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Cloud Security Advisor





Cloud Security Advisor

Location: This position will work a hybrid model (remote and office). An ideal candidate must live within 50 miles of one of our Elevance Health PulsePoint locations listed here: Atlanta, GA; Indianapolis, IN; Norfolk, VA; Richmond, VA; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; Washington, DC; Tampa, FL or Hanover, MD.

Come join a team where your thought leadership is rewarded and where you can apply your hands-on best security practices and Cloud skills in a consultative and advisory role! As a bonus, you will get to collaborate with team members and stakeholders on a multi-cloud journey.

The Cloud Security Advisor acts as a trusted advisor in Cloud Security Governance conducting new adherence reviews and consults with Business Units going into Google Cloud Platform(GCP) and Azure. This individual will consult and support enterprise information security policies, technical standards, guidelines, procedures, and other elements of an infrastructure necessary to support information security, in order to keep it compliant with established company policies, regulatory requirements, and generally accepted information security controls.

How you will make an impact :

  • Provides technical support to business and technology associates in risk assessments and implementation of appropriate information security procedures, standards and technologies;

  • Conducts compliance assessments by understanding business objectives, structure, policies and procedures, internal controls, and external regulations.

  • Performs continuous readiness and remediation tracking of cloud services and applications compliance, consult on managing risks for data protection and partners on application/platform cloud security risk reviews.  

  • Documents system technical operations, manual and automated processes and controls using descriptive and risk-focused narratives.  

  • Assesses the effectiveness of process and management controls against cloud control requirements defined to maintain required access, data and privacy protections.  

  • Recommends changes and updates to strategy;

  • May organize the efforts of other analysts as part of risk reviews.

  • Leads root cause analysis efforts

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires BS/BA degree in Information Technology or related field of study and a minimum of 5 years experience in systems support, system administration, system engineering, system security, access management, network security, network communications, computer networking, telecommunications, systems development and management, hardware, software, and/or data; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.  Requires experience in planning and designing highly complex systems.  

Highly Preferred Skills, Experiences and Competencies:

  • Advanced GCP or Azure knowledge and experience

  • Understanding of security concepts in GCP or Azure

Preferred Skills, Experiences and Competencies:

  • Cloud Risk Models

  • Ability to apply cloud security to applications/platforms

  • AWS and OCI experience and/or knowledge

  • Assessment/audit skills

  • CSA CCM knowledge

  • Expertise in determining adherence to cloud requirements

  • Google Cloud Certifications: Professional Cloud Security Engineer, Professional Cloud Architect (with an emphasis on security experience)

  • Azure Certifications: Security Engineer, Security Operations Analyst or Identity and Access Administrator

  • Security Certifications: CISSP or other technical security certifications (e.g. Systems Security Certified Practitioner, Certification and Accreditation Professional) strongly preferred. 


Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.

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