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Job Description

As an Analytics Architect, you will work with clients to translate their business strategy and requirements into Azure solutions and services that realize clients’ vision for their business. This role is critical in creating new business value for our clients through diverse data and analytics capabilities, such as data engineering, data modeling, and data interaction and visualization. You will also work with diverse Avanade teams and senior leaders of client organizations to stitch diverse analytics capabilities and requirements into business-changing solutions. Analytics Architects collaborate with Enterprise Architects to effectively blend data and analytics into business processes.
Key Role Responsibilities:
Day-to-day you will:
  • Define the technical platform strategy for enterprise data initiatives;
  • Responsible for the development of architecture blueprints, roadmaps, and reference architectures;
  • Architect Azure based big data engineering pipelines
  • Perform detailed analysis of business problems and technical environments and use this in designing the solution;
  • Benchmark systems, analyze system bottlenecks and propose solutions to eliminate them;
  • Clearly articulate pros and cons of various technologies and platforms;
  • Work with program and project managers in the design, planning and governance of implementing projects of any kind;
  • Provide high-level architectural expertise to sales, project and other analytics teams.
  • Support development of architectural products and deliverables for the enterprise and operational business lines.
  • Support development of strategy roadmap for the enterprise; including data modeling, implementation and data management for our enterprise data warehouse and advanced data analytics systems.
  • Build relationships with architects across the company and collaborate on promoting architectural best practices across the company.

Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:
  • Experience architecting solutions for enterprise data lakes across data ingestion, stream processing, storage and analytics workloads using Azure services
  • Experience with Big Data modernization such as Hadoop to Azure and migration strategies for data platform modernization
  • Extensive exposure to architecting solutions with Azure data factory/ Talend, Azure SQL database/ synapse/ Snowflake, Data DevOps, Power BI,  Powershell scripting, Python, Strong in SQL and PL/SQL, Azure databricks/ Spark, Hadoop
  • Extensive experience of providing architectural direction to project development teams
  • Proven experience in overall data management, data warehousing, data modelling, metadata management and data security
  • Client consulting and project-leadership experience 
  • Able to explain complex technologies, architectural principles and concepts in non-technical language
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Experience partnering on analytics-related sales pursuits and effort estimation
  • Able to operate independently with little or no supervision
  • Good to have: Demonstrable professional experience in designing solutions for advance analytics, machine learning, with large scale, complex data sets

Preferred Certifications:
Microsoft Azure
Preferred Education Background:
Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent with at least 15 years of working experience in a similar role.
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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at