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Cloud Solution Architect - Identity - CTJ

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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

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 contracting.

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 teams.

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 contracts.

Experience Required - Education, Key Experiences, Knowledge and Skills:

  • 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 MFA.
  • 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 related technologies:

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 developers)
  • 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 assignments

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 employment.

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 basis.

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 Developers.

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 best practices
  • Apply technical knowledge and IC/DoD experience to contribute to the development and execution of customer IAM Cloud Solution strategy
  • 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 external communities

Keywords: Microsoft Corporation, Reston , Cloud Solution Architect - Identity - CTJ, Other , Reston, Virginia

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