Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

About the role

The Intelligent Automation (IA) Solutions Architect takes ownership of technology related aspects for RPA implementations and related AI or Cloud projects. Following Avanade methodologies and industry standard methodologies, this role will be accountable for recommending appropriate technology solutions, delivering architectural and technical solution designs, and leading delivery on customer projects. These goals will be achieved using our global network, working together and openly sharing ideas, knowledge and resources

Day to day you will:

  • Partner closely with our Intelligent Automation team to translate a customer's business requirements and define a value proposition and solution scope
  • Analyze client processes and identify IA opportunities
  • Recommend pathway and strategy based on analysis and client maturity
  • Lead Avanade teams in delivering projects for customers across the full project lifecycle, within RPA, AI/Cognitive, and Azure Cloud
  • Where required, contribute on delivery work for other Microsoft application development areas such as ASP.NET, Office 365, or Sitecore
  • Work within and help to implement design and coding standards, policies and procedures
  • Support test teams during the product test and user testing phases to fix any bugs that may arise
  • Provide continuous advice and the best methodologies to junior developers related to delivery approach and strategy
  • Travel as needed, up to 25%

About you

You’re an excellent communicator with the ability to listen and understand client needs, then help shape and deliver a solution. You’re adept at process assessments, and you understand applications of RPA in different business domains. You are able to communicate complex concepts while handling client expectations and conveying the strength and benefits of Microsoft technologies for our clients.

In addition, your skillset and experiences likely include:


  • Solid understanding of RPA concepts, market and delivery methodologies.
  • Previous experience in end-to-end process automation including RPA proof of concepts
  • Expertise in at least one of market leading RPA platforms: Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, UI Path and deep understanding of technology and architecture concepts with hands on experience.
  • Strong problem solving, analysis, and design skills.
  • Sound communication and presentation skills, communicating across a variety of levels.

Nice to have:

  • Good understanding of on-premise or cloud infrastructure designs for RPA deployments
  • Ability to communicate with IT and Business partners on Robotic Operating Model (e.g. Business Continuity with Business and IT, installation and setup procedures, support and monitoring requirements and processes)
  • Experience with AI/Cognitive capabilities and services
  • Experience with Azure Cloud services
  • Programming background in Microsoft custom application development – .NET, HTML/JavaScript, Azure, SQL Server
  • Experience as senior developer / architect / development manager working with onshore/off-shore teams
  • Previous consulting experience and/or equivalent education

Management Experience: Previous experience leading small teams (onshore and offshore)

Education: Bachelor's degree in business or technology-related field

Other Skills/Knowledge:

  • Clear and concise oral and written communication
  • Results oriented / self-directed ability to lead change in unstructured environment
  • Good client interface and engagement skills
  • Customer oriented attitude and good interpersonal skills
  • Australian Citizenship with the ability to gain a Baseline Security Clearance

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

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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