Balingen, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Kiel, Munich, Neuss, Stuttgart, Ulm

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This is the role in the team: 

For us in Avanade Zero Trust is more than technology, Zero Trust is changing a complete mindset and thinking.   

As an Enterprise architect you use your technical expertise to help Avanade’s clients on their Zero Trust Journey. From an End-to-End perspective you create solutions over all layers within the client’s organization.   

You work with our clients, our technical architects and Subject matter experts to develop roadmaps for Zero Trust and oversee the implementation of the developed roadmap. Our goal is the enablement of a secure client’s business with a risk-based approach.  

You are always on the edge of new technology and have an eye on trends in security. But you also have enough background to support legacy and the transformation into the future.

What we need from you: 

You are a Security Architect with deep security knowledge in the following areas:   

  • Zero Trust access management (Especially Microsoft Azure AD / Conditional Access, MFA)  
  • Authentication and authorization (Kerberos, OIDC / oAuth2, 2FA)  
  • Risk assessment technologies and methods 
  • Public Key Infrastructure  
  • IP networks and network protocols (IP, IPsec, TLS, DNS)  

The following skills are also beneficial for this role: 

  • Endpoint Detection and Response (Especially Windows Defender for Endpoint)  
  • Identity Governance processes  
  • Zero Trust Network Access solutions (e.g. Zscaler)  
  • SASE Solutions  
  • Cloud Hyperscaler Basics (Especially Azure) 
  • You are familiar with Microsoft’s Security Architecture

Qualifications and other skills:  

  • Completed university studies (master's degree/diploma/PhD) in computer science, electrical engineering or a comparable subject  
  • Industry recognized security certification and/or relevant vendor certification   
  • Communication and presentation skills, willingness to travel as well as good German and fluent English skills

What distinguishes us as a top employer: 

  • At Avanade, you get both the benefits of a large corporation and the entrepreneurial spirit of a dynamic team. Above all, wellbeing and further education are enormously important to us. 
  • From day one, you have a Career Adviser at your side who supports, coaches, networks and also helps you to find your place and your balance with us. 
  • Successful quick start: The multi-day introductory event gives you an overview of the most important tools & processes for your start. 
  • A flexible working time model with the possibility of home office. 
  • With unlimited access to all Microsoft and other relevant certifications, different internal academies and a guaranteed contingent of 80 hours of training budget per year, you are always up-to-date. 
  • State-of-the-art equipment (laptop, smartphone incl. private use). 
  • Which other benefits await you with us, you can find  here.
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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 young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

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