Country:

Ireland

Cities:

Dublin

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Modern Workplace Manager / Group Manager


Come join us

Want to create value with digital and turn your ideas into human impact? So do we.

Avanade is the leading innovator in Workplace Experience, creating impactful and motivational Employee and Customer Experiences through the power of the Microsoft ecosystem.

We help clients to re-imagine their Workplace Experience (WX) encompassing technology, employee experience and business operations to remove cultural barriers, unlock new sources of value and drive sustainable growth. 

By joining Avanade’s Modern Workplace community, you will have a fantastic opportunity to operate at the forefront of technology, with access to global clients, on challenging and exciting projects. 

We are a diverse team, and we are proud of our culture that welcomes every individual. In our team you will find talented and passionate technologists, with a collaborative, positive can-do attitude. 

If you are the type of person who thrives on constantly learning and challenging yourself with a genuine desire to do your best, then you could be successful here. Our promise is to invest in you and help give you the platform for continuous learning and career development.  


What you'll do:

  • Support creation and validation of business requirements to drive detailed designs of applications and architecture components.
  • Support and/or lead the configuration, build, and test of Workplace applications and components.
  • Collaborate with a positive mindset in teams with other developers, consultants, designers, and architects to ensure that the configuration and custom components meet application requirements and performance goals.
  • Plan and execute all required process steps as defined in our methodologies.
  • Anticipate, identify, track and resolve issues and risks affecting the delivery.
  • Participate in quality management reviews, ensuring the application design and related work products satisfy the requirements.
  • Participate in Process Execution and Improvement.
  • Coordinate and participate in structured peer reviews/walkthroughs.
  • Create technical and functional/end-user operational documentation for the software or system.
  • Provide application/technical support as needed.
  • Meet milestones and related effort/time commitments for assigned deliverables and provide work status, including estimated-time-to-complete and actuals.
  • Coordinate with and leverage offshore resources.
  • Apply knowledge to create an environment that fosters accountability, quality, commitment, growth and innovation and support the sales process as needed.
  • Participate in a culture of continuous learning by Maintaining and/or update technical and/or industry knowledge and skills through continuous learning activities, such as reading journals / magazines, collaborating with other technical professionals, learning from on-the-job experiences, participating in technical training, and/or writing articles.

Skills and Experiences:

  • Able to translate architecture designs into a technology specific solution.
  • You have a problem-solving attitude.
  • Advanced skills supporting complex application development, testing, component design and end-user rollouts for Microsoft products/technologies, such as SharePoint.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Microsoft products and ability to advise clients on how to leverage them to achieve business goals.
  • Considerable experience leveraging Microsoft 365 and Azure components as part of the Solution Design (e.g. Power Platform, Microsoft Lists, Azure Functions, Bot Framework, etc.)
  • Good understanding about creating secure Workplace applications.
  • Ability to gain an understanding of customer process and issues and communicate them back.
  • Ability to work in teams and individually as required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form.
  • Advanced skills and experience in application lifecycle management, agile development methods and software planning.
  • Strategic thinker about business issues across product areas and industries.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive them to completion effectively.
  • Monitor, mentor, and lead teams to overcome roadblocks and challenges and implement delivery coordination.
  • Previous pre-sales experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in bidding documentation.
  • Strong commercial experience and acumen.
  • Experience working in a consulting/ technical service provider company, leading large technical deliveries and solutions.

Tech Stack:

  • Microsoft 365, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Viva.
  • SPFx, TypeScript, React, .NET Framework, ASP.NET, C#, JavaScript.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Graph, Adaptive Cards and SharePoint Modern Pages / Web Parts.
  • Experience/Familiarity with Power Platform and Logic Apps preferred.
  • Experience in leading SharePoint Migrations.

About you

Characteristics that can spell success for this role: 

  • Demonstrated success in the leading and managing of people in a team-based environment.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong consulting and client facing skills. 

Enjoy your career

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!
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 our communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor, and guide you, but to also 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
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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 www.avanade.com