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Do you have a passion for providing Clients with the absolutely best security solutions? So do we! And to you love working with cutting edge technology being a trusted advisor for some of the largest companies in the Nordics? If so, you should keep reading!

At Avanade, you will be working on some of the largest projects and clients with a direct possibility to be co-defining the security practice in the Nordics.


The role of the Regional Security Lead (RSL) is to own Avanade’s Cybersecurity business in the Nordic Region.  The RSL is customer facing and will play an active role in transforming our client’s Security posture on their Microsoft platforms through designing and implementing Microsoft Security technologies on-premise and in the cloud.

The Avanade Nordic RSL will be relied upon as a deeply engaging leader in the functional Cyber Security business. We are passionate about rapidly growing our Microsoft Cyber Security Offerings in the commercial market across sophisticated Cyber defense or security operations centers or fusion centers, data protection, external threat detection, incident response, and vulnerability management.
Day-to-day you will:

  • Sell, lead and deliver Cyber Security client engagements
  • Act as a thought innovator to grow the development of new capabilities and service offerings in the areas of cyber security engineering and operations
  • Partner with senior leaders across the firm to uncover then prioritize new opportunities and develop go-to-market strategies.
  • Lead market growth by engaging in all facets of the business development life cycle, including marketing and proposal refinement.
  • Scale and enhance business through attraction and retention of leading Cybersecurity professionals.
  • Handle a horizontal business as a member of a fast-paced and high growth environment to seek, identify and lead strong effective relationships with Accenture and Microsoft.
  • Demonstrate technical credibility to clients and partners as the primary representative of the service offering.
  • Lead all aspects of business development, including monthly and multi-year forecasting, lead generation, and pricing strategy
  • Work closely with enterprise architects to discover and mitigate risks, perform security reviews, design elite security practices, and deliver strategic, innovative cloud-based Microsoft cyber security offerings.
  • Lead marketing, communications, and branding techniques in collaboration with corporate marketing and communications support functions.
  • Partner with Avanade Sales and Accenture Account teams on individual opportunities to craft our Cyber Security strategy and price to win
  • Engage with clients and delivery teams to assist in Perform discovery, analysis, design, build, test and deploy Microsoft security solutions
  • Develop evaluation methods that demonstrate current risk state, indicators of progress, and business alignment for those activities.
  • Identify appropriate technology/data sources and steer the collection of data vital to efficiently evaluate threats.

Basic Profile:

  • The ideal candidate must have a proven foundation and the prowess to articulate security and risk-related concepts to key partners.
  • 6+years demonstrated ability with leading large and sophisticated Cybersecurity project delivery or management, including addressing people, processes, and technologies for threat prevention and detection
  • More than 3 years' experience using MSFT Azure for building Cyber Security offerings
  • Able to choreograph highly technical delivery teams, and working with clients to identify efficient solutions, including people, business processes, and technologies based on their distinct and individual organizational challenges.
  • In excess of 4 years of with foremost and influential consulting firms, including supporting large and/or heterogeneous engagements.
  • Experience with delivery perfection, including quality assurance (QA) or quality control and managing, leading and applying outstanding functional teamwork to meet or exceed client expectations
  • Experience in the energy, financial services, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, energy, consumer products, high technology, or digital industries
  • Ability to work with senior partners and executive officers to foster positive client and vendor relationships, identify new business opportunities with existing clients, and develop mutually beneficial partnerships


  • Architecture and security management for both on-premises and cloud-based environments
  • Privileged access management technologies
  • Subject matter expertise & domain knowledge for key frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001 or NIST 800-53
  • Creating security framework, SIRRP process and/or forensic handling methods
  • Knowledge of host hardening, auditing, logging and monitoring, network security, SEIM deployments, security analytics, anomaly detections, PKI
  • Certifications: CISSP, CISM, Microsoft, or other relevant certifications (preferred)
  • Demonstrated understanding of Microsoft security technologies and strategy
  • Market understanding of industry trends for cybersecurity, risk & threat intelligence, and governance
  • Proven implementation of cloud security models, particularly identity, network, and encryption
  • Program management skills and solution support for security transformation/implementation programs

As a consultant, you must be willing to travel to our client locations as needed. 


You likely have a Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems, information technology, or a similar field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for a degree.

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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