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Azure Security Engineer

  • Location London
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH127211
  • Salary £500 - £501 per day
  • Specialisation Technology
  • Posted January 05, 2022

Working closely with a Payments Company and we are looking for an Azure Cloud Security Engineer.

This will be a 6 month contract initially, Inside IR35 paying up to £500/day. The role will also be 100% remote.


  • Prioritise and remediate issues arising in Azure compliance manager supporting the improvement of compliance issues and improve the security score.
  • Configure real-time event alerting.
  • Security monitoring including log aggregation/centralisation, correlation, and alerting of security events and incidents.
  • Support the implementation of data classification leveraging the azure data classification module.
  • Provide Operational support for Security Operations related activities that can include, but not limited to;
  • Create queries for specific audit reports based on auditable events criteria;
  • Using / configuring / managing Azure Security Centre;
  • Participates in the incident response and investigation process;
  • Submit requests for addition or removal of permissions/roles for accounts for users;
  • Participate in tabletop and functional contingency plan testing monthly;
  • Review and analyse audit records weekly for identified unusual activity and provide evidence of review and/or findings;
  • Conduct account reviews;
  • Determine auditable events and review on a monthly basis;
  • Proactively manage DLP highlighting vulnerabilities and remediation plan


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in configuring and managing security policies via Active Directory (GPO)
  • Experience in utilising Microsoft 365 Compliance and Security Centre
  • Proven track record in deploying, configuring, and administering Microsoft Defender
  • Experience working within an IaC (Infrastructure As Code) methodology (Terraform, Powershell, Python)
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to work well in teams and manage multiple priorities;
  • Punctual and capable of managing assigned deadlines;
  • Provide Operational Support and provide recommendations for Security Operations;
  • Detail oriented and presents ideas clearly and concisely
  • Capable of working in a fast paced environment;
  • Exhibits good problem-solving skills.


  • Microsoft Azure Security related certifications; for example AZ500
  • Information Security related certifications
  • Experience with Microsoft Intune
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Please submit you CV for consideration, all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. We cannot sponsor Visas.