job summary:CERTIFICATIONS:a. AZ-500: Microsoft Security Technologies ---- REQUIREDb. 70-534/535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions --- REQUIREDc. AZ-103: Microsoft Azure Administrator---- REQUIREDd. AZ-300/303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies --- PREFFEREDe. AZ-301/304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design --- PREFFEREDRequired:8-10 years enterprise experience in Hybrid Identity Platforms with deep understanding of Cloud Identity, Security and Networking with at least 6+ years hands onexperience working with production workloads in a public cloud environment5-8 years working in Azure Active Directory or AWS/GCP cloud environments3-5 years working in Microsoft Azure in an Identity solution engineer or architect roleWorkflow automation experience with Jenkins, ARMTemplates, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or other Devops toolsScripting experience with Power Shell, Python, Shell, Go or equivalent languageProficiency with Azure, Docker, Kubernetes, Linux, Shell Scripting, PowerShellExperience with Azure DevOps, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Fortify, Sonar)Experience with migrating applications to the Azure cloudExperience building and deploying applications to the Azure cloud using Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform Experience working in an Agile environmentExpertise with modern programming languages, systems, and architectures Nice to Have:Expertise in performance, secure design and scalability optimizationKnowledge of software and infrastructure security practices location: TELECOMMUTE, Minnesotajob type: Contractsalary: $67.50 - 84.25 per hourwork hours: 8am to 4pmeducation: No Degree Required responsibilities:1. Lead and develop authentication & Authorization patterns and frameworks for Cloud Identity using Azure-AD, AWS-IAM, GCP-IAM2. Actively participate in the development and socialization of Azure AD/Cloud Identity Solutions as part of the organizations Product Delivery3. Partner with our HCC cloud migration teams to strategize how to effectively and efficiently perform on premise to cloud migrations within the guardrails set by the IAM Cloud Engineering Team , EIS & Security standards & organizational framework4. Maintain architectural diagram designs and documentation to help partner with cloud application identity patterns and application AuthZ/AuthN to understand the boundaries and capabilities of the tools ,libraries and frameworks available to them within set of approved Architectures.5. Act in a capacity as a senior technical expert for all current Azure Cloud based Azure AD Authentication solutions while keeping abreast of future technologies including policies and frameworks to implement Zero-Trust Security policies with (Identities, devices, Apps, data, Infrastructure & Network)6. Lead the evaluation, design, and development of Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, and Single Sign On (SSO) technical requirements, solutions, andimplementation roadmap to ensure functional, reliable, secure and cost-effective technology environment7. Ensure continuous improvement within the IAM security architecture by introducing and implementing emerging security technologies and practices.8. Provide leadership and guidance throughout the project lifecycle, including evaluating business requirements and security technologies, planningtechnology deployment, mentoring security engineering teams, and soliciting feedback from security operations teams and other internal customers9. Work across the business and IT teams to analyze and define requirements for Active Directory & Azure Active Directory integrations.10. Effectively liaise with other teams in information security & risk management, infrastructure & architecture management as well as business functionsto deliver the target technology environment- Interact skillfully with business stakeholders and third party technical organizations- Proactively automate infrastructure as Code, Config as Code & Policy as Code for application and services to enable an automated delivery through the CICD pipelines to the cloud qualifications:Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 5 years of experienceEducation: No Degree Required skills: Identity and Access Management (IAM)AzureEqual Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.