Cloud Security Architect

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The Cloud Security Architect is responsible for leading the creation of a technology framework and providing technical leadership in support of Bio-Rad’s initiatives in cloud computing with a focus driving our cloud security strategy. The Cloud Security Architect reports into the Infrastructure Engineering and Architecture organization, but would be embedded into the Cloud-DevOps effort to provide architectural leadership and best practices.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or closely related subject; an advanced degree is preferred. The position requires strong leadership and team-building skills, and must be able to collaborate effectively with a group of high performing individuals and the business organizations.


  • Responsible for understanding, researching, designing and developing security solutions, technical and reference architectures and supporting security strategies tailored to Bio-Rad’s business needs, with a focus towards AWS and Azure cloud providers.
  • Provides oversight and technical leadership across all Security functional domains to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all systems.
  • Articulate cybersecurity architecture vision, security strategies and risk implications to key stakeholders to guide leadership decision-making.
  • Oversees Security engineering projects, initiatives and analytics to ensure complete and timely delivery of key department objectives.
  • Collaborate with Infrastructure, Operations, Development, Cloud, and Risk Management teams to implement secure-by-design/end-to-end security standards and best practices.
  • Sets direction, organizes and enable collaboration across cross-functional departments.
  • Provides strong leadership and direction to team members.
  • Coaches and mentors other professional staff members.
  • Provides guidance and advocacy regarding project prioritization and technology investment direction for Cybersecurity.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of engineering next-gen designs, and security trends and threats.
  • Prepares reports, technical presentation and analytics visualization for management decision-making.


  • Proven experience in designing and implementing Cloud Security Controls to meet the compliance or industry best practice needs of clients.
  • Professional certifications in information technology and cloud security — CISSP preferred, CCSP (optional), CISA (optional), CEH (optional), OSCP (optional);
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing Cloud Security Controls to meet the compliance or industry best practice needs of clients.
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing cloud native Network Security Controls following industry, security and compliance best practices.
  • Experience of Network Virtual Appliances, Micro-segmentation, SASE and Infrastructure as Code.
  • Strong understanding of identity and access management, including AWS IAM, Windows 2003-2019 Server/AD Domain infrastructure and Azure AD.
  • Experience working in DevOps environment, automation first mindset, ability to script/code if necessary in Python or similar languages.

Vaccination Requirement:

Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad has a mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New hires will be asked to upload their vaccination card into our electronic database hosted by ClearPass, who specializes in securing electronic medical information, within 3 days of their start date. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.

About Bio-Rad:

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

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Agency Non-Solicitation:

Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Job ID : 2021-25461.1

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