• Location: Novi, Michigan
  • Date Posted: 22nd Dec, 2020
  • Reference: srnfi12222020

Azure Principal Consultant - Security & Compliance - Permanent - Remote - $115k


Azure Principal Consultant - Security & Compliance - Permanent - Remote - $115k



Company


As a comprehensive technology services company to small-medium sized businesses, this company delivers customized scalable technology solutions designed precisely to their clients' unique needs - solutions that accelerate growth, reduce costs and enable scalability. As a preferred partner to technology leaders such as Microsoft Gold, Dell Platinum and VMWare, they're able to prove the most advanced business technology solutions, ensuring optimal reliability, productivity and value.


The Role


This company is searching for an individual who is ready to take the next step in their career and explore their professional passions. Successful candidates will be focused and highly motivated individuals with strong problem solving and analytical skills with an attention to detail and passion for delivering exceptional customer experiences.


Responsibilities:



  • Deliver strategic security and compliance consulting and engineering services for a diverse customer base, including strategic business planning, technical design, implementation, adoption and change management, and technical support training

  • Explain abstract technical concepts of the solution in a business value context

  • Work independently or in a lead consultant capacity on customer projects

  • Jointly work with our sales team to inspire our customers and develop proposals and statement of works that align to the customer's business and technical goals

  • Grow your knowledge and skill sets by investing time in self-directed training, Microsoft-led training, and formal online/classroom training

  • Mentor and teach junior members of the Security & Compliance team

  • Establish yourself as a subject matter expert by sharing your knowledge in the broader industry through events, blogs, whitepapers, and articles for your areas of expertise


Skills



  • Highly driven person who consistently performs well above company or industry norms

  • Strong strategic and analytical problem-solving skills with ability to see the "big picture"

  • Commitment to internal and external customer satisfaction, strong listening, communication and presentation skills, and the ability to thrive in a competitive team environment

  • Demonstrated history of providing exceptional customer experiences

  • Demonstrated experience in broad architectural skills, customer facilitation, and solution selling

  • Demonstrated experience in accurately scoping, managing, and delivering successful professional services engagements



Formal Education & Professional Experience:




  • Bachelor's degree in an IT field of study (or equivalent years of experience and industry


certifications)



  • 5-7 years of IT consulting and implementation experience

  • 3-5 years of IT security and/or compliance consulting and implementation experience

  • Exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (or ability to pass within 30 days of hire)

  • Exam MS-900: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (or ability to pass within 30 days of hire)

  • Exam: MS-100: Microsoft 365 Identity and Services (or ability to pass within 60 days of hire)

  • Exam: MS-101: Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security (or ability to pass within 60 days of hire)

  • Exam AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies (or ability to pass within 90 days of hire)

  • Exam MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration (or ability to pass within 90 days of hire)

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in delivering strategic business planning, technical design, implementation, adoption and change management, and technical support training services to mid-market and enterprise organizations spanning multiple geographies using Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure



To stand out for the position, you should meet some of the following criteria:




  • Self-starter with minimal oversight

  • Strong leadership skills and experience

  • Experience in working with multinational midmarket and/or enterprise organizations

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams (e.g., Marketing, Sales, Service Delivery, etc.)

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with Microsoft's identity-based security solutions including, but not limited to, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Active Director Federation Services (AD FS), Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM), Azure Active Directory (AAD), Azure AD conditional access, Azure MFA, Azure AD Identity Protection, and Azure AD Privileged Identity Management

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with Microsoft's endpoint management solutions including, but not limited to, Microsoft Intune, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (including co-management and tenant attach), Endpoint Analytics, and Windows Autopilot

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with Microsoft's threat and vulnerability protection solutions including, but not limited to, Microsoft 365 Defender (previously Microsoft Threat Protection), Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (previously Microsoft Defender ATP), Microsoft Defender for Office 365 (previously Office 365 ATP), Microsoft Defender for Identity (previously Azure ATP), Azure Defender for Servers (previously Azure Security Center Standard Edition), Azure Defender for SQL (previously Azure ATP for SQL), Microsoft Cloud App Security, and Azure Security Center

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with Microsoft's information protection solutions including, but not limited to, Office 365 Data Loss Prevention, Office 365 Message Encryption and Advanced Message Encryption, Azure Information Protection, BitLocker, and Microsoft Cloud App Security

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with security information event management (SIEM) and security orchestration automated response (SOAR) tools, including but not limited to, Azure Sentinel

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with Microsoft 365 compliance solutions, including, but not limited to, eDiscovery and Advanced eDiscovery, Communication Compliance, Information Barriers, Privileged Access Management, Records Management, and Information Governance

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with Microsoft Azure management and governance solutions, including but not limited to, Azure Advisor, Cost Management + Billing, Azure Policy, Azure Monitor, Automation, and Azure Lighthouse

  • CompTIA cybersecurity certifications (e.g., Security+, CySA+, CASP+, PenTest+)

  • (ISC)² certifications (e.g., CISSP, SSCP, CCSP, etc.)

  • Experience with industry security and regulatory compliance standards (e.g., NIST CSF, HIPAA/HITECH, GLBA, NIST 800-171, CMMC, etc.)

  • Understanding and/or experience of Microsoft's Cloud Adoption Framework and Well-Architected Framework

  • Experience with the Prosci ADKAR (change management) model (or you are a Prosci Certified Change Practitioner)


For information on the Azure market and some of the opportunities and Azure jobs that are available I can be contacted at s.roberts@nigelfrank.com. Please see www.nigelfrank.com


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