Krakow, Warsaw, Wrocław

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Job Description


Avanade is seeking an experienced, passionate, and driven Europe Intelligent Industry Solutions AI with Gen AI & IoT Solution Architect Group Manager to join our Data & AI Community of Practice within our Global Integrated Center of Excellence (ICOE), located within our Integrated Go To Market organization .  The successful candidate will help manage, build, and enable our AI with Gen AI & IoT offering and directly support accelerated growth across our Regions by driving client impact, showcasing technical leadership and advancing our clients ability to achieve business outcomes.  


Come join us: 

You will be responsible for supporting overall strategy, performance and growth of our AI with Gen AI & IoT offerings reporting to the ICOE SME Tower Lead and be part of the Global Data & AI CoP, working with Avanade’s Europe Data & AI Leadership Team.  You will partner closely with the Regional Offering Leads across Data & AI and Industry to develop offerings, implement offering strategy, support sales and solutioning, identify investment opportunities and grow our talent.


You will be a passionate hands-on Intelligent Industry Solutions Architect experienced in solutioning complex and large AI with Gen AI and IoT solutions that enable outcome focused deliveries working with or for clients across functional areas in one or more of Avanade’s focused industry verticals (Manufacturing, Healthcare, Financial Services, Retail, Consumer Goods, Public Sector).  You will serve as an AI with Gen AI and IoT expert, solution architecture lead and industry champion working closely with internal cross-functional teams and with clients to identify, document, and translate their business strategy and requirements into solutions and ser-vices that help our clients achieve their business outcomes using Advanced Analytics.


You will be critical for Avanade to create new business opportunities and grow existing clients. You will be re-sponsible for driving client impact through presales, providing solutioning support on key deals, and serving as SME incorporating intelligent processes into existing business process and solution planning that drives our clients desired business outcomes. The scope of solutions can include diverse data (including Gen AI and IoT) and advanced analytics capabilities, such as data engineering, data modelling, machine learning, and data interaction and visualization that are all powered by Microsoft Azure technologies, including Azure Open AI.

You will be experienced in supporting our clients’ digital transformational journeys through sales and solutioning and confident in engaging with senior client stakeholders, serving as a key advisor and SME to deliver established programs and system integration projects targeting business outcomes on a repeatable basis.  You demonstrate innovation and ambition to achieve performance targets and establish Avanade as a leader in Data & AI with Gen AI.


What you’ll do: 

           Translate business requirements to technical solutions using strong business insight

           Develop overall solution plans and strategic vision for data and analytics solutions, providing a comprehensive roadmap for clients’ needs

           Provide high-level architectural expertise to sales, project, and other analytics teams

           Identify risks, assumptions, and develop estimates end-to-end based on Solution Plans

           Promote offerings that services clients’ needs with the balance of costs, capability, and risk to meet clients’ business objectives

           Build, leverage, and maintain successful industry partnerships with our parent companies Accenture and Microsoft

           Engage with clients’ leadership and technology teams in strategic discussions to provide outstanding technical strategy and industry guidance to improve their long-term business goals.


Skills and experiences:

           Record of developing exceptional client relationships, delivering a "best in class" client experience, in a consulting environment

           Experience of turning business use case and requirements to well architected solutions, on Azure, ideally incorporating Azure Open AI

           Experience in designing/solutioning projects on Azure Data Platform, focusing on Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Science and Open AI

           Experience assessing the opportunities/risks associated with complex services & consulting engagements, including ethical AI practices

           Knowledge of industry-standard business practices, with in-depth understanding within at least one prioritized industry vertical 

           Proven experience in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders. Strong ability to establish relationships with peers virtually, across globally dispersed teams

About you: 

Characteristics that can spell success for this role: 

·       10 years or more of relevant business technology leadership experience, including solution sales, creation, delivery and business management

·       5 years of demonstrated people and/or business leadership experience, particularly within a consultancy.

·       Fluent in Azure and understand how Gen AI will impact current ways of working for Avanade and clients alike.

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 coworkers 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 Analytics team works on check out this information: 

·       thyssenkrupp Materials Services uses data to help strike a delicate operational balance 

·       What matters to SSE Renewables is innovating for a sustainable future 

·       Hachette UK enables employees with machine learning-driven contract searches 

·       Marston Holdings identifies significant cloud savings 


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