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Senior Consultant - Cloud - (Microsoft Modern Work Solutions)

John Keells Information Technology (Pvt) Ltd (JKIT) is the consulting and professional IT services arm of John Keells Holdings PLC, Sri Lanka's largest listed conglomerate. JKIT focuses on Strategy, Consulting, Digital, Technology and Operations to large multinational companies’ worldwide. JKIT has delivered many award-winning solutions to some of the biggest names in Europe, Middle East, and Asia. 


We invite applications from suitably qualified individuals for the post of Senior Consultant – Cloud – (Microsoft Modern Work Solutions). Senior Consultant – Cloud – (Microsoft Modern Work Solutions) will deliver technical solutions to customers allowing them to maximize their investment in Microsoft technology. The selected candidate will report to the Practice Manager.


The Senior Consultant – Cloud – (Microsoft Modern Work Solutions) will be responsible for:


  • Using business, technology, and industry strategies to define customer and partner requirements and constraints
  • Driving and supporting innovation focusing on industry solutions and customer business outcomes on the Microsoft platform
  • Balancing Configure-Before-Customize principles with the goals of maximum customer value and with the use of Microsoft core and baseline assets, people, products, and tools
  • Developing project plans that use the full project life cycle accounting for current and future business value of each solution, while defining all technical dependencies for the project
  • Ensuring solutions align with the intent of the architecture allowing for clear build test specifications and development of operations guides for the customer
  • Identifying business and technical risks in programs, assessing their impact, and proposing mitigations and contingencies
  • Providing stakeholder assistance throughout deployment to avoid and resolve technical issues


The ideal candidate should possess:


  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field, with 6+ years’ experience in technology solutions, practice development, architecture or consulting, 5+ years of enterprise-scale technical experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures and Microsoft’s Azure Modern Workplace solutions i.e., Teams, M365, SharePoint Online, etc.
  • Knowledge to build and deploy enterprise scale security solutions using the Microsoft 365 platform across collaboration, voice, information barriers and compliance for frontline work or remote work, knowledge to build enterprise scale end-to-end solutions for Identity management using Active Directory, Azure Active Directory or Azure Identity protection, data classification, data protection and compliance, and knowledge and certification in modern project delivery methods such as DevOps and Agile or SCRUM
  • Proven success and expertise in building and deploying innovative Enterprise solutions, based on the Microsoft 365 platform, leading, and delivering large scale Digital Transformation projects, engaging with customers at all Levels and demonstrating Microsoft Digital Transformation solutions holistically
  • Certifications to build Enterprise scale end-to-end solutions on Microsoft 365 (E5) security components such as Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Azure Advanced Threat Protection, Microsoft Endpoint Data Loss Prevention, Microsoft Information Protection, Microsoft Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection, endpoint deployment and management using Windows Autopilot, Microsoft Endpoint Manager, Azure Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) or Intune, Azure Application Proxy, Azure Tunnel, etc.
  • Benefits and perks listed may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work

If you’re up for the challenge, please send your resume to or contact our Recruiter at 0719631470. Please state the position you’re interested, in the subject line of your email.

John Keells Information Technology (PVT)