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Are you a passionate Security Solution Architect who effectively communicates security concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences? Are you looking for an organization where you can help build and contribute to a growing and ambitious security practice? Avanade is looking for a pre-sales security solution architect for our security team!

About the Role?

As a pre-sales solution architect you’ll be a part of our ambitious and growing security practice. You’ll be a trusted advisor to our clients and provide a key link between the sales and delivery teams. You are comfortable meeting clients and other business stakeholders, leading workshops, performing pre-sales activities and have excellent commercial awareness. You’ll lead the response to RFPs, scope security programs and assist in closing sales opportunities with enterprise organizations.

As a pre-sales solution architect you play an active role in transforming our client’s security strategy through designing and implementing Microsoft Security technologies. You’ll work on designing broad security solutions that protect, detect and respond to threats. With a team you’ll be responsible for building and integrating the security solutions within the client’s environment. Your experience and seniority will help drive the success and growth of our practice. We’re looking for technical candidates who like to work with Microsoft Security technologies.


  • Come from a consulting background and are experienced in gathering customer requirements;
  • Have a demonstrated experience and knowledge in pre-sales;
  • Have affinity within the Microsoft technology stack and Azure security offerings;
  • Have experience with the implementation of Cloud Security models;
  • Have experience as a security solution architect;
  • Are a certified security professional (e.g. CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CISM, AZ-500, MS-500); 
  • Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Are a strong communicator who can effectively converse on security concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Enjoy being part of team, are self-motivating and able to work independently;
  • Want to help grow and work on the success of our security practice;
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest developments and innovations in security and cloud computing;
  • Are looking for an organization were your development and wellbeing are central. You want to learn from more experienced colleagues but also share your knowledge and expertise with the team;
  • You are proud of what you do and deliver, and want to join us in being the best in everything we do;  
  • Hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

At Avanade

  • You can make the difference for our enterprise clients with the newest Microsoft cloud & security technologies and your passion and expertise;
  • You will work within an international team of highly skilled and motivated people, each of us can do a lot, together we can do everything and there is always someone who you can learn from.
  • At Avanade training and keeping your skills up-to-date is key. We focus on the career and development of all our colleagues. Every colleague has a Career Advisor who works with you on your development and guides you through all our training opportunities.
  • Additional to your development we also find your well-being really important. As part of our well-being program we offer you training opportunities, budget to invest in your well-being via training etc.
  • You’ll be part of an ambitious and growing Security community!

Do you see a match?

Interested in this position and want to get to know us? Apply via our website (we don’t accept applications via email)! Please reach out to Tessa Spanjersberg (06 8238 5562) if you have any questions on this position.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at