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Digital Identity Consultant

Job Description

Avanade is looking for an experienced Digital Identity Consultant. This role is predominantly a client-facing delivery focused role providing  the unique opportunity to help our clients solve complex and cutting-edge Digital Identity business challenges across the business-to-employee (B2E), business-to-business (B2B), and business-to-customer (B2C) spaces.


About the Role: 

In a client-facing role, you will be engaged on some of the most exciting, complex, and leading-edge projects. You will play an active role in transforming our client’s Digital Identity solutions and operations through the design and implementation of Digital Identity technologies, with a focus on the Microsoft Digital Identity capabilities, as well as leading market vendors (e.g., Saviynt & One Identity). 


As a member of Avanade’s security practice, you will be in a unique position to work for both Avanade and Accenture clients, ranging in size from medium to large global enterprise clients. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the entire Avanade organization by being a collaborative and knowledge-sharing individual, with the real opportunity to help shape the global Avanade security offerings as well as developing your thought-leadership by producing blogs and articles for your region and for We actively encourage and provide opportunity to undertake innovation, training, and development to ensure you are always at the cutting-edge Microsoft Security technology and our vendor solutions.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself into leader in the Digital Identity space. You will learn how to deliver large and global Digital Identity solutions, as well as gain the knowledge and experience of Microsoft’s broader Security, Compliance, and Identity (SCI) ecosystem, which is already recognized as a world-leading integrated security platform, of which Identity is at the very center. 

About You:

You are a Digital Identity Consultant interested in joining our rapidly growing security practice, your skills may include some of the following soft skills as well as the technical skills we require: 

You are experienced in owning the design and implementation of technology solutions.

You are experienced ensuring you deliver what is stated in a contract.

You have some experience in supporting and developing more junior team members.

You are dedicated and deliver high quality deliverables and outcomes.


Important note: We are agnostic on the vendors you’ve worked with; we’re looking for your skills and capabilities in this area and a proven ability to learn new technology.

To hit the ground running, your skills may include:

Proven experience in the design and implementation of Cloud Identity solutions, such as Azure Active Directory Premium (which includes conditional access, application single sign on, and SCIM provisioning, as well as advanced security controls such as user and behavioral analytics).

Proven understanding of Active Directory and legacy authentication protections (LDAP, Kerberos etc.).

Experience with modern authentication protocols and integrating applications using those protocols.

Interested in designing and implementing Identity and Access Management solutions, including joiners, movers, and leavers processes and access management.

Interested in developing experience and understanding of Access governance approaches and processes.

Some understanding of the business, privacy, security, and compliance challenges surrounding Digital Identities and a passion for solving these challenges for clients.

Some experience of privileged access management solutions and an understanding of secrets management

Some understanding of how to use modern identity approaches to securely collaborate and manage third party/external identity.

Some understanding of customer identity management systems (B2C).

With an eye to the future, you are aware of emerging technologies in the Digital Identity space.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly-expanding and exciting security practice, with the opportunity to expand your proven delivery experience into the area of pre-sales and solutioning and you will be exposed to large, global enterprise clients, with some of the most complex and enticing security problems to solve. 

Benefits We Offer:

Employee Share Purchase Plan, Private Medical Cover, Electric Car Purchase Scheme, 33 weeks full pay maternity leave, 2 weeks paternity leave, Income Protection Policy, Extended benefits, STI Bonus, 80 hours per annum studying towards Microsoft Certifications, generous pension and much more!. 

Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (17 of the last 20 years!)

Exceptional development and training with a minimum 80 hours/year of training and paid certifications

Avanade University – real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally

Dedicated career adviser to encourage your progression

Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you

Reward and recognition program

Full benefits package including medical coverage, income protection policy, extended benefits, bonus program, generous retirement plan, and much more!


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 50,000 digitally connected people across 25 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at


Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate applicants without regard to 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.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a genuine human impact on our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 50,000 professionals in 26 countries, bringing clients our best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at