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Modern Workplace Solution Architect – Manager

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About the role:

Avanade’s Modern Workplace team enable enterprise digital transformations for clients by designing and deploying innovative solutions to modernise their technology platforms. We are a global award-winning Microsoft partner at the forefront of helping clients realise the full potential of the Microsoft 365 suite.

We are looking for highly skilled Solution Architects to join us with deep expertise in designing and delivering quality enterprise solutions across the Microsoft 365 suite of services.

You will be joining an experienced and highly skilled team in our Modern Workplace Solution area with ambitious growth targets. As a senior team member, you will contribute to our growth through delivery with excellence, developing our capacity to respond to client requirements and extending the team’s expertise.

As a Modern Workplace Solution Architect, you will:

Own delivery responsibilities for client engagement by providing expertise and guidance across assigned work streams, during cloud migration and digital transformation programmes.

Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills – you will work directly with our clients, often leading internal and multi-vendor project teams.

Work closely with the Avanade client account leadership on resourcing project teams and preparing for new opportunities to add value.

Partner with both regional and global peers, vendors, and executives to shape high-quality solutions and architectures in line with defined Avanade Solution Architecture principles.

Mentor junior colleagues in line with our culture and values.

About you:

You are a passionate Microsoft 365 advocate with demonstrable subject matter expertise across Microsoft 365 services.

A trusted advisory voice in client relationships assisting with quality, collaborative, and informed decisions.

Comfortable leading virtual teams to deliver results for clients at enterprise scale.

Your professional and technical skills should include:

Deep Microsoft 365 product knowledge complimented by enterprise digital identity, security, and end user computing experience.

Understanding of cloud architectures and strategy (public, private, and hybrid).

Relevant governance and compliance awareness across manufacturing, finance, health, and public service sectors.

Experience across a range of enterprise virtualisation, hybrid, EUC, networking, MDM, and security technology platforms. Ideally with migration activity from on-premise to Microsoft 365 services.

Vendor certification.

What makes us stand out?

We retained Top Employer status for 2022 across several European markets and ranked number one in Ireland for the second year running by the Top Employers Institute.

You will have an exposure to work on different top Microsoft stack technologies but also a superb opportunity to develop yourself.

We support our employees to cross-train and develop their skills around different Microsoft technologies.

Your colleagues are people with a real passion, dynamic approach, and enthusiasm for technology.

You will have extensive opportunities for career growth and personal development.

We have won countless awards for our unrivalled technical expertise on the Microsoft platform, and for the innovative thinking that goes into our work.

Your journey with technology doesn’t stop once you work at Senior level – it is quite the opposite!

We deliver with excellence.

We believe everyone counts.

16-time winner of Microsoft Partner of the Year.

60,000+ certifications in Microsoft technology.

100-plus Microsoft partner awards.

18 Gold Competencies.

Benefits we offer are:

Private Medical Cover, Income Protection Policy, Extended benefits, 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