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 Infrastructure Security business challenges, this might be the perfect opportunity for you.   

About the Role in Our Security Practice:   

As a Cloud & Infrastructure Security Consultant, 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 the Security space. Together, let’s transform cybersecurity.   

About You:  

You are a Cloud & Infrastructure 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    
Are able to 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  

 Client impact 

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

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 $75,700-$140,800 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