Country:

Portugal

Cities:

Lisbon

Area of expertise:

Security

Job Description

Do you know how to stop a sophisticated cyber threat? So do we.


Can you name a Fortune 500 company that's had a security breach? Chances are you can name a few.

These companies don’t need more cybersecurity; they need better cybersecurity. That's where you come in. Working with us, you can help to protect some of the world's biggest companies and keep their assets safe and secure.


About you


You offer clients the kind of security that will help them sleep well at night. You’re an innovative problem-solver, always thinking ahead and spotting risks at a glance. Like a digital detective, you uncover cyber threats to protect businesses from risks they may not even know they face. You’re as confident working independently as you are leading a small team and supporting junior colleagues.


About the job


Your work is vital for building trust in security. You understand the risks businesses face and how to use the Microsoft Ecosystem to design solutions that will mitigate these risks and ensure compliance. As an IT security consultant, you’ll be defending information, critical infrastructure applications and key business processes against cyber threats. You'll analyze and solve complex problems in project work, while supporting new business initiatives and solutions. You’ll most often work alongside leadership, but you’ll also have opportunities to work with colleagues across our business and client locations.


On a typical day, you’ll:


- Monitor the use of computer files or intellectual property to safeguard access to information

- Evaluate vulnerability and threats with clients, regularly performing required audits and tests

- Design and implement security-related tools and services by using and adapting existing methods and procedures

- Communicate with project teams about what’s required for process and technical improvements

- Work towards your team's goals within the strategic direction set by the project

- Travel as needed.


Your skills


You know all about security operations, networking, application services, databases and storage solutions, and love working with Microsoft applications. You’ve probably got a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Information Systems, Information Security, or another relevant field. Ideally, you’ll also have at least three years of experience in information systems security work.


Your qualifications likely include:


- Brilliant interpersonal skills; persuasively express your point of view whether it’s through a written or face-to-face presentation

- Knowledge of and interest in Microsoft security technologies and strategy

- Some experience with identity and access management principals, architecture and security management or securing network and enterprise cloud applications:


Must have: 


- Microsoft cloud security

- Security in DMZ Solutions

- Firewalls, WAF, Load Balancing


Nice to have:


Security Solutions M365 like Azure AD Premium, Microsoft Defender for O365, Microsoft Defender for Identity, Microsoft Cloud App Security, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Microsoft Intune, Azure Information Protection.

Azure Security Solutions like: Azure Firewall, Azure VPN, Azure Security Center, Sentinel


What we offer you


Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.
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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. 


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