TD Ameritrade Cloud Security Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri

The TDA Cloud and Data Security (CDS) Group, under the leadership of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), is tasked to protect information assets in support of TDA business objectives and in conformity with TDA policies.

The cloud and data security team is a core function of Security Organization and is primarily responsible for ensuring that cloud based IT systems are engineered and designed in a secure manner. These responsibilities include delivering solutions that satisfy pre-defined functional and user requirements; developing, maintaining and troubleshooting cloud based services, computer network security systems; preventing misuse and malicious behavior; Outlining constraints and restrictions within security policy.

The Security Engineering Consultant reports to the Director of Cloud and Data Security and acts as a primary interface to senior management for all security matters. This position involves both hands-on technical work, and time spent consulting and advising on cloud and data security risk across the organization.

Well qualified candidates for this position will demonstrate the following key traits:

  1. Prior security engineering experience

  2. Experience partnering with peers to find an appropriate balance between devops and security

  3. Capable of analyzing large amounts of disparate data to produce easily understandable content

  4. Financial Services background; knowledge of trading platform process and technologies

Well qualified candidates will also demonstrate expertise in the following technical areas:

  1. Enterprise IT design concepts and strategies

  2. Experience designing, configuring, implementing and leveraging cloud services models such as SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS for system security

  3. Familiarity with Information Security frameworks and standards (i.e. CIS, NIST, MITRE, ITIL)

  4. Azure Solution Architect, CISSP, CCSP, CEH or other information system security certifications

  5. Experience in Python, Powershell, JSON, Chef/Puppet and design security as a code

  • Minimum of 3+ years of security experience (experience and understanding of all security domains)

  • Minimum of 5 years of IT experience (server/desktop hardware & software, networking, storage, disaster recovery, and backup/restore)

  • Minimum of 3+ years of cloud security and IT experience (Azure or AWS preferred)

  • A B.A./B.S. degree; Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and/or MIS is preferred — other majors may be considered

  • Cloud systems engineering and operational experience in Information Technology

  • Broad-based working knowledge of cloud platforms, identity federation, networking, application, database, infrastructure and/or server administration

  • Designs, builds & delivers Identity Federation and DevSecOps across multiple hybrid clouds

  • Ability to perform problem solving in a complex, demanding environment by drawing on a pool of technical experience, business understanding and good judgment

  • Designs, builds and delivers cloud threat analytics by leveraging cloud log correlation, AI & machine learning engines

  • Must be resourceful, creative, innovative, results driven, and adaptable

  • Solid problem solving and analytical skills

  • Competent designer of mixed-technology solutions

  • Ability to lead a team in a fast-paced multidisciplinary environment

  • Information Security and control certifications preferred (CISSP, CISM, Security Plus, etc.)

TD Ameritrade is an equal opportunity employer. At TD Ameritrade we believe that people matter. We value diversity and believe that it transcends race, national origin, age, marital status, gender identity / expression, sexual orientation, citizenship status, service in the armed forces, disability, thoughts, ideas and perspectives. Our commitment to building an inclusive culture is aimed at attracting and retaining diverse talent, clients and shareholders to the firm. It's a belief that's core to the success of our organization.