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3M Senior Cloud Security Automation Engineer in Silver Spring, Maryland

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Senior Cloud Security Automation Engineer

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a(n) Senior Cloud Security Automation Engineer, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Working with Security team in definition, refinement and execution of state-of-the-art security controls and guardrails

  • Designing and developing security automation necessary to deploy universally across 3M HIS’ global cloud environments

  • Architect cloud ready, high scale, resilient products and services that follow AWS Well-Architected principles

  • Lead efforts to capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the 3M HIS technical community

  • Collaborate with other technical leadership teams to define standards and guidelines to continually improve the security posture and overall technical design of 3M HIS products

  • Communicate strategy and vision effectively to audiences from developer community to executive

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited university OR High School Diploma/GED from an accredited institution and a minimum of fourteen (14) years of experience in software development in lieu of the bachelor’s degree education requirement

  • S even (7) years of software development/engineering experience

  • T hree (3) years designing and implementing developing and architecting high scale secure solutions in AWS or other major cloud environments

  • Experience developing cloud security automation

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Advanced degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

  • Advanced knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and cloud architectural patterns

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to solve problems in a logical, methodical, and time efficient manner

  • Demonstrated track record of influencing others

  • Work experience with healthcare data and healthcare related security concepts and control frameworks including HIPAA and HITRUST

Travel: Occasional travel may be required

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Location: HIS Office or Remote based

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

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Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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