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Job Description

Are you ready to tackle some of the biggest challenges in cybersecurity? Distinctive experiences. Limitless learning. Ambitious growth. That’s what you get when you choose to join and build your career at Avanade.  

At Avanade, cybersecurity consultants are innovators, risk-takers, and challengers of the status quo. If you’re an experienced Digital Identity Consultant who can help our clients solve complex challenges, this might be the perfect opportunity for you.  

About the Role

In a client-facing consulting role, you will work on exciting projects that transform our client’s solutions with a focus on the Microsoft Digital Identity capabilities as well as other leading market vendors (e.g. Saviynt & One Identity). As a member of our security practice, you will work for both Avanade and Accenture clients, ranging from medium to large global enterprise clients.  Join a curious and diverse team that’s passionate about next-gen tech and establish yourself as a Leader in the Digital identity space. Together, let’s transform cybersecurity.  

About You

Experienced in consulting and advisory discussions with clients and other consulting firms    

Talented in designing and implementing technology solutions     
Experienced in working with or leading medium to large teams    
Collaborate effectively 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)  
Highly regarded, proactivity builds trust with clients at multiple levels, and sought out for follow up work  
Prepares well written, logical, concise material without guidance  
Identifies or extends current opportunities at the account level and contributes to upsells
Presents well to audiences of all sizes and challenges client assumptions constructively  
Completes defined work streams on time, on budget and with expected level of quality 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

Proven experience in the design and implementation of Cloud Identity solutions, such as Azure Active Directory P1 & P2 (which includes conditional access, application single sign on, and SCIM provisioning, as well as advanced security controls such as user and behavioral analytics)

Proven understanding of Active Directory and legacy authentication protections (LDAP, Kerberos, NTLM, etc)
Proven understanding of Azure Active Directory and Azure Active Directory Domain Services (and respective scenarios)  
Experience with modern authentication protocols and integrating applications using those protocols
Interested in designing and implementing Identity and Access Management solutions, including joiners, movers, and leavers processes and access management
Interested in developing experience and understanding of Access governance approaches and processes
Understanding of the business, privacy, security, and compliance challenges surrounding Digital Identities and a passion for solving these challenges for clients
Experience of privileged access management solutions and an understanding of secrets management  
Some understanding of how to use modern identity approaches to securely collaborate and manage third party/external identity (B2B) 
Understanding of customer identity management systems (B2C)
Awareness of emerging and future technologies in the Digital Identity space

Third Party Tools

IAM/IDP Tools – Saviynt, SailPoint, PingFederate, Oracle, RSA  
CASB – Okta, MCAS  

Microsoft Skills & Industry knowledge 

Azure Active Directory  
Active Directory Domain Services/ADFS  
Azure AD External Identities (B2C/B2B)  
Privileged Access Management (PIM / PAM)  
Single Sign-On (SSO)  
Multi Factor Authentication (MFA)  
Identity Governance   

Preferred Certifications 

SC-900 Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity  
SC-400 Microsoft Information Protection Administrator  
SC-300 Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator  
MS-500 Microsoft 365 Security Administration  
AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Engineer Associate  
MS-100 Microsoft 365 Identity & Services  


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 given 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. 



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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