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Digital Identity Consultant - Future Opportunities


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

Job Type: Full time



This posting is for a future job opportunity.

To support the needs of our clients, Avanade is actively recruiting and interviewing for the role outlined below, as we continue to build on another year of growth in our business. Now, with more than 60,000 employees around the globe, we are positioning our organization to effectively prepare for the future. What does this mean for you? We encourage you to apply and interview for this role without the need to decide now. This allows you to connect with leaders and hiring managers at a pace that works for you and when roles become available, you will be the first know.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Digital Identity Consultant with expertise in Microsoft technologies to join our Security Practice. As a Digital Identity Consultant, you will play a critical role in advising and implementing digital identity solutions for our clients, primarily focusing on Microsoft technologies. You will collaborate with various stakeholders, including IT teams, clients, and vendors, to design, develop, and deploy secure and scalable identity management solutions.


  • Collaborate with clients to understand their digital identity needs and provide expert guidance on Microsoft identity management technologies and solutions.
  • Design, develop, and implement identity and access management (IAM) solutions using Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), Azure AD B2C, Azure AD Connect, and other relevant Microsoft technologies.
  • Conduct thorough assessments and analysis of existing digital identity infrastructure, identify gaps, and propose improvements and enhancements.
  • Develop and maintain documentation, including architectural diagrams, technical specifications, and implementation plans for digital identity solutions.
  • Configure and integrate identity management systems with various enterprise applications, including cloud-based and on-premises systems.
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations and best practices related to digital identity management and data privacy.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to clients during solution implementation, troubleshooting, and issue resolution.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends, advancements, and vulnerabilities in the field of digital identity management and Microsoft technologies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, system administrators, and security professionals, to ensure seamless integration and operation of digital identity solutions.
  • Assist in the recruitment and evaluation of potential candidates for digital identity-related positions within the organization.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Relevant certifications (e.g., Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate) are highly desirable.
  • Proven experience as a Digital Identity Consultant or similar role, with a focus on Microsoft technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Azure AD, Azure AD B2C, Azure AD Connect, Azure AD Application Proxy, and related technologies.
  • Strong understanding of identity and access management (IAM) concepts, including single sign-on (SSO), multi-factor authentication (MFA), and role-based access control (RBAC).
  • Experience with designing and implementing secure identity solutions, including federation, identity lifecycle management, and identity governance.
  • Proficiency in scripting and automation using PowerShell and other relevant scripting languages.
  • Familiarity with identity protocols and standards such as OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML, and LDAP.
  • Solid understanding of cybersecurity principles and best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to analyse complex technical issues and provide innovative solutions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Join our team as a Digital Identity Consultant and utilize your expertise in Microsoft technologies to shape secure and efficient identity management solutions for our clients. Apply now and become part of a dynamic and innovative IT recruitment team.

Benefits We Offer: 

  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (18 of the last 20 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, 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 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. 
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