Senior Security Engineer (Azure)

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Senior Security Engineer (Azure)

Position Overview:
As an Azure Senior Security Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining robust security solutions within the Azure cloud environment for modern workplace services and workloads in Azure cloud. Your role involves safeguarding data, applications, and infrastructure from cyber threats while ensuring compliance with industry regulations and best practices. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to secure Azure resources, develop security policies, and respond to security incidents effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Azure Security Solutions:
   - Design, implement, and manage security solutions for Azure services, including identity and access management, network security, data protection, and threat detection.
   - Utilize Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel, and other Azure security tools to enhance the security posture.

2. Identity and Access Management (IAM):
   - Configure and manage Azure Active Directory (AAD), implementing role-based access controls (RBAC), multi-factor authentication (MFA), and conditional access policies.
   - Establish secure identity and access controls for Azure resources and applications.

3. Network Security:
   - Implement network security controls using Azure Network Security Groups (NSGs), Application Security Groups (ASGs), Azure Firewall, and Azure Virtual Network features.
   - Design and manage secure network architecture to prevent unauthorized access.

4. Data Protection and Encryption:
   - Implement data encryption mechanisms for data at rest and in transit using Azure services like Azure Disk Encryption, Azure SQL Database Transparent Data Encryption (TDE), and Azure Key Vault.
   - Leverage Azure Information Protection to classify and protect sensitive data.

5. Threat Detection and Incident Response:
   - Monitor and analyse security alerts from Azure Security Center and other tools to identify and respond to security threats.
   - Collaborate with incident response teams to investigate and mitigate security incidents effectively.

6. Security Compliance and Auditing:
   - Implement and enforce security policies, standards, and compliance measures in line with industry regulations.
   - Participate in security audits, vulnerability assessments, and compliance assessments.

7. Security Automation and Scripting:
   - Develop scripts and automation using PowerShell, Python, or similar tools to streamline security tasks and configurations.
8. Documentation and Training:
   - Document security configurations, procedures, and best practices for internal reference and knowledge sharing.
   - Provide training and guidance to internal teams on Azure security concepts and practices.

Qualifications and Requirements:
- A minimum of 4 years of experience as a senior security engineer
- Proficiency in Dutch (C1 or C2 level) and English
- Relevant industry certifications such as Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert, AZ-500/MS-500, SC-100, SC-300 etc.
- Strong experience with Azure services, security tools, and cloud security best practices.
- Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., PowerShell, Python) for automation and configuration tasks.
- Understanding of network protocols, TCP/IP, routing, and subnetting.
- Familiarity with identity protocols (e.g., SAML, OAuth, OpenID Connect) and security frameworks.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills for addressing security incidents and vulnerabilities.

Working Conditions:

-This role will involve on-call availability for critical security incidents and there should be willingness to work in 12*5 shifts (between 7Am to 7PM CET)
-Willingness to travel between work locations in Amsterdam and Utrecht
- Stay informed about emerging Azure security features, threat landscape, and industry trends.

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