Brussels, Ghent

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Job Description

Avanade Belgium is looking for an experienced Azure Cloud Architect - are you looking to work with the latest Microsoft technology and want to make a difference to our clients from the enterprise market? Then this opportunity might just be what you’re looking for!

Your role
As an Azure Cloud Architect, you will design, build, and operate scalable and reliable infrastructure solutions hosted in Azure and Hybrid-Cloud Environments. You will lead the Azure cloud projects to interact with customer stakeholders to gather inputs, plan, design, and enablement of Azure services. You are expected to possess architect level expertise for Azure ‘Infrastructure as a service’ offerings, while being able to plan and advice customer stakeholders and technical teams on components, services and dependencies of Azure services such as Azure AD, hybrid deployment, security of cloud solutions, cost management etc.

You will apply expertise in technical and consulting knowledge in advising clients and designing systems to support customer needs. Next to this, your role assists with customer relationships, proposal development change requirements and marketing/PR initiatives. Additionally, you will be responsible for people, project, and program management, typically for projects of moderate-to-large size and complexity.

About the team
You will join a highly specialized team with a broad skillset that is passionate about bringing excellence to our customers, striving continuously to the ultimate client satisfaction, and helping them solve their most critical information and technology challenges trough innovation and creativity. We work from our office in Merelbeke, Brussels or client-site at our medium and large range clients. With a perfect balance between work, training, and knowledge sharing we constantly bring the team to new levels.

We work with the largest organizations in Belgium in various industries, which guarantees challenging and diverse work. The scale of the projects at our enterprise customers naturally brings additional challenges and opportunities. Some projects may last a year, others a little longer or shorter. The variety of projects gives you the opportunity to develop quickly and gain experience in different environments.

What you will bring
  • You have a passion for Microsoft technology and a deep understanding of cloud computing technologies and emerging computing trends.
  • You are an expert on Azure Cloud, have a strong background and technical experience in the Azure environment, migrations, and development, and want to grow further in this role.
  • You have experience with Microsoft technologies, including at least five years of working experience with Microsoft Azure, DevOps, and Infrastructure as Code (Bicep, Terraform, PowerShell, …). 
  • You have pre-sales and delivery experience with a consulting and complex project delivery background. 
  • You enjoy and find it important to keep up to date with the latest developments and want to put them into practice with our customers. 
  • You are looking for an organization where your development and well-being are central and like to share your knowledge with your colleagues.
  • You are proficient in Dutch and English; knowledge of French is a plus.

What we offer
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. Besides an exciting international environment and customer-base, a unique chance to participate in challenging projects and interaction with inspiring colleagues who have a professional attitude and attach considerable importance to teamwork.
  • A competitive salary
  • A package of additional benefits such as company car, group insurance, … 
  • A career that allows you to learn and grow.
  • Use of the latest Microsoft technology to make a daily difference for our customers.
  • Your development is central to us. We have a strong focus on the career and development opportunities of all our people. Everyone connects with a career advisor who guides you to create a plan and guides you in choosing from the many training opportunities we offer.
  • You get Azure credits (MSDN/Visual studio), there are various internal trainings and there are also regular initiatives set up by colleagues.
  • Besides our focus on your development, we find your well-being very important. We offer training, budget, and health surveys for this purpose.
  • An active Cloud community, with over thirty colleagues in our Infrastructure team. 

Do you feel the match?
Do you recognize yourself in this description and would you like to get to know us? Then apply immediately by sending in your CV via our website. Applying by e-mail is not possible. 

For more information, visit our website, read our employees’ stories and for an impression of the atmosphere visit our Instagram.

We’re looking forward to meeting you!
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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