Cloud Solution Architect - XDR and SIEM
Herzliya | Customer Success | Jul 08, 2024 | Job number 1735106

Microsoft aspires to help our customers achieve their secure digital transformation, leveraging the power of Microsoft Cloud security solutions and support offerings. Microsoft continues to invest over $1B per year in cybersecurity and research, to provide its customers with solutions that integrate across the ecosystem by connecting and securing all of your identities, endpoints, apps, emails, docs and clouds to help close critical gaps in coverage, reduce risk, and save costs with a streamlined security portfolio.

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate Security Cloud Solution Architect (CSA) to drive our customer’s security transformation on the Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 Platforms. This is a customer-facing role, owning the security-focused technical relationship and strategy between the customer and Microsoft as well customer engagements, including architecture, implementation, and operational health.  



Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft is commited to a diverse workforce and as employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond. 

We are currently looking for a Cloud Solution Architect - Security professional to join our team and work across various Enterprise and Public Sector customers. This role is flexible in that you can work up to 75% from home.


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 M365 E5 Security 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.
  • Accelerate Business Value of overall 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.
  • Run Architectural Design Session to build plan for implementing solution – governing design in line with customer business goals and their technical environment. 
  • 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.
  • Collaborate with other Cloud Solution Architects and MS stakeholders in developing complex end-to-end Enterprise solutions on the Microsoft platform.



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field.

  • Broad technical security experience and knowledge, with expertise in the following Microsoft Security and Azure solutions:

    • Threat protection
    • Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR)
    • Security Operations Center (SOC)
    • SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) and Cloud Security Analytics
  • Relationship Building and Trusted Advisor:

    • 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 achieve consensus on security solutions/projects.
  • Problem Solving:

    • Ability to solve customer security, identity, compliance, and data protection challenges through cloud technologies.
  • Collaboration and Communication:

    • Skilled at driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts, and ensuring follow-through with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
    • Comfortable presenting to both large and small audiences, including Senior Executives, Security teams, Security admins, DevSecOps, and Cloud Security architect teams.
  • Customer Focus:

    • Proactive and pragmatic attitude in solving customer challenges.
  • Value Realization:

    • Understands customer business objectives and outcomes, leveraging technology solutions to achieve those outcomes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification in one or more of the following technologies (preferred):

    • Microsoft Security Technologies
    • Cloud Security
    • OCSP (Online Certificate Status Protocol)
    • GIAC Certifications (Global Information Assurance Certification)
    • CCSP Network Security (Certified Cloud Security Professional)
    • Incident Response
  • Technical security knowledge in the following areas:

    • Identity and Access Management
    • Information Protection
    • Governance
    • Risk Management
    • Compliance Management
    • Cloud workload protection
    • Data encryption and protection key services 



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. 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.


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