Jobs at Google in Chicago






Cloud Security Engineer, Professional Service

Job details

  • Company Name: Google
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Type: Full-time

Full Job Description

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Seattle, WA, USA; Austin, TX, USA; Chicago, IL, USA.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4 years of experience working with security products (e.g., EDR, NDR, IDS, or SIEM technologies).
  • Experience managing customer projects to completion or working with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience coding in one or more general-purpose languages (e.g., Python, Java, Go, C or C++).

Preferred qualifications:

  • 7 years of experience in security architecture or security engineering.
  • Experience in Cloud Security delivered within the context of customer-facing roles.
  • Experience securing Google Cloud or other cloud environments.
  • Experience with cyber attacks and mitigation methods in two or more of the following: Network protocols and secure network design, OS internals and hardening, web application security, security assessments and engagement testing, authentication and access control, applied cryptography and security protocols, security monitoring and intrusion detection, incident response and forensics, development of security tools, automation, or frameworks.
  • Understanding of security principles.

About the job

As a Cloud Security Engineer, you’ll provide technical guidance to customers adopting Google Cloud Platform services. You will provide best practices on secure foundational cloud implementations, automated provisioning of infrastructure and applications, cloud-ready application architectures, and more. You’ll provide guidance in ensuring customers receive the best of what Google Cloud Platform (GCP) can offer and you will ensure that customers have great experiences in migrating, building, modernizing, and maintaining applications in the GCP. Additionally, you will work with Product Management and Product Engineering to lead Google Cloud products and features.

Google Cloud accelerates organizations’ ability to digitally transform their business with the best infrastructure, platform, industry solutions, and expertise. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $162,000-$257,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about the benefits at Google.


  • Provide domain expertise in cloud security and compliance, and be a trusted technical advisor to customers. Solve cloud security and compliance challenges.
  • Work with customers to design and develop cloud security architectures and solutions to meet and exceed their security requirements.
  • Create and deliver best practices recommendations, tutorials, blog articles, sample code, and technical presentations adapting to different levels of business and technical stakeholders.
  • Manage disparate stakeholders within customer environments to deliver consensus and lead positive customer outcomes on the Google Cloud Platform.
  • Travel up to 30% of the time, in-region, for meetings, technical reviews, and onsite delivery activities.

Google is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.

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