United States


Chicago, Seattle, Tampa

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Job Description

Together we go beyond.

As an Avanade Cyber Security Operations Engineer, you will be working with a diverse team of Cybersecurity minded technologists in ensuring all information and data on computer systems and network devices are protected, adequately secured to prevent unauthorized access and appropriate security measures are in place to protect our people, our clients, and our data. You enjoy working on cutting edge technologies to help improve and/or assist in creating new security tools and services to help strengthen the cybersecurity landscape.  

On a typical day: 
Our engineers typically work to identify, detect, respond, and triage various threats such as malware, phishing, zero-day vulnerabilities, APT’s and various other malicious activities. Incident Response is a key process for managing risk, you will play an important role in executing and maturing this domain. Our diverse team have varied security focused areas but are always working with each other to cross-train, provide knowledge transfer, mentor, and challenge each other in becoming an inspiring team with cohesiveness, collaboration, and forward-thinking skills. Along with your security mindset, you are always learning, understanding, and building new skills to help us in staying ahead of new and unknown threats that pose as risks to us.

You have strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, a deep technical understanding of modern cybersecurity threats, and a validated track record of a hands-on approach to maturing defense capabilities in highly targeted environments at scale. 

You’ll also be working with various other internal groups that encompass assisting with system security architecture, compliance, policy adherence, audit, identifying security risks and working with Avanade’s Asset Protection team. Through this collaboration, you’ll build working relationships with those teams to help bridge the importance of a security mindset to the users within and outside our organization. 

Your skills  
  • Strong SOC experience and Threat Hunting skills 
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft ecosystem and security tools: MS Sentinel, MS 365 Defender, MS Defender for Office, MS Defender for Cloud, MS Defender for Cloud Apps 
  • Strong knowledge of IDS, IPS, and SIEM capabilities, Use Cases, Alerting, and Alert Tuning 
  • Strong SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS skills 
  • Strong Network, Computing, and Infrastructure experience      
  • Strong understanding of MITRE ATT&CK Framework 
  • Red Teaming, Blue Teaming, Purple Teaming, and Penetration Testing skills 
  • Strong Communications, Organizational, Prioritization and Professional skills 
Your qualifications likely include:  
  • 5+ years of proven experience in Security Incident Response, Security Engineering, and Information Security 
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Business Administration or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience 
  • Microsoft Security Certifications, SANS, CISSP, CCSP and other cybersecurity accreditations highly desirable 
  • Knowledge of Compliance and Regulatory frameworks (NIST, ISO, HIPAA, GDPR, etc.)  


Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

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