United States


Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Washington DC

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Job Description

Avanade Azure Security professionals design, build and protect systems, applications, data, assets and people for our organization and our clients. This involves researching, recommending and implementing solutions to improve information security, as well as educating and communicating security requirements and procedures to clients.

Day-To- Day, You Will:

  • Perform risk assessments, present recommendations for risk mitigation options and implement accordingly
  • Analyze business needs and oversee security architecture, administration and policy planning to reduce the risk of a security breach
  • Providing mentorship and direction on standard methodologies for the protection of information

About You:

You have experience identifying, providing and validating security requirements of IT solutions, preferably in a consulting environment. You have about six years of IT experience focusing on information security, with around three years leading complex teams of business and technical resources. You should also be able to effectively convey security risks to technical as well as non-technical stakeholders.

Your Technological and Business Skillset Includes:

  • Methods and identification tools for risks and security threats
  • Knowledge of information security standards
  • Expertise implementing security solutions in public cloud IaaS/PaaS
  • Proficiency implementing security configurations in Office 365
  • Proficiency implementing security solutions in zero-trust networks
  • Proficiency in several security technologies including data loss prevention, encryption, cloud access security brokers, identity and access management, micro-segmentation, multi-factor authentication, endpoint protection, SIEM and perimeter defenses
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Effective advisory services in large-scale technology projects working effectively with clients and Avanade team members across all levels
  • You should have a Bachelor's Degree in computer science, a related field or equivalent experience. Security certification(s) are required. 
  • Knowledge of information security standards
  • 3+ years public cloud IaaS security experience
  • Implemented a multi-factor authentication solution
  • 3+ years Azure Active Directory experience
  • Implemented Splunk or another SIEM
  • GSEC (or other GIAC certification) or CISSP
  • Microsoft Azure certification (plus)

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About Avanade

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 realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at