Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Manufacturing has always been complex and today several factors, including changes in customer expectations, have pushed manufacturers to adopt modern technologies to meet their evolving demands. Whether it’s the need to personalize products, find new methods to attract and hire new workers or leverage IoT technologies to drive insights, manufacturers face many challenges as they modernize. 

To best support our customers with their Digital Transformation Journey we have launched a new hub of talents in Bologna (Italy) to serve manufacturing clients throughout Europe.
The Avanade Manufacturing Innovation Hub (Manufacturing Center of Excellence) is open to top talent from around the world to a place where everyone can learn from each other and grow skills while collaborating on the best ideas for manufacturing clients.

For our Manufacturing innovation hub in Bologna, we are looking for 
IoT Technical Solution Architect.

As a Data & AI IoT Solution Technical Architect within the Europe Manufacturing Hub you will work closely with the Europe Manufacturing Hub Lead to support the Europe regions in winning deals and scaling the new Manufacturing hub capability. You will specialize in solutioning complex manufacturing digital transformation deals and providing E2E IoT & Dig Twin Technology thought leadership. You will focus on contributing to the Value Chain / Manufacturing Data and AI offering solutions using Microsoft Azure PaaS services leveraging best practices and proven patterns to ensure that clients technical investments yield desired business outcomes.

Within a Highly Collaborative Environment you will:

  • Approach every initiative with a #OneAvanade “global” mindset
  • Influence as a subject matter expert and change agent across the organization to educate account and business development teams to have a positive impact on client engagement and portfolio growth Evoke passion
  • Partner with external clients, leaders across our business, and architecture teams to support the definition of technology and architecture blueprints, devise implementation roadmaps to achieve successful business outcomes
  • Partner with a team of business leaders, technical, and sales experts to determine the strategy for offering identification and investment opportunities and provide inputs for strategic changes to the portfolio in response to business needs with a goal of helping our clients achieve cutting edge innovation in their digital portfolios and bring positive ROI’s to their client base
  • Partner across our technical and sales teams, regions, innovation studios, and with our marquis industry partners (Accenture & Microsoft) to support regional sales and delivery teams through the full lifecycle of solution development, execution, sales, and delivery
  • Collaborate closely with Microsoft as a technical point-of-contact and understand the partner solution technology

Your Skills and Experience include:

  • Demonstrated experience helping clients amplify their existing data and analytic platforms by implementing state-of-the-art, best-in-breed data platform, IoT architectures, AI and Machine Learning models.
  • Build expertise on Azure dig twin
  • Design large-scale Enterprise AI and IoT solutions integrating heterogeneous devices, enabling hot path and cold path analytics, enterprise applications engaging user experience by using Azure services
  • Knowledge of several of the most widely adopted IoT “verticals” (Connected Fleet, Connected Factory, Intelligent Supply Chain, Connected Worker)
  • Deep expertise in complex lambda architecture, serverless computing, enterprise integration, API management, cloud-to-device and device-to-cloud communication
  • Excellent knowledge of application architecture, database architecture, networking and security

What we offer

Together we go beyond. At Avanade we continuously invest in the development of your skills.  We help you to keep up to speed with the latest in technology and business and being part of an international environment.
Besides an exciting international environment, a unique chance to participate in challenging projects across Europe and interaction with inspiring colleagues who have a professional attitude and attach considerable importance to teamwork.

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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. 

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