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Avanade is looking for an experienced Cyber Defense Consultant. This is predominantly a delivery-focused role with the opportunity to support on pre-sales activities. We provide the unique opportunity to help our clients solve complex and cutting-edge Cyber Defense business challenges across their Cloud Providers, Microsoft 365 platform, end-user devices and identity infrastructures.


About the Role: 

In this client-facing role, you will be engaged on some of the most exciting, complex, and leading-edge projects. You will play an active role in transforming our client’s Cyber Defense strategy, capabilities and operations through the design and implementation of predominantly Microsoft Threat Protection technologies.


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 clients. You 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 developing your thought-leadership by producing blogs and articles for your region and for We 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.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself into a leader in the Cyber Defense space. You will learn how to deliver large and global Cyber Defense solutions, as well as gain the knowledge and experience of Microsoft’s broader Security, Compliance, and Identity ecosystem, which is already recognized as a world-leading integrated security platform.


About You:

You are a Cyber Defense Consultant interested in joining our rapidly growing Security practice, your skills may include some of the following soft skills as well as the technical skills we require

  • You are experienced in Program Management.
  • You are experienced in owning the design and implementation of technology solutions.
  • You are experienced ensuring you deliver what is stated in a contract.
  • You have some experience in supporting and developing more junior team members.
  • You are dedicated and deliver high quality deliverables and outcomes.

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. To hit the ground running, your skills should include:

  • Proven experience of the design and implementation of Advanced Threat and Extended Detection and Response solutions, with a deep understanding of how these help clients to protect assets, and detect and respond to cyber incidents quickly and accurately across hybrid environments utilising cloud and on-premise infrastructure.
  • Proven experience protecting email, instant messaging, and collaboration platforms from malicious attacks, such as Phishing as well as from more sophisticated attacks such as Spear Phishing, Business Email Compromise, and Identity Theft.
  • Proven experience with user and entity behavioral analytics and how this can be used to identify and defend against identity compromise.
  • Proven experience and a deep understanding of SIEM platforms and how these are used and implemented to assist with Cyber Defense and SOC operating models. 
  • A deep understanding of SIEM Use Cases, their development process, the associated detection or analytical rules, Playbooks, Automations, and Integrations.
  • Demonstrable Knowledge and understanding of Cyber Defense basics such as Threat hunting, Vulnerability Management, Incident Response and Threat Intelligence techniques and approaches across endpoints, identities, networking, cloud, and collaboration platforms.
  • Good knowledge of Cloud Security requirements, strategies, and standards
  • Deep understanding of Managed Security Services and Zero Trust principles and priorities.
  • A good understanding of incident response processes and techniques for cyber recovery.
  • A good understanding of Security Operations Centre’s, their functions, roles, and processes.
  • Demonstrable experience of solutioning or delivery utilising the Microsoft Security platforms, with an understanding of their interlocks and capabilities including KQL, the Defender suite. Purview, Sentinel, and licensing for Azure and Microsoft Security components.
  • Shows a keen interest in Cyber Security, maintaining a good understanding of capabilities across the industry, and in developing their own Cyber experience to continue progression.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the techniques and approaches used by threat actors to compromise companies.
  • Some understanding of industry standards such as the MITRE ATT&CK framework and how it can be applied to help customers improve their cyber defense strategy.
  • Understanding of the business, privacy, security, and compliance challenges surrounding client data
  • Ability to articulate and understand the types of assets that would be seen as valuable and susceptible to attack.
  • With an eye to the future, you are aware of emerging technologies in the Cyber Defense space.


This is an exciting opportunity 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 (18 of the last 21 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, 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 60,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honours 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, colour, 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 with 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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