Azure Security Engineer/SME
Company: CGI Group, Inc.
Posted on: July 16, 2021
Azure Security Engineer/SME
CGI is seeking a Subject Matter Expert in Azure security to manage
cloud implementations for a large-scale Federal program. This role
offers an organized, focused leader an opportunity to grow your
skills in a complex, challenging environment with a high-performing
team. You will have the opportunity to design broad solutions while
also addressing the unique needs of multiple applications and
interacting with a variety of customers and project teams.
Your future duties and responsibilities
The ideal candidate for this position is an expert in Azure
security with a desire to continue to explore emerging,
cutting-edge technologies and services.
The candidate's responsibilities will include, but not be limited
• Review and respond to findings and incidents as reported in Azure
Security tools (Security Center, Sentinel) or by Agency security
• Through documentation and development, contribute to secured
baseline configurations through Infrastructure-as-Code approaches
such as ARM templates, PowerShell scripts, Bash scripts, etc.
• Recommend improvements in alignment with Zero-Trust Architecture
• Design and implement broad security solutions for multiple cloud
implementations, while considering the unique needs of a wide
variety of applications
• Ensure compliance with Federal security mandates such as FedRAMP
and NIST 800-53
• Author and present executive level briefings to internal and
CGI is not able to sponsor international hires for this role.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related
Experience with cloud security best practices and tools (Security
Center, Sentinel, Firewalls, etc.)
Experience implementing PaaS offerings such as Azure Database,
Azure Application Gateway, and Azure Kubernetes Service
Experience with identify and access management products such as
Azure AD, ADFS, Azure AD Connect, etc.
Experience with application monitoring, auditing, and telemetry
(Azure Monitor/Application Insights)
Experience with pipelines and continuous integration/continuous
deployment (CI/CD) practices
Familiar with infrastructure-as-code concepts and tools (ARM)
Familiar with advanced Cloud Networking concepts such as
ExpressRoute and Hybrid Cloud models
Familiar with regulatory guidelines such as FedRAMP and NIST 800-53
Familiarity with industry benchmarks such as CIS
Familiar with scripting and automation using PowerShell Core, Bash,
Positive, can-do attitude, and desire to contribute in various
means to team success.
Confident communication skills with management, internal team
members, and customers.
Ability to work independently within a dynamic team environment
Ability to quickly identify, research, and resolve issues as they
List items desired for the Candidate, but not required.
Certifications desired but not required:
• Microsoft Azure Security Engineer Associate
• Microsoft Security Operations Analyst Associate
• Microsoft DevOps Engineer Expert
Experience in a government consulting role will strongly benefit a
Minimum Years of directly related experience Required: 7 years
Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Build your career with us.
It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital
transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of
this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering
our professionals exciting career opportunities.
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our
professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards
that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of
ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and
business services firms in the world.
Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com .
No unsolicited agency referrals please.
CGI is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex,
religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status,
disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran
status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual
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