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Avanade is looking for an experienced Digital Identity Architect. This is predominantly a delivery-focused role with the opportunity to support on pre-sales activities. We provide the unique opportunity to help our clients solve complex and cutting-edge Digital Identity business challenges across the business to employee, business to business, and business to customer spaces.

About the Role: 

In a client-facing role, you will be engaged on some of the most exciting, complex, and leading-edge projects. You will play an active role in transforming our client’s Digital Identity solutions and operations through the design and implementation of Digital Identity technologies, with a focus on the Microsoft Digital Identity capabilities, as well as leading market vendors (e.g., Saviynt & One Identity).

As a member of Avanade’s security practice, you will be in a unique position to work for both Avanade and Accenture clients, ranging in size from medium to large global enterprise clients. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the entire Avanade organization by being a collaborative and knowledge-sharing individual, with the real opportunity to help shape the global Avanade security offerings as well as demonstrating your thought-leadership by producing blogs and articles for your region and for We actively encourage and provide opportunity to undertake innovation, training, and development to ensure you are always at the cutting-edge Microsoft Security technology and our vendor solutions.

This is a fantastic opportunity to establish yourself as a leader in the Digital Identity space. You will learn how to deliver and solution large and global Digital Identity solutions, as well as gain the knowledge and experience of Microsoft’s broader Security, Compliance, and Identity (SCI) ecosystem, which is already recognized as a world-leading integrated security platform, of which Identity is at the very center.

About You:

You are a Digital Identity Architect, Manager interested in joining our rapidly growing security practice, your skills may include some of the following soft skills as well as the technical skills we require:

  • You are experienced in leading medium to large projects and project teams.
  • You are experienced with managing deliverables and being responsible for delivering against critical milestones.
  • You have some experience in solution architecture and pre-sales deal shaping.
  • You have some experience in developing and maintaining long term strategic client relationships.

Important note: We are agnostic on the vendors you’ve worked with; we’re looking for your skills and capabilities in this area and a proven ability to learn new technology. 

  • Proven experience in the design and implementation of Cloud Identity solutions, such as Azure Active Directory Premium (which includes conditional access, application single sign on, and SCIM provisioning, as well as advanced security controls such as user and behavioral analytics).
  • Proven understanding of Active Directory and legacy authentication protections (LDAP, Kerberos etc.)
  • Proven experience with modern authentication protocols (OAuth, Open ID Connect, SAML) and integrating applications using those protocols.
  • Proven experience designing and implementing Identity and Access Management solutions, including joiners, movers, and leavers processes and access management.
  • Proven experience and understanding of Access governance approaches and processes
  • Some experience of privileged access management solutions and an understanding of secrets management
  • A good understanding of the business, privacy, security, and compliance challenges surrounding Digital Identities and a passion for solving these challenges for clients.
  • A good understanding of how to use modern identity approaches to securely collaborate and manage third party/external identity
  • With an eye to the future, you are aware of emerging technologies in the Digital Identity space.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly-expanding and exciting security practice, with the opportunity to expand your proven delivery experience into the area of pre-sales and solutioning and you will be exposed to large, global enterprise clients, with some of the most complex and enticing security problems to solve. 

What we offer 

This is a superb opportunity to be in a rewarding role, that offers ongoing training! Avanade pays for all Microsoft certifications and recognises your dedication by offering you a strong career path. You will have exposure to working on complex but exciting projects using various Microsoft stack technologies.

We are encouraging our employees to cross-train and develop their skills around different Microsoft technologies

You’ll have ample career growth and personal development opportunities, including ongoing professional technology training and management training.


Reward and Recognition scheme including annual bonus

Wide benefits package 

Employee Share Purchase Plan 

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

Dedicated career manager to encourage your progression 

Engaged and helpful co-workers genuinely interested in you

We are looking for people with a real passion, dynamic approach and enthusiasm for technology!

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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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