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Founded in 2000 as a joint venture between Microsoft and Accenture, Avanade Sweden is helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, all powered by the Microsoft ecosystem. 

At Avanade Sweden, we are currently 150 dedicated employees (39.000 globally) and we plan to grow. This is  why we are looking for a new Microsoft Azure Security Solution Architect to join us and become part of this exciting journey. Being a very social office we have a lot of activities during the year where we have fun together!

Have a passion for providing organizations with a good security experience? We do! 

Want to be a security expert on a constant journey of development, being in an organization where you learn from the best and work with the biggest global solutions? Then please keep reading!
Our mission is to help protecting government and private companies against cyber crime and nationstate APT attack. We stand up against the unfair misuse of the internet to attack innocent victims and disrupt our society. We can make a real difference using our knowledge and technology to make our planet a more secure place. Working with some of the largest clients and leading-edge projects in the region; the role of Nordic Microsoft Azure Security Architect is a mixture of security solutions pre-sales and client-facing delivery. You will play an active role in transforming our client’s security on their Microsoft platforms, by building trust and leading our teams through successful deliveries across the Nordic region.

About you as a Microsoft Azure Security Architect
  • You sit in a global cyber security team, with local teams in all the Nordic countries.
  • You offer clients the kind of security that improves the way they operate – designing and deploying creative security solutions that protect identities and their information while enabling flexible working
  • You are on top of the threat landscape and want to learn about new types of attack – and can explain to the client how to mitigate those threat
  • You’re a leader in the space of Azure Security protection and detection with a deep understanding of the project and solutions lifecycle. You also struggle to make the right security solution, and not just a paper exercise
  • You are in Microsoft’s’ biggest partner, with special access to research and technology.
  • To supplement the technical knowledge, solution architecture and project delivery experience; you come from a consulting background with good client facing skills and have the ability to connect with your customers and understand their requirements
  • You produce high quality written work
  • You want to develop your security skills everyday, from fantastic colleagues and an ambitious training program.
About the role
The Nordic Microsoft Azure Security Architect role involves architecting and estimating security solutions and ensuring they are deliverable. Throughout the project lifecycle, we expect you to be a present and trusted expert leading and guiding our teams and the delivery of the solutions you and other members of the team have solved. You should be comfortable with project delivery from performing discovery, analysis, design, build, test, and deployment of solutions. You should be a leader and trusted advisor to our clients. You bring a significant presence in any meeting. You are the Security guru to our clients and our colleagues, helping them to identify and mitigate risk with innovative security solutions. You should be comfortable leading workshops and presenting to large audiences, demonstrating your thought leadership. You should be passionate about supporting and developing other members of the team, both junior and senior, helping them to know what you know, as well as learning from others who understand things that you may not. 
Your skills
  • You want to develop your security skills everyday, from fantastic colleagues and an ambitious training program.
  • You have a good experience in security and how to implement solution that both protect and detect systems.
  • You understand the big picture around security and know about both technical matters, risk management and strategy
  • You have a deep and validated understanding of Microsoft Security technologies
  • You hold Industry certifications like CISSP, CISM, CCSK, CCSP, Security+

Benefits we offer
  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s global alliance partner of the year (for 15 years!), with      exceptional development and training (minimum 80 hours per year for training and paid certifications)
  • Be part of a global security team that works with projects that are beyond the ordinary
  • Avanade University – real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally and unlimited Microsoft certifications (is that the case?)
  • Dedicated career advisor to encourage your progression
  • Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you
  • Reward and Recognition scheme.
  • A chance for an MS expert to be in a place where there is more learning than anywhere else and for an MS expert to learn about true security

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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