Country:

United States

Cities:

Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Detroit, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New Orleans, New York City, Orlando, Salt Lake City, Tallahassee

Area of expertise:

Analytics

Job Description

As an AI & IoT Specialized Solution Architect in the Azure Center of Excellence (Data & AI Pillar), you will leverage a client-centric approach to translate our client’s business strategy into solutions and services that lead to successful business outcomes. You have long-term experience helping clients amplify their existing data and analytic platforms by implementing state-of-the-art, best-in-breed IoT architectures, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning models. 

You are driven to innovate and strive to achieve performance targets and establish Avanade as a leader in Data & AI and as a #1 Employer of Choice.

Within a highly collaborative environment you will

  • Define the solution architecture for new opportunities within Data & AI space, which will help our clients amplify their existing data and analytic platforms by implementing state-of-the-art, best-in-breed IoT architectures, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning models
  • Architect the Modern Data Platforms while leveraging cloud offerings such as Azure Databricks, Apache Spark, Delta Lake, MLFlow, and Cognitive Services (or comparative AWS and GCP experience)
  • Engage with leadership and clients in strategic discussions to assess business requirements and use cases.
  • Provide inputs into the solution architecture and roadmap to drive outcomes.
  • Perform assessments to determine the technical feasibility of building a Data & AI solution
  • Contribute to and define the high-level solution and act as functional expert on the project.
  • Build Data & AI offerings and assets in conjunction with senior Data & AI stakeholders. Own and drive offerings in the market, effectively positioning those offerings (and sub-offerings) with sales teams, channels, and target clients (direct and indirect)
  • Develop overall solution plans and strategic vision for solutions, providing a comprehensive roadmap for clients’ needs.

Required Experience:

  • Experience with various Azure PaaS services within Data, AI & IoT space (e.g. Azure IoT, Digital Twins, MLFlow, Cognitive Services, Azure Databricks, Apache Spark, Delta Lake, Azure ML, ML Server, Data Lake, Azure Databricks, Synapse etc.)
  • Experience in data platform/pipeline management, performance optimization and ensuring companies can scale with the needs of their business and industry.
  • Industry expertise in a IoT heavy industry (Manufacturing, Utilities, Resources, Retail) is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Extensive experience with machine learning and deep learning, particularly in the context of building IoT solutions
  • Expertise in building end-to-end cloud-based AI pipelines and solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in roles with growing responsibility within professional services/management consulting or technology firms.
  • Passionate about the development and delivery of Data & AI solutions
  • Ability to develop capabilities, and to continue to support client deliveries.
  • Experience delivering business technology solutions to client organizations.
  • Participate in the pursuit of engagements, maintaining the relationship through the delivery phase resulting in repeat client business.
  • Some experience of one or more Data & AI tools and technologies such as Azure Databricks, Apache Spark, Python, Azure ML, Power BI, SQL, etc. and an eagerness to learn more is preferred.

Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.


Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business, and industry expertise to help fuel transformation and growth for our clients and their customers. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.

Avanade® Is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, 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 leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.