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Microsoft Security Specialist

Employer
Michael Page Technology
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
16 Sep 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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As Microsoft Security Specialist, you will work closely with the security team to develop and deliver solutions to gain visibility of security events. You will also build new or develop existing event correlation, reporting and remediation capabilities based on advanced monitoring use cases, external threat intelligence, and known traffic patterns.

Client Details

Michael Page Technology are delighted to be supporting a global real estate business with the recruitment of an Microsoft Security Specialist.

Description

What you'll be doing?

As Microsoft Security Specialist, you will work closely with the security team to develop and deliver solutions to gain visibility of security events. You will also build new or develop existing event correlation, reporting and remediation capabilities based on advanced monitoring use cases, external threat intelligence, and known traffic patterns.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and enhance security policies, processes, procedures and technical controls
  • Take a proactive role in identifying security risks, mitigation's and opportunities
  • Assist with security incident management and response activities
  • Interact with the IT team to provide and share technical issue resolution knowledge and deployment/adoption processes best practices
  • Provide analysis of information security risk and issues of non-compliance
  • Manage, maintain, optimise and tune the Microsoft Sentinel SIEM solution, ensuring all key systems send activity information to the SIEM solution and that the solution recognises and differentiates between both normal and abnormal system activity
  • Investigate unusual behaviour highlighted by SIEM, reporting potential threats or malicious activity and support security incident response efforts as required
  • Develop dashboards and reports for monitoring of real-time log data, that clearly report on and highlight critical events
  • Provide internal training, support and knowledge transfer to other Information Security team members, to enable efficient management of SIEM related processes

Profile

Key Skills & Experience:
  • Experience and good understanding of Microsoft technologies including: Azure Active Directory, Windows Server, and M365
  • An in depth knowledge of the Microsoft Sentinel SIEM solution and configuration best practice and use
  • Use of advanced security assessment tools
  • Basic understanding of firewall and intrusion detection system administration
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP
  • Ability to tune and harden various operating systems
  • Ability to use security systems to correlate and respond to security alerts and events
  • Detailed knowledge of SIEM administration, log investigation, analysis and reporting
  • Detailed knowledge of common exploitation tools, tactics and procedures
  • Detailed knowledge of persistent attacks, detection methods and how malicious software persists on compromised systems
  • Detailed knowledge of security incident response procedures and best practices

Job Offer

Salary:

£39,000 - £40,000
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