Digital Identity Security Advisory, Consultant / Snr Consultant


Location: Edinburgh, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Tyne and Wear, West Midlands

Job Type: Full time


Job Summary & Profile

    As a Digital Identity Consultant, you understand your clients’ identity needs inside and out. You have a unique ability to solve unique problems and work with your clients from the earliest visions to the final solutions. 

      You will deliver Identity-focused projects which enhance maturity, define strategy, solve technology issues, reduce security risk, and enable new ways of working.

        We are looking for people who understand the Digital Identity world, including key skills such as IDAM, PAM, workplace solutions, cyber security, and compliance. We believe in hiring from all professional backgrounds, including consulting specialists, ex-technologists, people from industry, pre-sales architects, academics and more.

        The Opportunity at Avanade

          Avanade is a leader in the digital innovation space for over 20 years. We are building an advisory practice to drive and support our global end-to-end identity and security services.

            As part of this growing team, you will help us think and do big things in the Digital Identity space. You will transform client operations, create new offerings, define, and lead engagements, sell meaningful services, and grow a diverse team.

              Avanade was formed as a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft in 2000 and already boasts 50,000+ technology consultants. Avanade also has more Microsoft qualified security consultants than any other partner. Our unique relationship enables Avanade to work on a huge range of projects and use an exceptional resource and capability pool for our own engagements.

              Your Experience

                You have delivered, or supported, a range of Identity centric projects and have a good understanding of Identity governance, controls, security principles, architecture, and technologies.

                  You are comfortable making impactful Identity recommendations to clients and have experience contributing to Identity bids and business development activities. You have led small to medium sized projects and have taken ownership of client deliverables.

                    You have some technical specialisms and a strong base of Identity best practice i.e., tools, standards, processes

                    Your Skills

                      You can advise on effective IDAM, PAM, JML, AD, SAML, OAuth, MFA, RDP etc.

                        You understand common Identity tools and services e.g., SailPoint, CyberArk, ForgeRock, Thycotic

                          You can translate technical knowledge into consulting practice – Stakeholder engagement, presenting, report writing, sales enablement, third-party management, being a trusted advisor to clients etc.


                          Avanade provides a wide range of benefits to make our employees feel valued, supported, and happy:

                            Competitive annual performance bonus

                              £1900 pro-rated annual extended bonus

                                Private medical and dental cover

                                  Free Microsoft qualifications

                                    Flexible working

                                      25 days holiday (+5 after 3 years’ service)


                                      Avanade consistently ranks amongst the top organizations for performance, capability, and employee satisfaction:

                                        Microsoft alliance partner of the year for 11 years running and 16 times in total

                                          Women in IT Awards: Employer of the Year 2020

                                            Computerworld: 100 Best Places to Work in IT 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2009
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