Country:

Switzerland

Cities:

Geneva, Olten, St. Gallen, Zurich

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Welcome to the Avanade Digital Innovation Studios, where the best in creative and technology mix it up to push the boundaries of innovation. We're a fast-moving, big-idea-dreaming, mishmash of designers, UX architects, technologists, delivery experts, writers, and more, who, when brought together, create trans formative digital experiences for some of the biggest and best brands on the planet. Sound like a place you wouldn't mind hanging your hat? Great, you can find us in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. And on top of all that, we are Sitecore’s 2021 Global Partner of Year.


About The Role

A Sitecore Architect is responsible for the leadership, planning, project coordination and management of assigned client Sitecore engagements. This job ensures the right Sitecore solutions and digital strategy in order to meet business needs that enable Avanade to sustain and grow our position as the leading Sitecore global systems integrator on the Microsoft platform. This job ensures that solution efforts are appropriately prioritized, that solutions are integrated, and that the Digital Studio has defined the right solution, cross-selling messages for the client, while facilitating efficient implementation of the digital project. Responsible for optimizing team and individual contributions to achieve stated objectives. May serve as a Career Advisor or mentor to more junior developers.


About You

You have an expert level understanding of the project and software development lifecycle and are obsessed with architecting design solutions for your clients. You are self-motivated and take pride in delivering high quality work within a fast-paced, dynamic environment. You most likely have 6+ years of software development experience in developing, implementing and supporting enterprise level solutions (object-oriented design, distributed systems, web services, etc.) with experience in developing solutions using Sitecore CMS and Sitecore Content Hub utilizing ASP.NET MVC, C#, ADO.NET, Entity Framework, Visual Studio, LINQ. Of course, 3 or more years experience leading teams.


  • Experienced in Sitecore version 9.x+ using the Helix architectural guidelines
  • Preferably Sitecore certified
  • Familiar with Sitecore application setup on the cloud and Containers.
  • Experience with accelerator frameworks such as Sitecore SXA, JSS, or similar.
  • Experienced with Content Hub
  • You manage the development process with tools like Jira, Azure DevOps and apply agile principles (e.g. Scrum).
  • The ability to communicate in German (B1) and English (B2/C1) is one of your strengths.
  • Optional: Experience with modern front-end frameworks (Angular, React, Vue.js) and jQuery, JavaScript, CSS

What makes us a top employer:

  • At Avanade you get both: the benefits of a large corporation and the entrepreneurial spirit of a dynamic team. 
  • Successful quick start: the multi-day introductory event gives you an overview of the most important tools & processes for your start (currently remote sessions).
  • Personal Career Advisor by your side from day one to support, coach, network and also help you find your place and balance with us.
  • Flexible working hours and Home Office in line with project activities possible.
  • At least 80 hours of training per year and Microsoft certifications.
  • State-of-the-Art equipment (laptop, smartphone including private use).
  • Attractive pension plan and benefits in occupational and non-occupational accident insurance.
  • Here you can find more Avanade benefits.


We believe that inclusive and diverse teams can overcome any obstacles - if you are passionate and courageous about taking on challenges, you have come to the right place. Your application is welcome - regardless of your origin, nationality, faith, disability, age, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, and gender. With us, you can just be you. Diversity in every form is a matter close to our hearts and an integral part of the Avanade culture.

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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 www.avanade.com