Jun 18, 2024


• Ensure cloud security operation is operated in line with Cloud security operation manager. • Build knowledge and expertise in the specific areas covered by the Cloud security operations. • Ensures necessary technical training, awareness and experience levels are maintained within the function • Report to cloud security manager on service issues and / or opportunities to optimize the public cloud services. • Continuously evolve and learn about new technologies and security concepts in terms of compliance, regulation, and various standards. • Enable automation of security tasks and continuously build scripts, Bots to streamline operations.

About the Role

Major accountability for the Specialist Cloud Platform Security.

  • Ensure the security of containerized applications throughout their lifecycle, from development to deployment and runtime. 
  • Facilitate clear and consistent communication regarding container security to the NKS IT Security organization, ensuring alignment and knowledge sharing.
  • Implement and maintain container security best practices and tools.
  • Collaborate with developers, DevOps engineers, and cloud security teams to integrate security into the CI/CD pipeline.
  • Strong understanding in Vulnerability scanning of container images for security weaknesses.
  • Understanding of OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities and remediation
  • Implement tools and processes for continuous monitoring of container workloads to detect suspicious activity and potential security threats.
  • Proficiency in container security tools for vulnerability scanning, image analysis, and runtime protection.
  • Understanding of container orchestration platforms and their security features.
  • Responsible for AWS GuardDuty rules review, discuss within security operations team and get those remediated.
  • Ensure security components are managed and compliance is maintained throughout their lifecycle.
  • Audit, review, and monitor Security: encryption policies, VPC Flow logs, security groups routing tables, ACL's, Elastic Ips
  • Cloud Security knowledge for AWS platform and services is required.
  • Review and timely approval of exceptions.

Additional Specifications Required for the Position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, Computer Science, or Engineering.
  • 7+ years of experience in Cloud infrastructure, Platform Security
  • Familiarity with latest container technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience supporting infrastructure and services in public and private cloud environments.  

(AWS, Azure, GCP, OpenStack etc.)

  • Familiarity with CI/CD tools and deployment processes
  • Excellent communication skills must be capable of working with cross functional technical.

and business teams and varying levels of management

  • Strong project management skills, including excellent presentation skills
  • Must be capable of writing detailed solution specifications, diagrams, best practices/standards

documentation, operating procedures, test plans/test reports, etc.

  • Experience with virtualization technologies.
  • Familiarity with Security monitoring tools
  • Problem Solving: Ability to analyse and resolve complex infrastructure resource and application.

deployment issues.


  • Adherence to the Novartis IMF security standards
  • Deliver on time
  • Completeness and quality of deliverables
  • Customer feedback (expectations met/exceeded)
  • Actively contribute to the business with innovative solutions that show results in the form of

cost optimization and / or growth of the business top line revenue.

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Hyderabad (Office)
Information Technology
Full time

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