Cloud Security Engineer

Our partner is an international, PCI DSS-certified payment service provider in SaaS mode. By relying on the latest payment technology stack, they release financial institutions from legacy systems and boost their time-to-market for innovative products and services. In Riga, they have a core team for SaaS service provisioning to global customers. SaaS with multi-region cloud installations, clients in different geographies, 99.98% availability, and security defense-in-depth with compliance with PIN Security, EU DORA, SOX, ISO 27001, and 22301. Only a few organizations in Latvia have such a top-level IT landscape. They have clients both in the production and implementation phases.

They are looking for a Cloud Security Engineer to maintain and improve their security measures through day-to-day activities and the implementation of new features and tools. This role will work closely with the CISO, security team, and DevOps team to develop security solutions.


  • Design, implement, and maintain technical solutions and controls like SIEM, PAM, and Vulnerability management solutions;
  • Perform maintenance activities to keep solutions up and running;
  • Provide support for external audits with technical evidence;
  • Participate in internal audits, security reviews, and penetration tests as required (on changes, regular assessments);
  • Improve reaction times by building automation, managing security systems as IaC;
  • Be part of the internal SOC team. Review alerts of suspicious activities, and perform log analysis. Help improve the detection of suspicious activities by implementing new controls;
  • Stay current with industry trends, and threats and evaluate new security technologies;
  • Participate in scheduled on-call support on a rolling basis.


  • Proven experience in information security or cybersecurity;
  • At least basic experience with DevOps tools like Terraform, Ansible, or GIT;
  • Hands-on experience in Linux system management and hardening skills;
  • Familiarity with any Cloud environment (e.g. Oracle Cloud, Azure, or AWS);
  • Ability to research and drive the implementation of information security best practices.

Nice to have if you have any of the following:

  • At least a basic understanding of networking concepts;
  • Experience in scripting languages, e.g. Python;
  • Experience with SIEM and vulnerability management solutions;
  • Knowledge of basic cryptography and cryptographic key management;
  • Experience in the payment card industry.

Their offer:

  • 4 days remote and 1 day in the office for team meetings;
  • Centrally located office with bike/scooter space;
  • Supportive team and management;
  • Personalized development plan with a training budget;
  • Health insurance;
  • Salary range 3000 - 4500€ gross. Negotiable for exceptional candidates.

Riga, Latvia
Permanent, Full-Time
May 13, 2024

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