Country:

Italy

Cities:

Milan, Rome

Area of expertise:

Advisory Services

Job Description

Pair your adaptable, collaborative, curious mindset with your tech skills to help client digitally transform their ways of working. Better experience for air travellers? Data to help a non-profit better serve kids with needs? An Advisory role at Avanade offers you a purposeful career. Know your clients’ needs inside out, work with them beginning to end, enjoy achievements together – and repeat.  



Come join us  


The Enterprise Architecture Advisory team brings relevant security offerings to our business and technology solutions for our clients. Avanade Enterprise Architecture Advisory is helping clients build solutions for the entire organization to effectively leverage the Microsoft Cloud Ecosystem, while preserving investments and integrate strategically the client’s products portfolio. ​The goal of this team is to strategize and execute the optimal way for innovation and realize business outcomes, with a strong Industry focus. Our team focuses on the roots of architectural issues within an organization to define the best architectural approach to ensure our clients are prepared to address current initiatives whilst considering future growth and prospective strategic business objectives. 

Together we do what matters.



What you’ll do

  • Engage with leadership and clients in strategic discussions to provide outstanding Enterprise Architecture IT Strategy and industry guidance to improve client’s long-term business objectives.
  • Build the organization (finding talent, building the practice, interlocking with the regions, align with Accenture and Microsoft).
  • Develop strong and positive relationships with client executives, effectively sell follow on Enterprise Architecture Advisory engagements.
  • Shape enterprise architectures for existing and proposed technologies.
  • Identify, develop, and document issues, perform analysis, draw conclusions, and formulate strategic recommendations.
  • Support business development/sales activities by working closely with regional advisory, account, and sales teams to ensure proposition and solution alignment.

Skills and experiences

  • Significant experience in IT Enterprise Architecture Management Consulting positions from a top management or IT professional services firm, with experience managing projects, budgets, and teams.
  • Substantial experience within the insurance industry, with the ability to demonstrate a deep understanding of the industry-specific processes, regulations, and technological requirements.
  • Expertise in delivering and leading Enterprise Architecture programs including IT Enterprise Architecture Strategy, IT Enterprise Architecture Operations, Enterprise Architecture Training and Awareness, etc.
  • Extensive experience selling large Information Enterprise Architecture programs.

Other desired skills include:

  • Demonstrated experience interfacing with executive level clients, assessing their goals and objectives and the ability to translate ideas into strategic and practical solution recommendations.
  • Experience of shaping and developing people capabilities in a highly matrixed environment.


About you

Characteristics that can spell success for this role:

  • Consultative, collaborative, relationship builder
  • Resilient, adaptable, flexible
  • Intellectually curious and passionate about tech
  • Storyteller and engaging content creator

Enjoy your career

Some of the best things about working at Avanade

  • Top-shelf clients – Our clients accelerate value by being bold, imaginative—and fast. Look at who we work with - you’ve probably heard of them and just might want to work with them, too
  • Next-level work – Utilize emerging tech and become adept at solving business critical issues, acquire industry expertise, and a deep understanding of the technologies and capabilities within the Microsoft ecosystem
  • Flexible work schedule –We provide employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times as well as the ability to work remotely

Find out more about some of our benefits here. 


A great place to work

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning, and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and our communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor and guide you, but to also lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look! Together we do what matters.


We work hard to provide an inclusive, diverse culture with a deep sense of belonging for all our employees. Visit our Inclusion & Diversity  page.

Create a future for our people that focuses on:

  • Expanding your thinking
  • Experimenting courageously
  • Learning and pivoting

Inspire greatness in our people by:

  • Empowering every voice  
  • Encouraging boldness
  • Celebrating progress

Accelerate the impact of our people by:

  • Amazing the client  
  • Prioritizing what matters
  • Acting as one

Learn more

               

To learn more about the types of projects our Advisory team works on check out this case studies: 

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 


We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.


We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 


Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com