United States


Denver, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Seattle

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Job Description

At Avanade, cybersecurity consultants are innovators, risk-takers, and challengers of the status quo. If you love the idea of helping some of the world’s biggest companies solve complex Cloud and Network Security business challenges, this might be the perfect opportunity for you.  


About the Role

As a Cloud & Network Security Architect/Manager, you will play an active role in transforming our clients’ approach to cloud security across both public, and hybrid cloud services. Join us and establish yourself as a Leader in theSecurity space. Together, let’s transform cybersecurity.  


About You

You are a Cloud & Network Security Architect/Manager,interested in joining our security practice, and are: 

Experienced in consulting and advisory discussions with clients and other consulting firms  

Talented in designing and implementing technology solutions    

Experienced in working with or leading medium to large teams  

Able to collaborate within a large global organization   

You take full accountability to lead and manage projects, providing operational leadership for work efforts requiring significant coordination

You create and implement work plans for assigned projects, programs and clients against established operational objectives 

You lead small to medium project general design and delivery (solution architecture and associated infrastructure or business and functional requirements) 


Client Impact 

You solve complex problems that consistently span work domains, requiring considerable judgement of contextual factors. 
You have wide latitude in approach to work, including ability to reshape work plans, guided by professional best practices and domain expertise. 
You develop a strong client relationship and contribute to sales outcomes. 
You work independently, with occasional validation of work efforts against strategic and operational objectives. 
You orchestrate the development lifecycle and facilitate building specialty skills as required by the project. You ensure that quality tools and processes are in place and are implemented by the development team. 
You act as a Delivery Lead/ Technical Architect for small and medium projects 


What We Need

Subject matter thought leader, who has experience working on the Microsoft platform along with:   

Relevant experience in designing and implementing Cloud Security Controls and Cloud Network Controls 
Good understanding of Network Virtual Appliances, Micro-segmentation, SASE and Infrastructure as Code 
Knowledge of how to manage and govern cloud and network security controls within public and hybrid cloud architecture 
Basic understanding of security, incident and event management solutions 

Microsoft Skills and Industry knowledge 

Intune (MAM specifically) 
Windows 10/11 
Defender for Endpoint 
Microsoft Azure (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS) 
Microsoft Azure Security 
Azure Networking (Firewall/WAF/NSG/Network Virtual Appliances) 
Microsoft Defender 
Microsoft Azure Active Directory 
Cloud adoption framework – Landing zone 
Azure Security baseline 

Preferred Certifications 

Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate (MS-500) 
SC-900 Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals 


Our Benefits

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. 


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 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. Learn more at 


Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information, or any other protected status. 


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 


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. 

Colorado applicants, pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, we are providing you with salary and benefits information. The expected salary range for this role is $102,700-$191,000 and information on benefits offered is here. 



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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