Senior Technician - Device Compliance & Vulnerability

Location:
London
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
LAS/STCP/754_1717484888
Posted:
20 days ago

Senior Technician (Device Compliance and Vulnerability Management), joining a journey of modernisation IT services, through leveraging the public cloud (Microsoft Azure, M365 and Amazon AWS), delivering managed, protected, security‐centric and reliable IT Services.

If you are a motivated specialist with a passion for security and compliance, and possess strong problem‐solving skills, we invite you to apply and join our dynamic team, contributing to the secure and efficient operation of our IT services.

is embracing cloud services by transitioning to Microsoft 365 with a security centric design. This shift aims to enhance operational efficiency, collaboration, and security across the organization. We are looking for individuals with strong knowledge, a willingness to learn, and a desire to grow as part of this new challenge.

Under the direction / guidance of the Cloud Ops Operations Manager, the Senior Technician (Device Compliance and Vulnerability Management) will be supporting the following activities:

Vulnerability Monitoring and Management:

  • Monitor and assess vulnerabilities within the M365, Intune, and Windows Defender environments.
  • Use threat intelligence to identify potential security risks.
  • Implement and manage vulnerability scanning and assessment tools.
  • Report and prioritize vulnerabilities based on risk and impact.

Compliance Enforcement:

  • Develop and enforce compliance policies for devices managed through Intune.
  • Ensure devices adhere to organizational security standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor compliance status and address deviations promptly.
  • Implement and manage compliance policies, including DLP and conditional access.

Security Issue Resolution:

  • Follow up on security incidents and vulnerabilities, ensuring timely resolution.
  • Assist users in addressing security‐related issues and ensuring compliance.
  • Provide guidance and support for security best practices.
  • Coordinate with IT teams to implement security patches and updates.

Device Configuration Management:

  • Configure and manage device compliance policies using Microsoft Intune.
  • Ensure secure configurations and settings are applied across all managed devices.
  • Regularly review and update device configuration policies.
  • Troubleshoot configuration issues and provide technical support.
  • Windows Defender Management:
  • Configure and manage Windows Defender settings and policies.
  • Monitor threat analytics and respond to security alerts.
  • Implement Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) policies.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and vulnerability scans.

Automation and Scripting:

  • Develop and maintain automation scripts using PowerShell to streamline compliance and vulnerability management tasks.
  • Implement automated workflows using Power Automate for reporting and monitoring.
  • Create automated solutions for compliance enforcement and vulnerability remediation.
  • Maintain and update existing automation scripts.

Reporting and Analysis:

  • Generate and analyze reports on compliance status, vulnerabilities, and security incidents.
  • Provide insights and recommendations for improving security posture.
  • Use reporting tools to track key metrics and trends.
  • Present findings to stakeholders and senior management.
  • Collaboration with IT Teams:
  • Work closely with other IT teams to ensure cohesive security and compliance strategies.
  • Collaborate on cross‐functional projects and initiatives.
  • Provide expertise and support for security‐related projects.
  • Participate in security and compliance forums and discussions.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Stay up‐to‐date with the latest developments in M365, Intune, Windows Defender, and compliance management.
  • Continuously improve security and compliance processes.
  • Proactively identify potential vulnerabilities and implement preventive measures.
  • The contractor will be part of a team providing Technical Level 2 and 3 support, ensuring the secure, available, managed and compliant delivery of Public Cloud Services.
  • The contractor will work remotely, providing services during Core working hours of the Cloud Operations team (Brussels / BEL).
  • The measurement of execution for this work is sprints, with each sprint planned for a duration of 1 week.

In Return:

  • €50ph (8hr work day)
  • Initial 6 month contract (Extension likely)
  • Remote working (Must be Europe based)
  • NATO Secret Clearance or equivalent required prior to work starting

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