Country:

United States

Cities:

Dallas, Denver, Houston, Phoenix

Area of expertise:

Security

Job Description

Identity Access Consultant

About the role

Avanade 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 enhance information security, as well as educating and communicating security requirements and procedures to clients.

As a Identity Access Security Consulting, you will direct, manage and/or supervise information security activities. You will research, formulate and present a point of view to technical and business stakeholders. Partnering with internal and client servicing teams, you will contribute information security architecture insights and guidance to client solutions. You will identify, prioritize and implement security-related requirements, enabling project teams to deliver secure IT solutions through effective risk management and threat-modeling.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Act as a subject matter expert in Microsoft security technologies
  • Implement POCs
  • Oversee the implementation and maintenance of information security activities including access management, vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, infrastructure and regulatory compliance with privacy laws
  • Act as a subject matter expert, providing guidance and direction on best practices 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 should have about six years of IT experience focusing on information security, with around three years managing 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 likely includes:

  • Proven track record of increasing responsibility for positioning and delivering Security Architecture for IAM technologies and processes across large complicated organizations
  • Experience with implementation/operations of Identity Governance, Privileged Access Management and Access Management tools
  • 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
  • Experience with Windows Active Directory, Azure AD, key authentication protocol (e.g. SAML, OAUTH2, LDAP, RADIUS…etc)
  • Proficiency implementing security configurations in Office 365

You should have a Bachelor's Degree in computer science, a related field or equivalent experience. Security certification(s) are required.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years public cloud IaaS security experience
  • 2-3 years’ experience designing, implement and supporting Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 / Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 or another relevant IAM solution
  • Implemented a multi-factor authentication solution
  • 2+ years Azure Active Directory experience
  • Implemented Splunk or another SIEM


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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.