Cloud Security Engineer – IT Security

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At Tyson Foods, the safety of our team members is our top priority. For that reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required to enter Tyson facilities.

En Tyson Foods, la seguridad de los miembros de nuestro equipo es nuestra principal prioridad. Por esa razón, los solicitantes seleccionados para este puesto deben estar completamente vacunados contra COVID-19 como condición de empleo. Se requerirá la verificación de la vacuna para ingresar a las instalaciones de Tyson.

Job Details:

What is Tyson Technology?

The IT Team at Tyson Foods is building the technology of the future. We’re transforming an 85-year-old company into the most modern food company in the world. We’re developing technologies that are used in our offices, they’re used in our plants, in our farms, they’re used everywhere. We’re building technologies that are changing the way this company works. Everything from machine learning to artificial intelligence to utilizing cutting edge tech like drones, that will help drive our business forward. At Tyson Foods we’re driving world class technology to revolutionize a world class company.

How can I be part of Tyson Technology?

Do you have a passion for technology that will drive modernization, transformation and automation to safely feed your family, friends, and the World? Do you enjoy researching new technology and working in a TEAM atmosphere to apply technology to demonstrate the “Art of the Possible”? If this is your passion, We Want To Hear From You!

The Cloud Security Engineer provides guidance and support for network and identity and access management security capabilities in support of Tyson’s Security program. This position will provide guidance on how to operationalize security and compliance within CI/CD processes and cloud platforms. It will engage with our service providers to evaluate their compliance with service levels and will assist them in onboarding tools, techniques, and processes into a standard operating model. The ideal candidate will work with leadership and architecture to provide technical guidance on security technology roadmaps to support overall enterprise direction along with solution portfolios to ensure alignment with overall organizational goals. It will also evaluate Tyson’s security posture and make recommendations to leadership and operational teams. In addition, the position interfaces directly with leadership to identify, recommend, develop, plan, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions across all security domains.

This team member will be responsible for providing technical leadership for Tyson’s cloud security program. This role will be multi-functional and will be leading efforts to protect Tyson’s technology solutions through operational collaboration in partnership with internal and managed outsourced security resources. This is an individual contributor role and will not have direct reports but may direct others based on specific project needs.

Do you have the skills?

  • Are you curious and want to help integrate a security mindset into everyday operations?
  • Proven experience with cloud, network security, and identity and access management
  • Provide technical oversight and guidance on cloud security technologies
  • Coordinate cloud security execution with security, operations, and application teams
  • Provide technical expertise in the evaluation of security and business applications and services
  • Identify vulnerability and security compliance issues
  • Provide technical expertise and execution for application and network penetration and cloud configuration compliance testing including scoping and access requirements
  • Analyze results of vulnerability, compliance, and penetration testing results, understand the results, and provide clarity to solution owners as needed.
  • Provide project management for select continuous improvement and other security related projects
  • Work collaboratively with all levels of the business


Education: Minimum four-year degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other technical area. Related experience may be acceptable. Security certifications preferred.

Experience: 8+ years of experience in Information Systems or related area preferred, 6+ years of experience required. Experience in cloud security specifically in the areas of network security and identity and access management are preferred.

Computer Skills: Broad knowledge of networks, computer systems, operating systems, applications, and/or equipment with deeper expertise in specific fields. Application of current technology developments and trends. Experience with project and work management tools.

Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience communicating technical information to non-technical team members.

Supervisory: This is an individual contributor role and will not have direct reports. This role may direct others based on specific project needs.

Travel: Some travel may be required. Amount of travel will be determined by individual project requirements.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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