Sr. Security Consultant


$80 - $100
Contract - W2
Contract - Independent
Contract - 6 Month(s)


Azure Security

Job Details

This remote Contract to Hire project provides consultation and direction around Microsoft security solutions to meet strategic and tactical business goals for customers and assists with the development and delivery of the proposed solution. Provides technical pre-sales support to Account Executives as requested. Expected to be a premiere expert in two or more solutions. Principle focuses include Microsoft Sentinel and the Microsoft Defender suite of solutions.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Generate enterprise-grade architectural designs for M365 security solutions and oversee s their implementation by junior team members
  • Implement M365 security solutions to meet customer needs and align with best practices
  • Assists with the management and successful completion of project initiatives on-time and within budget, assisting with project plans and maintaining project schedules
  • As the client's trusted advisor, identify and pursue additional opportunities
  • Transfer knowledge to customers as part of the delivery of services
  • Mentor less experienced consultants and interns
  • Be aware of customer desired business outcomes from engagements, and ensure targeted delivery of solutions to meet those outcomes
  • Seeks new business opportunities with existing clients, shares ideas with Account Executive and Principal team members
  • Handles routine customer issues and manages customer expectations; assisting more junior consultants as needed

Required Experience

  • Bachelor s degree from four-year college/university or equivalent (5 years) experience/knowledge with Microsoft security platforms
  • Deep knowledge of at least one of the following solutions: Microsoft Sentinel, Microsoft Defender suite.
    • Has designed and implemented the solution(s)
    • Can architect and defend a standard solution
    • Advanced knowledge of the solutions capabilities and business benefits
    • Ability to articulate technical topics to multiple audiences including technicians, architects, and non-technical business stakeholders
    • Experience customizing and extending the solution s capabilities
    • 5 years or equivalent work experience/knowledge with the solution(s)
  • At least 5 years of experience with the following:
    • Standard networking: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Active Directory users and groups, basic understanding of GPO's
    • Server OS skills: Installation, Standard usage, Troubleshooting
    • Client OS skills: Installation, Troubleshooting
    • Understanding of common scripting (VBS/PowerShell/Other)
  • Ability to travel, overnight and up to 25%.
  • Ability to travel independently to client sites; if by car, a valid driver s license or reliable method of transportation is required.
  • Authorization to work in the US without sponsorship.

Preferred Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Certifications:
    • Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate (SC-300)
    • Microsoft Certified: Microsoft Cybersecurity Architect (SC-100)
    • Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate (MS-500)
    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate (AZ-500)
  • Ancillary solutions:
    • 3rd party EDR/XDR, SIEM/SOAR, and similar solutions


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