United States


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Job Description

Pursuant to Section 20 C.F.R. 656.10(d), you are hereby notified that this notice is being provided as a result of the filing of an application for permanent alien labor certification for the relevant job opportunity at Avanade Inc. as described below: 

NAME OF EMPLOYER:          Avanade Inc.
POSITION TITLE:                   Azure Security Architect

POSITION LOCATION:           936 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10010

SALARY:                                $183,900.00 / year

                                                (40 hours per week)

JOB DESCRIPTION: [MULTIPLE POSITIONS] Avanade seeks Azure Security Architects in New York, NY to apply technical, project management, and leadership expertise to plan, execute, complete, and lead the implementation of Microsoft security solution projects. You will: lead teams in the implementation and delivery of Azure, Microsoft cloud, and on-premise IT security solutions; engage in project management including developing project scope, schedule, resource allocations, stakeholder documents and other needs; manage day-to-day team operations including overseeing work, hiring, training, and mentoring team members; communicate w/clients to assess/understand specific system requirements and foster client relationships; work w/client stakeholders and internal teams to translate business requirements and ensure accurate, timely, and scalable solutions; monitor performance of and mentor junior architects on advanced technology concepts and technical capabilities. Domestic travel to client sites is required approximately 80% of the average work week. Must live w/in reasonable commuting distance of New York, NY.

REQUIREMENTS: The position requires at least a bachelor’s degree, or its foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Network Security, or a related technical degree, plus at least eight (8) years of experience in the job offered, or in an IT consulting or a security architect role. ***Alternatively, in lieu of a bachelor’s degree and 8 years of experience, the employer will accept no degree and 10 years of experience in the job offered, or in an IT consulting or a security architect role.  The employer deems that any suitable combination of education, training, or experience is acceptable.***  In addition, a qualified applicant’s experience must include: 8 years of experience implementing Microsoft security solutions, based on Azure and/or on-premise technologies; 5 years of experience developing Microsoft Cloud-based software security architecture; 8 years of experience providing consultations on Identity Management, including components relating to lifecycles and migration; 8 years of experience analyzing/defining technical architectures and articulating proposed solutions; 5 years of experience participating in the full project delivery lifecycle in the development of security solutions; and 5 years of experience leading teams in the development of Microsoft Security solutions.


Applicants who are interested in this position should select “Apply” below. 

If offered employment, must have legal right to work in U.S. EOE.

This notice is being provided as a result of the filing of a permanent alien labor certification application for this job opportunity. Any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on the application to the Certifying Officer of the Department of Labor at:

U.S. Department of Labor

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Office of Foreign Labor Certification

200 Constitution Avenue, NW

Room N-5311

Washington, DC 20210

Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a genuine human impact on our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 50,000 professionals in 26 countries, bringing clients our 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. Learn more at