United Kingdom


Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Newcastle

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Job Description

Messaging / Exchange SME Consultant – Senior Consultant level. (Permanent)

Our Infrastructure team wants to hire you! Yes, you!

You are the outstanding, skilled, and dynamic Messaging/ Exchange SME our team is looking for to join our accomplished Infrastructure community.  Your skills and experience with Exchange on-premises and cloud will deliver ambitious and complex transformations and migrations to help our clients get the very best out of Microsoft technology.

We have offices in London, Manchester, Newcastle and Edinburgh. We work in a hybrid environment but travel to client site will still be required (to some extend) 

Note: We are not able to accept applications from those requiring Visa/Work permit sponsorship. Applicants must already be eligible to live and work in UK.

What does it mean to be part of our team and Avanade? Get to know our team right now!

We are one team; we care for and respect each other; we deliver with excellence, and our people lie at the heart of our vision and values. You will work on a variety of differing projects for an exciting mix of diverse clients.

In addition to developing your technical capability and building a strong, powerful name for yourself in the industry, we have an amazing team that will make sure your personal growth will benefit as well. There are a great number of benefits, groups, teams and projects waiting to help you develop your personal and professional self.

Now, let’s focus on you! What will make you successful in this role?

Coming in as an experienced Exchange Consultant you will have a wealth of experience in:

·       Migrating, deploying or architecting Exchange on-premises or Exchange Online for major enterprise customers

·       Installation and configuration of Exchange including mail flow and client access; Powershell usage, scripting skills is a bonus

·       Being the expert you are, you have a great understanding of the technologies supporting Exchange and migration projects, i.e. Active Directory, directory synchronisation, networking, security

·       Using your people skills, you are engaging with clients to capture their requirements and turn them into high level and detailed designs.

·       You enjoy solving complex technical challenges and have a desire to make an impact in the industry, supporting many companies in their collaboration goals.

·       Comfortable working both individually or in large, potentially global, teams and with offshore resources to design and implement solutions.

But what makes Avanade stand out from other consultancies?

We invest in you – be prepared to study around 100 hours per annum to become MS certified. All paid for by Avanade offering you the opportunities to grow and gain new skills. We have just been Awarded Top Employer in 2022 and number 1 Top Employer in Ireland. We also won Women in IT Awards – Employer of the Year 2020.

If you are still reading this, it means we caught your attention! Here are the benefits we offer:

·         Employee Share Purchase Plan, Private Medical Cover, EVP Scheme, 33 weeks full pay maternity leave, 2 weeks paternity leave, Income Protection Policy, Extended benefits, STI Bonus, 80 hours per annum studying towards Microsoft Certifications, generous pension and much more!

·         Avanade University – real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally

·         A dedicated Career Advisor to coach you and support your progression within the company

·         Engaged and helpful co-workers genuinely interested in your growth

·         A genuine focus on you as an individual – we help you discover your true potential and support you in growing your career and horizons.

Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate applicants without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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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. 

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