SOC Engineer (Azure Security) - Microsoft Certified Cyber Partner

  • £55,000 basic
  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Permanent
  • 55000
  • Enterprise Security
  • Networking Security

We are working with a Microsoft Certified Cyber Partner, that is seeking a skilled professional to join their Microsoft Cyber Engineering Team. 

The perfect fit for this role brings prior experience as a Microsoft Engineer, particularly with expertise in products like Defender and Sentinel, preferably in a SOC environment. In this position, you'll be engaged in technology implementation and customer support, collaborating with fellow engineers, SOC Analysts, and the broader delivery team. This role offers significant opportunities for career growth and training development as we continue to deliver cutting-edge solutions to our valued customers.


  • Implementation and support of Microsoft Defender and Sentinel 
  • Designing and refining engineering standards and best practices
  • Conduct periodic Microsoft healthcheck assessments, audits, and architecture reviews 
  • Work alongside SOC Analysts to improve the detection of security incidents 
  • Research and implement new technologies that can be used within the SOC 
  • Deploy automation throughout the SOC to improve the overall operational effectiveness of the SOC 
  • Assisting with the triage of incidents alongside others 
  • Draft reports and customer-facing documents to a high standard
  • Stay up to date with the latest cyber vulnerabilities 
  • Assist with the development of more junior members of the team where required 

Skills/Must have:

  • Any relevant Microsoft Certifications (not a must if the experience is there) 
  • Solid background as a Security Engineer / SOC Engineer 
  • Ability to lead and design automation/scripting in SIEM Tools 
  • Experience with SIEM solutions such as Azure Sentinel, Splunk, McAfee, Rapid7, LogRhythym etc 
  • Ability to design and document security processes 
  • Analysing cloud security risks and threats, performing cloud security audits and assessments, and recommending cloud security controls 


  • Life insurance 
  • Company Pension Scheme 
  • Excellent training and self-development opportunities 
  • Company events and social hours 
  • Year-round fruit and refreshments, freely available to everyone 
  • Takeaway Tuesday – every other Tuesday every month 
  • Regular team-building events 
  • Company open feedback process – tell the team how we can, and the company can improve 
  • Birthday day off as extra holiday 
  • 5 and 10-year service awards 
  • Bi-annual awards for great performance with prize-giving 
  • Charity days – two paid days off for you to help a charity of your choosing 
  • A great environment to work in where team spirit and your individual contribution will always be rewarded. 
  • The opportunity to join a growing company at a pivotal point of our evolution 
  • Structured training programmes set with your manager to ensure your thirst for improvement is met and desire for career progression is recognised and facilitated 
  • Opportunities to attend vendor events 
  • No upper limits or glass ceiling with management opportunities for those who wish to pursue these


  • £55k basic 

Matthew Tuite Director of Operations

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