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Cloud Security Operations Engineer - Deloitte Global Technology



IT, Operations
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 123224   
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto, ON 


Our Purpose


At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.



  • Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems
  • Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness.
  • Enjoy My Benefit Dollars - a flexible benefit to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. 


What will your typical day look like?

As a Cloud Security Operations Engineer, you will:

  • Be responsible for gathering technical requirements, building solutions, and executing on strategic themes addressing Deloitte policies around Private and Public Cloud solutions.
  • Lead and coordinate the work of an integrated project team comprised of multiple technical disciplines, including developers, subject matter experts, database administrators, system administrators, and system architects to implement and maintain enterprise-level information technology solutions.
  • Champion automation utilizing orchestrator tools, services, and scripting languages including but not limited to; Terraform, Ansible, Python, Shell/Bash, PowerShell in conjunction with cloud native APIs and SDKs to build and operate security solutions.
  • Remediate cloud service misconfigurations, provide security agent installation troubleshooting and efficiencies while maintaining operational excellence.

About the team

Deloitte Technology works at the forefront of technology development and processes to support and protect Deloitte around the world. In this truly global environment, we operate not in "what is" but rather "what can be" to help Deloitte deliver and connect with its clients, its communities, and one another in ways not previously conceived.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

As a Cloud Security Operations Engineer, you have:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems Security, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Four (4) or more years of experience in the following areas:
  • Designing, deploying, and operating security infrastructure and services within AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • Programming in Python, Shell/Bash, PowerShell and/or other scripting languages with a focus on automation.
  • Application and/or infrastructure security solution development leveraging Cloud Service Provider API’s and SDK’s and other cloud resource management
  • Two (2) or more years of experience in the following areas:
    • Utilizing DevSecOps best practices such as Infrastructure as Code, CI/CD pipelines development, security testing (shift-left), multi-environment (prod vs non-prod) with orchestration and automation at the center.
    • Security services and agent management, remediation of vulnerability assessments and general hardening and monitoring of Linux and Windows systems.
    • Participating or interfacing with Security Operations Center (SOC) and/or Incident Response (IR) teams.
    • Successfully operated within Agile environment in accordance with Scrum best practices supporting large scale enterprise Cloud projects from ideation to production.
    • A background in general security practices such as identity and access management (IAM), encryption, multi-factor authentication, security information and event management (SIEM), Cloud Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPP) and related technologies.

Preferred Skills / Certification:

  • Security or Architecture Certification from one of the following: AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Broad knowledge and experience across IT infrastructure with security frameworks and standards such as ISO 27001, NIST, CSA, ISO, MITRE, and Well-Architected Cloud Frameworks or other relevant security-related regulations.


Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.


Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

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Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours


At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

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