Azure Cyber Security Engineer – Managed Services Team

Location: Chicago, IL / Salary: $120-000 - $170,000

Azure Cyber Security Engineer – Managed Services Team

Azure Cyber Security Engineer – Managed Services Team

We are a top managed and cloud services firm and we are looking for an Azure Cyber Security Engineer – Managed Services Team is responsible for building and maintaining and supporting the Microsoft Defender for Cloud / Azure security infrastructure for our clients. Assess weaknesses in platforms, processes, technologies, and architectures to manage risk of exposure of proprietary data. Periodic review of trends or exposures that could be addressed by system policy, training, technical steps, or applications to address cloud security.

Azure Cyber Security Engineer – Managed Services Team additional responsibilities include technology standards, process definition, documentation of platforms/ process, automation of repetitive tasks, reporting status and activities, managing and executing assigned project tasks or small projects including major version upgrades, transitions of service for clients, productivity enhancements, and integration.

Azure Cyber Security Engineer – Managed Services Team Essential Job Functions

  • Manage and be a senior resource for user and Microsoft Defender for Cloud security platforms, creation of procedures, implementation of processes, automating tasks, enhancing tool monitoring, ensuring overall health of these platforms, and development of standards for managing and maintaining security systems across internal and client environments.
  • Lead the development and support enforcement of system policy, procedures, and standards
  • Oversee or perform remediation of security/ management platform issues
  • Develop written processes and procedures for level 1 and help-desk personnel to use to remediate management or security agent issues including customer-specific procedures, as needed
  • Continuously identify and develop security and productivity-enhancing improvements through automation, better procedures, and other innovations
  • Integrate security systems into the ticketing / SOAR systems for automation
  • Serve as an expert to the organization on cloud/PaaS security & risks
  • Continuously research and learn about additional security technology solutions
  • Manage problem status, set clear expectations, provide timely follow-up to internal and external clients, and independently handle challenging situations on a daily basis
  • Maintain knowledge of current security trends and be able to clearly communicate them to internal and external clients
  • Serve as a security senior practitioner/advisor, as needed, for escalations, incidents, and other security initiatives

Azure Cyber Security Engineer – Managed Services Team Qualifications / Requirements

  • Strong knowledge and experience with industry leading security vendor platforms for cloud systems
    • Candidates with strong cloud security knowledge & experience lacking MS defender for cloud experience are considered. Training in the Microsoft suite is provided for new recruits.
  • Experience in utilizing Microsoft security platforms and tools is a strong plus
  • Industry Certifications including vendor certifications are a plus
  • Must be able to provide guidance on architecture and design for cloud security platforms
  • Knowledge of common scripting tools, PowerShell, Python, Bash a plus
  • Strong, in-depth analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good organizational and project management skills
  • Team player able to lead a small project team when required and also work independently
  • Ability to effectively interact with other IT Services professionals and communicate clearly with native and non-native English speakers throughout the world
  • MSP/MSSP experience desired
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical/creative discipline or equivalent work experience in IT or Information Security

Azure Cyber Security Engineer – Managed Services Team Benefits:

  • PTO
  • 401k and match
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Remote / Work from home


*Actual salary for Azure Cyber Security Engineer – Managed Services Team to commensurate with experience*

Opportunity Location

Chicago, IL

Proposed Salary

$120-000 - $170,000

Bowman Williams is a national specialized staffing firm for Cloud Service Providers and Managed Service Providers. Ranked by Forbes as one of America's top 200 Best Staffing Firms in America, we are a good resource for candidates looking to advance their careers in the Cloud Solutions and Services industry.

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Location: Chicago, IL

Proposed Salary: $120-000 - $170,000

Published: May 21, 2023

Job ID: BW3568

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