Application Security Consultant
Area of expertise:
Are you ready to tackle some of the biggest challenges in cybersecurity?
Distinctive experiences. Limitless learning. Ambitious growth. That’s what you get when you choose to join and build your career at Avanade.
At Avanade, cybersecurity consultants are innovators, risk-takers, and challengers of the status quo. If you’re an experienced Application Security Consultant, who can help our clients solve complex Application Security business challenges, this might be the perfect opportunity for you.
About the Role in Our Security Practice:
In a client-facing consulting role, you will work on exciting projects that transform our client’s Application Security maturity, approach and integration with their existing software development and DevOps approaches through design and implementation of our technologies. As a member of our security practice, you will work for both Avanade and Accenture clients, ranging from medium to large global enterprise clients. Join a curious and diverse team that’s passionate about next-gen tech and establish yourself as a Leader in the Security space. Together, let’s transform cybersecurity.
You are an Application Security Consultant, interested in joining our security practice, and:
Are experienced in consulting and advisory discussions with clients and other consulting firms
Are talented in designing and implementing technology solutions
Are experienced in working with or leading medium to large teams
collaborate within a large global organization
Take full accountability to lead and manage work streams and ensure work is coordinated across different work streams, processes, or projects.
Create and validate the detailed design of solution components in accordance with the target solution within environments of medium size and complexity
Lead small to medium project general design and delivery (solution architecture and associated infrastructure or business and functional requirements)
Are highly regarded individual who proactivity builds trust with clients at multiple levels, sought out for follow on work
Prepare well written, logical, concise material without guidance
Identify new or extend current opportunities at the account level and contribute to upsell.
Present well to audiences of all sizes and challenges client assumptions constructively
Complete defined work streams on time, on budget and with expected quality level within the scope of the role.
Makes internal contributions to practice
You solve complex problems that span across work domains requiring considerable judgement of contextual factors.
You have wide scope for autonomous decision-making within established work plans.
You develop a strong client relationship and contribute to sales outcomes.
You work well under guidance and direction, but fully independent in own work.
You identify utilities, tools or processes to improve project development.
You structure and deliver work results against defined standards and maintain structured, accurate and current work records
What We Need:
Subject matter expert, who has experience working on the Microsoft platform along with:
Proven experience in designing and implementing Automated Application Security tooling into the CI/CD pipeline to perform SAST and DAST operations as part of the SSDLC.
Proven experience implementing and performing configuration management and checks.
Understanding of software development approaches and how they can be secured through changes in application development, security software tools, and integration best practices.
A good understanding of the business, privacy, security, and compliance challenges surrounding the secure development lifecycle and a passion for solving these challenges for clients.
A good understanding of vulnerability management, across COTS, custom and third-party software and supply chains and a good understanding of the risks to the business posed by external code sources.
A good understanding of threat modelling, risk, and how to mitigate the risks concerning applications, both from internal and external threat factors.
With an eye to the future, you are aware of emerging technologies in the application security landscape and of the latest tools and techniques to mitigate threats.
Microsoft skills & Industry knowledge
Cloud Security Architecture
Microsoft Azure Firewall
Microsoft Azure Key Vault
Microsoft Cloud App Security
Application Security Architecture and Design
Application Security Assessment
Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)
Cloud Security Data Protection
Cloud Virtual Machine Hardening
Microsoft Azure Application Security Groups
Microsoft Azure Log Analytics
Multifactor Authentication Operations
Secure Development Lifecycle
IT Governance & Compliance
Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals
Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals
Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals
Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate
Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate
Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert
Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert
CISSP – MGR+
CSSLP – MGR+
SSCP - Analyst/ SR Analysts
CCSP - Cons / Sr Cons/MGR+
● Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (17 of the last 20 years)
● Exceptional development and training to help you understand Microsoft's broader Security, Compliance, and Identity (SCI) ecosystem 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
● Reward and recognition program
● Full benefits package including medical coverage, income protection policy, extended benefits, bonus program, generous retirement plan, and much more.
Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to results for clients and their customers. Avanade has to date 36,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation.
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