Brisbane, Melbourne

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities 

To thrive as a Sitecore Architect at Avanade you will be experienced in delivering Sitecore solutions. You will have a deep understanding of composable platforms and headless technology. You understand the business outcomes of migrating to XM Cloud and adopting headless build approaches. You can confidently articulate the opportunities that Next.js presents and the technical outcomes that can be achieved, including approaches to rendering strategies. You will have experience in designing solutions on Azure infrastructure and designing solutions to support continuous delivery through DevOps automation. 


You will be passionate about web development and delivering high quality, fast, secure and accessible solutions that put user experience front and centre. You will be comfortable working in a fast-paced, environment, supporting a team of developers.  You will work closely with solution architects, delivery leads and project managers to provide technical guidance and ensure high quality outcomes. 


You will be comfortable in client facing roles through previous consulting experience or through managing internal stakeholders in your past roles. You help to define requirements and challenge misconceptions to deliver the right outcomes for clients. You weigh up the impact of decisions to factor cost, time, quality and deliverability. You can manage client expectations through calm explanation of decision-making processes and education on business and technical factors. 


Working at Avanade you will address technical challenges in complex environments. You will be exposed to the latest technologies and have the chance to work on cutting edge solutions within a global support network and leverage many training opportunities. You will have the chance to grow your career within technical solution delivery or transition roles by leveraging your technical expertise to work across different areas such as solutioning, architecture, advisory & sales. 


You will be responsible for: 

  • Designing composable solutions that leverage best-of-breed technologies 

  • Planning solution delivery with delivery leads, defining milestones and dependencies 

  • Hands-on delivery of complex components and POCs 

  • Leading teams of engineers in delivering high quality solutions 

  • Working collaboratively with Business Analysts to define requirements 

  • Working with front-end, user interface developers to deliver performant, component driven solutions across a variety of styles such as SPAs, headless & MVC 

  • Working collaboratively with user experience and visual design teams to ensure UI designs align with strategic goals. 

  • Ensuring that all deliveries meet acceptance criteria and that software engineering quality standards are upheld. 

  • Participating in agile sprint ceremonies and presenting in showcases. 

  • Actively working to ensure delivery quality through measures such as code scanning, pull-requests and adherence to software standards 

  • Supporting communities of practice through innovation and knowledge sharing 

  • Supporting test teams to understand how to test and configure solutions 

  • Support content authors in using new system components 

  • Contributing to solutioning of new projects through solution definition and providing development estimates.  

  • Production of comprehensive solution documentation 

  • Ensure that the client’s data protection framework is followed for sensitive personal data in accordance with Client Data Protection program. 



Preferred Skills 

The candidate will have 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in software engineering using Sitecore technologies 

  • An understanding of Sitecore Headless, the impact of migration to headless and XM Cloud 

  • Deep industry experience working with Sitecore, ideally with a Sitecore certification  

  • Experience with using Azure DevOps or a similar DevOps platform, leveraging Git based source control and CI/CD automation 

  • Experience leading and mentoring junior software developers 

  • Deep understanding of Web Development and component-based design concepts 

  • Experience in SQL, Rest APIs and cloud native development 

  • Experience in the Azure platform, with knowledge of infrastructure and services available 

  • Experience in content migration into Sitecore, developing scripted migration approaches using tools such as Sitecore API, Sitecore CLI, Sitecore PowerShell Extension or .NET-based migration. 

  • Experienced in Agile concepts, ceremonies, and practices 

  • Collaborative remote working experience 

  • Understanding of Node.js/Next.js and React JS 


Desirable Skills 

  • Experience in Sitecore Content Hub, knowledge of Sitecore Cloud XM, Sitecore Personalise and Sitecore CDP 

  • Knowledge of composable services such as Adobe Target, Tealium, Optimizely & Sitespect 

  • Experience in eCommerce solutions 

  • Experience in implementing DevOps automation 

  • Understanding of Web UI/UX concepts 

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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.

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