Customer Security Officer Manager




Up to 100% work from home


We are looking for a passionate, experienced, and credible security leader for the role of Customer Security Officer Manager to lead a team of world-class Customer Security Officers (CSO).  As a trusted advisor to customer Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and board, you will be the face of our company’s security initiatives and solutions, responsible for cultivating relationships primarily with customer CISOs. Your primary role involves understanding their short- and long-term security needs and providing guidance to enhance their security posture. The Customer Security Officer Manager will be part of the security extended leadership team and provide advice on the security business while also ensuring upper-level enablement. They will play an active role in building out the account strategy, building trust with Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) to drive successful strategic pursuits. They will actively engage in industry forums, providing deep insights on security, privacy and regulatory requirements and positioning Microsoft as the Security leader. The Customer Security Officer Manager role involves leading a Time-Zone-based team, it will involve up to 50% travel, with some global travel required occasionally. Successful candidates will work closely cross-functionally with our customer account teams, the service delivery teams, public sector and industry teams, legal and corporate affairs, product engineering, Microsoft Security Partners, and the Digital Crimes Unit to deliver on key business priorities, goals, and objectives.

As a proven security leader, you will support your team in achieving and exceedingly quarterly and yearly targets that deliver end-to-end thought leadership and transformational customer outcomes. You will enable and empower your team to enable each of the Business Units leaders in Security, to assess and consult with Customers CISO’s and to drive and design strategic deals throughout the accounts the Customer Security Officer (CSO) reporting to you will have.

This opportunity will allow you to learn and accelerate your career growth, honing your managerial, solution sales and collaboration skills and deepening your end-to-end security expertise. We are looking for a passionate, experienced, and credible security professional to join our global Security team. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and provide resources and support to everyone on our team. This role is flexible in that you can work up to 100% from home.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

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Required/Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years technical pre-sales or technical consulting experience
    • OR Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field AND 8+ years technical pre-sales or technical consulting experience
    • OR Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business or related field AND 6+ years technical pre-sales or technical consulting experience
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of enterprise industry experience as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) or similar, including direct responsibility for developing security strategies and security architectures for global companies and/or governments, and leading implementation and execution of strategies.
  • Information Security knowledge and/or experience with any combination of the following: information security competency, covering Identity and Access Management, Security Operations (SOC), network security, SDL, cryptography, key management, hardware security modules, security architecture and design, operations security, legal/risk/compliance, and physical security.
  • 3+ years of people management experience (including leading virtual teams)

Additional or Preferred Qualifications


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