Join a team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative environment! The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG)'s Intelligent Workplace team is growing fast and we're looking for our next Microsoft Identity and Security Architect to join us.
What impact will you have in this role?
As a member of the delivery team, you will help lead our customers on their cloud transformation journey by taking advantage of Microsoft-based Security, Identity and Governance solutions based on a Zero Trust model.
What will you be doing day-to-day?
Deliver strategic Identity-based security consulting for a diverse customer base, including strategic design, planning and guidance, implementation, and training
Lead or participate in projects to help migrate customers' identity platforms during Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
Lead projects support customers looking to improve their identity security posture for Office 365 and other applications using Azure AD as their identity provider (IdP)
Design and deploy related identity-based security solutions including, but not limited to: Azure AD, Conditional Access, MFA, Azure PIM, Azure Identity Protection, and Azure Password Protection.
Roll out security governance and auditing tools including, but not limited to Microsoft Cloud App Security, Microsoft Threat Management, and Defender ATP.
What experience do you need to be successful in this role?
2 or more years of relevant experience
Experience with some of the following Microsoft-based identity solutions:
Azure AD SSO
Privileged Identity Management
Microsoft based Identity Protection
Azure AD Password Protection
Azure Threat Protection
Experience with Microsoft 365 Advanced Threat Protection (Device Security, Messaging Security)
Experience with Microsoft Information Protection and DLP
Experience with Active Directory and migration tools such as ADMT or Quest Migration Manager
What education and certification credentials are needed for this role?
Bachelor's or Associates degree
Any of the certifications below are preferred:
Microsoft 365 Identity and Services (MS-100 and/or related experience)
Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security (MS-101 and/or related experience)
Microsoft 365 Security Administration (MS-500 and/or related experience)
Does the role require travel?
Travel up to 30% of the time might be required.
All employees must act in accordance with The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG)'s corporate security standards.
ABOUT THE COGNIZANT MICROSOFT BUSINESS GROUP (MBG)
The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) has a singular purpose—advancing your cloud modernization journey with focus, simplicity and scale. The Microsoft Business Group is an end-to-end Microsoft-centric cloud solutions and managed services provider that leverages extensive experience and IP to deliver constant innovation and business value, powered by the Microsoft Cloud platform. We are designed to reflect how you think about cloud transformation from a platform native perspective. Our dedicated experts and trusted blueprint deliver your digital difference through the Microsoft Cloud: Azure, Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365. We turn digital potential into real business performance at speed.
Who We Are
We are the destination employer for Microsoft-committed professionals, providing depth of specialization and differentiated career paths. We have authentic conversations, build connections and grow careers while centering ourselves around our employees. We are a global team of certified consultants across all relevant technologies, coupled with cloud focused advisory consultants. With our supercharged talent, we are the world's best Microsoft partner. We prioritize investing and expanding.
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As a Global Cloud Transformation Consultancy business, the Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) understands diversity and inclusion in the workplace brings benefits to our customers, our business and most importantly, our people. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.
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