Senior Consultant, Microsoft Identity

Posted 11 January 2023
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description

About the role

This role is a customer facing and you will play an active role in transforming our client’s Security on their Microsoft platforms through designing and implementing Microsoft Security technologies on-premise and in the cloud. You are comfortable meeting clients and lead workshops

Our Security team is now looking for a strong Microsoft Identity Consultant to join our ever- growing team. To hit the ground running, you come with deep technical skills including:

  • Proven experience in designing and implementing Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) including:

    1. Office 365 Integration and Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS)

    2. In-depth knowledge and troubleshooting of AD LDS/AD DS schema class, AD FS, SAML/Oauth Flow for authentication/authorization, Relying Party and Claim Provider trust and AD FS forms.

  • Experience on technical architecture, design development, implementation, and application integration in the Access Management and Single Sign-On (SSO) space.

  • Cloud based Identity Management with Azure Active Directory

  • You will deliver throughout the project lifecycle hence is its important you are comfortable with performing discovery, analysis, design, build, test and deployment of Microsoft Identity Management solutions. 

To be considered for this role you bring proven experience and deep understanding of Microsoft Identity Management (Attribute flow, Identity Joining, Schema alterations, Group Management, Role Based Access Control, Certificate Management, Coded and codeless provisioning techniques, Connector Development, Provisioning and Deprovisioning, Microsoft Hybrid Identity, Identity Federation)

You also have a strong foundation across the Microsoft Security solution stack.  Experience and subject matter expertise in at least few of the technologies listed below is preferred:

  • Active Directory Federation Services 

  • Active Directory Domain Services

  • Active Directory Certificate Services

  • Azure AD Connect

  • Azure Active Directory basic, P1 and P2

  • Microsoft Intune

  • Azure RMS/Azure Information Protection

  • Enterprise Mobility and Security Suite (EM+S)

  • Windows Server Operating Systems

  • Office 365

Additionally, candidates should demonstrate knowledge, experience and ideally hold certifications in the following areas:


  • CompTIA Security+

What we offer you

Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.