Country:

Australia

Cities:

Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Area of expertise:

Infrastructure

Job Description

Are you passionate about helping partners realize the value of a Modern Workplace? So are we. 


You have enterprise transformation experience in End User Computing and Microsoft 365 and can incorporate these technologies to provide a truly cost-efficient, responsive, and secure evergreen Modern Workplace to our valued partners.   


 

About you 

You’re a natural communicator and trusted technology advisor who wants to help our partners on their Modern Workplace journey. You will help improve employee mobility, productivity, collaboration, and security leveraging your deep experience in end-user device management, Office 365, and ideally Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS). Your great interpersonal and communication skills help technical and non-technical clients engage with often complex information. You will also have an Active NV1 Security clearance.

 


About the job 

As a Modern Workplace Expert, you focus on communication and collaboration systems, and workplace services including desktop solutions, collaboration technologies, voice solutions and enablement of secure remote working environments. Additionally, you apply your expertise in technical and consulting knowledge to advise clients on proper governance to ensure stability, and to enable them to evolve their environments to support changing business requirements. 

 


Day to day, you will: 

 

  • Take a lead part in all project phases – Plan, Analyse, Design, Build and Test 

  • Partner with the technology and design teams to turn strategies into solutions 

  • Create and adapt Infrastructure solutions 

  • Define projects’ documentation, including design, build and operations guides, as well as the management processes, procedures and toolsets 

  • Manage change plans to ensure projects are delivered and deployed successfully, guiding your team to use global resources effectively 

  • Lead and support your clients to transform their technology landscapes 

  • Work with global and offshore teams 

  • Support your junior team members by evaluating their performance, providing feedback, coaching and providing career guidance 

  • Travel as required. 

 

 

Your skills 

You are a skilled communicator, with good written and spoken English, who can convey sometimes complex information to technical and non-technical partners. You collaborate with your colleagues locally and globally to make full use of their knowledge and experience to develop effective strategies and solutions.  

 

 

Your technical skills and experience may include: 

  • Microsoft 365 (Exchange, Teams, SharePoint & OneDrive) including on-premises and tenant-tenant migrations 
  • Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune & Config Manager) inclusive of Co-Management, Windows Autopilot 
  • Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) 
  • Windows 365 
  • Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD) 
  • Windows 10/11, iOS, Android, macOS Endpoints 
  • Active Directory & Azure Active Directory 
  • Microsoft Defender (Endpoint, Identity & Office 365) 
  • Infrastructure as Code / Automation / Scripting (ARM / PowerShell) 


Your non-technical skills include: 

  • Experience selling consulting engagements which includes estimating, including estimation models, scoping, development of budgetary estimates and proposals along with writing effective statements of work that clearly set expectations and limit risk.  
  • Demonstrated excellence at presenting complex business topics to both executive and technical stakeholders. 
  • An ability to articulate architectural differences between solution methods and the challenges and approaches to integrating solutions built on different platforms including a working knowledge of different architectural frameworks that may be used by our customers. 

 

Preferred Education Background: 

You will likely possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems or a related field. 

 

Microsoft Certification – Microsoft 365 Certified in one or more areas – Modern Desktop, Azure Virtual Desktop, Enterprise Administrator, Messaging Administrator or Teamwork Administrator 

 


Preferred Years of Work Experience: 

  • Over 5 years relevant technology experience including solution and delivery particularly within a consultancy or systems integrator

Security Clearance Requirement:
Must have NV1 Security clearance


Benefits of being an Avanade Employee

  • Additional 5 days personal Leave + Opportunity to purchase extra annual leave
  • Wellbeing & Gadget Allowance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous parental leave
  • Corporate private health insurance discounts
  • Up to 80 hours of training per year

 

This role requires direct contact with Avanade clients as well as attendance in person at Avanade workplaces and other company-sponsored meetings and events.  In order to comply with our client requirements and Avanade’s own health and safety obligations, this role requires the Applicant to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.   Proof of vaccination will be required during the application process.  Applicants who have appropriate written proof of a medical or religious reason for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may provide such documentation.
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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 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