Cloud Security Operations

Dublin, Dublin

  Security - Security Architecture


Job: Cloud Security Engineer
Location: Remote (Ireland)
Duration: 6 months
Day Rate: High

A leading management consulting firm in Ireland specializing in Microsoft Cloud technology, are hiring for a skilled Cloud Security Engineer. This is an immediate requirement for an initial 6 month contract with a high chance of extension.

Role Overview:
As a Cloud Security Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the security, privacy, and compliance of businesses’ cloud environments, primarily on Microsoft Azure. Your responsibilities will encompass a unique blend of operations and project work, where you will implement and maintain security measures while also participating in various cloud-related projects.

Key Responsibilities:
Cloud Security Implementation: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and maintain robust security measures within Microsoft Azure environments. This includes configuring security policies, access controls, encryption, logging, monitoring, and vulnerability management.
Threat Detection and Incident Response: Proactively monitor cloud environments for potential security threats, intrusions, and vulnerabilities. Develop and execute incident response plans to effectively address and mitigate security incidents.
– Compliance and Governance: Assist in ensuring compliance with relevant industry standards (e.g., GDPR, ISO, NIST) and internal security policies. Conduct periodic security assessments and audits to identify potential areas of improvement.
Security Best Practices: Stay up-to-date with the latest cloud security trends, emerging threats, and best practices. Recommend and implement security enhancements to maintain the highest level of security posture.
Cloud Architecture Review: Conduct security reviews of cloud infrastructure, applications, and solutions to identify potential security gaps and offer strategic recommendations for improvement.
Collaborative Projects: Work closely with project teams to incorporate security principles into the design and implementation of new cloud-based solutions. Provide security expertise in project planning and execution.

– Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field (or equivalent work experience).
– Proven experience as a Cloud Security Engineer or a similar role with expertise in Microsoft Azure.
– Strong understanding of cloud security principles, best practices, and industry standards.
– Familiarity with security-related compliance frameworks (e.g., GDPR, ISO 27001, NIST).
– Experience with cloud security tools, such as Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel, and Azure Key Vault.
– Familiarity with network security, identity and access management (IAM), and encryption technologies.
– Knowledge of scripting languages (e.g., PowerShell, Python) for automation and security-related tasks.
– Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
– Certifications in cloud security (e.g., Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate, CompTIA Security+, CISSP) are a plus.

If you are a Cloud Security Engineer looking for your next contract position in Ireland, please share an updated CV and we can discuss.
Note: All applicants must have one of the following in order to be considered for this role
–  EU or UK passport
– Stamp4 or Stamp 1G