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Avanade is looking for passionate and driven technology professionals to join our team designing and delivering exciting solutions to transform our client’s businesses. Do you have a passion for Microsoft technology, experience as a solution architect in Azure, and available from September 2023 onwards? Then we’re looking for you! 

What You Will Do 

Our Cloud Architects are the face of our service where we design, build, and operate scalable and reliable infrastructure solutions hosted in Azure and Hybrid-Cloud Environments. As a Cloud Architect, 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. In addition, this 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.

Your day-to-day activities will include: 

  • Work on some of the largest and leading-edge projects, leading our customers cloud transformation and operations initiatives.
  • Deploy solutions across the Azure platform for major enterprise projects.
  • Own the technical architecture and direction for a client. 
  • Design and maintain observability metrics for applications and infrastructure we support.
  • Creating systems, tools & processes that will enhance our clients support and operations. 

What You Will Bring

  • You have a passion for Microsoft technology.
  • You have proven leadership/management skills.
  • You have experience with Microsoft technologies, including working experience with Microsoft Azure, DevOps, and Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, PowerShell, …).
  • You have pre-sales and delivery experience with consulting and complex project delivery background.
  • You have a strong background and technical experience in the Azure environment, migrations, and development.
  • You have deep understanding of cloud computing technologies and emerging computing trends.
  • You are in possession of a completed bachelor’s or master’s degree.
  • You have knowledge of Dutch language.

What We Offer

  • With your passion and knowledge, you can use the latest Microsoft technology to make a daily difference for our customers in the Enterprise market.
  • 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. Moreover, 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 fifty 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. 

The deadline for applying via our website is Sunday, October 8, 2023. Once you apply, you can expect a reach out from one of our colleagues who will guide you through our process.

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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