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Do you love living in the cloud? So do we! 

Azure Cloud Architect


Why Avanade? Because there’s literally no place like this 


Avanade is the perfect stage to bring your thoughtful, energetic approach to technology consulting. This opportunity is made more purposeful with our focus on positive outcomes for how humans work, interact and live. If you like pushing boundaries by outsmarting challenges, read on! A career in cloud infrastructure might be a great fit for you. 


Our Azure Platform team plays an instrumental part in doing what Avanade does best: delivering outstanding, complex projects with global impact and helping our clients transform their businesses through digital innovation. We’re a fast-growing, diverse group of more than 100 passionate enthusiasts and specialists in Microsoft technologies. We actively encourage learning, focus on progress and acknowledge and reward quality. We’re ambitious and want to bring on more people with a similar passion for technology. 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. 


About the team 

You would be joining our Nordic Azure Platform Practice which consists of around 40 knowledgeable and highly skilled team members ranging between juniors and seniors. We primarily work with Azure, and we often collaborate with other Practices such as Software Engineering and Analytics that are specialized in different technologies, which opens many learning and development opportunities within other areas of the Microsoft ecosystem. You will be part of a team with high competence where personal development and quality in what we do are key words.


Your normal day at Avanade 


If you are interested in working with Microsoft's technology and cloud solutions, you can be our next colleague to help our customers by making them truly cloud-driven companies. We help our customers with their journey to the cloud by designing and implementing the optimal infrastructure. We give you an exciting opportunity to grow, both personally and professionally together with other talented, passionate, and committed consultants - all in close collaboration with our customers.  


You will deliver technical leadership and architecture on our engagements, provide feedback around the evolution of the solution, shape end-to-end solutions for cloud transformations and partner with the wider business to achieve the desired outcome. 

As an Azure Architect

As an Azure Architect at Avanade, you will support in driving client engagements, including but not limited to Azure cloud transformation, application modernization, security & identity assessments and workload migration & optimization. 


You are expected to possess architect level expertise on Azure Platform and being able to plan and advice customer stakeholders and technical teams on components, services, and dependencies of Azure services.


As a person, you are committed to the cloud. You are a good communicator with a talent for technology and innovation who really wants to make your customers understand and realize the real benefits of the Cloud. 

We see that you have good command of English and are fluent in Norwegian.


At Avanade, we take pride in our commitment to cultivating an internal culture that nurtures growth. You will be encouraged to actively contribute to promoting a positive and supportive workplace environment and to mentor your more junior practice peers.

Is this you?

To succeed with us, you have a relevant degree and proven experience in designing and architecting applications and solutions on the Microsoft Azure Platform. You have a strong background and technical experience in the Azure environment related to architecting, building, and migrating in the following areas:


  • Deep understanding of the latest Azure Infrastructure technologies and emerging trends
  • Experience using the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework, Azure well architected framework and Enterprise-Scale architecture.
  • Proficient in automation through ARM / BICEP / Terraform
  • Proficient working with tools like Azure DevOps & GitHub
  • Experience engaging with and advising clients on technical architecture and solutions
  • Leadership/management skills on leading teams in technical delivery


You are used to working according to DevOps principles and automation is a matter of course. You have a passion for what you do and a drive to develop yourself as well as your colleagues


A sneak peak of the benefits we offer: 


  • Exceptional development and training with a minimum of 80 hours/year of training and paid certifications 
  • Limitless learning – Pluralsight, real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally 
  • Dedicated career adviser to encourage your progression so you can truly take charge of your career path.
  • Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you and an inclusive culture.
  • Full benefits package including medical coverage, pension, bonus program, travel insurance, internet, gym allowance and much more! 
  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year 16 years in a row. 
  • 24,000+ certifications in Microsoft technology 
  • 90+ Microsoft partner awards 
  • 19 Gold Competencies


Find out more about some of our benefits here. 



A great place to work 


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 Infrastructure team works on check out these case studies: 


• Demant brings life-changing hearing health to a global audience – read here. 

• Baerum Municipality upgrades its health and social services system with Power Platform – read more here.


Interested in knowing what’s going on inside Avanade? Check out our blogs: 

• Avanade Insights – exchange ideas that drive tomorrow’s innovation 

• Inside Avanade – explore what life is like working at Avanade

Did we make you interested? Apply today or if you would like to have a confidential conversation first, please email me directly at 

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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