Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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About you

Avanade Australia is looking to hire a Cloud Security Consultant for our Australian Security Consulting practice. Candidates must be Australian and have the ability to gain Security Clearance!

About the role

Working on some of the largest and leading-edge projects; the role of the Microsoft Security Consultant is to be customer facing and to play an active role in transforming our client’s security on their Microsoft platforms and services through designing and implementing Microsoft Security technologies on-premises and in the cloud.

We are currently looking for candidates with deep technical skills, ideally coming from an infrastructure background and at least a years’ experience in Microsoft 365 security.

The role will involve delivering throughout the project lifecycle and candidates should be comfortable with performing discovery, analysis, design, build, test and deployment of Enterprise Mobility and Security Suite. Candidates must be comfortable meeting with clients and leading workshops.

We require a technically capable candidate with a deep and proven understanding of Enterprise Mobility and Security Suite. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate expertise in the following concepts:

  • Identity and Access Management
  • Threat Protection
  • Information Protection
  • Security and Access Management
  • Hybrid Identity
  • Federated Identities
  • Business to Business Collaboration
  • Business to Consumer

Your skills

As a potential member of our growing Security Consulting practice the successful candidate must have a strong foundation across the Microsoft Security solution stack. Experience and subject matter expertise in at least three of the technologies listed below is preferred:

  • Active Directory Federation Services
  • Active Directory Domain Services
  • Azure Active Directory basic, P1 and P2
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Azure RMS/Azure Information Protection
  • Enterprise Mobility and Security Suite (EM+S)
  • Office 365
  • Azure B2B
  • Azure B2C
  • Microsoft CASB
  • Office 365 Security

Additionally, candidates should demonstrate knowledge, experience and ideally hold certifications in the following areas:

  • CompTIA Security+
  • Microsoft Mobility MCP Exam 98-368

To supplement the technical knowledge and project delivery experience, the successful candidate will come from a Consulting background with good customer facing skills, the ability to gather customer requirements and produce high quality written deliverables. Candidate should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as hold tertiary qualifications in Technology, Engineering or a related field.  As a consultant, you must be willing and able to travel within Australia

Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at