Senior Consultant - Public Cloud (Cloud Security and Transformation)

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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We are ADARMA, one of the largest independent security services companies in the UK. As a business formed and run by former senior security leaders, we know our stuff. Which is why our clients include 30% of FTSE 100 organisations across all industry sectors.

Due to continued growth and increased market demand we are seeking an experienced Senior Consultant with strong public cloud experience to join our Cloud Security and Transformation practice.

ADARMA’s Cloud Security and Transformation practice enables our clients to realise the benefits associated with the adoption of cloud services whilst identifying and mitigating security and compliance risk. We accelerate our clients secure transformation to cloud services to provide a platform for innovation and growth within their business. We support our clients gaining faster time to market by integrating security considerations into software delivery processes.

Our Senior Consultants provide advice and recommendations, based on expertise and experience, to address customer needs. Typical responsibilities may range from architecting new cloud environments to collaborating with engineering and development teams to evaluate and identify optimal cloud solutions. Often our clients are in the early days of adopting cloud technologies and therefore our Senior Consultants work to obtain a deep understanding of various technologies and applications to produce necessary design or solution documents.


Knowledge of the following technologies is desired:

  • Cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP and Azure
  • Cloud provider native security controls such as vulnerability management, certificate management, DLP, etc.
  • 3rd party vendor controls such as cloud access security broker, cloud workload protection, etc.
  • Cloud based identity and access controls
  • Programming languages such as Python
  • OS level virtualisation such as Docker
  • Container orchestration systems such as Kubernetes, Container as a Service (CaaS) or managed alternatives
  • Infrastructure as code software tools such as Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.
  • API development such as RESTful
  • Source code collaboration and management such as GitHub
  • Serverless function security and microservice architectures
  • Risk management, compliance, and assurance such as Puppet or Chef InSpec

Experience delivering the following activities:

  • Automating application deployment, scaling and management
  • Analysing development lifecycles and making recommendations where security can become an integral part
  • Determining risk tolerance and conducting risk/benefit analysis
  • Introducing automation technologies helping to adopt more agile development practices
  • Using software assurance maturity models such as OWASP SAMM v2
  • Infrastructure as code (IaC) as a key attribute of enabling best practices in DevOps
  • Cybersecurity frameworks such as NIST, ISO 27002, IASME, etc.
  • Project management practises such as Agile and backlog management tools such as Jira

Certifications such as the following:

  • (ISC)² Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • Cloud-Institute Certified Cloud Professional (CCP)
  • Practical DevSecOps Certified DevSecOps Professional (CDP)
  • Microsoft DevOps Engineer Expert (AZ-400)
  • Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer, Cloud Architect and Cloud DevOps Engineer
  • AWS Certified Security - Specialty, Solutions Architect - Professional and DevOps Engineer - Professional


Our staff benefit from a range of excellent benefits and reward plans, including but not limited to:

  • Membership to a group personal pension plan, discretionary bonus payments, private health care, life insurance of four times salary, membership to a health and well-being cash back scheme, gym membership discounts
  • Adarma is committed to encouraging a positive working culture by focusing on personal development through training and providing various opportunities for employees to share their ideas and influence the direction of the business.
Job region(s): Europe
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