Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every
organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered
on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and
encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. Growth
mindset encourages each of us to lean in and learn what matters
most to our customers, to create the foundational knowledge that
enables us to make customer-first decisions in everything we do. In
doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions
of lives around the world. You can help us achieve our mission.
Microsoft Federal delivers a single unified organization
centered around our customer: All critical customer functions are
brought under the same organizational umbrella. Bringing together
the breadth and depth in our space with a razor sharp focus on
serving the U.S. Government. Our federal customers' expectations of
how to contract, interact, and partner with us are changing, and
they need to evolve at the pace of the private sector. Launching a
nimble, empowered organization with comprehensive resources allows
us to work hand in hand with our customers to accelerate their
technology innovation, whether through R&D or through direct
Microsoft Federal serves the U.S. Government (USG), allowing
Microsoft to support the growing government business. The
organization supports the capabilities and requirements to service
USG through direct sales, contracting, and billing with the USG.
Microsoft Federal entity will meet obligations of manage contracts
with the USG through six business teams and three enablement
We are committed to empowering our teams, building upon our
strategic investments, and delivering the technology to achieve
federal missions. As our federal customers pursue their work, from
defending the nation, to serving its citizens in challenging times,
they look to Microsoft to help them innovate, and they expect
end-to-end engagement tailored to their needs.
Microsoft has been committed to and continues to heavily invest
in supporting our Federal Government. Microsoft Federal offers our
full spectrum of products and services, including hardware,
software, online products, and consulting and services.
Join us and be one who helps to empower the US government!
That's incredible reach. When you combine that with your own
inspiration, plus the freedom and support to make your ideas
happen, you can make a huge impact.
We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate Azure Cloud
Solution Architect (Identity) to drive high priority customer
initiatives on the Microsoft Azure Platform in collaboration with
customers and the Microsoft field in strategic accounts segment of
our business. This is a customer facing role, owning overall
technical relationship between customer and Microsoft Azure
Infrastructure Platform on some of our largest Federal
Experience Required - Education, Key Experiences, Knowledge and
- Technical skills and hands on experience in 2 or more of the
following areas: Active Directory, ADFS, SSO configuration, Azure
Identity protection, Identity Management, O365 Identity, Azure
- Experience and understanding of large-scale infrastructure
deployments in enterprise-wide environments
- At least 3 years of experience designing, implementing,
supporting, and troubleshooting any of the following Identity
o Microsoft Server products and implementation.
o Azure Cloud based solutions.
o Active Directory and Azure Active Directory.
o Integrating on-premises Active Directory with Azure AD (e.g.,
Azure AD Connect, Active Directory Federation Services).
o Modern identity solutions (e.g., Azure AD Multi-Factor
Authentication, Azure AD Conditional Access, Azure AD Privileged
Identity Management, Azure AD External Identities, Identity
Governance, Azure AD Application Proxy).
- Basic understanding of Microsoft Security services (e.g.,
Microsoft Defender for Identity, Azure Information Protection,
Microsoft Cloud App Security, Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics,
Azure Security Center, Azure Log Analytics).
- Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both
large and small audiences (Senior Executives, IT management and
- Technical Degree: Min of Bachelor of Computer Science or
adjacent fields preferred
- US Citizenship required
- Federal Industry experience required
- Travel ranges from 10-25% depending on location and
The successful candidate must have an active U.S. Government Top
Secret Clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information
(SCI) based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with
Polygraph. Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government
security screening requirements are required for this role. Failure
to maintain or obtain the appropriate U.S. Government clearance
and/or customer screening requirements may result in employment
action up to and including termination.
Clearance Verification: This position requires successful
verification of the stated security clearance to meet federal
government customer requirements. You will be asked to provide
clearance verification information prior to an offer of
The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen. Citizenship
Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship
to meet federal government security requirements.
Cloud Screening: Candidates must be able to successfully
complete and pass a Microsoft Cloud background screening. Required
Cloud Screenings will be administered on a recurring bi-annual
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.
The ideal candidate will have experience in customer facing
roles and success leading deep technical architecture discussions
focused on Identity and Access Management with senior Customer
Executives, Enterprise Architects, IT Management and
Key responsibilities include:
- Lead each agency or service though the development of their
overarching Identity and Access Management (IdAM) solution
- Provide each agency/service subject matter expertise with Azure
Identity & Access Management services, entities, configuration, and
- Apply technical knowledge and IC/DoD experience to contribute
to the development and execution of customer IAM Cloud Solution
- Build, test, and deploy IAM Cloud Solutions for customers as
part of their DevOps pipeline processes
- Be an Azure Platform evangelist with customers, partners and