Cyber Security Engineer


  Security - Cloud Security


Job Title: Cyber Security Engineer
Location: Dublin (2-3 days per week onsite)
Day Rate: Depending on Experience
Duration: 12 months

A dual Irish-American business in Ireland is seeking a skilled Cyber Security Engineer contractor to support on a number of large enterprise projects over the coming 12 months as well as being a pillar within the business for SecOps deliverables. The hiring manager is keen to meet with skilled, local contractors who have proven Cyber Security Engineering expertise.


  • Triaging events from a wide range of sources, including reports from employees, IT Service Desk, security systems and threat intelligence data.

  • Manage, analyse, and respond to detected events, escalating issues where appropriate.

  • Review logs and alerts to monitor system security events and provide input to develop use cases to improve the operation of security services.

  • Support the integration and handover of new security services within the monitoring and detection capability.

  • Providing operational reporting summaries and metrics to key stakeholders

  • Assess, monitor, analyse, and mitigate risks on new and existing IT solutions.

  • Identify vulnerabilities and investigate security incidents to determine root causes.

  • Contribute to the automation and improvement of security processes and technologies.

  • Acting as a subject matter expert, provide consultations and advice to technical and non-technical stakeholders.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience in information security management activities.

  • Experience with Microsoft Security Suite of products essential – Azure, Sentinel, Defender etc.

  • Familiarity with firewalls, SIEM, EDR, IDS/IPS concepts, email Security products, Vulnerability management and relevant industry standards (e.g., ISO27001, CIS, NIST).

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Microsoft 365 and Azure – Entra ID, Conditional Access, Enterprise Apps, App Registrations, Identity Protection, Privileged Identity Management, Identity Governance, Azure Infrastructure, Entra Connect, Intune, Secure Score, Exposure Management, Exchange Online Protection, Purview

  • Microsoft Security Operations Analyst certification is required.

  • Other security certification such as CISSP, CompTIA Network+/Security+ etc.

This is an immediate need for a Cyber Security Engineer on a 12-month contract in Dublin. If you have the relevant experience (and do not require visa sponsorship) then please share an updated CV and a member of the Alldus team will get in touch!