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Job Description

As a Azure Infra Consultant, your focus is on defining and/or delivering modern infrastructure architectures for public and hybrid cloud solutions based on the Microsoft Azure cloud and the broader Microsoft technology stack. This includes planning and design of the desired relationships and operating models across our client’s software, hardware, networks, people and operations, to effectively operate in a Cloud oriented environment. 

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.

Key Role Responsibilities:

Day to day, you will: 

  •  Contribute to all phases of Avanade projects (Plan, Analyze, Design, Build and Test) 
  •  Partner with cross-functional technology and design teams to integrate technology, operations and solution requirements into solution strategies 
  •  Develop and modify infrastructure solutions within designated computing environments, relying on specialized infrastructure / networking knowledge 
  •  Create project deliverable documentation, including design, build, and operations guides 
  •  Work and interact directly with clients to transform information technology landscapes to new technology environments 
  •  Define and establish information technology operations, processes, procedures and toolsets to manage and maintain requirements specified for a solution. 
  •  Conduct systems integration testing (SIT), component integration testing (CIT), and user acceptance testing (UAT) 
  •  Support creation and execution of change management efforts that accompany solutions 
  •  Occasionally manage project components and/or a limited junior-level resources as needed

Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:

Technical Requirements:

  •  Cloud transformation and migration solutions, infrastructure solutions, cloud technologies, networking, data center operations, platform migration 
  •  Consulting focused on infrastructure modernization and migration to Azure (IaaS/Paas)
  •  Infrastructure migration or data center migration
  •  Cloud automation
  •  Cloud Security
  •  Application modernization and containers
  •  Operation management, systems security, testing, databases and mobility considerations
  •  Excellent working experience with Infrastructure as a code (Terraform) is essential. Terraform certification is highly desired.

Non-Technical Requirements:

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

Preferred Certifications:

  •  Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
  •  Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  •  70-537 Configuring and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack Hub

Preferred Education Background: 
You will likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Information Technology, or similar degree; equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for degree.

Preferred Years of Work Experience:
You will likely have 4+ years of relevant systems engineering and/or infrastructure experience 

Scope of Work:

  •  Nature of Work: Executes project/program plans and processes in alignment with established operational objectives.
  •  Scope of Work: Primarily focused on own work, and execution of prescribed work plans.
  •  Complexity: Complex problems primarily within one's occupation / discipline that require personal judgement of contextual factors.
  •  Discretion: Wide latitude in approach to work within established work plans.
  •  Organizational Impact: Work efforts have an immediate impact on Avanade and/or client operations.
  •  Supervision Received: Works under general guidance and direction, but fully independent in own work with latitude for autonomous decision-making related to work process.
  •  Supervision Provided: Supports more junior colleagues on work efforts, with some checking of work. 
  •  Knowledge Applied: Applies advanced knowledge of a learned occupation / discipline.

Accountabilities & Metrics:

  •  Accountable for chargeability and training targets
  •  Accountable for project and annual goals
  •  Accountable for supervising junior-level resources
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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a genuine human impact on our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 50,000 professionals in 26 countries, bringing clients our 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