Cloud DevOps Security Lead

Are you an experienced Cloud DevOps Security Lead who can make sure that all our cloud solutions and applications are secure?

Wat ga je doen?

As a Cloud DevOps Security Lead, you will work closely together with our cloud infrastructure and software development teams to ensure all our cloud solutions are secure and all applications we build are developed in a secure way.

You understand software development and cloud principles, have experience with Microsoft Azure and the Agile methodology. You know what security controls and policies are needed to manage access to data and monitor threats to ensure that applications, containers, infrastructure, and networks are protected. You will work in a team.

Your responsibilities:

  • Define secure software development standard for Arcadis and educate all developers on this;
  • Lead security assessments of applications and architectural network designs and provide insight on current risk, and potential improvements;
  • Responsible for developing our cloud security strategy and outlining the roadmap for its implementation and roll out across the cloud environments;
  • Design and implementation of key cyber security controls and defenses against threats in cloud environments;
  • Deliver cloud assessment reviews to enable solution owners to understand their alignment to bet practice, with recommendations on improvements;
  • Design, develop, test, and evaluate information system security throughout the software development lifecycle;
  • Responsible to signal and report relevant security issues;
  • Lead small functional projects;
  • Drive process improvements;
  • Set ambitious goals and targets;
  • Systematically break down a complex problem into parts, anticipated obstacles, and thinks ahead about next steps;
  • Can deal with resistance and escalates timely.

At Arcadis, we shape the future together. As Cloud DevOps Security Lead we expect you to:

  • Establishe good relations while staying critical;
  • Generate a range of innovative and creative solutions to problems;
  • Develop initiatives that align with strategic direction;
  • Monitor the industry and understands the impact of the changes.

We work together in a team and inspire each other, so we want you to:

  • Build relationships;
  • Convince, inspire, and motivate others;
  • Provide performance feedback;
  • Evaluate own and others work and make proposals to improve quality;
  • Ensure opportunities for learning on-the-job.

It is important that you recognize unspoken organizational limitations – what is and is not possible at certain times and certain positions. As Cloud DevOps Security Lead you need to combine expert knowledge with knowledge of Arcadis. Investigating development areas and adjusting behavior is an interest of you. You know relevant stakeholders to create buy in. Furthermore, you like to drive improvements and to discover new solutions (out-of-the-box).

Wat vragen wij?

Who are we looking for:

  • Education: Bachelor or Master (like software engineering);
  • Applicable security certifications, such as CASSP, SABSA, CISM, GDS;
  • Experience: > 5 years;
  • Software engineering background with deep knowledge of infrastructure technologies;
  • A passion for maintaining high quality secure code; you keep up to date with security trends and share that information with you peers and business stakeholders;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English;
  • Strong knowledge and experience of security architecture principles and frameworks;
  • Experience in secure coding tools;
  • Hands-on experience of Agile and DevOps practices;
  • Recent hands-on experience of cloud technologies particularly Azure;
  • Excellent communication skills, you need to be able to talk tech with engineers and be able to clearly articulate risks and remediation approaches to your business stakeholders.

Wat bieden wij?

At Arcadis we believe in a sustainable future, where projects are developed in an environmentally friendly, socially inclusive and transparent way. It is our vision to enhance the environmental and social sustainability of investment projects.

At Arcadis, you’ll have the opportunity to build the career that’s right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And, as a ‘people first’ business, it’s why we’ll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions. Wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community. We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. Other benefits include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, flexible working and a flexible holiday scheme.

We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. This, we reflect in the projects we conduct.

Heb je vragen?

If you are interested in this position, please contact Mr. Joel Turner, either via phone +44 (0)20 3014 9072. or via email . You can apply by using the ‘Apply’-button on

Marieke van Herwerden

Corporate recruiter

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