Area of expertise:

Enterprise Technology Architecture

Job Description

Ready stretch the capabilities of the Microsoft cloud? We can Azure you a future with Avanade that is fascinating, fulfilling, and fun. Explore the opportunity below and see if Avanade is right for you.

Avanade and you

You’re passionate about next-generation technologies and always looking to build new skills. Come help define the future by creating and implementing solutions in the Microsoft ecosystem. You’ll learn, you’ll grow, you’ll get to do some really cool stuff.

Role Overview:

As a Cloud Application Architect, you will translate client needs and challenges into solutions, support envisioning, architectural assessments, technology choice, and estimates.

Day-to-day you will:

- Design cloud-based solutions Design cloud architecture and complete plans and specifications to develop solutions 

- Collaborate with product managers and engineers to develop specifications for new cloud-based products/services, applications and solutions

- Drive the roll-out of cloud management platforms, evaluate its performance and implements enhancements

- Designs and develops IT architecture (integrated process, applications, data and technology) solutions to business problems in alignment with the enterprise architecture direction and standards

- Develops specifications for new products/services, applications and service offerings

- Assesses the compatibility and integration of products/services proposed as standards to ensure an integrated architecture across interdependent technologies

Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:

- Develop and enrich the product portfolio of value-added services

- Performs technical planning, architecture development and modification of specifications

- Advanced skills in developing client-based and/or web-based software solutions

- Experience with specific technologies as specified by hiring manager

- Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS or related field

- Ability to travel up to 50% of the year during the work week

- Relationships with enterprise clients and Microsoft (Optional)

- Programming: C# / .Net or Java stack

- Service Development: RESTful services, Microservices, ASP.Net Core, Azure API Management, Azure API Apps

- Azure: Compute, Storage and PaaS services (Web Apps, Cognitive Services, App Services, Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Service Bus)

- Data: SQL Server, Azure SQL, Entity Framework/, CosmosDB, DynamoDB, MySQL, MongoDB

- Deep technical experience in one or more of the following areas:

Software design or development of highly distributed applications

Database architectures


You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.

You likely have 8+ years of prior related work experience, preferably in a technology or consulting environment with great verbal and written communication in both English and Chinese

What we offer you

Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.

Apply now

Share this job:

Share Facebook Twitter Email

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 56,000 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