Brussels, Ghent

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

About the role  

You offer clients the kind of Cloud Solutions that improve the way they operate, designing and deploying best practice solutions that adhere to the business needs and drive business outcomes.
You’re a creative problem solver, always thinking ahead and spotting both opportunities and risks. 
You’re a leader, or on your way to be, in the space of Cloud with a deep understanding of the project and solutions lifecycle, designing and estimating solutions that not just meet our clients' needs, but far exceed their expectations. 
To supplement the technical knowledge, solution architecture and project delivery experience, you come from a consulting background with good customer facing skills, have the ability to connect with customers and understand their requirements and produce high quality written work.

You will have a passion for growing your own career and that of those around you.

You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

As an Architect, you are willing and able to travel within Belgium, potentially across a number of different clients.  


Day-to-day, you will: 

Work on some of the largest and leading-edge projects, leading our customers' cloud transformation and operations initiatives. 
Deploy solutions across the Azure platform for major enterprise projects. 
Own the technical architecture and direction for a client. 
Design and maintain observability metrics for applications and infrastructure we support. 
Create systems, tools & processes that will enhance our clients' support and operations.  
Develop strong, effective relationships with Accenture and Microsoft at the offering level. 


Key Qualifications: 

What do we expect from you:

  • 6 - 12 years of deep experience across systems integration, platforms, solution architecture
  • You have demonstrable Cloud expertise and Cloud solution architecture experience.
  • Experience with Architecture creation and delivery which includes understanding requirements, formulating design, and communicating the architecture
  • Experience with DevOps and Agile engineering practices.
  • Experience leading Technology or Application Architecture projects and deliverables.
  • Domain driven design, decoupling and migrating strategies, distributed application patterns.
  • Development experience in CI/CD DevSecOps environment
  • Integration, APIs, API Management software.
  • Experience in cloud computing technologies and excellent knowledge of current computing trends: 
  • Designing and deploying Azure IaaS and PaaS solutions
  • Experience in Active Directory, Azure Identity Management and Azure AD Premium
  • Experience with CI/CD using Azure DevOps
  • Knowledge of Azure Security components such as Azure Security Center, Security Operations, Microsoft Defender, Microsoft Azure Solution Architect
  • Motivated personality and ability to work in self-organized teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Fluent in English


Recommended Certifications: 

  • Microsoft Azure Solution Architect Expert

  • DevOps Engineer Expert Microsoft Certification or another associate level certification would be an added advantage 

Educational Requirements:

Master's Degree in computer science or related field or equivalent professional experience
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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. 

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