Cloud Security Engineer

Microsoft Windows Azure, Network security, IT security, Security
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

Full-time Position 

Location - Chicago, IL (open to 100% remote)


Our client is looking to add a Senior Security Engineer that will help develop and maintain security standards for IaaS, PaaS and Containers and assist with implementation.  This person will offer information security architecture guidance for IT infrastructure and application projects.


  • Work with both technical and business teams for requirements gathering.
  • Review, prioritize, analyze, and correlate threat data and implement mitigating controls.
  • Research, recommend, evaluate and assist in implementing corporate infrastructure security solutions.
  • Ensure the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies with an emphasis on cloud-based technologies.
  • Work to continually improve the tools, processes, documentation, and systems utilized within the organization.
  • Perform security investigations based on indicators of compromise
  • Regularly collaborate with IT Compliance, Audit and Legal to remediate findings and mitigate risk.
  • Lead incident response for high risk security incidents and participate on company-wide incident response as needed
  • Represent IT Security on CIRT calls as needed (rotational responsibility)


Required Experience:

  • At least 5 years of enterprise IT security engineering experience
  • Good knowledge of Azure Security Center, Container security, Azure ATP and O365 security
  • Conducting security reviews for 3rd party software providers
  • Experience implementing a security tool
  • Risk and vulnerability management including determining actionable responses
  • System patching and hardening experience
  • CISSP, Azure or AWS certification or equivalent
  • Experience supporting and maintaining Windows environments
  • Experience with industry standard tools such as Antivirus, EDR, SIEM, cloud firewalls, etc.
  • Ability to explain security risk in business terms

Preferred Skills:

  • Network security
  • Red, blue or purple team experience
Dice Id : itassoc
Position Id : F16AzEng
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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