Senior Cloud Security Engineer (Perth or Adelaide)

Satalyst is seeking an experienced Microsoft 365 Security Specialist / Azure Security Engineer to join our team of experience and skilled IT professionals.

Satalyst is a Gold Microsoft partner, who has achieved two Security Advanced Specialisation, specialising in Microsoft cloud solutions, data analytics, cyber security and business productivity tools and services. Our services cover the full customer life cycle including consulting and advisory, software development and delivery, cloud infrastructure, cloud subscriptions, ongoing technical support and optimisation services.

Candidates able to work from either Perth or Adelaide are invited to apply.

The Role

A fantastic opportunity for someone with a variety of security skills wanting to fast track their cloud security career.

You will work in a fast-growing team helping customers implement, manage, and monitor their Microsoft security and compliance solutions. You will also be involved in delivering security assessments and environment hardening of Azure and Microsoft 365.

If you have a fantastic self-driven/customer-driven attitude and keen to broaden your skill set and put your career on the pathway to becoming an SME lead in Microsoft Azure and Office 365 security, this role could be for you!

Key Duties of the Role will include:

  • Responsible for delivering security services to Satalyst’s customers
  • Engaging with business leaders to complete assessments of current state security architectures, understanding their business requirements to provide the best solutions to meet future business needs
  • Design and implement infrastructure security and Microsoft security solutions for a diverse range of customers and industries
  • Implement best practice cloud security solutions
  • Contribute to training and development of the team
  • Configuration, administration, optimisation, and monitoring of Azure and O365 environments
  • Keeping up to date with latest technical advances and best practices in Microsoft’s cloud services
  • Conduct onsite advisory sessions and workshops with clients when required

What We Want


  • Microsoft Certification (MS-500 and/or AZ-500) or Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert
  • Strong experience in IT security with a focus on the Microsoft technology stack
  • 5 years’ IT industry experience with prior experience working in a Professional Services Organisation
  • Solid understanding of security threats, trends and standards
  • Experience in designing, implementing, automating and monitoring security solutions
  • Experience with Active Directory, security, and identity management
  • Experience with Azure automation – PowerShell or ARM templates
  • Ability to clearly communicate and provide consultation services to clients, potential clients and business stakeholders
  • Ability to prepare quality written correspondence, and internal and external-facing documentation
  • Ability to lead successful workshops and drive client meetings
  • Undertake and complete Microsoft certification exams

Highly desirable

  • Bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security or related discipline
  • Technical leadership, mentoring and coaching of team members
  • Experience with other Microsoft Online Services such as Office 365, Dynamics 365 and SharePoint
  • Exposure to other operating systems is a plus (UNIX/Linux, MAC OS)
  • Baseline / NV1 Security Clearance
  • A tertiary qualification and/or industry security certifications

Soft skills

  • “CAN-DO” attitude
  • A good level of business awareness and commercial acumen
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills with both internal teams and external customers
  • Creative and tenacious problem solver, who will think beyond the status quo and will own issues until full resolution
  • High energy level coupled with a desire to take on responsibility
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritise work to maintain required productivity levels
  • Ability to work autonomously

The Offer

We are a small, welcoming, and connected ‘family’ with a personal approach. In addition to a professional work environment and a competitive salary and benefits, working with Satalyst can give you:

  • Work/life balance with work flexibility for the right person
  • A supportive and approachable management team that you’ll work with every day
  • Opportunity to work in smaller teams, therefore the ability to be involved in a wider range of activities
  • A great opportunity to work creatively with emerging technologies and to evolve the way of working with contemporary methodologies and practices
  • We provide ongoing support and development for your training and future career growth
  • We value growth mindsets as well as technical capabilities
  • We provide flexible working arrangements, including working from home

If you believe you have the right skills and more importantly the right character, attitude and spirit to thrive in the Satalyst environment, then send your cover letter and CV to

We look forward to hearing from you!

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