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Edwards Lifesciences Architect Information Security in Cartago, Costa Rica

Job Summary

Edwards is expanding its cyber security team and looking for an experienced cloud security engineer to join our team. We are an all cloud company looking for someone who can assume the lead role in the security advisory function supporting Cloud environments and workloads in AWS and Azure.

The ideal candidate will support the team by providing solutions and architectures to mitigate risk for cloud deployments, implement technical guardrails, and help increase automation.

This role is a highly technical, hands-on role, and the successful candidate will act as SME for securing our AWS and Azure workloads.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as technical lead in design and build of multiple cyber security controls or solutions, processes and functions in AWS and Azure.

  • Provide design and architecture guidance on projects requiring cloud workloads.

  • Perform ongoing security posture assessments using commercial or native tools to identify and track remediation of cyber risk in cloud environments.

  • Manage and build upon current security baselines and controls to provide detective, responsive and preventative security controls in our cloud environments.

  • Develop and support tools to enable ‘infrastructure as code’ approach.

  • Participate in evaluation and testing of new technologies to elevate our Security posture.

  • Experience with implementing and tracking compliance of cloud platforms to industry standards and frameworks (NIST/CIS).

  • Develop methodology/framework for providing consistent and repeatable security architecture guidance to enterprise projects by working alongside various IT teams and business customers to make outcomes repeatable, consistent and standard.

  • Understand key business processes at Edwards and their characteristics with a view to incorporating security guidance that enables the business operations.

  • Assume the role of a technical leader mentoring junior members in the team.

  • Stay abreast with the cyber security threat and solution landscape to bring innovative solutions that significantly improve Edwards cloud security posture.


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field required

  • Certifications in related discipline preferred (e.g., AWS/Azure)

  • 8 years of previous related experience required

  • Experience drafting technical documentation

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Excellent English language verbal and written communication skills and customer focused skills

  • Experience drafting technical documentation

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.