Country:

Netherlands

Cities:

Amsterdam

Area of expertise:

Analytics

Job Description

As a Solution Architect inside IoT, you are at home in presales activities, including public presentations, workshops, and estimations. You work with your sales team and technical consultants to transition sales from qualifying to closing. Next to that, you know which solution is the right one for the project, working closely with program managers and bid teams, making sure that the information gathered during analysis and design phases with clients becomes actions. As a Solution Architect at Avanade, you support our clients by understanding sales strategies, tactics and cycles, making use of your problem-solving and analytical skills.  


Key Role Responsibilities 

 Day-to-day you will:

 

  • Understand customers’ overall IT/OT landscape, business priorities and success criteria to design implementation architectures and solutions (Microsoft and 3rd party solutions). 
  • Apply technical knowledge and customer insights to plan and estimate roadmap and architect solutions to meet business and IT needs, ensuring technical viability of proposed deals and successful deployments, transitioning the solution to the delivery team.
  • Develop deep relationships with key customer IT/Business decision makers, who drive the adoption of the IoT platform within their company to enable them to be strong advocates. 
  • Maintain and advance deep technical skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights, and share within the technical community.
  • Assess the Customers' IoT and cloud readiness to support customers through a structured learning plan and ensure its delivery through partners


Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements

Day-to-day you will:

 

  • Design of large-scale Enterprise IoT/Analytics solutions integrating heterogeneous devices, which should preferably include Azure IoT and Azure Data Platform.
  • 8+ years of experience in the architecting and developing enterprise applications by using legacy and modern technologies on Cloud platforms.
  • Knowledge of several of the most widely adopted IoT “verticals” (Connected Fleet, Connected Insurance, Connected Factory, Connected Vehicle, Connected Worker).
  • Deep expertise in complex lambda architecture, serverless computing, enterprise integration, API management, cloud-to-device and device-to-cloud communication.
  • Industry expertise in an IoT heavy industry such as Manufacturing, Utilities, Resources, and Retail is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the edge computing/gateway vendor ecosystem.
  • Good communication skills at every level, from operational up to executive. 

What we offer you

  • At Avanade we continuously invest in the development of your skills. We help you to keep up to speed with the latest in technology and business.
  • Besides an exciting international environment, a unique chance to participate in challenging projects and interaction with inspiring colleagues who have a professional attitude and attach considerable importance to teamwork; we stand for:
  • A competitive salary with additional benefits, such as a company car, phone, insurances.
  • A very strong training & development focus, with an internal University and ample opportunity to learn and grow.
  • A personal career plan, controlled by you and guided by Avanade.


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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 59,000 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