• Location: Reading, England
  • Salary: £350 - £400 per day
  • Technology: .NET Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 11th Aug, 2021
  • Reference: 8629843750

M365, EMS Architect - £500 Outside IR35 - Fully Remote


My client are currently looking for candidates with deep technical skills and experience in designing and implementing Cloud Security solutions, with a preference to those experienced working with Microsoft Azure Security technologies, including the broader areas of Microsoft Windows security and Microsoft Enterprise, Mobility and Security suite.


Working on some of the largest and cutting edge security projects; the role of the Microsoft Cloud Security Architect is a customer facing, where you will play an active role in transforming our client's Cloud Security on their Microsoft Azure platform through designing and implementing Microsoft Security technologies.


The role will involve delivering throughout the project lifecycle and candidates should be comfortable with performing advisory engagements, which involves taking the client on a journey from their current mode of operation to their future mode of operation. Performing discovery and analysis of a client's current and target state. Designing broad security solutions that protect, detect and respond to threats. Building and integrating the security solutions within the client's environment. Writing and executing test scripts. Ensuring the successful deployment and go live of the solutions and transitioning them to support providers.


Candidates must be comfortable meeting with business and IT stakeholders and leading workshops. Ideally the candidate will have experience building and leading teams through the project lifecycle.


My client require a technically capable candidate with a deep and proven understanding of Microsoft Cloud Security technologies. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate expertise across the following areas:


Azure Security Center


Azure AD Identity and Single Sign On capabilities


Network and Perimeter Security


Azure Log Analytics and SIEM integration.


Azure Key Vault and Encryption


Windows Server Security and Hardening



Experience and subject matter expertise in at least three of the technologies listed below is preferred:


Active Directory Federation Services


Active Directory Domain Services


Active Directory Certificate Services


Azure AD Connect


Microsoft Identity Manager


Windows Server Operating Systems


Office 365 tenant security


Office 365 Security


Windows 10 Security


Azure Information Protection/RMS


Microsoft Intune


Office 365 Security


Data Privacy


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If you are looking for an exciting, new opportunity and you think you have the right skill set then apply below or forward your CV to Joe Bose at j.bose@nigelfrank.com or call 0203 861 5342 for more information.



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