Country:

United States

Cities:

Denver, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Seattle

Area of expertise:

Security

Job Description


Avanade is looking for an experienced Senior Data Protection Consultant. We provide 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. 

  

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 predominantly Microsoft Data Protection technologies, with a focus on the Microsoft 365 security capabilities. 

  

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 Avanade.com. 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 Data Protection space. Avanade will broaden your solutioning and delivering experience with large and global Data Protections opportunities, 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. 

 

About You: 

You are a Data Protection Senior Consultant 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:  

Experienced with consulting and advisory discussions with Clients  

Knowledge and ability to design and implement technology solutions   

Proven ability to work with or lead medium to large projects teams and ensuring the delivery of the solution  

Dedicated to delivering high quality deliverables and properly channeling changes when needed   

Ability to conduct and lead conversations with Clients and with other large consulting firms   


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.  

 

Ideally, you would have had experience working on the Microsoft platform, however we can provide focused training to the right candidates who can demonstrate their passion, experience and thought leadership in this space. To hit the ground running, your skills may include:  

Proven experience in the design and implementation of Microsoft Endpoint Manager/Microsoft Intune for use of managing corporate owned and bring your own device types across iOS, Android and Windows Devices

Proven experience securing Office 365, leveraging Microsoft Secure Score with a deep understanding of the security capabilities of Office 365

Proven experience of Microsoft Information Protection and with data classification infrastructures and techniques to classifying unstructured and structured data both on-premises and in the cloud

Proven experience with Data Loss Prevention technologies across endpoints, email and the internet

A deep understanding of the underlying Identity and Access management solutions required to operate Microsoft 365

A good understanding of Microsoft Threat Protection capabilities

Deep expertise of techniques and approaches towards the protection of data stored in databases and applications

Deep expertise in data confidentiality and data integrity principles

Deep expertise of the business, privacy, security, and compliance challenges surrounding Data Protection, including being able to research and understand data privacy requirements

With an eye to the future, you are aware of emerging technologies in the Data Protection space

  


This is an exciting time 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. 

Benefits We Offer: 

Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (17 of the last 20 years!) 

Exceptional development and training with a minimum 80 hours/year of training and paid certifications 

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

Dedicated career adviser to encourage your progression 

Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you 

Reward and recognition program 

Full benefits package including medical coverage, income protection policy, extended benefits, bonus program, generous retirement plan, and much more!

 Compensation for roles at Avanade varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. As required by local law, Avanade provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, and Washington as set forth below    

https://www.avanade.com/en/career/benefits


Washington: (Range $128,000 to $135,000)

California: (Range $145,000 to $156,000)

Colorado (Range $128,000 to $135,000)





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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 www.avanade.com