Consultant- Azure/ Azure AD/ Azure security

  • Company:
    Microsoft Corporation
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / Monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    14 hours ago
  • Category:
    General

Are you looking to join a team where you help customers use the latest technology, where you receive cutting edge training and where you’re empowered to make a difference?

We need enthusiastic people like you to provide technical direction to our customers to help them realise their full potential. We need you to help them ensure their IT projects are well designed and their environments are optimised and healthy.

**WHO WE ARE**

We are Microsoft Services, and are passionate about delivering Microsoft’s mission:

_“to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more”._

We are aligned by technology domains across all Microsoft solution areas enabling us to create agile delivery teams, covering all Microsoft products. We are the Secure Infrastructure Domain with a particular focus on Azure Infrastructure, Windows Server, Windows Client, Devices & Application Management, Cyber Security and Identity technologies.

We believe in the power of personal growth and development. We succeed as a team by sharing knowledge and experience. Don’t worry about what you don’t know; come and show us what you do know, and we will teach you the rest. We want to invest in you, your training and development.

**Responsibilities**

**WHAT WE DO**

We provide technical direction to our customers who are deploying, maintaining or innovating solutions using the latest technology. We enable our customers to have the skills to deploy, support and maintain their environment in line with Microsoft best practices.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to combine their technical passion, creativity and customer focus to deliver great solutions to their customers and ensure they get the best out of our technologies and solutions.

**Qualifications**

**WHAT WE NEED**

+ Ability to quickly build relationships and credibility with customers

+ A passion for learning about and experimenting with new technologies

+ Confidence in creating and delivering technical presentations and training

+ An interest in learning to read, interpret and/or develop technical specifications and diagrams

+ Ability to build trust to drive change with customers

+ Excellent organisation and planning skills

We would also expect you to be able to pass the following Azure Certifications in the first 12 months of employment with us, if you do not already hold them:

+ AZ-100: Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment

+ AZ-101: Microsoft Azure Integration

We are looking for a number of consultants to join the team who will focus on one of the following technical skill sets. You may already have these skills, or you might be interested in learning about them.

**Azure:**

+ Designing and implementing private, public and/or hybrid cloud solutions.

+ Designing, implementing, and securing resources including Azure Active Directory, Azure App Service Apps and Virtual Networks.

+ Designing networking and security solutions.

+ Creating and managing Azure Resource Manager (ARM) virtual machines.

+ Knowledge of or an interest in one or more of the following: Azure PowerShell, CLI, Visual Studio, Python, Ruby or Terraform

**Identity:**

+ Designing and implementing Active Directory and Azure Active Directory

+ Integrating on-premises Active Directory with Azure AD

+ Envision and deploy modern identity solutions such as Azure AD MFA, Azure AD Conditional Access, Azure AD Privileged Identity Management, Azure AD B2B and Azure AD Application Proxy

**Security:**

+ Securing Microsoft Client/Server Operating Systems including related services such as Certificate Authority, authentication/authorization mechanisms, encryption and health attestation

+ Microsoft security recommendations such as Securing Privileged Access and Credential Theft Mitigations

+ Azure Security Services including Azure Advanced Threat Protection, Azure Information Protection, Azure Security Center and Azure Log Analytics

+ Knowledge of or an interest in common attack vectors and tools such as Pass the Hash, Golden Ticket and ransomware

**WHAT WE OFFER**

+ Microsoft offers a flexible working environment to enable you to better balance your work and life

+ Microsoft prides itself on the parental and family related leave we offer to help when you need to be with your family

+ Microsoft provides a vast range of training and learning experiences for their employees from online self paced training, through to face to face conference style learning. We want to invest in your learning, so bring your passion and we will help you find the right path.

_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._

_Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work._