Microsoft Corporation Senior Consultant - Cybersecurity in Fargo, North Dakota

Do you have a passion for helping Microsoft's clients defend themselves against targeted exploitation? Are you passionate about being intimately involved in the latest, ground breaking developments in the cybersecurity industry? Do you love communicating with industry leaders and having a direct impact on the security of all Microsoft customers? Do you want to be on the front lines of helping our customers go toe-to-toe against advanced adversaries? If so, you might want to consider joining the Microsoft Cybersecurity Services' Team. The team is looking for experienced cybersecurity professionals to join our client-facing group. This specific role will partner with our customers to help them develop a roadmap for securing their high value assets against determined human adversaries.

To be considered for our team we look for the following skills:

• Strong Program Management and Crisis Management Skills

• Able to create a client security baseline

• Can advise customers on the Microsoft Cloud Security capabilities across the Azure platform

• Deep understanding of how to implement best practices for designing and securing Active Directory

• Practical, hands-on experience implementing Public Key Infrastructures

• Practical, hands-on experience deploying and configuring Advanced Threat Analytics

• Discover and document privileged administrator account usage across a customer's environment

• Deep experience with the following technologies including: Active Directory, WSUS, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, System Center Operations Manager

• Deep understanding in the configuration of Windows Firewall

• Ability to secure end to end IPSec Connections using Active Directory Certificate Services

• Experience with configuring smart cards for multi-factor authentication

• A base understanding of common exploitation tools, tactics and procedures

• Familiarity with determined adversaries and how malicious software persists on compromised systems

• Can describe the process and/or tool sets used to document privileged administrator account usage across a customer's environment and why that is important

• Proven experience in the implementation of secure zone and tiered methodology for least privileged access to Active Directory

• Knowledgeable of the Threat Landscape and common attack vectors

This role requires:

-US citizen

-US Security Clearance

-BS in Computer Science or 10+ years cybersecurity experience -5+ years government consulting experience

-3+ years of experience with Microsoft cybersecurity solutions -3+ years project management

Require travel up to 75% of the time or higher travel. If you live in the DC area, you have less travel required. The Cybersecurity team partners on customer projects in the US and around the globe

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