Country:

United Kingdom

Cities:

London, Manchester, Newcastle

Area of expertise:

Security

Job Description

Workplace Security Solutions Architect

Do you have a passion for providing people with a good security experience? So do we!

If you have deep technical skills and experience in designing and implementing Microsoft Security solutions, both within Microsoft 365, Microsoft Azure and through Windows Server suite this role is for you.

You will be able to acquire UK Security Clearance, and ideally will have held this previously.

Note: We are not able to accept applications from those requiring Visa/Work permit sponsorship. Applicants must already be eligible to live and work in UK.

About you

  • You offer clients the kind of security that improves the way they operate, designing and deploying creative security solutions that protect identities and their information whilst enable flexible working.

  • Being a creative problem solver, always thinking ahead and spotting risks and have a good understanding of how a consulting business operates

  • With a business and experience focus, you uncover and prevent cyber threats to protect businesses from risks whilst delivering improved ways of working.

  • You’re a leader in the space of Workplace Security with a deep understanding of the project and solutions lifecycle, designing and estimating solutions that not just meet our clients, but far exceed their expectations. You bring deep and validated understanding of Microsoft Security technologies.

About the role

Working on some of the largest and leading-edge projects and clients;

  • The role of the Microsoft Modern Workplace Security Architect is a mixture of security solutions pre-sales as well as to be customer-facing. You play an active role in transforming our client’s Security on their Microsoft platforms by building trust and transparent relationship and leading our teams through successful deliveries.

  • The role will involve architecting and estimating security solutions and ensuring they are deliverable.

  • You are be comfortable with full cycle of project delivery

  • Acting as a trusted advisor to our clients and colleagues, you are attending regular meetings, helping them to identify and mitigate risk with innovative security solutions. You manage and develop a team.

  • You are comfortable leading workshops and presenting to large audiences, demonstrating your thought leadership.

  • You build inclusive and collaborative teams, supporting and developing other colleagues

Additionally, you can demonstrate knowledge, experience and hold at least 2 certifications in the following areas:

  • CISSP

  • CSSP

  • CompTIA Security+

  • Microsoft Security Exams

Benefits we offer:

  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s global alliance partner of the year (14 years in a row), with exceptional development and training (minimum 80 hours per year for training and paid certifications)

  • Private Medical Cover, Income Protection Policy, Extended benefits, Bonus, generous pension and much more!

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

  • Dedicated career advisor to encourage your progression

  • Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you

  • Reward and Recognition scheme

About Avanade:

  • 12-time winner of Microsoft Partner of the Year.

  • 24,000+ certifications in Microsoft technology.

  • 90-plus Microsoft partner awards.

  • 18 Gold Competencies.

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 36,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honours 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/

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.