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Infrastructure Junior Analyst 

Avanade – The World’s Premier Microsoft Consultancy

Avanade is the world’s leading Microsoft consultancy and is the ultimate destination for consultants who specialise in Microsoft technology. Our vision is to be the leading digital innovator through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. We are 50,000 consultants strong and growing. Diversity and inclusion are baked into our DNA, as is flexibility. We empower our people to deliver awesome solutions for our clients, and our unsurpassed experience in the Microsoft space enables us to place our people on the most challenging, rewarding engagements. Career progression opportunities at Avanade are world leading, as are our benefits. If you’re a modern Microsoft professional, this is where you need to be.

Be part of Avanade’s future in South Australia

We have established a brand new delivery centre, the, which is a modern engineering centre in Adelaide to deliver engineering excellence to the region. We are building a squad-based delivery model from the ground up to deliver rapid and frequent value to our clients. Our squads are Agile-driven, DevOps-enabled multi-disciplinary teams, each with a focus on a particular Microsoft platform.

Adelaide is a greenfield location for Avanade providing an opportunity to join us early and have a real impact on our future in South Australia. Come show us what you can do!

About you 

You have a passion for technology and are genuinely excited about creating innovative IT solutions to solve real world business problems. You are enthusiastic to learn and eager to develop your career by working side-by-side with industry leading IT professionals. You are willing to accept new challenges and appreciate that any experience is good experience. Most importantly, you have a can-do attitude. 

Role Overview 

Your work helps clients transform their business through modern and powerful systems.  As an Infrastructure Junior Analyst, you will evolve your technical skills to help support the design, implementation and operation of enterprise technology architecture encompassing both public and private cloud and modern workplace solutions 

You’ll need to bring great interpersonal and communication skills to this role, as you help your technical and non-technical clients engage with often complex information.  

Key Role Responsibilities 

Day-to-day, you will: 

  • Be involved in the entire project cycle from analyzing requirements to crafting tasks, facilitate designs, build, test and provide operational documentation 
  • Support the design, implementation and operation of Microsoft Azure (IaaS and PaaSand Office365 solutions that meet customer’s technical, security, and business requirements for modern workloads 
  • Support systems integration testing, component integration testing and user acceptance testing 
  • Day-to-day responsibilities will be focused on Infrastructure IT including components such as virtual machines, networks, storage, HA/DR, system security and compliance, identity and access management, etc. 
  • Provide operational support to both client and project teams where required. This may include L1/L2 support activities 

Skill & Capability Requirements 

Technical Requirements:  

Primarily we are interested in your willingness and enthusiasm to learn new technology. Bringing a positive attitude will go a long way in helping you develop an exciting career in IT. 

The following experience would also be looked upon very favourably. 

  • Some project work in an internship or academic environment   
  • Knowledge of infrastructure solutions, specifically in relation to Microsoft Azure and Office365, platform migration, system security, enterprise directories, and cloud technologies 
  • Knowledge of automation technologies such as Azure Automation, Azure CLI, PowerShell, Terraform and ARM templates 
  • Monitoring, alerting and logging tools (Azure Monitor / Log Analytics)  
  • Azure HA/DR, scaling, and backup solutions (ASR, Azure Backup, Scale Sets) 
  • Identity knowledge with experience supporting Active Directory and Azure AD solutions. Experience with RBAC and MFA would be desirable 
  • Familiarity with Azure network topologies and technologies including VPN gateways, next generation firewalls and ExpressRoute 

Non-Technical Requirements: 

  • Experience interacting with clients from diverse professional backgrounds 
  • Experience working with teams to facilitate project work 
  • Solid experience in communicating and presenting information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form 
  • Solid written and spoken English skills 
  • Travel as required 

Preferred Certifications:

  • AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals 
  • AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator 

Benefits of being an Avanade Employee 

  • Additional 5 days personal Leave + Opportunity to purchase extra annual leave 
  • Wellbeing & Gadget Allowance 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Generous parental leave 
  • Corporate private health insurance discounts 
  • Up to 80 hours of training per year 

This role requires direct contact with Avanade clients as well as attendance in person at Avanade workplaces and other company sponsored meetings and events.  In order to comply with our client requirements and Avanade’s own health and safety obligations this role requires the Applicant to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.   Proof of vaccination will be required during the application process.  Applicants who have appropriate written proof of a medical or religious reason for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may provide such documentation.


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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