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Cloud Solution Architect

Posted on Sep 14, 2021 by Microsoft Corporation

Mountain View, CA 94039
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet toachieve more, and security, data protection, and privacy are vital pillars in our mission. Ourculture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, andencouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changinginnovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve ourmission. Microsoft aspires to help our customers achieve their secure digital transformation, leveragingthe power of Microsoft Cloud security solutions and support offerings.Azure is the mostcomprehensive, innovative, flexible, andSecure cloud platform today. Microsoft is hiring securityprofessionals to drive customer cloud security adoptionfor customers around the world. Microsoft continues to invest over $1B per year in cybersecurity and research, to provide itscustomers with solutions that integrate across the ecosystem by connecting all of youridentities, endpoints, apps, emails, docs and clouds to help you close critical gaps in coverage,reduce risk, and save costs with a streamlined security portfolio..*Responsibilities* Responsibilities We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate Security Cloud Solution Architect (CSA) to drive customer transformation on the Microsoft Azure Platform. This is a customer-facing role, owning the overall technical relationship and strategy between the customer and Microsoft. You will own the Azure Security customer engagements, including architecture, implementation, and production. Responsibilities The ideal candidate will have experience in customer-facing roles and success in leading in-depth technical security architecture discussions with senior customer executives, Enterprise Security Architects, Enterprise Architects, IT Management, and Developers to drive Security as an enabler for Azure workloads. Trusted Advisor - Develops and expands existing impactful relationships with partner architects, C-level technical decision makers (TDMs), and business stakeholders. Provides direction to TDMs and builds the bridge between TDMs and business decision makers (BDMs). Influences partners in technical and architectural areas. Thought Leadership - Leads virtual teams around technologies and customer/partner challenges by sharing ideas, insight, and strategic, technical input with technical teams, internal communities across the field, and the larger virtual team across Microsoft using knowledge of Microsoft architectures and their context in the competitive landscape. Acts as a mentor to multiple peers and leads initiatives to improve processes and drive efficiency. Stay connected with industry through external architect community events. Key responsibilities include: + Land an end-to-end value prop for Security (ie, Zero Trust) which spans the breadth of Microsoft Security offerings + Empower customers in their Azure Security adoption journey, helping them to define a Secure strategy, Architecture, and implementation of necessary security controls aligned with Azure Security Services including Threat Protection, Monitoring, Cloud Security, and Identity and Access Management + Perform activities supporting the customer in evaluating native security solutions in areas such as Azure Defender, Network Security, Sentinel, and AAD, among others. + Accelerate Business Value of overall Azure adoption by improving security posture. + Apply technical knowledge to architect security solutions that meet business, IT, Regulation and Compliance needs, infusing key security technologies where appropriate. + Ensure that the solution exhibits "Secure by Design" or "Well-Architected" framework, such as high-performance levels, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability, and reliability upon deployment. + Be a Voice of Customer to share insights and best practices, connect with Global Security teams at Microsoft, Engineering and Product teams to remove blockers and influence the roadmap. + Trouble shoot technical issues to prove value of implementation of Azure technologies. + Collaborate with other Cloud Solution Architects and MS stakeholders in developing complex end-to-end Enterprise solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform. + Orchestrate technical resources that may be required to deliver business outcomes.*Qualifications*.*Required Qualifications:* + At least 8 years of success in consulting, delivery, or deployment of complex technical security solutions, which includes customer technical readiness, delivery support services, on premise and remote technical support, solution development, technical requirements gathering or related. +.*Security experience -* At least 5 years of experience with competitive cloud security technologies, cloud security platforms, or any of the following: + Cloud workload protection + Threat protection + WAF (Web Application Firewall) + Stateful firewall. (NG Firewall) + Data encryption and protection key services. + SIEM, and Cloud Security Analytics + Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) + Security Operation Center + Identity and Access Management Other + We will only achieve our mission if we live our culture. We start with becoming learners in all things-having a growth mindset. Then we apply that mindset to learning about our customers, being diverse and inclusive, working together as one, and-ultimately-making a difference in the world. + Our values align to our mission, support our culture, and serve as a declaration of how we treat each other, our customers, and our partners.*Additional Qualifications:*.*Customer Experience* +.*Relationship Building* . Proven track record of building deep technical relationships with senior security executives in large or highly strategic accounts. Experience in managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on security solutions/projects. +.*Problem Solving.* Ability to solve customer security, compliance, and data protection problems through cloud technologies. +.*Collaboration and Communication.* Acknowledged for driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through with exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences (Senior Executives, Security teams, Security admins, DevSecOps, Cloud Security architect teams). +.*Customer Focus.* Customer obsessed leader with an "if I don't know how to get it done, I'll find someone who does" approach to solving customer challenges Value Realization. Ability to understand customer business objectives and outcomes and ability to quickly leverage tech solutions to accomplish those outcomes. +.*Trusted Technical Advisor.* Ability to build strong relationships with senior security stakeholders and quickly build credibility and be viewed as a trusted advisor..*Technical* + The technical aptitude and experience to learn new cloud security technologies and understand relevant cloud security market trends. + Competitive Landscape: Knowledge of cloud security platforms. + Enterprise-scale technical experience with Azure Security + Partners: Understanding of partner ecosystems and the ability to leverage partner solutions to solve customer needs..*Education* + Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field experience preferred. + Certification in one or more of the following technologies preferred: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies, Cloud Security, OCSP, GIAC Certifications, CCSP Network Security, Incident Response. Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form . Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.


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