Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Sr. RPA Solution Architect (Robotic Process Automation) 

About the role 

The Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Solutions Architect takes ownership of technology related aspects of RPA implementation as part of a client solutions, mobilization, internal initiative or other special program within Avanade’s Intelligent Automation organization.  Following Avanade methodologies and industry best practices, this role will be accountable for recommending appropriate technology solutions and delivering architectural and technical solution designs and client proposals.  These goals will be achieved leveraging our global network, working together and openly sharing ideas, knowledge and resources 

Day to day you will: 

Partner closely with our Intelligent Automation team and RPA Solution Architects to translate the customer's business requirements to define RPA value proposition and solution scope 

Analyzes client processes, and identifies RPA opportunities 

Recommends RPA approach and strategy based on analysis and client RPA maturity 

Assists Project Manager to ensure smooth delivery of the RPA solution 

Provides continuous advice and best practices to RPA developers and Project Manager related to delivery approach and strategy 

Facilitate team and client meetings and presentations 

Travel, as needed, up to 80%. 

About you 

You’re an excellent communicator with the ability to listen and understand client needs, then help shape a solution. You have automation experience that covers business acumen, time management skills and a passion for learning. You’re adept at process assessments, and you understand applications of RPA in different business domains. You are able to communicate complex concepts while managing client expectations and conveying the strength and benefits of Microsoft technologies for our clients. 

In addition, your skillset and experiences likely include: 

Strong understanding of RPA concepts and market 

Previous process assessment experience for 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 

Process documentation and analysis (PDD, SDDs), including specification of system requirements for business processes (data, presentation, and logic) 

Previous experience in business analysis and process re-engineering  

Strong problem solving, analysis, and design skills 

Presentation skills with ability to communicate at executive level 

7-10+ years of experience in technology or Business Process Outsourcing as senior developer/architect/project manager working with onshore/off-shore teams 

You likely have previous consulting experience and/or equivalent education.  


Years of Experience: 7 - 10 years of consulting project management experience 

Management Experience: 7+ years of direct people management experience 

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

Other Skills/Knowledge: 

Technical skills and knowledge 

Demonstrated ability to think and work systematically and logically 

Basic knowledge of contract terms 

Proven skills in customer expectations management 

Working knowledge of at least one software development methodology 

Working knowledge of Microsoft platform technologies 

In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Project 

Good knowledge of Earned Value reporting 

Other skills and knowledge 

Clear and concise oral and written communication 

Negotiation skills 

Results oriented / self-directed ability to drive change in unstructured environment 

Good client interface and presentation skills 

Business acumen 

Time management skills 

Customer oriented attitude and good interpersonal skills. 

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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