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Job Description

Job Description:

[MULTIPLE POSITIONS]: Avanade Inc. seeks Azure/Cloud Architects in San Francisco, CA to oversee development and automation of business functionality of enterprise systems using IaaS/PaaS and other cloud technologies. You will: service Avanade’s enterprise clients in modernizing their software applications and setting up services in the cloud using your knowledge and understanding of business processes, complex engineering architectures and processes, and complex problem solving tools; deliver modern infrastructure architectures for public and hybrid cloud solutions based on the Microsoft Azure cloud and the broader Microsoft technology stack; and supervise and advise employees. Travel is presently restricted to client-essential activity only but may increase based on business needs. You must live w/in reasonable commuting distance of San Francisco, CA.

Basic Qualifications:

The position requires at least a bachelor’s degree, or its foreign equivalent, in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field, plus at least four (4) years of experience in the job offered, or as a Cloud Engineer or Architect, or in a similar role within the IT or IT consulting industry. A qualified applicant’s experience must include: 2 years of experience in the design/development of Cloud transformation technologies and migration solutions (infrastructure, platform, and data center); 2 years of experience working with Cloud Automation technologies, including enterprise or hosting provider services SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS solutions; 2 years of experience performing legacy application modernization using containers; 4 years of experience gathering technical requirements and translating these into business needs; 2 years of experience working with global onshore/offshore teams to deliver Cloud-based solutions; and 4 years of experience communicating and presenting complex, software planning information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form. Avanade requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.

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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 young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

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