Azure Security Architect

Remote US - Eastern or Central Timezone

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Azure Security Architect

First Quality was founded in 1989 and, in nearly three decades, has grown to be a global privately held company with over 4,000 employees. Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, and Canada.

First Quality is a diversified family of companies manufacturing consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue (bath and towel), and Industrial (print and packaging materials), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world. First Quality focuses on private label and branded product lines.

Our core business philosophy is built on a proud culture driven by safety and quality, respect, humility, integrity, customer focus, and teamwork. With leading edge manufacturing technologies and processes and visionary leadership, First Quality is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years .


The Azure Security Architect will be responsible for providing thought leadership and technical expertise in the delivery of technology solutions designed to meet our cloud information security needs. While leading in a delivery capacity, the Azure Security Architect will work closely with partners, clients, other architects’ and business leaders to leverage new and emerging technologies to solve key technical challenges for cloud security. The Azure Security Architect will also provide oversight and mentoring to junior team members. A key function of this role will be building deep relationships, gaining trust, and delivering Cloud Platform Security solutions with excellence.

Primary responsibilities include:

• Create a cloud reference architecture for our cloud tenants

• Work with IT team, as well as with business owners of cloud applications and verify that the reference architecture fits the business processes and requirements.

• Integrate with cloud projects and verify that the required IS controls are properly implemented 

Primarily responsible for cloud security event monitoring, management, and response

• Work closely with the Security Operation team and verify visibility into cloud environments, as well as procedures for identifying potential threats and suspicious events.

• Revise and develop processes to strengthen the current cloud Security Operations Framework, review policies and highlight the challenges in managing SLAs

• Perform threat management, threat modeling, identify threat vectors and develop use cases for cloud security monitoring including red\blue penetrations tests

• Responsible for developing, configuring, and maintaining cloud security automation and orchestration IR’s and tools.

• Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for cloud security operations and presentation to Sr. Mgmt.

• Management, administration & maintenance of cloud security tools

• Co-ordination with stakeholders, build and maintain positive working relationships with them

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

• Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in cloud security and operations

• Knowledge of cloud security controls - CNAPP CSPM DSPM, CASB, and SIEM

• Broad knowledge of cloud security practices, designs, methodologies, tools, and processes. • Comprehensive knowledge of cloud architectures, and designs.

• Proven abilities to analyze security risks, provide remediation recommendations and create comprehensive security documentation.

• Ability to function in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment using persuasion, expertise, and judgment to affect change.

• Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field. In lieu of degree, related experience will be considered.

Estimated annual base salary range for this position is $130,000 - $180,000.

Base pay is only part of our total compensation package, which also includes an attractive annual discretionary bonus and robust suite of employee benefits for which you are eligible to participate in starting on your first day of employment.

Base pay offered will be determined on an individualized basis and we will consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.

First Quality is committed to protecting information under the care of First Quality Enterprises commensurate with leading industry standards and applicable regulations.  As such, First Quality provides at least annual training regarding data privacy and security to employees who, as a result of their role specifications, may come in to contact with sensitive data.

First Quality is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, or protected Veteran status

Tags: Automation Azure CASB Cloud CNAPP Computer Science CSPM DSPM Industrial Monitoring Privacy SIEM SLAs

Perks/benefits: Salary bonus Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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