United States


Atlanta, Austin, Charleston, Charlotte, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Jacksonville, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Raleigh, Tallahassee, Tampa, Tulsa, Washington DC

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description


This posting is for a future job opportunity.

To support the needs of our clients, Avanade is actively recruiting and interviewing for the role outlined below, as we continue to build on another year of growth in our business. Now, with more than 60,000 employees around the globe, we are positioning our organization to effectively prepare for the future. What does this mean for you? We encourage you to apply and interview for this role without the need to decide now. This allows you to connect with leaders and hiring managers at a pace that works for you and when roles become available, you will be the first to know.

Do you love living in the cloud? So do we!

About the Role:

In this role as an Azure Application Architect, you will have the opportunity to be part of digital transformation while being surrounded by people who are passionate and strategic about building modern applications that using the industry’s leading technologies. You will learn our client’s business, organization, systems, challenges, and goals; then utilize that knowledge to work with a team to deliver exceptional results!

We are passionate about helping companies develop solutions that increase their bottom line! You will:

·       Build trust with your clients and peers as an enterprise cloud architect and domain expert

·       Lead the technical efforts for enterprise-level projects that build and deploy cloud optimized applications in Azure environments

·       Architect, design, test and implement cloud applications in both manual and automated manner

·       Work closely with client operational resources in updating their on-premises practices to include cloud

·       Lead and work in Agile teams using frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban and/or SAFe

·       Apply DevOps processes and technologies to automate applications and infrastructure

·       Manage a combination of on-shore and off-shore resources

·       Work closely with the application, network, and security teams to ensure requirements are reflected appropriately in the Azure design

·       Travel to client locations as needed

About You:

·       You have five-plus years of experience in a lead role where you are responsible for the application architecture

·       You have five plus years of experience in building or running distributed/scalable enterprise applications on any of the recognized Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.) 

·       You have five plus years of working with clients to develop a digital transformation roadmap

·       You implement Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Edge/IoT & solutions that scale globally

·       You migrated on-premises workloads into Public cloud

·       You are passionate about building best of breed cloud applications using IaaS, PaaS and Serverless technologies that meet or exceed service level availability (SLA) requirements.

·       You implemented compliance controls such as PCI, ISO with Security Center.

·       You conducted cost modeling, migration methodology including discovery solutions & right sizing workloads

·       You implemented application monitoring & integration with IT Service Management

·       Experience dealing with cloud workloads, application and infrastructure architecture, data ingestion architecture, data storage and transformations, data analytics, serverless function/application design, micro-services, DevOps

·       You are an SME on top of new developments in public cloud technologies who can educate clients

·       You have one or more preferred certifications: Microsoft Azure Certified Architect, AWS Certified Architect, Cloud Architecture Certifications 

You have the following core skills:

·       Extensive knowledge and experience in Azure or AWS

·       Modern architecture and design patterns, including micro-services, anti-corruption, strangler fig, etc.

·       DevOps processes and technologies to transform an organization, including security (i.e DevSecOps)

·       Containerization: e.g. Docker, containers, Kubernetes, Azure Kubernetes Services, etc.

·       Azure Event Hub, Event Grid, and other messaging services or AWS equivalents

·       Azure Logic Apps, Functions, Durable Functions and other serverless technologies or AWS equivalents

·       Deployment approaches/strategies: e.g. Ring, Blue/Green, Canary, A/B testing, deployment slots, etc.

·       Branching strategies: e.g. GitFlow, Github Flow, etc.

·       Infrastructure as Code: e.g. ARM, Terraform, Ansible, Bicep, etc.

·       Development platforms such as Azure DevOps, Github or Github Enterprise

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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