Cloud Solution Architecture – Microsoft

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Computer, Software & IT
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Date Posted : April 18, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Responsibilities

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate Security Cloud Solution Architect (CSA) to drive customer transformation on the Microsoft Azure Platform along with other security services in the Microsoft services portfolio. 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.

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 the holistic Security conversation as an enabler for Azure and M365 workloads.

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Land an end-to-end value prop for Security (i.e. Zero Trust) which spans the breadth of Microsoft Security offerings
  • Empower customers in their Microsoft Security adoption journey, helping them to define a Secure strategy, Architecture, and implementation of necessary security controls aligned with Microsoft Azure and M365 E5 Security/Compliance Services including ID and Access management, Threat Protection, Cloud Security, Information Protection and Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Management.
  • Perform hands-on 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.
  • Run Architectural Design Session to build plan for implementing solution – governing design in line with customer business goals and their technical environment. Outcome is consensus on solution design and next steps toward production
  • 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

Key Skills

  • 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, identity, 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

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