Milan, Rome

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Application Solution Architect Microsoft

The Applications & Infrastructure Market Unit is

the business area within Avanade responsible for what we want to be known for in the market. Within our Market Units, we have core Offerings, which are the solutions we deliver to our clients

Through the thought leadership and services developed by the Market Units, Avanade has now become an official certified supplier of end to end Azure Hybrid Cloud Managed Services, including the provision of Avanade’s own Azure Stack integrated system. This is a differentiated proposition that uniquely positions Avanade as a systems integrator for Microsoft Azure.

We are looking for Application Solution Architect Microsoft to support pre-sales and delivery of our Azure and Azure Stack services and continuing to support our regional teams with their Azure solutions and supporting their clients on their cloud journey.  

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Provide Azure and Azure hybrid sales support, including estimating, high-level solution development, cloud strategy, and workshop delivery.
  • Deliver technical architecture guidance on our engagements, and provide feedback around the evolution of Azure solutions.
  • Participate in internal briefings on Azure and Azure Stack, to build awareness across Avanade, Accenture and Microsoft

About you

You are serious about cloud, serious about Azure, and serious about enabling our clients to take maximum advantage of our cloud services and offerings. You are highly entrepreneurial and can build a results-focused customer-centric culture and develop solutions that deliver results for clients.

Your professional and technical skills most likely include some of the following: 

  • Azure
  • Azure Stack knowledge
  • Some knowledge of application architectures using non-Microsoft technologies such as Linux, SAP, and Open Source technologies such as OpenShift, Docker, Kubernetes and similar.

You likely have a Bachelor’s of Science or equivalent degree in computer science or related field, and/or equivalent professional experience, and enjoy working in a fast-paced and ever-dynamic environment.

Technical Skills

  • Extensive experience with microservices and API based solution architectures, Azure cloud native application architectures and design patterns
  • Extensive experience with modern web application architectures/frameworks (Angular, React, ecc.)
  • Experience in working with Microsoft and eventually open source code and frameworks (hands-on experience in C#, XML, JSON, Javascript, SQL, Microsoft Azure, etc)
  • Deep knowledge of the DevOps practices for on-prem and on cloud projects
  • Knowledge of RDBMS and/or NOSQL databases
  • Basic knowledge of analytics and cognitive services
  • Ability to design product/solution architectures, by translating customers’ requirements to a solution and ability to validate/ implement complex solutions

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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