Country:

Canada

Cities:

Toronto

Area of expertise:

Security

Job Description

Avanade is urgently hiring an experienced Security Consultant. This is predominantly a delivery-focused role with the opportunity to support client with PCI Audits and Threat and Vulnerability assessments . We provide the unique opportunity to help our clients solve complex and cutting-edge Data Protection business challenges across the Microsoft 365 platform, end-user devices, cloud, and hybrid infrastructures.


About the Role: 

In a client-facing role, you will be engaged on some of the most exciting, complex, and leading-edge projectsYou will play an active role in transforming our client’s Digital Identity solutions and operations through the design and implementation of predominantly Microsoft Data Protection technologies, with a focus on the Microsoft 365 security capabilities. 


As a member of Avanade’s security practice, you will be in a unique position to work for both Avanade and Accenture clients, ranging in size from medium to large global enterprise clientsYou will have the opportunity to contribute to the entire Avanade organization by being a collaborative and knowledge-sharing individual, with the real opportunity to help shape the global Avanade security offerings as well as demonstrating your thought-leadership by producing blogs and articles for your region and for Avanade.comWe actively encourage and provide opportunity to undertake innovation, training, and development to ensure you are always at the cutting-edge Microsoft Security technology and our vendor solutions. 

 

Avanade will broaden your solutioning and delivering experience with large and global Data Protections opportunities, as well as gain the knowledge and experience of Microsoft’s broader Security, Compliance, and Identity (SCI) ecosystem, which is already recognized as a world-leading integrated security platform. 

 

About You: 

You are a Security Subject Matter Expert interested in joining our rapidly growing security practiceyour skills may include some of the following soft skills as well as the technical skills we require:   


  • Experienced with consulting and advisory discussions with Clients is required.
  • Understanding of techniques and approaches towards the protection of data stored in databases and applications.
  • Understanding of confidentiality and data integrity principles.
  • A good understanding of the business, privacy, security, and compliance challenges surrounding the secure development lifecycle and a passion for solving these challenges for clients.
  • A good understanding of vulnerability management, across COTS, custom and third-party software and supply chains and a good understanding of the risks to the business posed by external code sources.
  • A good understanding of threat modelling, risk assessment, and how to mitigate the risks concerning applications, both from internal and external threat factors.
  • PCI DSS Expertise
    • Leading annual PCI DSS audits
    • Ensuring that ongoing audit requirements are fulfilled throughout the year
    • Review new environment changes to ensure
  • Knowledge of Penetration testing of assets and applications
    • Leading penetration testing teams
    • Reviewing penetration testing results
    • Remediating vulnerabilities
  • CyberArk Expertise. A CyberArk CDE Cert would be an asset.
  • Proven ability to design and implement technology solutions 
  • Ability to work with or lead medium to large projects teams and ensuring the delivery of the solution. 
  • Dedicated to delivering high quality deliverables and properly channeling changes when needed  
  • Ability to conduct and lead conversations with Clients and with other large consulting firms  

 

Important note: We are agnostic on the vendors you’ve worked with; we’re looking for your skills and capabilities in this area and a proven ability to learn new technology 

 

Ideally, you would have had experience working on the Microsoft platform, however we can provide focused training to the right candidates who can demonstrate their passion, experience and thought leadership in this space.

 

This is an exciting time to join a rapidly expanding and exciting Security practice, with the opportunity to expand your proven delivery experience into the area of pre-sales and solutioning and you will be exposed to large, global enterprise clients, with some of the most complex and enticing security problems to solve. 

 

Benefits We Offer: 

  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (17 of the last 20 years!) 
  • Exceptional development and training 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 
  • Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you 
  • 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 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 http://www.avanade.com/ 

 

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. 

 

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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.