Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

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Job Description

Want more time to focus on the things that matter to you? So do we. 

Why Avanade 

We have two parent companies that give us a strong Microsoft ecosystem with space to be ourselves. People who thrive here are motivated, interested in learning and genuinely have the desire to be the best at what they do. If that sounds like you, then we’re the perfect match. You’ll have access to the latest technology in the Microsoft ecosystem, partnering with some of the biggest and best companies across the world and some seriously smart people to work with to make career-defining things happen.  

About the opportunity 

Our Information Security Official position will be an integral member, acting as the primary contact for all of security, risk, compliance, and privacy regulation related matters in the Growth Markets (Australia, Singapore/Malaysia, China/HK, Japan, Brazil and UAE) regions of Avanade.  

What you will love doing 

The Information Security Official will partner collaboratively with global and regional security teams on all security domains including but not limited to:

  • Client Data Security Reviews and Questionnaires (pre-sales and delivery) 
  • Escalations related to client data security 
  • Security and privacy due diligence and PMI during mergers and acquisitions 
  • CDP Related escalations 
  • Escalations related to the area’s Security Posture Scorecard 


What skills are we interested in you having?  

You have a demonstrable track record in Senior Managerial Information Security positions where you are known for your diverse knowledge and capability across the Information Security domain, ideally within a consulting environment (highly favourable), banking, utilities, or other highly regulated sectors.  

You excel at leveraging your interpersonal and communication skills, especially in influencing and collaborating with cross functional teams to triage and resolve escalations, identifying opportunities for further learnings and remediation. You also love the people management component of the role which includes developing, mentoring and leading successful geographically spread teams.  

Technically, you will be well equipped with technical capabilities and experience concerning Microsoft products, tools and technologies (specifically Azure Cloud Security, Microsoft networks, operating systems, infrastructure, development, cloud and hybrid architectures) with the addition of formal Security certifications and training.


What you can expect from us 

* Take full advantage of 5 MyDays off a year to relax, rebalance and focus on your health and wellbeing or honour your personal cultural beliefs 

* Love a gadget? Of course, you do! Go spoil yourself on us. Gadget allowances start from $1,000 pa 

* Your well-being matters to us. That’s why you’ll receive $2,000 pa to help you, take care of you 

* Empower others and be empowered through our employee networks: Women employees, PRISM for LGBTI+ employees and Veterans employees 

* Help yourself to an extensive menu of Microsoft and technology certifications and enjoy up to 80 paid training hours per year 


Avanade is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or marital status, genetic information, or any other protected status.  

This role requires attendance in person at Avanade workplaces and other company sponsored meetings and events. In order to comply with our client requirements and Avanade’s own health and safety obligations this role requires the Applicant to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Proof of vaccination will be required during the application process. Applicants who have appropriate written proof of a medical or religious reason for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may provide such documentation.

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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. 

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at