Cloud Security Engineer (m/f/d)

Date: Jan 30, 2024

Location: DE Sankt Ingbert, DE, 66386 CZ Schöneck, DE, 08261

Company: gksoftware

GK is a leading global software developer and provider of standard and cloud-based solutions for the retail industry, with over 500,000 retail and payment installations in more than 60 countries. At GK, more than 1.100 employees worldwide work on solutions for an all-encompassing shopping experience, improving the relationship between customers and retailers every day. GK is a hidden champion headquartered in Schöneck in the Vogtland region of Germany, but has locations in Berlin, Paris and Johannesburg while maintaining a presence in 13 further international locations. Together, GK develops groundbreaking technologies for the retail industry of today and tomorrow. 


Locations: Remote (Germany), Schoeneck, St. Ingbert, Pilsen (Czech Republic)



Your responsibilities

  • define strategies, roadmaps, priorities, solutions, processes, and security architectures for protecting corporate and customer IT systems deployed into different types of cloud and hybrid cloud environments, with a focus on Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud
  • point of contact for cloud operations and software development within PS EMEA around matters related to cloud security
  • Identify, assess, investigate, and manage professional attacks and take initial measures and countermeasures; Coordinate teams during potential cyber security attacks
  • Serve as a key technical, process or functional consultant
  • Evaluate the current state and develop secure reference architectures and/or patterns for company applications and infrastructural components



Your profile

  • Degree in computer science, IT security or a related discipline
  • Several years of experience with security architecture within a cloud hosted environment
  • One or more Industry recognized certifications highly desired: e.g. CCSK, CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CISM, The Open Group Architecture Certifications, SABSASCF/SCP/SCM,  Azure Security Engineer Associate, Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer or other industry relevant certifications
  • Experience working with cloud security and governance tools; Key Management Systems (KMS); cloud access security brokers (CASBs); IAM (cloud-based access providers); Data Security such as Data Loss Prevention (DLP) or Azure Information Protection (AIP) and Encryption technologies; ACL, Security Groups/Zones, and Firewall technologies; CloudFlare; Intrusion Prevention; server virtualization technologies to include headless architectures, native compute, or containers and managed container services
  • Experience in network security and security tooling implementation, integration, and processes such as vulnerability management, access controls, auditing, and compliance
  • Experience with Security Operations Center methodologies, incident response planning and management, as well as threat intelligence integration capabilities and threat hunting analytics
  • Deep knowledge of security and system operation related topics on hyper-scalers
  • Good knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken



We offer

  • GK enables mobile working at all times
  • We put emphasis on a long-term and trustful cooperation by offering permanent employment relationships with flexible working hours
  • Performance-related and individual bonus payments depending on the area of activity
  • Company car policy and free parking at our locations with good public transport connections
  • Lease a maximum of 3 bikes up to a total value of €9,000
  • An international working environment as well as a cooperative working climate with space for own ideas, creativity and concepts
  • Turn your friends into colleagues: recommend a new employee and receive a referral bonus of €3,000 net
  • Develop yourself professionally and personally through our own GK Academy and e-learning offerings
  • Leasing of the latest Hardware for the private usage as part of our employee PC program. We make sure that your job-related equipment is ready for you for a smooth start from the first day of work
  • Discounts offered through our corporate benefits program
  • Location-related preventive measures (running groups, online sports courses, massage, blood donation appointments, health day
  • Advantageous everyday life facilitations while you are in the office, such as parcel and bread roll service, pharmacy delivery service and much more
  • Internal restaurant, bouldering and climbing wall, in-house kindergarden “Pixel” on the campus site at our headquarter in Schoeneck (Saxony) as well as a wide range of culinary offerings at the other locations
  • Spend time with your colleagues outside the office at our many company events
  • Read more about our Active Balance Program