Cloud Security Engineer


South Africa Remote Remote in: Romania or South Africa

Full time




May 12

Cloud Security Engineer

Contract Duration: Full-time

Training Schedule: TBA | Sunday / Monday off

Work Schedule: TBA | Saturday / Sunday off

Work Type and Location: Remote

Expected Start Date: May 1st, 2023

Location: Romania or South Africa

About The Role

PartnerHero is looking for a Cloud Security Engineer to collaborate with engineering teams in development of “secure by design” software systems. The Cloud Security Engineer will have experience implementing software development security best practices and completing software security reviews. 

You will…

  • Rotate among development teams to provide guidance on secure development best practices
  • Complete software security reviews as part of the release process
  • Be used to work in a fast changing environment
  • Have experience or knowledge in several development methodologies (agile, scrum, lean, waterfall)
  • Work with architects, engineers, and designers across the organization to continually improve cyber resilience
  • Collaborate with Information Security, DevOps, and Engineering teams to ensure secure software development

What You Bring To The Table

  • Have between 3-5 years of experience in cloud security engineering
  • Be familiar with modern development front end and back end languages such as React, Node, and Golang
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to exercise indirect authority to achieve work objectives
  • Experience applying OWASP Top 10 principles to identify and remediate vulnerabilities
  • Experience using automation tools to detect software vulnerabilities, outdated dependencies, etc.
  • Have experience or knowledge in several development methodologies (agile, scrum, lean, waterfall)
  • Experience with leading cloud vendors (AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • Be comfortable in a fast-paced startup environment where priorities can shift quickly and responsibilities are broad
  • Exercise good judgment and maintain a positive and professional demeanor

What We Provide

  • Full time employment with an opportunity to support a world-class technology team
  • Competitive compensation 
  • Attractive benefits package with various options based on location
  • Access to free posture-based fitness workouts from home
  • Flexible schedule - hybrid work policy
  • Paid Sabbatical Leave after 6 years of employment
  • Training opportunities provided by PartnerHero and outside entities
  • 1-on-1 coaching with feedback sessions, mentorship, and opportunities for cross functional development

Why PartnerHero?

PartnerHero is a mission driven company with a passion for helping good businesses succeed. We build teams that help companies scale in every facet of their business—from customer support to Software QA, content moderation, design, engineering, and more. We work with over 100+ tech-forward companies including Etsy, Udemy, Good Eggs, Grindr, and Loom. PartnerHero not only offers fair compensation and benefits, but a culture that values inclusion, belonging, and opportunities for professional growth.

How We’re Different

Historically, the outsourcing industry has valued profit over people and compensated for high turnover by underpaying employees. We want to change that. PartnerHero not only offers fair compensation and benefits, but values inclusion, belonging and opportunity. 

Read more about our Core Values and story here.



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