Cloud Identity Senior Digital Advisor

At Predica, we believe that work should be engaging, not boring; exciting, not monotonous. That's why we use full-stack Microsoft technology to free organizations of repetitive tasks. Well-established and proven frameworks allow us to guide businesses toward self-management. Our main aim is always to let people focus on larger goals. We have completed over a thousand projects for 330+ clients.   

Our Digital Advisors know their customer’s business, the markets in which they operate, and how Predica and Microsoft technologies can help them drive their digital transformation. The broad scope of responsibility of this role requires a solid understanding of both business and technology strategy, change management, a principled approach to broad digital transformational challenges and opportunities. 

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate Senior Digital Advisor to join our Cloud Infrastructure domain and drive customer transformation on the Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 platforms. This is a customer-facing role, owning the overall technical relationship and strategy between the customer and Predica. You will own the customer engagements, including architecture, implementation, and long-term relationships. 

Job responsibilities:

  • Driving business development activities such as defining scope of services, building resource estimates and related pricing, packaging proposals, and supporting the delivery of the proposal to the clients,  
  • Pre-sales activities through nurturing, lead generation, opportunity acceleration (up-sell/x-sell), and mitigate churn risks,  
  • Directly interacting with clients, sales team, managers, and other technical team members to identify, develop, and obtain complete information for solutions, and scope statement and level of effort for proposal/SOW development,  
  • Reviewing and understanding all assigned Statement of Work (SOW) obligations prior to services delivery,  
  • Maintaining accountability to work estimates and project financials,  
  • Functioning as the primary client day to day interface building rapport and trust with the client , 
  • Developing strong client relationships and trust to secure future business,  
  • Achieving high level of Client Satisfaction on all consulting engagements by executing to achieve client project expectations,  
  • Leading the overall delivery of projects in a project manager role, overseeing the activities of onsite and offshore engineers and architects,  
  • Establishing the solution architecture approach, structuring and leading requirements analysis, outlining key architectural decisions, planning for milestones, managing engagement outcomes, and overseeing project team members to manage toward engagement outcomes,  
  • Leading in-depth technical architecture discussions with senior customer executives,  
  • Maintaining strong domain knowledge of Microsoft public and hybrid cloud solutions,  
  • Understanding of current Microsoft offerings across three clouds - Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, and Dynamics 365,  
  • Contributing and developing best practices, strategies, methodologies, and documentation/templates suitable for reuse by other consultants. 

Requirements:

Technical: 

  • 7+ years of experience in technical sales and consulting, client problem solving, architecting, and designing solutions, 
  • 5+ years of experience in delivering complex technical identity management and federation projects, architecture, design, implementation, with Microsoft identity management and governance solutions, including Active Directory Federation Services, Azure AD, Azure AD B2C, and Azure AD Identity Governance, 
  • Excellent presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences (Senior Executives, IT management, and IT administrators), 
  • Deep experience with Identity and Access Management concepts such as authentication, authorization, application security, privacy and consent management, regulatory compliance, multi-factor authentication, federation, and risk management, 
  • Enterprise-scale technical experience with customer identity and access based on Azure AD B2C, including  setup/configuration/customization, federation, guest accounts, authentication, authorization, OpenID Connect, OAuth 2.0, 
  • Expert in Identity Federation and specifically, the setup/configuration/customization of Azure AD B2C as a platform supporting a series of micro-frontends, 
  • Experience in designing custom flows, user authorization, AD guest accounts, and federation trusts,
  • Excellent knowledge of OpenID Connect and OAuth 2.0 in Azure AD B2C to support development for Client Experience, 
  • Enterprise-scale technical experience with Azure role-based access control (Azure RBAC), 
  • Experience in architecting and creating single user identity solutions for authentication and authorization to all resources, 
  • Experience with Azure Identity management capabilities, including Azure AD Identity Governance, Access Packages, Access Reviews, Role Based Access Control (RBAC), Privileged Identity Management (PIM), Azure AD External Identities. 

Education & Qualifications 

  • BA/BS Degree required. Ideally in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Security, Engineering, Information Technology, 
  • Willingness to travel around the world, to different destinations approx. 30% of the work time (after COVID restrictions are lifted) and/ or working in CET (EMEA) or CST (US) with the ability to switch if needed,  
  • Competitive Landscape. Knowledge of other public cloud security platforms preferred, 
  • Experience with architecting, designating, and implementing large-scale Active Directory / Azure Active Directory deployments/migrations/upgrades, 
  • Experience with delivery of technical health checks for the AD/AAD platforms/environments prior to broader deployments, 
  • Experience with transitions to the Microsoft AAD cloud services such as tenant setup and service configuration focused on cloud cyber risk mitigation. Additional technologies include: Microsoft MFA, SSO, Conditional Access, PIM, B2B, and B2C, 
  • Experience with assisting clients with migrating applications (legacy platforms or other) to Azure AD, 
  • Experience with assisting clients cleaning up the Active Directory environment and prepare them for Azure AD/O365 migration, 
  • Experience with implementation of Active Directory RBAC model to secure the AD environment, 
  • Experience with various aspects of Active Directory, including design, migrations, assessments both on-premises and cloud (Azure AD/ADFS), FMA, and SSO deployments, 
  • Proven track record of building deep technical relationships with senior IT executives in large or highly strategic accounts. Experience in managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects, 
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills to articulate the solution architecture and roadmap at executive levels, 
  • Certifications:  
    • MS-100: Microsoft 365 Identity and Services or, 
    • SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator.  

Nice to have: 

  • Experience with architecting, designating, and implementing  Microsoft Identity Manager deployments including delivery of JML process implementation, group and permission management, self-service password reset, 
  • Experience with architecting, designating, and implementing Identity Governance and Administration solutions based on Omada Identity. 

We offer:

  • 1777 EUR
    self-development budget
  • 26 working days of paid vacations
  • Net profit bonus
  • International projects
  • Flexible working hours including remote work
  • Clear career path
  • Mentorship
  • Hardware budget
  • All necessary licenses and tools for performing work
  • Globetrotter bonus
  • Co-financing of Medical Care
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