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Job Description

Key responsibilities of this role: 

  • Talented in designing and implementing technology solutions    
  • Experienced in working with or leading medium to large teams   
  • Are able to collaborate within a large global organization    
  • Take full accountability to lead and manage work streams and ensure work is coordinated across different work streams, processes, or projects.  
  • Create and validate the detailed design of solution components in accordance with the target solution within environments of medium size and complexity 
  • Lead small to medium project general design and delivery (solution architecture and associated infrastructure or business and functional requirements) 
  • Are highly regarded individual who proactivity builds trust with clients at multiple levels, sought out for follow on work 
  • Prepare well written, logical, concise material without guidance 
  • Identify new or extend current opportunities at the account level and contribute to upsell. 
  • Present well to audiences of all sizes and challenges client assumptions constructively 
  • Complete defined work streams on time, on budget and with expected quality level within the scope of the role. 
  • Make internal contributions to practice 

2) Technical Knowledge and Credentials (Must-Haves and Good-to-Haves):

  • Proven experience in one or multiple of the following Microsoft Information Protection subjects such as:
    • Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps (MDCA)
    • Azure Information Protection (AIP)
    • Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
    • Microsoft DLP technologies across endpoints, email, and the web
  • Knowledge/experience of Microsoft integrations:
    • Azure Active Directory
    • MS Sentinel
    • MS Defender (for Office365, for Endpoint, For Identity, MDCA)
  • Proven understanding of Microsoft Information Protection, data classification infrastructures and techniques to classifying unstructured and structured data both on-premises and in the cloud
  • Broad conceptual understanding of Data Governance and Data Protection concepts.
    • Documented policies
    • Data Loss Protection
    • Encryption
  • Understanding of the business, privacy, security, and compliance challenges surrounding Data Protection

Preferred Certifications

  • MS-500: Microsoft 365 Certified Security Administrator Associate   
  • SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator
  • SC-900: Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals 

3) Competencies (Skills and Abilities – Functional/Soft Skills) – Future Focused

  • You solve complex problems that span across work domains requiring considerable judgement of contextual factors. 
  • You have wide scope for autonomous decision-making within established work plans.
  • You develop a strong client relationship and contribute to sales outcomes. 
  • You work well under guidance and direction, but fully independent in own work.
  • You identify utilities, tools or processes to improve project development.
  • You structure and deliver work results against defined standards and maintain structured, accurate and current work records  

What we offer you
Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.
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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

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