Azure Security Engineer

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Job Description

Our client is seeking a Full-Time Azure Security Engineer to support US based LNG export facility and service the global demand for North American natural gas. This Arlington, VA-based position will support the long-term development of clean and reliable North American energy supplies.

Position Summary:

We are seeking an experienced professional with expertise in Cloud Security and Networking technologies, including Azure Security suite, Microsoft 365 Security, CSPM/CWPP/CNAPP Compliance, Identity Federation (Entra ID, SSO), Firewalls, proxy, Policy-as-Code management, and metrics generation for Security, scalability, availability, and failure rates. The ideal candidate will also possess a strong background in service delivery and strategic operations planning, with excellent problem-solving skills.

Responsibilities:

As an Azure Security Engineer, your primary responsibility will be to proactively identify digital vulnerabilities within the Cloud environment and ensure the protection of information assets and technologies. This includes:

  • Assessing cloud environments and evaluating security posture.
  • Managing Entra ID User, IAM concepts within Azure Active Directory (AAD), including user and group management, conditional access policies, Enterprise app, SSO, OAuth, and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA).
  • Implementing Azure Defender EDR policies, Purview DLP, for Azure IaaS/PaaS/SaaS/Microsoft 365, with integration of Sentinel, Security Center, and Compliance Center.
  • Securing workflows within Microsoft Office 365 applications, such as Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Teams, and Power Platform.
  • Monitoring SIEM and analyzing potential threat events using Security tools like Tenable, Crowdstrike ArcticWolf XDR solutions.
  • Conducting Threat Hunting and identifying potential Indicators of Compromise (IOCs).
  • Participating in cybersecurity strategy, security awareness programs, security architecture, and incident response as part of the Cyber Security team.
  • Maintaining and publishing up-to-date cybersecurity policies, standards, and guidelines.
  • Evaluating new cybersecurity threats and IT trends to develop effective security controls.
  • Supporting disaster recovery policies and ensuring business critical services are recovered in the event of disasters or incidents.
  • Responding to potential security breaches, coordinating response efforts, and recommending corrective actions.

Requirements:

  • Azure Cloud Security experience is essential.
  • Hands-on experience with Azure Enterprise-scale reference architecture IaaS/PaaS/SaaS.
  • Expertise in cloud security and vulnerability management.
  • In-depth knowledge of Azure and design of secure architecture, Microsoft 365 Applications, and Cloud automations.
  • Experience with Azure Security native/3rd party tools, CSPM, CWPP, CNAPP.
  • Experience in conducting Cloud risk assessments and developing risk mitigation strategies.
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC) experience, including scripting and automation with Terraform, ARM, Bicep, AZ CLI/PowerShell, JSON templates.
  • Strong knowledge of Identity and Access management principles and tools, such as Azure Entra ID, Azure ADDS, B2C, B2B, SSO, SAML, OAuth.
  • Experience in creating architecture patterns for public cloud and cloud-native solutions.
  • Hands-on experience with IaC tools like ARM, Terraform, Ansible, PowerShell, Python, AZCLI, GitHub.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience designing and planning Azure deployments in enterprise environments.
  • Experience in creating Incident Response plans, Ransomware/DDOS response strategies.
  • Certification: AZ500, MS-102, AZ-104.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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