Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne

Area of expertise:

Infrastructure / Unified Communications

Job Description

Avanade is growing, and we seek passionate and driven technology professionals to join our team designing and delivering exciting solutions to transform our client’s businesses.

As an Azure Architect within our Infrastructure practice, you will lead the design and technical delivery of enterprise-scale solutions into the public, hybrid, and private cloud environments.  You will apply your consulting expertise in advising clients and designing systems to support customer needs. This role also assists with customer relationships, proposal development, and pre-sales activities. You are a leader and are responsible for the team working on projects of moderate-to-large size and complexity.

You Will:

  • Design the strategy to manage Client IT Infrastructure
  • Support clients to design, build and run an agile, scalable IT infrastructure that is standardized and optimized to deliver operational efficiencies
  • Improve employee and workplace performance and meet dynamic business demands
  • Apply infrastructure improvements across the workplace, network, datacentre, and operations as well as provide resources to manage and run the infrastructure on a managed or capacity services basis.

About You:

Your proven experience in Cloud transformation, including platform design and transition, application modernization and coexistence coupled with your experience leading technology infrastructure projects of significant size and complexity is foundational to this role.

We also need you to have proven experience across a variety of technologies that may include:

  • Azure architecture and implementation, including Azure Active Directory, IaaS and PaaS solutions, Network, Storage, Security, and more.
  • Azure automation, IaC, templating of solutions enabling rapid and consistent deployment.  Practical experience with DevSecOps would be highly regarded
  • Experience in application modernization, reducing dependencies on legacy architectures, modularizing systems, and maximizing the value of cloud technologies
  • Experience migrating large and complex workloads to Azure (e.g., SAP, Mainframe)
  • Understanding of containerization and microservices
  • Experience with opensource systems and other cloud providers (primarily AWS) would be a bonus
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Datacentre Operations and IT Governance

Pivotal to the role is your ability to effectively communicate complex concepts and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form.  Your passion in supporting team members to learn and your growth mindset is what is required for this role.  If this role speaks to who you are, then we want to speak to you. 

Why choose Avanade?

At Avanade, you’re empowered with innovative thinking and armed with cutting-edge Microsoft Technology to help our clients work better and revolutionize the way they look after their customers.

  • Further, faster - We know it’s important for you to keep moving forward, that’s why you’ll have plenty of training time allowed each year across the latest technologies, client solutions, and soft skills.
  • More than technology - Day-to-day, you’ll work on high-profile digital projects while being surrounded by people who have a passion for delivering results for our clients and their customers.
  • Real world, real career - We’re looking for passionate technology consultants who embrace change and collaboration. At Avanade, we invest in you. If you’re ready to make your career real, join us.

Please note - Applicants need to be Australian Citizens.

This is a real career for the real you in the real world. When you’re ready to make it real, join us!

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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