Microsoft Security Consultant - #1128232

mecs communications


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
mecs communications
Microsoft Security Consultant

Location:- Remote, visits to office locations/customers when required

Salary:- £60-70k + 10 Bonus + Bens dep on exp and certifications

Environment:- Architecture, LLD, Implementation, Microsoft Defender, Microsoft Azure Security Centre, Azure, Intune, Endpoint Protection Platforms, EDR, SIEM, SOC, Risk Assessments, MDM, IAM, Customer Facing, Configuration.Microsoft Security Consultant

Location:- Remote, visits to office locations/customers when required

Salary:- £60-70k + 10 Bonus + Bens dep on exp and certifications

Environment:- Architecture, LLD, Implementation, Microsoft Defender, Microsoft Azure Security Centre, Azure, Intune, Endpoint Protection Platforms, EDR, SIEM, SOC, Risk Assessments, MDM, IAM, Customer Facing, Configuration

My client, a prestigious provider of managed services is looking to hire at Microsoft Security Consultant/Architect with strong LLD and Implementation skills

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of security principles, excellent problem-solving skills, and a proactive approach to identifying and mitigating security risks

Day to Day Duties Include:



As a Security Consultant/Architect you will liaise with customers on a consultancy basis, designing bespoke solutions for communicated problems. Working with the wider Security team, you will oversee the implementation of solutions and will provide support & guidance for team members when implementing solutions for customers. You will also be responsible for the following:

• Developing and implementing comprehensive security solutions leveraging Microsoft technologies, including but not limited to Microsoft Intune, Azure Active Directory, Azure Security Centre, and Microsoft Defender suite

• Designing, reviewing, and enhancing security architecture to ensure it aligns with industry best practices, regulatory requirements, and organisational goals

• Conducting regular risk assessments and security audits to identify vulnerabilities, threats, and risks. Developing and implement strategies to mitigate identified risks effectively

• Overseeing IAM solutions using Azure Active Directory, including user authentication, access controls, and privilege management

• Managing and maintaining endpoint security solutions, including endpoint protection platforms EPP, endpoint detection and response EDR, and mobile device management MDM using Microsoft Intune

• Developing and enforcing Data security/ Application security policies, standards, and procedures across the organisation. Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and industry standards

• Working with the Managed SOC and Operational teams, develop and maintain incident response plans. Lead incident response activities, including detection, investigation, containment, and recovery. Staying updated on emerging threats and security trends

• Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including MSOC, development, and business units, to integrate security requirements into projects and initiatives. Communicating security-related concepts and requirements effectively to technical and non-technical stakeholders




Experiences required:



• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field. Advanced degree preferred

• Proven experience as a Security Architect or similar role, with a focus on Microsoft technologies

• In-depth knowledge of security principles, protocols, and technologies

• Hands-on experience with Microsoft Intune, Azure Active Directory, Azure Security Centre, and other Microsoft security solutions

• Strong understanding of network security, endpoint security, identity and access management, and data protection concepts

• Experience with security compliance frameworks e.g., NIST, ISO 27001, GDPR

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

• Effective communication and interpersonal skills

• Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CCSP, or Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, Identity Fundamentals and Cybersecurity SC-100 are a plus

• Hybrid and multi-cloud infrastructures

• Security Cleared or able to attend Security Clearance

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