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As a Data Protection Solution Architect within Avanade, you get the unique opportunity to help our clients solve complex and cutting-edge Data Protection business challenges across the Microsoft 365 platform, end-user devices, cloud, and hybrid infrastructures. You will be part of presales engagement to develop and tailor the solutions for the client.

What will you be doing?

As a member of our security practice, you will be working for clients ranging from medium to large global enterprises. In this client-facing consultancy role, you will work on exciting projects that transform our client’s Security strategy and operations through the design and implementation of predominantly Microsoft Treat Protection technologies. Next to your client-facing role, you will utilize your knowledge and expertise to work on  solution deals as part of presales engagements.


You are an experienced Data Protection Solution Architect, interested in joining our security practice, and have experience in consulting and advisory discussions with clients and other consulting firms. With your passion for Microsoft Security solutions and the ambition to deepen your knowledge, you can develop yourself in the coming years, and bring value to our Security community.

  • You have worked with one or multiple of the following Microsoft Information Protection such as Securing Office 365, leveraging Microsoft Security Score;
  • You have experience with compliance frameworks (GDPR, HIPAA, PCI, etc);
  • You have a good understanding of Data Governance, Data protection concepts, encryption, and Data Loss Protection;
  • You are understanding techniques and approaches toward the protection of data stored in Microsoft solutions or platforms (Azure storage, databases, and applications);
  • You have one or more relevant certifications such as AZ-500, SC-400, SC-100, SSCP, CCSP, or CISSP.

Please note: for this role you need to have EUR residence.

Why would you choose Avanade?

You will become part of an active and growing Security community. There is a pleasant, informal working atmosphere. Do you have a question? No problem! Your future colleagues will help you with your questions and challenges. Knowledge development is central to us, and we ensure this both by offering formal training opportunities and through informal evenings where peers share their knowledge.

We have a strong focus on the career and development opportunities of all our people. Everyone has a career advisor who will work with you to create a plan and guide you in choosing from the many training opportunities we offer.

Besides that, we have attractive benefits, not unimportant to mention of course! Think of a lease car, bonus scheme, phone and laptop, good pension plan, possibility to work part-time (min 32 hours) and many other extras.

So, do you feel the match?
Do you recognize yourself in this description and would you like to get to know us? Then apply immediately by sending in your CV via our website. Applying by e-mail is not possible.

Application closing date is 6th of October 

Your 1st interview will be in week 42

Your 2nd interview will be in week 43

You will be joining Avanade preferably on the 1st of December 

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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 59,000 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 people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

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