Microsoft Security Engineer

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No. Of Resource:- 01
Location:- Remote
NP:- Immediate
Email ID:- hr@staffconnect.ae
WhatsApp:- +971 52 6510238

This position also welcomes applicants from Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Philippines

Job description

You will play a critical role in safeguarding our organization’s digital assets by leveraging your deep understanding of cybersecurity best practices and leading technologies. You will be responsible for providing expert guidance on various cybersecurity initiatives, including threat detection, vulnerability management, incident response, and security architecture.

Responsibilities

  • Threat Detection and Investigation:
  • Utilize Microsoft Sentinel and Microsoft 365 Defender to proactively hunt for threats, investigate security incidents, and identify potential vulnerabilities within our environment.
  • Analyze security logs and alerts from various security tools, including Crowd strike EDR, Mimecast, and Netscape to identify and respond to malicious activity.
  • Collaborate with the security operations team to investigate and remediate security incidents effectively and efficiently.

Vulnerability Management

  • Conduct regular vulnerability assessments using tools like Nessus to identify and prioritize
    vulnerabilities in our network, applications, and systems.
  • Develop and implement vulnerability management plans to address identified vulnerabilities in a timely manner.
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging threats and vulnerabilities and recommend appropriate mitigation strategies.

Security Architecture

  • Participate in the design and review of security architecture to ensure alignment with industry best practices and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Recommend and implement security controls and technologies to strengthen the organization’s overall security posture.
  • Stay informed about the latest security trends and technologies and advise on their potential implementation within the organization.

Incident Response

  • Actively participate in the organization’s incident response process, providing expert guidance and technical assistance.
  • Analyze incident data to determine the scope and impact of security breaches.
  • Assist in remediation and recovery efforts to minimize damage and restore normalcy.

Knowledge Sharing & Training

  • Share your expertise by providing training and guidance to security team members and other stakeholders on various cybersecurity topics.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest cyber threats and vulnerabilities and share relevant information with the team.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a relevant cybersecurity role, preferably within the IT/Security industry.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Sentinel, Microsoft 365 Defender, Crowd strike EDR, Mimecast, Netscape, Nessus, network security, and firewalls.
  • Strong understanding of security best practices, frameworks, and compliance requirements (e.g., NIST, CIS Controls).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with cloud security platforms (e.g., Azure Security)
  • Experience with security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) tools
  • Security certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CEH