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As an Avanade Technical Security Engineer, you will be working with a diverse team of security minded technologists in ensuring appropriate security measures are in place to protect our people, clients, and data. You enjoy working on innovative technologies to help improve and/or assist in creating new security tools and services to strengthen cyber resilience.


Regular Responsibilities: 

  • Builds and maintains Security Technology Solutions.
  • Creates and validates the detailed design of solution components in accordance with the target solution within a complex enterprise. 
  • Leads medium to large project general design and delivery (solution architecture and associated infrastructure or business and functional requirements).
  • Creates the plan and executes, working with medium to large teams, within and outside the immediate group.
  • Takes full accountability to lead and manage work streams and ensure work is coordinated across different departments, processes, or initiatives.
  • Serves as an interface between Information Security Technology and Security Operations.
  • Assists with technical issues, security incidents, audits, escalations, and resolution.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for security knowledge and trends.
  • Delivers to a consistently high standard. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Your background and skills include: 

  • Six or more years’ experience working in a large enterprise environment e.g., Amazon, Microsoft, Accenture, Google.
  • Experience improving security within a large Microsoft based infrastructure. 
  • Proven technical experience with Microsoft security solutions and cloud technologies, such as but not limited to: 
    • Azure (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS) 
    • Azure Security 
    • Active Directory and Azure Active Directory 
    • Microsoft Defender Suites (365D, Endpoint, Identity)
    • Intune/Endpoint Manager 
    • Windows 10/11 
    • Windows Server 2016 and higher 
  • Demonstrated ability to organize initiative/project level chaos and reduce time to deliver. 
  • Experience reorganizing process or procedures to increase efficiency and drive down time to serve. 
  • Minimum of at least one current Microsoft security certification, if possible related to Azure or Defender solutions, and a desire to pursue more certifications.
  • Preferred qualifications, such as CISSP, SANS, and/or Security+ certifications.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field from an accredited institution or at least 3 years of military experience.
  • Two years of successful progress towards a computer science or related degree with sufficient work experience might be considered in lieu of the degree. 
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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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