Country:

Canada

Cities:

Calgary, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver

Area of expertise:

Infrastructure / Unified Communications

Job Description

Our Applications & Infrastructure team is focused on helping our clients realize the value of the cloud and in modernizing their approach to infrastructure, software, and product development. 

As a Solution Architect within our Applications & Infrastructure Solution Area, you will work with our sales team and your A&I peers to transform opportunities into executing projects.  You will be involved in all facets of the sales process, including lead generation, demo creation, creation and presentation of sales decks, scoping, estimating and pricing deals, contract creation, responses to RFPs and transition of projects from sales into delivery.

The successful candidate will be a Swiss Army Knife of a human being: with a wide breadth of knowledge across Cloud and custom application development, and an insatiable hunger to learn new things.

Your primary day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Solutioning deals with our Sales team (estimate work, build solution plans, create contracts)
  • Providing support to our Regional Offering Leads
  • Delivering projects for our clients (20% chargeability target)

This position reports into the GSA Lead for Canada.

About you

You have a track record in delivering excellence for our clients.  Your peers see you as a technical leader.  You’re adept at communications (both written and verbal) and enjoy helping your peers and our clients to solve problems with innovative solutions. You keep yourself up to date with the latest and greatest Azure features. You are a self-starter who thrives in an environment of ambiguity and personal space.

Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements

  • Deep knowledge of custom application development, modern software engineering and agile delivery methodologies
  • An understanding of enterprise cloud architecture, governance, and security
  • Experience estimating work and creating solution architectures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills with comfort juggling several tasks at once

About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem.  Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help fuel transformation and growth for our clients and their customers.  Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.


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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 www.avanade.com.