China/Hong Kong SAR


Hong Kong

Area of expertise:

Enterprise Technology Architecture

Job Description

Are you the architect with a passion of transforming enterprises to the cloud?

Are you the architect with a passion of driving innovation and transforming applications with your Customers?

Are you the architect that wants to work in a team of experts and keep on learning?

Are you the architect that wants to work with established large enterprises?

We want to talk to you!

Digital disruption is opening more opportunities for businesses to connect with their customers and accelerate the realization of business value. That's what we'd love you to help us do. With your strong business experience, vision, and ability to steer clients toward new ways of thinking and re-imagine operating models, we can open fantastic career opportunities for you.

As a Cloud Solution Architect, you are a trusted advisor to our enterprise customers.  You provide advice and recommendations on how Microsoft's cloud technologies can best be deployed to improve the customer's business results. You build long-term relationships with customers based on your expertise including software, application and architecture. You describe and shape the strategy and realization of cloud solutions, including key delivery phases for transformation and migration to new operating and service models, such as DevOps. You will work closely with other cloud solution architects, our consultants and sales colleagues within the (Global) Avanade organization.

You play an important role in the further development of our cloud competences and act as SME in cloud solution architecture. From our cloud capability we offer Azure solutions, application modernization and cloud transformation solutions. As Cloud Solution Architect, you will work at various management levels - up to and including C-level - and you will quickly find your way around our enterprise customers. You define and present cloud strategies and solutions that add value to our customers' business operations. You write proposals and design the architecture for cloud migrations and modernizations. Where necessary, as a cloud lead architect, you oversee the delivery of the solutions. We have a large offshore capability that you will work closely with and that executes parts of our projects. 

Avanade is the employer of choice if you want to work with Microsoft technology at a high level and if you want to be part of an enthusiastic international team of experienced Microsoft professionals. You will benefit from the experience and opportunities offered by Accenture and Microsoft, which guarantee challenging assignments with interesting, often international, enterprise clients. With us, you will have ample opportunity to study, and thanks in part to our company structure, we are an employer with many opportunities for advancement.

About You
You are passionate about creating outstanding cloud-based solutions or transition programs and ideally have experience working with both traditional and Agile ways of working.

You make a difference because:

·        As a software architect with a decent cloud infrastructure background, you are open to new technology and can translate it into concrete applications

·        You enjoy helping clients with their Digital Journey

·        You have 10 years of experience with the Microsoft ecosystem and have done assignments for organizations with more than 1,000 employees, including at least 3 years of demonstrable experience as a Solution Architect in application development

·        You are certified at one of these major cloud providers as Azure, AWS, GCP or Ali Cloud

·        Other certifications such as Kubernetes (CKA/CKAD) or TOGAF certification are definitely a plus

·        You have experience supporting customers in the adoption of the Azure platform such as: designing solutions based on modern architecture concepts like EDA and microservices using Azure platform services like AKS, Event Hub, etc.

·        You have experience with creating roadmaps and solution architectures

·        You have experience with (cloud) architecture patterns / concepts such as containerization, eventual consistency, auto scaling, multi-tenancy, serverless and strangler

·        You have experience with agile working methods and apply Continuous Delivery / DevOps methodologies including concepts such as Everything as Code and Continuous Everything

·        You have solid experience in (pre-) sales and writing proposals, including calculations

·        You have a passion for solutions in the Microsoft ecosystem

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.

We are proud of:

·        Our people, who make a difference at Avanade every day through their collaboration and co-operation, and who ensure that we all work in a pleasant environment

·        Knowledge development is central to us, and we ensure this by offering formal training opportunities as well as informal evenings where peers share their knowledge

·        The passion with which our people make the difference every day with the latest Microsoft technology for our clients in the Enterprise market

·        The career and development opportunities, which you work on together with your career advisor and the use of the many training possibilities that we offer

·        The opportunity we offer you to be socially involved during working hours and to commit to a good cause

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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