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Azure Security Engineer

Azure Security Engineer (AzureSecurity(AAA)) Cheshire, England

Salary: GBP600 - GBP650 per day
Gibbs Hybrid require an experience Azure Security Engineer with recent experience working for enterprise level UK financial services organisations. The role is based at the clients Cheshire based office. You must live within a commutable distance from the location to be considered.

Day rate: £600-£650 per day – inside (non-negotiable)
Location: Cheshire – 2 days per week (Non-negotiable)
Duration: Initial contract will be a minimum of 6 months with extensions likely

Job Description: As an Azure Security Engineer, you will have experience with Microsoft Sentinel as a SIEM solution. The role is focused on Sentinel solution implementation, integration, Logs collection, configuration and day to day maintenance.

Primary Responsibilities
• Liaising on with various stakeholders to understand requirements and use cases
• Sentinel deployment along with other required components
• Solution configuration including native connectors, Analytic Rules, Workbooks
• Diagnosing and fixing technical Challenges
• Writing KQL queries to fine tune existing and new use cases
• Detecting alerts and incidents (proactively bring knowledge and ideas to this)
• Azure Resource Logs collection such as Azure Activity Logs, Firewall Logs etc.
• Configuring new log sources for logs ingestion
• Azure Logic Apps
Areas of Technical Skills & Competencies
• Expert in KQL queries including cross workspace querying
• Private Endpoints, CMK Encryption, Event Hubs, Azure Key Vault
• Log Analytics Workspace (Dedicated Cluster)
• Entra ID including IAM using RBAC
• M365 Defender-XDR (MDE, MDA, MDO, MDI) and Office 365
• Proven experience improving the detection capabilities
• Ability to work under pressure
• Communication skills
• Threat Intelligence (Mitre Att&ck), Advance Hunting
• Experience/Exposure of working with High Level Design Documents HLDs
• Experience/Exposure of working with Low Level Design Documents LLDs
• Experience/Exposure of Infrastructure as Code IaC i.e. Terraform, Arm Templates, Biceps
• Experience/Exposure of Splunk
• Previous experience in the financial sector with enterprise level clients
• Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a related discipline
• Azure certifications (AZ-500, SC-200, SC-300)

Interested? Please apply for immediate consideration from the Gibbs Hybrid team.