Senior Cyber Security Architect (Microsoft Azure / Office 365)

*Home / remote-working opportunity for candidates based in the UK*

Savanti is a practitioner-led consulting firm with unrivalled expertise when it comes to cyber security.

Our clients range in size from innovative start-ups to the largest global organisations, with many household names across industries including banking, insurance, retail, energy, manufacturing, sport and education.

We offer a competitive package and the opportunity to quickly grow your responsibilities with an accelerated career path. 

Key Accountabilities

We are currently expanding our client facing team to meet the demands of our growing client base and help develop our Microsoft Cyber Security Practice to assist our clients in their adoption and use of Microsoft security technology.  You will work with clients, as a Microsoft subject matter expert, to help them build Cyber Security into their organisations at both the enterprise and technical level and will help to build delivery capability for the Microsoft security technologies.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of architecture design and/or delivery
  • Experience of performing architecture reviews to develop roadmaps for the deployment of security technologies
  • Experience of leading the deployment of security technologies at an enterprise scale
  • Experience of creating metrics and dashboards to demonstrate the value of security technologies at an enterprise level.
  • Experience of successfully working with large organisations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication including the ability to communicate security and risk related concepts to all stakeholders

Demonstrable and extensive Experience in at least three of the following areas:

  • Microsoft 365 Defender technologies including Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Defender for Office 365,  Defender for Identify and Microsoft Cloud App Security
  • Proven cloud security architecture knowledge and experience of Azure Security  Centre, Azure Defender and Microsoft Cloud App Security
  • Security Operations, incident response and Azure SentinelIdentity and Access Management principles and Azure AD
  • Developing and deploying Microsoft information protection and compliance solutions

Qualifications & Certifications

Microsoft security and compliance, cloud security and security operations certifications such as MS-500, AZ-500, SC-900, SC-400

Appropriate cloud and industry certifications such as CCSP, CISSP, SABSA, TOGAF

 A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Development, Software Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience

Successful candidates for this position will be subject to a DBS check.

At Savanti, we source candidates directly and are not looking to engage with any agencies. We do not accept or pay fees for any unsolicited emails or speculative CVs that are submitted to our employees.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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Values & Culture

Everything we do at Savanti is underpinned by our core values; honesty, integrity, and trust.

As the most important asset in Savanti the key skills we look for in our team are technical expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, teamwork, communications and self-motivation.  

Our extensive technical competency is complemented by an openness to new thought processes and understanding the value of teamwork.  We take a proactive approach to achieve the best for our clients, communicating effectively what direction should be taken and why.

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