Country:

China/Mainland

Cities:

Beijing

Area of expertise:

Infrastructure

Job Description



Are you an Azure Infrastructure Solution Architect? Fantastic! We are looking for someone who enjoys working with Microsoft technologies in fun and challenging projects together with a fantastic team of passionate and inspiring colleagues. You will be joining our Cloud Infrastructure team of approximately 16 co-workers who are all committed to pushing the limits of Microsoft technologies to help our customers achieve their goals!

You will work in an agile environment with some of the best Microsoft consultants globally. Together with your colleagues, you will be working on highly complex projects for some of the most well-known companies, and you will be responsible for developing highly complex solutions, all while developing your own career. With a focus on the newest technology, we strive towards building new and exciting solutions for our clients while encouraging them to work with cutting-edge technology.


Come join us

Our Azure Infrastructure 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 are 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, curious, and want to bring on more people with a similar passion for technology. 

At Avanade, everyone has a career advisor who works with you to create a plan and guides you in choosing from the many training opportunities we offer, as well as being a mentor in making sure you thrive and feel valued.

 

Together we do what matters.

 

What you’ll do 

  • Lead implementations of Azure solutions at our customers, work in projects that utilize the full breadth of the Azure platform with both IaaS and PaaS, that are deployed with Infrastructure as Code in an automated way.
  • Perform End-to-end solution shaping and solution architecture for Cloud Transformation, including estimation, solution planning and SOW to create the optimal customer outcome.
  • Work closely with Sales, tailoring and shaping our proposition to the customers’ IT and business leadership for our largest Enterprise Accounts.
  • Help clients understand cloud-oriented practices and approaches including DevOps, PaaS, containers, Hybrid cloud, migration and modernization of applications using cloud and Big Data
  • Drive the creation of the value case for the client’s business challenges that would most benefit from migration to the Microsoft platform.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework and Microsoft Azure Well Architected Framework
  • Experience in Data Centre exit to cloud 

Skills and Experience

• Great communication and interpersonal skills – you’re working directly with clients, alongside a team of consultants, or within a client team. You’re good at communicating hard concepts so everyone understands

• Ability to successfully manage large-scale, complex deal cycles at enterprise accounts. We’re looking for candidates who also have these additional preferred skills and qualifications:
• In-dept knowledge on Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework and Enterprise Scale
• Demonstrated design and transformational leadership in enterprise digital architecture, including industry specific platforms and services enabling integration and delivery of multi-speed IT
• Relevant technology business leadership experience in areas such as solution pre-sales, architecture, and project delivery. You likely also have experience of demonstrated people and/or business leadership experience, particularly leading consultants.
• Experience in designing and implementing Cloud landing zones.
• Experience in migrating complex applications on to cloud or between cloud platforms.
• Certificates such as AZ-305, AZ-104 are strong plus.


About You
Characteristics that can spell success for this role

  • Analytical, curious, agile
  • Team player and good communicator
  • Problem-solver, patient, quality-driven
  • Self-motivating
  • Innovative mindset


Enjoy your career

Some of the best things about working at Avanade

  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (14 years in a row), with exceptional development and training (minimum 80 hours per year for training and paid certifications)
  • Real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally
  • Dedicated career advisor to encourage your growth
  • Engaged and helpful co-workers genuinely interested in you

 

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 communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor, and guide you, and to 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!

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:

  • VentilatorChallengeUK manufactures 20 years’ worth of ventilators in 12 weeks to help save lives
  • Landmark Information Group finds a new home for its data in the cloud

 

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
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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