Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Ottawa, Vancouver, Winnipeg

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Do you enjoy connecting people with technology? So do we.

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our growing Digital Experience team.

As a Microsoft Modernization Developer, you focus will be on crafting, developing, and testing critical enterprise solutions. You will work on new software development projects and maintain existing application hen required You will bring your experience building SPFx applications for Microsoft Teams and SharePoint to help guide junior developers and share your knowledge with others. You will have the opportunity to work with a wide-ranging, high profile customer base across many exciting and challenging projects. This position develops and tests enterprise solutions.

You know how the right software solutions can help businesses do more with less effort. You know your code and enjoy putting innovation to work in real applications and getting measurable results. This is the role that you know will steer your professional career in the right direction.

Day to day responsibilities

• Design, develop and deploy SPFx apps that extend Microsoft Teams and SharePoint

• Collaborate in all the different project phases, from defining technical, operational and user requirements, through to planning, quality control and testing

• Leverage modern out-of-the-box user interface components in combination with SharePoint Framework to achieve the desired business solutions

• Document architectures, tools utilized, and approaches

• Create technical and functional/end-user operational documentation for the applications

• Provide technical insight, recommendations, best practices, and alternatives analysis based on your knowledge and experience of Microsoft collaboration tools

• Effectively research and understand emerging and up-to-date practices, as you will be working on new & evolving Microsoft technologies

• Partner with global technical teams, acting as a bridge to clients or more senior Service Delivery team members

• Develop junior teammates’ technical skills by providing direction and reviewing code

Technical and non-technical skills

• Hands-on experience building SPFx solutions using React, Node.js, and VS Code

• Familiarity with SPFx development tools and libraries (PnP, node, npm, yeoman)

• Web development skills such as JavaScript, Typescript, React, REST API, and .NET

• Understanding of how to integrate with Microsoft Graph API and Azure AD/AAD B2C

• Experience with Teams bots, workflows, messaging extensions, connectors, and webhooks

• Understanding of UI/UX principles and experience with Fluent UI or Office UI Fabric JS

• Ability to manage source code and versioning, automatic build, testing, and deployment processes

• Familiarity with other core Microsoft technologies such as SharePoint and Dataverse

• Experience with Azure Communication Services is an added advantage

• Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form

• Ability to work in teams and individually when needed, including global teams

• Experience working with large scale production environments requiring minimal downtime

• Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze and solve problems with limited information, oversight, or direction from leadership

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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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