Aetna Cloud Security Advisor in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 49524BR


The Cloud Security Advisor role is responsible for designing innovative security controls as part of Aetnas Cloud Security Program. Responsibilities include working with engineering teams to develop security controls, communicating the program goals, and driving control implementation across Aetnas cloud environments, including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS, across public, private, and hybrid cloud environments.

Fundamental Components:

Designs, implements and deploys information security policies, procedures and guidelines for cloud computing.

Responsible for developing, maintaining, publishing and/or enforcing information security standards and guidelines encompassing data, and intellectual security.

Develops KPIs and procedures to measure the effectiveness of cloud security controls.

Embed cloud security controls into existing IT environments and processes.

Communicate Cloud Security Program controls and goals to engineering teams and executive stakeholders, both verbally and in writing

Participates in working groups, standards bodies, conferences, and industry events related to cloud security

Initiates, facilitates, and promotes activities to foster information security awareness within the organization.

Provides direct information security training to all employees, contractors, alliances, and other third parties.

Serves as an internal information security consultant to the organization.

Monitors advancements in information security technologies.

Communicates unresolved information security exposures, misuse, or non-compliance situations to senior management.


  • Experience designing and implementing cloud security controls at enterprise scale, including Identity & Access Management, Network Security, IT Hygiene, Software Security, Logging and Incident Response, and Data Security.

  • Extensive expertise in cloud computing and security architectures and capabilities

  • Expertise and experience with Amazon Web Services capabilities, including: EC2, VPCs, Lambda, S3, Glacier, Redshift, CloudFormation, CloudTrail, IAM roles, CloudHSM

    Expertise and experience with Microsoft Azure capabilities, including: Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks, ExpressRoute, Application Gateways, Blob storage, Resource Manager, Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection, Key Vault, Intune, Office 365

  • Familiarity with containerization, microservices, DevSecOps, CI/CD, and Infrastructure as Code concepts, and tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Terraform, Chef, Puppet, GitHub

  • Expertise with additional cloud capabilities such as: Google Cloud, IBM BlueMix, Salesforce, Box

  • Understanding of and experience with Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) technology

  • CISSP preferred


    The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


    Functional - Information Technology/Enterprise architecture/4-6 Years

    Functional - Information Technology/Security/4-6 Years


    Technology/Developing Competitive Technology and Architecture/MASTERY

    Technology/Leveraging Technology/MASTERY

    Technology/Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions/MASTERY


    Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

    Technology/Creating Technology Partnerships/MASTERY

    Telework Specifications:

    Work Location currently unknown, will depend on candidate.


    Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

    We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

    Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

    Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

    Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Information Technology