Information Security Data Specialist

Do you have an in-depth technical knowledge of Microsoft 365 security solutions and experience in implementing and maintaining them within an enterprise environment? A leading consultancy business serving clients across the globe in the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors is currently hiring an experienced Information Security Data Specialist to join their team. Working to help major global clients, they deliver ambitious and highly technical projects across 110 offices globally.

The Role

Working within the IT Security team, you will be working closely with the business teams and assisting them in the adoption of Microsoft 365 security solutions and security best practices. You will be responsible for the configuration and administration of Microsoft 365 security solutions by supporting the technical support teams and maintenance of the Microsoft 365 security platform.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and enhance security policies, processes, procedures and technical controls to strengthen the security capabilities and resilience to cyber threats.
  • Take a proactive role in identifying security risks, mitigations and opportunities to strengthen resilience to cyber-attacks and security incidents.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of systems and applications to ensure that proposed solutions comply with the company’s IT Security policies.
  • Assist with security incident management and response activities.
  • Configuration and maintenance of Microsoft 365 security solutions including Azure Information Protection, Data Loss Protection, Rights Management and Cloud App Security Broker, ensuring alignment to both business requirements and security best practices.
  • Implementation of an automatic information classification process, that will tag documents with the correct classification, based on content, either at creation or retrospectively.
  • Creation and maintenance of an Information Asset Register.
  • Creation and implementation of Data Loss Prevention rules that protect information from being transferred using unauthorised methods or to inappropriate recipients.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Deep technical knowledge and experience in implementing and maintaining Microsoft Cloud Security solutions, Microsoft Azure Security technologies, including the broader areas of Microsoft Windows security and Microsoft Enterprise, Mobility and Security suite within an enterprise environment.
  • Comprehensive experience and in-depth knowledge of enterprise information security and standards including Cyber Essentials, ISO 27001, 27002 etc. Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Strong experience in Information Security governance, risk and compliance.
  • Experience with data sovereignty requirements and options to comply.
  • Microsoft automation technologies, including PowerShell.
  • Relevant work experience focused on Information Security and the implementation and/or use of Microsoft 365 solutions, typically as part of projects or large programmes of work.
  • Experience in managing and securing information stored in; OneDrive, Teams, OneNote, Yammer, etc.
  • Experience administering O365, Exchange, Azure Active Directory, Teams, OneDrive and SharePoint environment.
  • Experienced in providing technical support to IT teams and end-user support to individuals.

Detailed knowledge of

  • Information Classification principles and best practice.
  • Data Loss Prevention implementation and support.
  • Information Asset Management.
  • Microsoft Security Suite especially Information Classification and DLP.

Reference code: JR156