Security Customer Engineer at Microsoft Nigeria

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Microsoft Nigeria

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Security Customer Engineer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-Time
Job number: 1258250
Travel: 25-50 %
Profession: Services
Role Type: Individual Contributor



Security Customer Engineer at Microsoft Nigeria




Job Description

  • Microsoft aspires to help our customers achieve their own digital transformation, leveraging the power of Microsoft Cloud solutions and support offerings. To this end, Microsoft invests in a dedicated Customer Success team that will help Microsoft customers successfully realize their business outcomes.
  • Security Customer Engineers (CEs) are deep technical advisors supporting Enterprise customers to deliver unique value by removing blockers to consumption for Security, Compliance and Identity.
  • CEs provide technical support including risk assessments and tuning to operate and optimize a customer’s cloud or on-premise environment.
  • The Customer Engineer provides pro-active support delivery services as well as technical readiness through a Customer’s Support contract via dispatch by the CSAM / account team. Customer Engineer services can be delivered either remotely or on-premises.
  • Security CEs support customers in adopting an End-to-End Security strategy (e.g. Build Zero Trust Foundations, Modernize Security & Defend Against Threats, Secure Azure, Hybrid and Multi-Cloud, Protect and Govern Sensitive Data, Manage and Investigate Risks).



Customer Impact – 40%:

  • Participates in proactive delivery, spots performance issues analyze problems, develops solutions to meet customer needs (including skilling needs), represents them.
  • Engages in strategic service delivery planning, in partnership with the account team, to strengthen targeted customer relationships and support accurate customer contactability for surveys.
  • Gathers customer impressions of products and services and integrates this feedback into decision making and service delivery planning.
  • Seeks information about the underlying needs of customers and recommends service delivery to meet those needs.
  • Provides and drives actionable feedback across groups about the customer/partner experience and competitor threats.
  • Understands customer/partner requirements and can map the adoption and optimization of Microsoft technology solutions accordingly.
  • Provides the most effective method of service delivery by analyzing trends and common themes across customers.
  • Builds plans that consider potential obstacles and immediate and long-term consequences.
  • Demonstrates expertise in a specific solution, or several products, feature functions, or services.
  • Provides stakeholder assistance throughout deployment to avoid/resolve technical issues.

Business Impact – 40%:

  • Seeks opportunities to drive Customer Success business results by collaborating with multiple team members.
  • Identifies opportunities to articulate business value and grow customer/partner relationships in alignment with Customer Success business priorities and stakeholder management principles.
  • Prioritizes Managed IP/Community IP re-use where appropriate to accelerate customer outcomes
  • Contributes to IP creation and updates by identifying gaps through delivery
  • Participates in relevant communities to share expertise and learn from others

Individual Impact – 20%

  • Consistently applies “lessons learned”, model personal accountability & teamwork.
  • Drives and Supports innovation focusing on industry solutions and customer business outcomes on the Microsoft platform.
  • Understands the portfolio of Support offerings and contribute & participate in customer and internal meetings to articulate value.
  • Cultivates relationships, credibility, and loyalty with customers and partners intentionally by sharing relevant business expertise.
  • Demonstrates Self Learner mindset through alignment of individual skilling to team/area demands and continuous upskilling to align to Customer Success goals
  • Ensures delivery meets / exceeds all operational excellence guidelines and best practices


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related field.
  • Years Experience: 3 years in Security or 5 in systems development, network operations, software support, IT consulting
  • Customer Focus
  • Design Thinking
  • Stakeholder Orchestration
  • Solution Demonstration
  • Problem Solving
  • Trusted Technology Advisor
  • Learning & Training
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Product & Technology Expertise


Application Closing Date
Not Specified.


Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit careers.microsoft.com.

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