This position will be fully remote and can be hired anywhere in the continental U.S.
Our consultants are skilled technical and consultative resources expected to be strong in both technical and soft skills. A Consultant must be a proven self-starter with the ability to problem-solve, communicate, participate in diverse project teams from a technical perspective, and interface effectively with customers, vendor partners, and colleagues. Establish & maintain productive and respectful relationships with the delivery team, practice management, and client management team.
How You'll Make a DifferenceWork with clients and project teams to assess, design, implement, and enhance Azure and M365 Deliver expertise and best practices for Azure and M365 deployments (e.g. green field blueprints, migration paths, optimization, best practices), as well as other 3rd party related technologies, and the well-architected frameworkSupport delivery of consulting engagements with clients large and small, across every industryDesign complex architectures and oversee the deployment of those architecturesExpertise with build tools to assist with the automation of large deployments (Terraform, ARM).Assist customers across a broad range of Azure topics, providing best practices and guidance for customers deploymentCreate professional client deliverables to clearly present recommendations and strategies using compelling formats including dashboards, presentations, and documentationContinuous learning and upskilling on relevant technology products and methodologies, leveraging training resources providedSupport with practice and business development activities such as interviews, training, IP development, and scoping for client engagements
What We’re Hiring For5-7 years of Azure experience across the various services2-3 years M365 experienceExperience with Defender for Cloud AppsExperience with Defender for CloudDemonstrated experience in IaaS/PaaS deployments Demonstrated experience with the Defender product suiteAbility to design and interpret complex Azure designs that include 3rd party tools in both a green field and brown field scenarioUnderstanding of Azure Active Directory and RBAC modelExposure to security tools/tech so you understand the capabilitiesDemonstrated experience with Azure PoliciesDemonstrated experience with PowerShellDemonstrated experience creating 3 tier architecture with security best practices appliedUnderstanding of malware analysis, threat intelligence, threat vectors across Azure services, Azure Purview, Microsoft Defender for Cloud Applications, and integration into Sentinel as well as 3rd party SIEMsUnderstanding of DevSecOps, DevOps, SOAR, and SIEMUnderstanding of common penetration techniquesIdeally, experience with on-premises Active DirectoryExperience with KQLThe successful candidate must hold or be willing to pursue related professional certifications, such as the AZ-500#LI-CW1
If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success, and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! As a market-leading provider of cyber security solutions, Optiv has the most comprehensive ecosystem of security products and partners to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich and successful history with our clients is based on trust, serving more than 12,000 clients of varying sizes and industries, including commercial, government, and education. We have the proven expertise to plan, build, and run successful security programs across Risk Management, Cyber Digital Transformation, Threat Management, Security Operations - Managed Services, and Identity and Data Management.
With Optiv you can expect
• A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion through our Affinity groups including, Black Employee Network, Disabled Employee Network, Latino Employee Network, Optiv Pride (LGBTQIA+), Veterans Support Network, and Women's Network.
• Work/life balance.
• Professional training resources
• Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects
• Volunteer Opportunities. “Optiv Chips In” encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.
• The ability and technology necessary to productively work remotely/from home (where applicable)
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