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Azure Security Engineer/SME

Company: CGI Group, Inc.
Location: Durham
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Job Description:

Azure Security Engineer/SME

Position Description
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 to:
• Review and respond to findings and incidents as reported in Azure Security tools (Security Center, Sentinel) or by Agency security teams
• 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 (ZTA) guidelines
• 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 external stakeholders
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 discipline
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 R4
Familiarity with industry benchmarks such as CIS
Familiar with scripting and automation using PowerShell Core, Bash, AZ CLI
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 arise.

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 candidate.

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 collectively create.

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 orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.


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  • Leadership

Keywords: CGI Group, Inc., Durham , Azure Security Engineer/SME, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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