Microsoft 365 Engineer / Cloud Security SME – 100% remote work!

Matlen Silver
June 10, 2022
Wilmington, North Carolina
Job Type
Remote Work
  • Yes


Title: Microsoft 365 Engineer/Implementation Lead
Location: 100% Remote
Arrangement: Open to W2 ONLY. C2C or sponsorship inquiries will not be entertained at this time
W2 Rate: $78.91-$87.37/hr
Key skills: Microsoft 365, Office 365

Matlen Silver has an immediate opportunity for a Sr. Microsoft 365 / Office 365 Engineer.  This position is 100% remote work (working ET hours) and is a contract to hire position!  

Serve as a cloud security SME for high visibility cloud initiatives, providing support for the M365 implementation as it related to security monitoring and alerting. Will work with the Splunk Enterprise Security Administrator and Splunk ES Content Development team to ensure appropriate security monitoring and alerting is in place for the M365 environment. 

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job:

  • Demonstrate M365 Security capabilities to senior management, performs validations and technical evaluations, generate proper documentation using Test environment
  • Provide guidance on setting and maintaining the security aspect of different M365 Services such as Email, Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, and Power Platform services
  • Support the development, deployment and execution of Office 365 services and develop security monitoring plans and strategies
  • Conduct cloud security analysis, evaluating configurations, and providing recommendations of M365 environment
  • Function as a Cybersecurity Analytics Team's Subject Matter Expert (SME) on cloud cyber risk for the M365 platform
  • Implementation of industry leading security monitoring and alerting practices around Azure and M365 cyber risks

Experience Required:

  • Extensive experience with Office 365 / Microsoft 365
  • Ability to work collaboratively across a variety of business units to implement new technology and support existing technology
  • Five+ years of Information Security experience
  • Strong understanding of tenant design and support – specifically around managing identity and collaboration in multi-tenant organizations
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong technical organization and documentation skills
  • Strong issue and problem management skills, including root cause analysis and troubleshooting skills

Desired Experience:

  • 3+ years of hands-on technical experience enterprise-level Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM), Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) systems implementation or operations
  • Microsoft M365 Certified:  Enterprise Administrator Expert
  • Experience with Microsoft Defender for Identities
  • PMP or demonstrated project management skills
  • 3+ years of hands-on technical experience implementing security solutions for Microsoft technologies such as Office 365 and Azure Active Directory

About Matlen Silver
Experience Matters. Let your experience be driven by our experience. For more than 40 years, Matlen Silver has delivered solutions for complex talent and technology needs to Fortune 500 companies and industry leaders. Led by hard work, honesty, and a trusted team of experts, we can say that Matlen Silver technology has created a solutions experience and legacy of success that is the difference in the way the world works.

**For immediate consideration, please reply with an updated resume to [email protected] No C2C or sponsorship inquiries will be entertained at this time.

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