Microsoft Security Engineer

Our client is a leader in the global shipping space and is looking for an experienced Security Engineer to join them in a full time, direct hire position. 

You'll be responsible for 
 resolving security-based issues, alerts, and troubleshooting in a Microsoft Environment. 

Our client works 3 days onsite and 2 days remote, with office locations in NYC, NJ, and SC. 

  • Create and maintain Microsoft O365 Suite Policies and MDM Policies
  • Work with Management, IT, and Security staff as needed on O365 solutions to ensure security guidelines are followed within the teams supported products.
  • Identify, manage, and escalate technical or issues pertaining to O365.
  • Work with IT and Security staff to maintain security through Log analytics, Azure Sentinel, Security Center, and Microsoft Endpoint Management Security baselines.
  • Provide guidance and expertise in the field of risk management regarding the protection and security of digital assets in the cloud and on premise.
  • Maintain and improve information security policies and procedures; develops security guidelines and safe practices for computing and networking systems and maintain the documentation.
  • Manage, maintain, and monitor security technologies such as vulnerability scanning solutions, IDS/IPS, anti- virus technologies, SIEM technologies, host forensics and malware analysis, web application firewalls and proxy solutions.
  • Manage real time threat detention technologies to identify and quarantine threats, Monitor Endpoint Security; alerts and takes corrective action.
  • Monitor internal control systems to ensure appropriate access levels are maintained, protect against unauthorized system access, modification and destruction.
  • Create and review vulnerability reports, track compliance with vulnerability management policies and procedures in accordance to established ISO 27001:2013 guidelines.
  • Tests security controls and manages the associated remediation of any deficiencies as needed.
  • Assess security information, triaging and responding to security events, identify false positives, and conduct correlation analysis across numerous internal and external data sources while prioritizing information security incidents.
  • Manage incident-handling processes, which include implementation of containment, protection, and remediation activities.
  • Develop responses to internal & external audits, penetration tests and vulnerability assessments.
  • Support Information Security training and awareness by providing ideas and content, assist HR with employee security awareness education and training.

  • 5+ years of Office 365 and Azure Engineering experience with a focus on security
  • In-depth understanding of Microsoft operating systems and its security – specific focus in Microsoft Exchange
  • In depth understanding of Networking, systems, Azure architecture and security.
  • Scripting experience with PowerShell, SQL, IDS/ IPS.
  • Knowledge of MFA architectures, O365 architecture and emails security and Azure.
  • Understanding of DecSecOps principles

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