Country:

Australia

Cities:

Sydney

Area of expertise:

Security

Job Description

Do you know how to stop a sophisticated cyber threat? So, do we!

Fortune 500 companies don’t need more cybersecurity; they need better cybersecurity. That's where you come in. Working with us, you can help to protect some of the world's biggest companies and keep their assets safe and secure.


About us

Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. We lead in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for our clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. We have 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 offer clients the kind of security that will help them sleep well at night.


About the role

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

If you have deep technical skills, with a background in infrastructure and experience or good understanding of crafting and implementing security controls for cloud architectures, specifically Azure IaaS, PaaS and new capabilities around cognitive services and IoT, this role is for you!

The role will involve delivering throughout the project lifecycle, so you should be comfortable with performing discovery, analysis, design, build, test and deployment of solutions. You must be comfortable meeting with clients and leading workshops.

This role will also be involved in pre-sales and support the development of proposals, estimation and client presentation.


You demonstrate expertise across at least three of the following areas and a desire to learn more:

    • Cloud (Azure)
    • Identity and Access Management (Azure AD, Conditional Access and AD FS)
    • Identity lifecycle management (FIM, MIM, One Identity, SailPoint)
    • Threat Protection (Advanced Threat Analytics, WATP)
    • Information Protection (DLP, AIP, RMS)
    • Enterprise Mobility and Security Suite (EM+S)
    • Office 365 Security
    • Azure Security Center
    • Cloud Access Security Brokers
    • SEIM / SOAR
    • Managed Security


Technical skills

As a potential member of our growing Security Consulting practice, you 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 required:

  • Active Directory Federation Services
  • Active Directory Domain Services
  • Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Azure AD Connect
  • Azure Information Protection/RMS
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Microsoft Identity Manager
  • Office 365 Security
  • Office 365 Cloud App Security
  • Microsoft Cloud App Security
  • SIEM Integration
  • Data Privacy and an understanding of GDPR

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

  • CISSP
  • Microsoft Office 365 exams 70-346, 70-347
  • Microsoft Azure exams 70-532, 70-533
  • Microsoft 365 Security Administration
  • Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate


Non-technical skills

  • Should come from a consulting background with good customer facing skills, the ability to gather customer requirements and produce high quality written deliverables.
  • Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as hold tertiary qualifications in Technology, Engineering or a related field.
  • As an architect, you must be willing and able to travel within Australia
  • Australian citizen with have the ability to gain Security Clearance.

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 www.avanade.com.