United Kingdom


Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Newcastle

Area of expertise:


Job Description

Modern Workplace, Consultant – apply today! 

Do you :

  • Enjoy developing long lasting working relationships with clients in some of the biggest household names in the world, across a variety of industries?  
  • Dream of delivering innovative, tailored modern IT solutions that truly make a difference?  
  • Wish to work with a team where your individual skills and experience are recognised and valued?   
  • Have an innate passion for technology - a thirst for knowledge and learning new skills?  

If any of these statements struck a chord with you, you need to get in touch with us!  

Avanade are looking for experienced and enthusiastic Modern Desktop Engineer to join us at Consultant or Senior Consultant level. You will become part of our diverse and accomplished Infrastructure community, working with the latest Microsoft 365 technologies, helping deliver high quality, bespoke solutions to our clients. 

About the role 

Working on some of the largest and leading-edge projects, the purpose of the Desktop Transformation Consultant is to be customer facing and play an active role in large scale desktop transformation and deployment projects for our customers.  This will involve delivering throughout the complete project lifecycle including design, build, test and deployment.   

About you: 

You are experienced Modern Desktop Engineer and naturally have a strong foundation in core Microsoft infrastructure technologies. You can demonstrate prior experience and subject matter expertise in large scale desktop transformation and deployment projects (2000+ seats) where organizations have migrated from one version of desktop operating system to another. You also come from a consulting background with good customer facing skills 

As a Modern Desktop Engineer, you will have experience in the following: 

  • Desktop image design and build engineering 
  • Windows 10 / 11 
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012/ Current Branch – including Operating System Deployment (OSD) 
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) – including App-V and MED-V 
  • Knowledge of device management including InTune, Configuration Manager, Autopilot and WhiteGlove 
  • An understanding of Windows as A Service and associated servicing channels (Semi-Annual Channel, Long Term Servicing Branch etc...) 
  • Knowledge of application compatibility assessment and managing application packaging would be highly advantageous 

Expertise in any of the following areas is also highly desirable  
  • Azure I/PaaS 
  • Windows Virtual Desktop 
  • Microsoft 365 
  • Teams 
  • Exchange Server 
  • Active Directory  

Some of the benefits we offer are: 

Employee Share Purchase Plan, Private Medical Cover, 33 weeks full pay maternity leave, 2 weeks paternity leave, Income Protection Policy, Extended benefits, STI Bonus, 80 hours per annum studying towards Microsoft Certifications, generous pension and much more! 

Avanade University – real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally 

A dedicated Career Advisor to coach you and support your progression within the company 

Engaged and helpful co-workers genuinely interested in your growth 

A genuine focus on you as an individual – we help you discover your true potential and support you in growing your career and horizons.  

About Avanade 

12-time winner of Microsoft Partner of the Year. 

24,000+ certifications in Microsoft technology. 

90-plus Microsoft partner awards. 

18 Gold Competencies. Avanade UK is a proud signatory of the  Tech Talent Charter’

Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate applicants without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information, or any other protected status.


Apply now

Share this job:

Share Facebook Twitter

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