Country:

United States

Cities:

Atlanta, Charlotte, Washington DC

Area of expertise:

Security

Job Description

  

About the role

 

The Security Architect is responsible for leading the development of information security architecture and ensuring technology initiatives are implemented within the framework to make our client’s cloud environments more secure.  The Security Architect is accountable for securing enterprise information by identifying network and application security requirements, planning, implementing and testing security controls and procedures.  The role of the Security Architect is to be customer facing and to play an active role in transforming our client’s Security through designing and implementing Security technologies on-premise and in the cloud.

     

Day-to-day, you will: 

  • Work closely with enterprise architects to identify and mitigate risks, perform security reviews, design top tier security practices, and deliver strategic, innovative cloud based security offerings.    
  • Propose, design, plan and execute strategic and tactical operational security objectives.
  • Perform deep analysis and develop metrics that measure current risk
  • Develop metrics that effectively evaluate and manage threats
  • Identify appropriate technology/data sources and drive the collection of data necessary to effectively evaluate threats.
  • Communicate threat intelligence and vulnerability management options
  • Analyzing threats and current security controls to identify gaps in current defensive posture
  • Meet with clients and leading workshops

 The ideal candidate must have strong foundation across Microsoft technology stack and Azure security offerings and the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to key stakeholders along with experience with the following:

 

 


 


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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 www.avanade.com.