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Description du poste

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 Architect / Manager, who can help our clients solve complex challenges, this might be the perfect opportunity for you.  

About the Role in Our Security Practice:


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:

You are a Digital Identity Architect/Manager, interested in joining our security practice, and are:


  • 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    

  • Able to collaborate within a large global organization     

  • You take full accountability to lead and manage work streams and ensure work is coordinated across different work streams, processes, or projects.   

  • You create and validate the detailed design of solution components in accordance with the target solution within environments of medium size and complexity  

  • You lead small to medium project general design and delivery (solution architecture and associated infrastructure or business and functional requirements)  

  • Seen as a role model and acts as a leader


 Client impact

You solve complex problems that consistently span work domains, requiring considerable judgement of contextual factors.

You have wide latitude in approach to work, including ability to reshape work plans, guided by professional best practices and domain expertise.

You develop a strong client relationship and contribute to sales outcomes.

You work independently, with occasional validation of work efforts against strategic and operational objectives.

You orchestrate the development lifecycle and facilitate building specialty skills as required by the project. You ensure that quality tools and processes are in place and are implemented by the development team.

You act as a Delivery Lead/ Technical Architect for small and medium projects

What We Need:


Subject matter expert, who has experience working on the Microsoft platform along with:


  • 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 and Cross Related Experience 

  • IAM/IDP Tools – 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  

  • CISSP  

  • CISSP – MGR+  

  • CSSLP – MGR+  

  • SSCP -  Analyst/ SR Analysts  

  • CCSP -  Cons / Sr Cons/MGR+  


Our Benefits:  

● 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.  

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 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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