Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

As an Azure Integration Technology Architect at Avanade, you drive the planning, design, and implementation of enterprise solutions across multiple technology towers and disciplines. You shape client architectural roadmaps and provide expert guidance and advice. You design and estimate compelling technology solutions during the pre-sales cycle and provide technical leadership to the delivery team during the implementation phases. You work across the different solution areas within Avanade, tying them together to ensure the delivery of comprehensive, cohesive, and innovative responses to our customer’s most pressing and challenging problems.

Within a Collaborative, High-Performance Environment, You Will:

  • Originate, develop, and grow enduring client relationships.
  • Be known for your “client-centric” approach and delivery excellence.
  • Develop solution plans and overall strategic vision.
  • Build, leverage, and maintain successful industry partnerships with our parent companies (Accenture and Microsoft).
  • Collaborate with client leadership and technology teams to provide strategic guidance and help them achieve their immediate and long-term business goals.
  • Lead quality assurance (QA) activities from design to the implementation phase.
  • Provide technical leadership to both customers stakeholders and Avanade staff.
  • Establish collaborative relationships with Solution Architects in other parts of the business within Avanade and Accenture.

Experience Required for Success:

  • Track record of developing and growing exceptional client relationships with a reputation for delivering a "best in class" end-to-end client experience.
  • A passion for driving business technology solutions.
  • Demonstrated people leadership, “leading by influence”, and effective peer teaming expertise in large, multinational organisations with globally distributed teams.
  • Experience with the decision-making process and policies involved in a large, complex matrixed organisation.
  • Experience assessing and managing the opportunities and risks associated with large scale complex services & consulting engagements.
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry-standard business practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in turning business use cases and requirements into technical solutions.
  • Strong expertise across the Azure cloud platform.
  • A solid foundation in software and IT systems development featuring web applications, APIs, data platforms.
  • Extensive consulting experience and highly developed soft and customer engagement skills.
  • Knowledge spanning the Azure, Power Platform and Microsoft 365 clouds and the ability to tie them together to efficiently solve pressing customer problems.
  • Knowledge of cloud architectures and design patterns, and of hybrid cloud design principles.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity concepts and their implementation.
  • Familiarity with Domain-driven design principles, microservices, and event-driven architectures.
  • An understanding of DevSecOps principles.
  • Extensive experience in designing and estimating solutions for commercial proposals.
  • Extensive experience leading technical delivery and architectural teams.
  • You will bring industry knowledge in at least one of the following industries: health, public services, banking, and financial services, resources, energy, retail & consumer goods, manufacturing or not-for-profit.

Other Favourable Attributes:

  • Australian citizenship or PR
  • Working knowledge of non-Microsoft cloud platforms, such as AWS or Google Cloud.
  • Current Microsoft professional certifications.
  • A solid foundation in Agile / Scrum methodologies, Scrum Master certification.
  • TOGAF 9.2 certification or similar.

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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. 

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