coffee our external conference rooms. If food trucks are your jam we have plenty right outside our doors!

An Insider's view of IHS Markit Digital

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.

Marj

Executive Director, Sales

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My teammates and I come from a diverse set of backgrounds and combine our unique perspectives to provide innovative solutions to problems. As a result, our products push new boundaries and delight our clients.

Jason

Product Management Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I’ve learned to appreciate and be intentional. My teammates are always ready to help each other find a better workflow, learn new tools, and support each other emotionally. This culture of support and collaboration inspires me to contribute by creating amazing work for our clients and being creative in connecting with colleagues intentionally.

Juwon

UI Designer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!

Corwin

Associate Creative Director, UI Design

What are IHS Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We each get 3 days a year to volunteer and will help match you with existing opportinities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have ample opportunities to join committees! We've got guilds, a Pride committee, a crafting club, a book club, a green team, a parenting community and several more.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Restricted share unites (RSU's) may be grated recognizing performance.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life happens and we trust our colleagues to get the work they committed to done.
Remote Work Program
COVID-19 has provided us the opportunity to quickly acclimate to working remotely and we are establishing new guidelines as we continue to learn.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 3 months are eligible for 26 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, 1-to-many program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Time allotted for learning
We all want the opportunity to learn and grow. You and your manager can talk about what makes sense for you and your team.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

To name a few...pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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