Azure SIEM Consultant

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    James Lesniak

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    6 months

Our client is looking for a Senior SIEM Consultant to support an upcoming project. This is a contract to hire opportunity.

*US Citizens or Green Card only*


  • Act as the primary technical contact for customers, guiding them through SIEM/XDR projects.
  • Provide senior-level advisory support on XDR architecture and operational security.
  • Implement, manage, update, and fine-tune SIEM platforms.
  • Lead technical implementations for SIEM/XDR projects.
  • Assist customers in adopting standards.
  • Develop and implement KQL or other query languages, analytic rules, and automation playbooks/logic apps.
  • Design and implement dashboards and workbooks.
  • Collaborate with architecture and implementation teams to design SIEM platform architecture and automate tasks.
  • Assist customers in migrating to SOC/XDR service offerings and standards.
  • Implement features of Microsoft 365 E5 stack with a focus on security.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for new SIEM-related use cases, implementation issues, or integrations.
  • Assist with identity management solutions including Azure cloud and Active Directory.
  • Support SOC teams in reducing mean time to detect/respond.
  • Follow implementation plan and contribute to continuous improvement.
  • Interface with SOC for smooth project handoff.
  • Assess existing security infrastructure and identify vulnerabilities.
  • Manage project risks and issues within the budget.
  • Provide training and knowledge transfer to customer IT staff.
  • Stay updated on latest trends and developments in security technologies.


  • 5+ years in security technology design and deployment roles.
  • Previous SOC experience preferred.
  • Relevant security certifications.
  • Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals, Azure Security Engineer Associate, etc. are pluses.
  • Strong understanding of cloud security principles.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and Office 365.
  • Experience with Palo Alto XDR or other XDR products.
  • Proficiency in scripting tools like PowerShell, Python, or Bash.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of security tools.
  • MSP/MSSP or multi-tenant experience desired.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Excellent time management and self-management skills.
  • Previous experience in an IT consulting environment is a plus.