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Job Description

As a Senior AI Solution Architect, you bring expert-level knowledge in support of sales motions and project execution across Avanade's Data & AI portfolio, with a specific focus on AI systems leveraging Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services, deep learning and machine learning. Key to this role is a comprehensive understanding of the applications of data science to solve business problems and deliver business value. The successful individual will be able to work with clients to elicit and understand their needs, and communicate AI concepts and approaches in an articulate and business-relevant manner in order to help achieve business outcomes. To be successful, the individual must be able to work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team consisting of business stakeholders, product owners, data engineers, and other data scientists.

Avanade’s close relationship with Microsoft will allow this individual to be on forefront of using and leveraging these technologies.

Your day-to-day tasks:
Translate business requirements and goals to AI solutions leveraging strong business acumen and data science expertise. 
Analyze current business practice, processes, and procedures as well as identifying future business opportunities.
Provide high-level and detailed architectural expertise in sales and projects, and assist peers on other analytics teams.
Identify risks, document assumptions, and develop work effort estimates.
Build relationships with Solution Architects and collaborate on promoting solution architecture best practices across the company.

Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:
Proven experience specifying architecture and models that address business needs while balancing cost, capability, and risk.
Strong understanding of the value proposition associated with AI.
Ability to conduct data profiling, cataloging, and mapping for technical design and construction of technical data flows.
Able to explain complex analytical methodologies and concepts in non-technical language.
Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
Strong team collaboration and experience working with remote teams. 

Preferred Certifications.

Preferred Education Background:
You likely possess a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s in Computer Science, Data Science, Management Information Systems, Statistics, or Mathematics. 

Preferred Years of Work Experience:
You will likely have 8-10 years of overall experience, as well as 2-5+ years applying AI technology to solve business problems and/or conduct research.

Ideally, you have also performed the architect function on projects that include modern data platforms and advanced analytics, preferably in a business consulting environment or a combination of experience and relevant education. 

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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