Avanade Internship – Data Protection Architect


Job Description

Avanade is looking for an experienced Data Protection Architect. 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 Data Protection business challenges across the Microsoft 365 platform, end-user devices, cloud and hybrid infrastructures.

About the Role:

In a 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 Data Protection solutions and operations through the design and implementation of predominantly Microsoft Data Protection technologies, with a focus on the Microsoft Azure and 365 security capabilities.

As a member of Avanade security practice, you will be in a unique position to work for Avanade 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 demonstrating your thought-leadership by producing blogs and articles for your region and for Avanade.com. 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.

You will learn how to deliver and solution large and global Data Protections solutions, as well as gain the knowledge and experience of Microsoft’s broader Security, Compliance, and Identity (SCI) ecosystem, which is already recognized as a world-leading integrated security platform.

About You:

You are a Data Protection Architect 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 have good understanding on Digital Transformation market and participated in related drives.

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 may include:

  • Understanding our client data processing, mapping to compliance or industry regulation and implementing the right controls to meet data privacy requirements
  • Proven experience in the design and implementation of Microsoft Endpoint Manager/Microsoft Intune for use of managing corporate owned and bring your own device types across iOS, Android and Windows Devices.
  • Proven experience securing Office 365, leveraging Microsoft Secure Score with a deep understanding of the security capabilities of Office 365.
  • Proven experience in AIP
  • Proven experience in security for data at rest and in motion
  • Proven experience of Microsoft Information Protection and with data classification infrastructures and techniques to classifying unstructured and structured data both on-premises and in the cloud.
  • Proven experience with Data Loss Prevention technologies across endpoints, email, applications, and the internet.
  • Deep expertise of techniques and approaches towards the protection of data stored in databases and applications.
  • Deep expertise in data confidentiality and data integrity principles.
  • Deep expertise of the business, privacy, security, and compliance challenges surrounding Data Protection, including being able to research and understand data privacy requirements.
  • With an eye to the future, you are aware of emerging technologies in the Data Protection space.
  • Good to have Microsoft Certifications like SC-400, SC-900, MS-500 and Cyber Security professional certifications like CISSP, CISA, ISO 27001.

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 www.avanade.com .

Job Details:

Company: Avanade

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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