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Sr. Azure Security Engineer #32053

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
ID Number: ##32053

Azure Sr. Cloud Security Engineer 
Long-Term Contract
Atlanta, GA

Client is looking for more depth of experience with Azure platform-level components, and use of Azure security solutions to secure the platform.


  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, CE, Math, or equivalent
  • Two to Five years of experience implementing solutions in Azure
  • Five to Seven years of experience in software development
  • Understanding of cyber threat vectors and countermeasures
  • Understanding of Linux/Unix and Windows platforms
  • Understanding of Cloud Infrastructure and Cloud Security
  • Understanding of networking (WAN, LAN, wLAN), network domains (Internet, intranet, DMZ), communication techniques/protocols (IP and others), and their combined effects on network and host systems security
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate technical details in a clear, comprehensible manner
  • CISSP and CCSP preferred
  • Azure Developer, Azure Security Engineer, or Azure Solution Architect certification required

Job Responsibilities & Job Description: 
As a Senior Cloud Security Engineer, you will use your technical experience to assess, design, engineer and implement various security and operational controls in an Azure environment. These controls will be aligned and focused on achieving compliance with our companies security standards.

To the extent possible, create and deploy all configurations as infrastructure as code. A successful candidate will have a background and experience in software development and be able to apply those skills as necessary for developing the companies security foundations for Microsoft Azure.
  • Assessing the current environment to understand how the services are used
  • Identifying unused services, and services which are not optimally deployed
  • Create security and operational controls to enforce various aspects of our security policies
  • Developing methods to automatically remedy or remove non-compliant services or resources
  • Coordinate with application teams in order to implement changes in the Azure environment
  • Conduct testing of configurations and code
  • Participate in Agile/ Scrum meetings and coordinate on user story creation, prioritization, and refinement
  • If necessary, the Senior Cloud Security Engineer will help assess Azure and third-party solutions and open source projects that fit into a cloud security landscape. Once tools are chosen, the Senior Cloud Security Engineer may then be responsible for the implementation
  • Effectively understanding of applicable compliance frameworks and implement corresponding controls
  • Develop the organization’s DevSecOps practices and tool sets on the Azure platform
  • Create and implement infrastructure as code to enforce and auto-remedy security controls
  • Develop and deploy tools in Azure, providing an enterprise view of compliance
  • Integrate Azure solutions with Information Security tools

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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