Security Azure Lead

Posted 23 March 2022
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCyber Defence
Contact NameCharlee Ryman

Job description


We have partnered with a growing security firm who have created a global presence whilst developing an unique advanced threat detection platform. They are looking for a technical lead, with a strong skill set in Azure to help them bolster out their offering. There is real potential for this all round specialist to make this role their own and help define a “next-gen solution”.

This role is an excellent opportunity for an individual with strong technical, communication, and customer-facing skills. They require an individual that can manage a small team to efficiently and effectively maintain customers Microsoft Sentinel and cloud security environments.

Essential Skills:

  • Windows & Linux Operating Systems (configuring, maintaining, troubleshooting)

  • Microsoft Azure Sentinel

  • Microsoft Azure (Security Administrator functions - Conditional Access, Intune, Identity Protection etc)

  • Kusto KQL including query optimisation

  • JSON

  • Familiar with security technologies (Firewalls, Proxy, Linux or Windows)

  • Microsoft Defender (Endpoint & Office 365)

  • Security Investigations (this could be a from a wide pool of skills, such as investigating security alerts, incident response, security audits, configuration reviews, industry best practices, etc.)

  • SIEM Use case and filter creation/management

  • Developing new SIEM rules & correlations

  • Microsoft Azure (security specific such as conditional access, Intune, Identity Protection)

  • Good written and Verbal communication skills

  • Assist with technical pre-sales if required

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in a SOC or security team

  • Experience with a SIEM or Azure Sentinel (preferred)

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Security Frameworks e.g. ISO27001, NIST etc

  • Understanding of Information Security Principles

  • Good Interpersonal and communication skills, works effectively as a team player

  • Organized with a proven ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines, and utilize time effectively

  • Analytical skills

Desirable Certifications:

Any Azure / industry certifications are desirable


If you are technically hands on with the latest technologies and would like to manage a small team whilst defining an awesome solution then this is the role for you.