Remote Cloud & Application Security Engineer

Location US-TN-Nashville
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Information Technology


We are looking for an innovative Remote Cloud & Application Security Engineer to partner with our DevOps and Applications teams in the configuration and design of complex, integrated, enterprise security solutions. 


Why Lifeway?


This is a place where you can bring your faith and work experience to join in the most important mission in the world: making disciples of Jesus Christ. Whether you’re a creator or storyteller, data guru or problem-solver, or anywhere in between, if you’re passionate about serving the church, we have a place for you. Lifeway has a strong Work from Anywhere (WFA) culture that is deeply focused on our mission and values. While headquartered in Nashville, TN, many of our positions are remote-eligible and have autonomy and flexibility with work hours. We provide equipment and resources to ensure team members have access to a productive and ergonomic workspace. Lifeway hosts all-team meetings several times per year and provides travel for key team gatherings for remote-based team members. Full-time employees are eligible for enrollment in our comprehensive benefits plans including healthcare, vacation and sick time, holiday pay, care days, 401(k) plan, maternity and paternity leave, adoption assistance, mission trip time, and more.

This role is remote in the U.S with occasional travel to Nashville for in-person team gatherings. 



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  • Collaborates with application development and infrastructure teams to protect web applications in an advanced cloud environment (Containers, Serverless Architectures, Microservices).

  • Work with other teams to identify and resolve vulnerabilities in the cloud.

  • Collaborate with product engineering teams to adopt security standards directly in our software and development lifecycle.

  • Designs and monitors cloud security metrics to drive improvements.

  • Design, build and automate security controls to proactively enforce security, risk, and compliance standards for the cloud environment.

  • Maintain a consistent, secure Cloud environment with visibility of controls and configurations to report and reduce risk across systems and accounts.

  • Conduct application security assessments, threat modeling and architecture reviews.


  • Lives out Lifeway’s mission and values, showing deep commitment to Kingdom work.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent industry experience.
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in information technology.
  • 3+ years of experience with cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure
  • 2+ years of experience with scripting (Python, Perl, PowerShell or similar) or programming language (i.e., Java, JavaScript, Python or Go).
  • Experience with containers and serverless technologies.
  • Experience in protecting cloud environments (Containers, Serverless computing, Web Applications, API’s, etc.).
  • Familiarity with Software Configuration Management (SCM), Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) to leverage the latest native cloud services.
  • Familiarity with threat modeling and metrics.


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