Country:

United States

Cities:

Dallas

Area of expertise:

Security

Job Description

As an Information Security Senior Consultant on the Avanade Global Client Information Security (GCIS) team, you will enable consulting and managed services leaders and client executives to address global client information security requirements within sales, client service delivery, and the Avanade Client Data Protection (CDP) plans.  These efforts will often include initial discussions with global clients on services overview, security architecture, gathering client information security requirements, as well as help provide security subject matter expertise during the sales engagement lifecycle. You will be required to apply strong client facing skills to clearly articulate proposed security solutions to Avanade’s clients within client master service agreements, contracts, and security addendums. You will be bi-lingual in English and German. 

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Help organize and structure GCIS team operations to optimize team performance
  • Coordinate with contracting legal attorneys and client executives to review Client Master Services Agreement, Statements of Work, client contracts, security addendums, and Data Protection Protocols
  • Work with the Director, Global Client Information Security based in the United States, in collaborating with Market Units and Corporate to protect Avanade client data security and privacy
  • Respond to client security responses globally from Avanade sales areas in North America, Europe and Growth Markets
  • Work to help the field have a confident conversation on information security to address client information security concerns, Azure security architecture, Azure Security Portal, Azure versus AWS comparisons
  • Travel as needed (up to 30%)

About you:

You are an accomplished experienced professional who is organized and can bring structure to an information security team. You will have some experiences assisting sales and delivery teams review contracts, statements of work, and master services agreements. You’re comfortable working in a distributed global team with a diverse team culture.

Your background and skills must include:

  • Fluent in German, able to converse, read, and write in German
  • Organized and structured; ability to further improve structure to drive team performance
  • Strong sales support skills and experiences working in sales and IT service delivery
  • Effective communicator across company and client stakeholders

You likely have five or more years of experience in an organization, with knowledge of or responsibility for reviewing client contracts. You have worked with marketing and/or sales at a business unit or organization to assist in driving the sales process forward.


Your education should include a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience. You will be a preferred candidate with education in information security, cybersecurity, or business management or equivalent experience.


You are excited about obtaining or maintaining certifications in security disciplines. If you are not already a security person, you want to learn and view learning about security as one of your priorities.

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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.