Job Detail: Azure Information Security Specialist

Job Order #11940

Post Date Job Tile Location Category
11/16/2021 Azure Information Security Specialist Houston - Texas Information Technology


Walker Elliott is working with our Houston client a gas compression and power generation markets, is looking for an Azure IT Security Specialist. The role is direct hire. The role is important for cyber security tasks, reducing risk and active attacks.


  • Threat management, monitoring and response.
  • Using Microsoft Azure Sentinel, Azure Defender, Microsoft 365 Defender to investigate, respond and hunt for threats.
  • Daily monitoring, review and follow up of level 2 alerts.
  • Identify gaps and advise on solving.
  • Investigate leads for incident response.
  • Maintain knowledge of cyber security issues.
  • Increase and maintain security disciplines with training.
  • Maintain baselines for secure configuration and operations of all devices.
  • Manage all cyber security incidents.
  • Work with MDMs and MEMs.
  • Work outside of traditional work hours as needed.


  • 6+ years of professional IT experience, with 4+ years of Information Security.
  • Any education related to cyber security preferred.
Must have:
  • Microsoft Azure Identity Management and Protection
  • Microsoft Azure Sentinel
  • Microsoft Azure Defender
  • Microsoft 365 Defender
  • Additional skills: O365, M365, MEM, SIEM, VPN.

This role is in Houston near 290 and Beltway 8. The role is hybrid: work from home on Monday and Friday, work in the office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Do not apply unless you are authorized to work in the United States for any employer as client company cannot sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

Walker Elliott is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For additional information, please email your resume to or apply online.


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