Area of expertise:

DevOps and Agile Coaching

Job Description

Expressions of Interest - Champion for Modern Engineering

Are you a passionate advocate of modern software engineering culture? We want to talk to you!

Digital disruption is opening up more opportunities for businesses to connect with their customers and accelerate the realisation of business value. That's what we'd love you to help us do. With your strong business experience, vision, and ability to steer clients toward new ways of thinking and re-imagine operating models, we can open up fantastic career opportunities for you.

Avanade – The World’s Premier Microsoft Consultancy

Avanade is the ultimate destination for consultants who specialise in Microsoft technology. With 40,000 experts globally, we live & breathe all things Microsoft. Flexibility is baked into our DNA and we empower our people to be awesome every day! Our unmatched depth of experience enables us to place our people on the most challenging, rewarding engagements. Career progression opportunities at Avanade are world-leading, as are our benefits – in particular our great packages!

Be part of Avanade’s future in South Australia

We have recently set up shop in Adelaide, and we’re here to build a modern engineering hub to deliver engineering excellence to the region. We are creating a squad-based delivery model from the ground up to deliver rapid and frequent value to our clients. Our squads are Agile-driven, DevOps-enabled multi-disciplinary teams each with a focus on a particular Microsoft technology stack.

Adelaide is a greenfields location for Avanade providing an opportunity to get in at the grassroots and have a real impact on our future.

As a Champion for Modern Engineering at Avanade, you are responsible for championing modern ways of working across Avanade Australia. You take our development teams and business units on a journey of understanding to enable them to live & breathe the culture to support modern delivery methods.

You are passionate about Agile & DevOps as a culture and a way of working and are an experienced and client-focused technologist with well-developed analytical and critical thinking skills. You bring over 15 years of experience in and around software engineering, and have developed in the cloud, and have a passion for native cloud application development. You have a solid grasp of cloud technologies and have implemented Agile & DevOps ways of working before. You are comfortable providing advice to senior customer decision-makers, collaborating with your peers in customer architectural teams, and leading teams of technical implementers to successfully deliver outstanding solutions that delight your customers.

Other Favorable Attributes

  • Australian citizenship, with Baseline security clearance (or willingness to apply)
  • Working knowledge of non-Microsoft cloud platforms & tools, such as AWS, Google Cloud & Atlassian.
  • Current Microsoft professional cloud certifications e.g. AZ-200, AZ-300, AZ-400
  • A solid foundation in Agile / Scrum methodologies, Scrum Master certification.
  • TOGAF 9.2 certification or similar

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

At Avanade, we are embarking on a journey to modern engineering in the cloud – if your experience and skills can help us accelerate that journey, we’d love to hear from you today!

Apply now

Share this job:

Share Facebook Twitter Email

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