Senior Security Consultant

Senior Security Consultant Required by WME

 

Position:
Full-Time / Part-Time
Location: 
Remote
Start Date: 
ASAP
Nationality:
Any

Windows Management Experts (WME) is looking for a Senior Security Consultant role for one of our valued partners.

This position 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.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual, who can work effectively in dynamic conditions and within deadlines. That said, the preferred candidate should expect to work 40 hours per week and should be flexible enough to work part-time hours as well.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a 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.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently/self-reliant and show initiative with minimum supervision
  • Responds well to questions
  • Ability to listen effectively and seek clarification
  • Reacts well under pressure
  • Approaches others in a tactful manner
  • Accepts responsibility for own actions
  • Follows through on commitments
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities
  • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views
  • Provides and welcomes feedback
  • Ability to quickly learn new technology and apply appropriately to business situations
  • Ability to work under pressure; meet strict time deadlines
  • A true team player with commitment to success
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in both negative and positive situations
  • Ability to present complex data effectively
  • Put success of team above own interests
  • Treat others with respect and consideration regardless of status
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with strong English language grammar skills
  • Working knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; Various Internet browsers; Visio or similar tooling preferred

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college/university or equivalent (5 years) experience/knowledge with security solutions standards and practices
  • Minimum Certification Requirements:
    • Within twelve months of employment, Consultants are required to hold Microsoft certifications relevant to their area of responsibility
    • As part of the individual’s professional development plans (updated at least once/year), additional certifications and skills will be identified and be required for on-going employment.

Preferred 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

Responsibilities of the Senior Security Consultant:

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

Core Values:

  • Integrity (Doing What’s Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)

Disclaimer

All the qualified applicants will receive due consideration for employment without any regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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