Office 365 Security Specialist

IHS Towers

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP748-05

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Office 365 security specialist applies significant professional experience and training in information technology in the analysis, design, modification, and maintenance of the Office 365 integrated systems, Azure, and/or software solutions. Special focus on privacy, monitoring and security features of O365 and Azure.

Main Responsibilities:
• Azure Active Directory deployment and administration
• Design, implement and utilize advanced functions of Office 365, including security, governance, and compliance (eg. DLP, IRM, MDM, AIP, E-Discovery, In-Place Hold, Retention Tags, intune)
• Track, analyze, and contain spam and malware emails
• Analyze user system and application needs, determine and evaluate potential solutions, develop system specifications and requirements, and design application programs to meet the requirements
• Research, analyze and evaluate current technical cybersecurity trends, emerging technologies and standards, new software functionality, and alternative software solutions to determine applicability and viability at USF
• Implement security and privacy features available on O365, such as data classification, DLP, AIP
• configure & monitor different attributes and handling scale up and scale down scenarios for the application in Azure
• Implement enterprise application using platform services like azure websites, Azure SQL, Azure Service Bus, notification hubs, event hubs, stream analytics, Document Db, application insights etc
• Work in DevOps environment with continuous integration and continuous deployment and application lifecycle management

Secondary Responsibilities:
• Maintain relationship with third party service providers
• Technically aware of all technologies
• Current & future technology plans


Key Performance Areas:
• Office 365 Architecture design
• Office 365 Performance management
• Office 365 Development and Maintenance
• Office 365 Application Security Management
• System Auditing and Controls
• Planning and Analysis
• Project Management
• Application architecture performance reporting
• On time completion of tasks
• Response time to faults
• Auto testing

• Bachelor degree in information technology or related field
• 7 years’ experience in related position
• Microsoft Office365 Management, administrative, and maintenance
• Microsoft Office 365 Configuration
• CISSP is preferred but not required
• Relevant Microsoft certifications are preferred (Such as MCSA or MCSE)

Technical Skills:
• Enterprise level applications
• Azure and it services
• Architecture of Azure
• DevOps
• O365 administration functions
• O365 security and privacy functions
• O365 data classification functions
• Application Program Interfaces (APIs), Messaging Software and Interoperability Techniques and Standards
• App registration
• Powershell scripts
• Power BI
• O365 Performance Management and Capacity Planning
• Sentinel

About the Company

IHS Towers is one of the largest independent owners, operators and developers of shared telecommunications infrastructure in the world by tower count and is the only towerco solely focused on the emerging markets. The Company has more than 30,500 towers across its nine markets, including Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Kuwait, Nigeria, Peru, Rwanda and Zambia.

IHS has made significant investments in hybrid energy solutions including solar and the remote monitoring of networks through cutting edge network operating centers which monitor tower site performance.

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