ETIC, Cyber Security Microsoft Cloud Security Engineer - Senior Associate

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Advisory - Other

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

About PwC ETIC - Egypt Technology and Innovation Centre
PwC is opening a new Technology & Innovation Center in Cairo that will
deliver high quality technology solutions to consulting Clients across the
globe. The Centre will provide a broad suite of skills and services to our
clients, ranging from Packaged Applications such as SAP & Oracle, to
Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Custom Development and Cloud services
utilising AWS, Azure and Google, as well as expanding our existing
Managed Services capabilities.
The centre is looking to expand rapidly and we are looking for
enthusiastic self-starters with a passion for technology and client
delivery to help shape and form this new venture.

About our practice

Cyber security is one of the defining topics of our age, and cyber risk represents one of the most significant strategic risks to PwC’s clients.  In a recent PwC survey, it remains the top risk in the minds of CEO’s globally, with 91% of UK CEOs rating it as a significant concern.   Businesses are changing rapidly, facing disrupted supply chains, rapidly changing workforces and accelerating digital transformation on an unprecedented scale.

At PwC we help our clients transform, and our cyber security practice enables them to execute that transformation securely and to become more resilient to cyber security threats.  Our cyber security practice operates nationally, and serves clients holistically with strategy, risk and governance advice, and with deep technical implementation and assurance expertise.

Microsoft Cloud Security Engineer (Senior) Associate, core responsibility

  • Support - Assist the leadership and management of the new Practice by taking an active role in the delivery team

  • Global orientation - Work with a global mindset with teams based inthe UK, Germany and other Middle Eastern Countries

  • Project work - Using innovative methods and partnerships with leading vendors, your role involves the following: Implement cloud security controls through Microsoft-native cyber security technology

  • Advise on the configuration of client’s existing security tools,e.g. Defender for Endpoint, Defender for Cloud, and others

  • Reduce security vulnerabilities and configuration weaknesses

  • Lead on the DevSecOps initiatives to ensure an integrated approach to security by working with development teams

  • Provide technical support at all stages of the delivery lifecycle, including consultancy to stakeholders

  • Monitor operational security of environments and respond to threats.

  • Build the documentation and automation scripts necessary for the security operations team to take appropriate actions

  • Work with the Cloud Operations teams in the definition and implementation of security standards and best practices

  • Industry specialism - You will be developing a strong track record of credibility as a trusted advisor and an expert in Cloud Security Engineering within a specialized industry or sector

Role requirements:
▪ Good understanding and practical experience in infrastructure and Cloud
platform security
▪ Good understanding of Microsoft Sentinel and KQL
▪ Experience and proven record of success in integrating custom connectors
with Sentinel using APIs. If you have no direct experience with Sentinel,
individuals with good developer skills will be considered
▪ Experience with M365 Threat Protection technologies including Microsoft
Defender for Endpoint, Microsoft Defender for Identity, Microsoft Defender for
Office 365, and Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
▪ Experience with Azure Security technologies including Microsoft Defender for
Cloud, Key Vault, Azure DDoS Protection, and other
▪ Experience with Information Protection technologies such as Azure
Information Protection, Windows Information Protection, and Data Loss
▪ Hands-on experience establishing and configuring security controls for
Microsoft Azure components (i.e. Defender for Cloud, Azure Firewall, Azure
DDOS Protection, Azure Bastion and Sentinel)
▪ Hands-on experience establishing and configuring security controls for
Microsoft 365 components (i.e. Microsoft Purview, Defender for Cloud App,
Endpoint, Identity and Vulnerability Management)
▪ Hands-on experience establishing and configuring security controls for general
security solution (i.e. Azure Active Directory, Azure Identity Protection and
Azure RBAC)
▪ Experience with compliance technologies including Advanced eDiscovery, Data
Retention, and Insider Risk Management
▪ Experience with Identity technologies including Azure Active Directory P1 & P2
▪ Familiarity with a programming or scripting languages (esp. in KQL and
PowerShell) is a plus
▪ Familiarity with Power BI, Power Apps, or Power Automate is a plus

▪ Knowledge of well-known SaaS technologies (i.e. SAP, Oracle) is a plus
▪ At least 1 year of relevant work experience for Associate grade
▪ At least 3 years of relevant work experience for Senior Associate grade
▪ Open minded seeking innovative solutions
▪ Ability to work within a fast-paced & unstructured environment
▪ Ability to adapt to and communicate with different working styles
▪ Ability to interact efficiently with senior members of the firm across
multiple time zones

Essential skills & attributes:
● Demonstrates extensive knowledge in infrastructure and cloud security
● Experience in Consulting or in working within multinational environments
● Excellent communication and presentation skills
● High level of customer orientation and a convincing demeanour
● Ability to work within a fast-paced & unstructured environment. Must be able
to multi-task and effectively and continually prioritise
● Excellent oral and written English skills. German language proficiency is a

● University degree, ideally in the fields of Computer and Information Science,
Business Informatics, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, Information
Technology, Management Information Systems

The following Microsoft certifications are a significant plus:

  • Azure Security Engineer Associate (AZ-500)

  • Azure Solutions Architect Expert (AZ-303 or AZ-304 or AZ-405)

  • Cybersecurity Architect Expert (SC-100)

  • Security Operations Analyst Associated (SC-200)

  • Identity and Access Administrator Associate (SC-300)

  • Information Protection Administrator Associate (SC-400)

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Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Cairo