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Cloud Security Engineer - Azure

Russell Tobin & Associates
Closing date
15 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Cloud Security
Job Type

What are we looking for in our Cloud Security Engineer – Azure?

Location: Alpharetta, GA
Work Mode: Hybrid – 3 days a week in the office
Pay Range: $65 – $79/hr, on W2 (depending upon experience)
Duration: 12 Months (possible extension)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Developing, testing, and deploying Azure Security Controls across the firm's Azure tenants
  • Providing security recommendations and solutions for migrating and new applications in the client's environment to Azure
  • Working closely with vendors and partner squads to develop, deploy, and test Cloud security services
  • Responding to Azure Cloud security drifts in timely manner and working with the stakeholders to remediate the drifts.
  • Integrating, configuring, documenting, and deploying compliant infrastructure and supporting services in the Cloud platform
  • Troubleshooting problems, analyzing root cause, and (where possible) fixing bugs introduced by owned or managed security solutions
  • Collaborating with Risk Management, Security Architecture, and Cyber Incident Response teams to ensure necessary controls to Cloud services are deployed and tested
  • Provide training and review sessions to the teams regarding solutions implemented
  • Working in a globally distributed team to provide innovative and robust Cloud–centric solutions

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of the Shared Responsibility Model; keen understanding of the security risks inherent in hosting cloud–based applications and data
  • Experience developing across the security assurance lifecycle (including prevent, detect, respond, and remediate controls)
  • Experience configuring Azure native security tooling and capabilities such as Azure Policy, Azure Monitor, etc.
  • Experience solutioning and configuring event–driven serverless–based security controls in Azure, including but not limited to technologies such as Azure Function, Automation Runbook, Logic App.
  • Deep understanding of DevOps processes and workflows.
  • Working knowledge of the Secure SDLC process.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tooling such as Terraform and ARM templates
  • Familiarity with standard Azure security tooling such as Microsoft Defender Suite, Sentinel.
  • Familiarity with Logging and data pipeline concepts and architectures in cloud.
  • Strong in scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python and Bash.
  • Experience creating technical architecture documentation.
  • Excellent communication, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Practical experience in designing and configuring CICD pipelines.
  • Practical experience in Azure DevOps, GitHub Action, and Jenkins.
  • Experience in ITSM.
  • Ability to articulate complex technical concepts to non–technical stakeholders.
  • Experience writing queries and analytics in Kusto Query Language (KQL)
  • Experience with risk control frameworks and engagements with risk and regulatory functions
  • Experience in the financial industry would be a plus.
  • Azure Certifications would be a plus.

Russell Tobin is a leading minority–owned professional and technical recruitment and staffing advisory organization.

We are comprised of specialized practices focusing on a variety of skill sets and industries. Having a depth and breadth of industry expertise, our subject matter experts are able to provide tailored and swift sourcing solutions to fulfill client hiring needs. In other words, we connect top talent with companies.

We are the staffing arm of the Pride Global network, a minority–owned integrated human capital solutions firm, with additional offerings in vendor management, payroll programs, and business process optimization.

As a certified minority–owned business, Pride Global and its affiliates – including Russell Tobin, Pride Health, and Pride Now – are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.

Benefits Info

Russell Tobin offers eligible employee's comprehensive healthcare coverage (medical, dental, and vision plans), supplemental coverage (accident insurance, critical illness insurance and hospital indemnity), 401(k)–retirement savings, life & disability insurance, an employee assistance program, legal support, auto, home insurance, pet insurance and employee discounts with preferred vendors.

If you're interested, please don't hesitate to contact me at or email me at

Your next career move starts here – Apply today!

Rate/Salary: $65 – $79/hr, on W2 (depending upon experience)

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