Cloud Security Lead

Chicago, IL or Remote

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Tempus is a technology company that has built the world’s largest library of clinical and molecular data and an operating system to make that data accessible and useful, starting with cancer.
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Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?


Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.


Passionate about building secure cloud-based solutions?


At Tempus, software products are owned and developed by small, autonomous teams composed of developers, designers, scientists, and product managers. You and your team set the goals, build the software, deploy the code, and contribute to a growing software platform that will make a lasting impact in the field of cancer research and treatment


Tempus builds software as nimble as our teams. Our modern tech stack - containerized applications running on AWS and GCP managed services - allows our teams to iterate rapidly and lead our industry in innovation. Emphasis on automation coupled with our decentralized, microservice architecture allows us to deliver advanced solutions with confidence at scale.


Why we’re looking for you:


  • You have deep experience securing GCP & AWS Cloud Infrastructures
  • You have experience managing a distributed team and can lead technical analysis & design, evaluate tradeoffs, and champion best practices
  • You have experience with Cloud Security Tooling, such as AquaSec, Twistlock, SCC, Snyk, JupiterOne, or StackRox
  • You're a devoted Scrum Master who’s worked in fast-paced, agile environments, helped keep projects on track, and unblocked your team more times than you can count
  • You have experience managing cloud infrastructure in AWS, GCP, Azure, or similar (We use AWS & GCP)
  • You enjoy automating manual tasks
  • You’re a good teacher and enjoy coaching others
  • You enjoy collaborating and communicating with team members of varying skill sets and from different fields


Bonus points for:


  • Experience with one of the many infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform (our favorite)
  • Proficiency with Python, Go, or another programming language
  • Solicit feedback across Engineering and Product to identify pain points and problem areas when working with infrastructure, and recommend solutions for them
  • Previous experience in the healthcare sector and securing infrastructure to standards or compliance frameworks such as HIPAA, HITRUST, or ISO


Responsibilities for the Position:


  • Leads a team of Cloud Security engineers
  • Manages the tools and infrastructure that monitor our Cloud environments
  • Works with other Security team members and Engineers to assess risks in Tempus systems
  • Adopts, contributes, and spreads practices and norms that achieve well designed systems, maintainable code, and productive teams
  • Actively drives team improvement through metrics, retrospectives, and other team activities


Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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