United States


Boston, Hartford, Jersey City, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

As a DevOps Architect you will establish and facilitate CI/CD best practices, cloud/container-based orchestration and establish automated testing strategies. You will focus on the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tooling and continuous delivery cycle, helping teams and organizations provide agility and business-value. In addition, you will create conceptual architecture and solution design materials, and lead the development of the solution to client specifications.

Day-to-day you will:'

- Coordinate meetings for complex issues to coach your team to better understand and align to internal and external business issues and best practices- Engage with the delivery of deliverables to offer and discover solutions

- Oversee product configuration and change management

- Monitor, mentor, and Lead teams to overcome roadblocks and challenges and to implement coordination

- Engage with your teams by holding frequent meetings and discussions to hold team members accountable for their responsibilities and to Create dialogue about concerns- Coordinate meetings for complex issues within the DevOp and Agile team to coach them to better understand and align to internal and external business issues and best practices

- Oversee and manage a cross-functional development team that designs, develops, and enhances software assets that meet or exceed internal and external (client) expectations, in line with product functionality, cost and delivery schedules.

- Apply knowledge to create an environment that fosters accountability, quality, commitment, growth and innovation and support the sales process as needed.

- Recommend changes in development, maintenance and system standards. 

- Own product line engineering responsibility within a business unit: Own, manage, and communicate engineering metrics; has responsibilities across geographies; manages the cost of engineering across portfolios and capabilities; articulates the quality of the software and what quality improvement measures are in place; measure of responsibility for client satisfaction of the products, and responsible for cost of implementation

Core Skills:

  • Azure DevOps implementation using ADO (VSTS), TFS, .Net, SQL, SQL BI, Ansible, performance assessment

Preferred Experience: 

  •  five years of experience with web application and SQL coding
  • Three+ years experience in a leadership or an architect role
  • Experience in the creation of VSTS / TFS build and release pipelines, custom build & release scripts, configuration of VSTS Artifactory & TFS drop location and TFS build controllers
  • Proficient in configuration of VSTS / TFS build server, controller and build / deployment agent pools on server
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Azure Infrastructure management
  • Experience with Ansible script creation and modification for environment configuration
  • Proficiency in ADO (VSTS) / TFS concepts on security control, backlog management, branching, merging and code reversal.
  • Proficiency in Git version control
  • Excellent troubleshooting all build and deployment issues
  • Proficiency with coding / debugging of custom build and deployment scripts in PowerShell, Ansible runbooks, YML builds, C# .Net, MS Build, BAT and vb10

Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.

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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 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. 

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