Country:

United Kingdom

Cities:

London, Newcastle

Area of expertise:

Security

Job Description

Avanade UK is looking to hire a Microsoft Security Analyst for our UK Security Consulting practice. 

This role would suit you, if you are looking to start a career in Security Consulting. If you already have an experience in Infrastructure but looking to -re-skill, we would love to hear from you!

About the role
Working as a Microsoft Security analyst, you will:
Work on some of the largest and leading-edge projects;
Provide 2nd and 3rd line Microsoft Security support expertise to our customers
Monitor, report, maintain and resolve incidents/problems for our clients Microsoft Security applications and also extend to other vendor products for which you will receive training
Raise complex incidents/problems to the Microsoft Security Engineers
Reduce the flow of incidents to higher level engineers by good validation.
Be able to maintain a view of own workload and Identify Incidents that are approaching SLA breach and escalate to Operational Leads for action
Promptly and appropriately dispatch the more complex alerts/incidents/problems to Microsoft Security Engineers
Enforce to high standards regarding work/case notes, including as much relevant detail as possible
Carry out routine maintenance and reporting activities.

Experience in at least three of the technologies listed below is helpful:
Active Directory Federation Services
Active Directory Domain Services
Active Directory Certificate Services
Azure AD Connect
Microsoft Identity Manager
Windows Server Operating Systems
Office 365 tenant security
Azure security
Securing Windows Servers and Clients
Azure Security
Office 365 Security
Windows 10 Security

About you:
What does it take to be considered for the Microsoft Security Analyst?
A superb communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
Working well as part of a team
Knowledge and experience following ITIL practices with exposure to Incident and Problem management procedures
A good understand and some experience in the Microsoft Security Ecosystem, with you demonstrating up to 1 years Microsoft Security support experience

The opportunity for you is to grow and develop in a career focused organisation, whilst working on some of the world’s largest and most well-known brands and customers. 

About Avanade
Avanade leads in providing creative 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 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 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 http://www.avanade.com/

What we offer:
This is a superb opportunity to be in a rewarding role, that offers you ongoing training. Avanade pays for all Microsoft certifications and recognises your dedication by offering you a strong career path. You will have an exposure to work on complex but exciting projects, using variety of Microsoft stack technologies.
We are inspiring our employees to cross-train and develop their skills around different Microsoft technologies
We are looking for people with a real passion, dynamic approach and enthusiasm for technology!
You’ll have ample opportunities for career growth and personal development, including continuing professional technology training and management training

Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate applicants without regard to race, colour, 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 www.avanade.com.