Cloud Security Operations Administrator

Engineering | KA, India

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Job Summary

The successful candidate for the Staff Security Engineer role will assist in the deployment and administrative support of the SIEM. You will be responsible for helping identify and deliver required security logs into the SIEM, assist in troubleshooting and system upkeep. In addition, you will serve as the subject matter expert for various security programs and tooling. You will be responsible for maintain documentation, driving and communicating metrics, and cross-training peers.

Job Duties

  • Work closely with Cloud Security Engineering and DevSecOps teams to create and implement security processes and solutions into Avalara cloud environments

  • Deploy and support security infrastructure into cloud environments

  • Produce metrics and reports on cloud security posture

  • Produce actionable cloud security alerts in SIEM

  • Develop and write SOPs and runbooks

  • Lead efforts to mature cloud security related operational processes and controls through automation

  • Assist in performing security assessments and audits

  • Provide mentorship to cloud security operations team members

  • Provide level 3 cloud security operation support

  • Serve as cloud security subject matter expert in incident response 


  • Minimum 12 years of progressive security experience in an operational environment

  • Minimum 10 years experience in cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Minimum 10 years experience working in security roles

  • Bachelors Degree in Information Systems, or Information Security related studies

  • Experience integrating cloud services into SIEMs

  • Experience and strong technical knowledge with Infrastructure as Code (IAC)

  • Experience and strong technical knowledge in implementing and managing CI/CD

  • Experience and strong technical knowledge with container environments

  • Experience and strong technical knowledge with cloud native and serverless applications.

  • Knowledge of common security technologies

  • Current understanding of Industry trends and emerging threats Experience delivering reporting and SLA management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CISSP, CISA, or CISM certifications

  • orking with WAF technology

  • Understanding of SSAE18 SOC 2, PCI-DSS, NIST, and ISO 27000 standards, plus related assessment methodologies is highly desired

  • Experience with a variety of cloud providers such as AWS or Azure, and how to properly design secure architectures

  • Experience managing Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) or other certificate related services

Who We Are:

We're building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world. Imagine every transaction you make — every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, meal kit, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there's

an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation. The logic behind calculating taxes — the rules, rates, and boundaries is a global, layered, three-dimensional mess of complexity, with compliance dictated by governments and applied by every business, every day. Avalara works with businesses of all sizes, all over the world — from corner stores to gigantic global retailers — to calculate tax accurately and automatically, at speeds measured in milliseconds. That's a massive technical challenge, in terms of scale, reliability, and complexity, and we do it better than anyone. That's why we're growing fast. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world, in Brazil, Canada, India, U.K, Belgium and across Europe.

Equal Opportunities:

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.

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