Microsoft365/Defender Security Engineer

Sparrow Company - Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

Microsoft365/Defender Security Engineer


The consultant supporting this role will support the team with the onboarding, implementation and configuration of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Microsoft Defender for Identity, Defender for Cloud Apps, Microsoft Information Protection, Microsoft DLP and Microsoft Purview. They will need to work across multiple teams, communicate effectively across multiple levels, help the customer understand the technologies (including presentations, documentation, etc.) and help customers to understand the current security threats and landscape as well as the Microsoft365 security feature set.


May perform any or all of the following duties:

  • Meet with clients to research and understand requirements for solutions centered around Microsoft Azure security technologies.
  • Pre- Sales (25%)
    • Speaking to clients using PowerPoint Presentations on Microsoft365/Defender Security Solutions.
    • Demonstrating Microsoft365/Defender Security Solutions (Screen Sharing)
    • Develop statement of work (SoW) with task lists and estimated level of effort (LOE) for various types of projects in support of these solutions
  • Design, build and deliver the optimal technical solution to address the client requirements
  • Hands-on Deployment of Microsoft365/Defender Security Solutions
  • Audit client environments and deliver Microsoft365/Defender security recommendations
  • Collaborate with Professional Services team on developing deployment models
  • Continuously update the skills and knowledge to keep up with the changing landscape and customer needs


Provide subject matter expertise, strategic advice, senior level guidance and operational support.

  • Technical knowledge of Microsoft365/Defender security and identity technologies including Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Microsoft Defender for Identity, Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps, Data Loss Prevention, Microsoft Defender for Office 365
  • Azure Active Directory and cloud identity
  • Develops and implements security baselines with Azure, and Microsoft related solutions and products based on current industry best practices.
  • Lead and participate in ongoing Office 365 security and strategy discussions include but not limited to the following work packages:
    • M365 Purview implementation and advanced security services, protection (e.g. Microsoft information protection, Data sensitivity classification/label, data retention, etc.)
    • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
    • Intune
    • Exchange online protection
    • Defender for Identity
    • Defender for Cloud Apps
  • Microsoft endpoint configuration support and operation processes.
  • M365 audit & event logs and retention.
  • M365 data retention and deletion.
  • M365 management of privileged access rights.
  • Support M365 Service Map activities.
  • Governance and processes to manage and maintain DLP policies and strategies to address the DLP.
  • SharePoint governance and processes.
  • M365 security training and/or guideline documents.
  • Designs and propose detailed Office 365 security roadmap and implementation plans and recommends cyber security policies/procedures regarding program-specific requirements.
  • Deliver subject matter expertise of Office 365 with an emphasis on security, operational design, migration, management, and support of implementations.
  • Data Loss Prevention and Microsoft Information Protection, including records management
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Compliance/Purview
  • Prior Consulting Experience is a preferred but not a strict requirement
  • 3+ Years of Microsoft 365 Experience
  • Familiarity with common security standards such as PCI, HIPAA, Sarbanes Oxley, ISO 27001, NIST, or CIS
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of risk assessment, security assessment, and vulnerability management using Azure solutions
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft365/Azure cloud architecture and its security concerns
  • Comfortable presenting to CIO/CISO/CTO solution demonstrations and virtual whiteboard sessions
  • Ability to work cooperatively with sales, services and the Project Management team
  • Demonstrated passion for Microsoft technology, solution design and self-study
  • Previous experience working in collaborative team environments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organization skills and detail oriented (English Language)
  • Excellent presentation skills (Including Creating PowerPoint Presentations)
  • Comfortable being on Camera
  • Experience working for a systems integrator is preferred
  • Ability to work 8 to 5 in a US Time Zone
  • Demonstrated passion for self-study, and self-learning to keep up with the changing security landscape and customer needs

Posted On: Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Compensation: $48,000.00

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