United States


Salt Lake City

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Please note: Applicants for employment must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.

About the role:

The Microsoft Azure Development Consultant will play a key role in developing and implementation of different technology landscapes and applications. The Consultant will partner with business stakeholders, technology leadership and development teams to drive the development of end-to-end solutions.

Roles and Responsibilities 

·       Analyze the viability of technical solutions to meet product timelines, budget, and quality.

·       Collaborate with business and technology partners to translate features and requirements to technical designs and, if required, propose different options that meet requirements

·       Work with data architecture, security architecture, infrastructure SMEs and project teams to ensure all aspects of the application architecture are defined in conjunction with Avanade standards, policies, priorities, and standard methodologies.

·       Lead and play a vital role in the application portfolio in terms of technology currency, business agility, technology evolution, business fit, and opportunities to improve efficiencies.

Experience Requirements

·       2 to 10 years’ experience designing and implementing solutions that use a cloud-based architecture in public cloud platforms.

·       Very good understanding and technical exposure to Azure Cloud technologies and concepts.

·       Strong familiarity with cloud security, infrastructure, scalability, operations, etc.

·       Hands-on expertise crafting and developing cloud native applications and migrating existing applications to the commercial cloud (preferably Azure).

·       Experience with a fully automated CI/CD pipeline (preferably Azure Pipeline).

·       In-depth knowledge of containerization and container management with Docker and Kubernetes.

·       Up-to-date knowledge of standard methodologies (12-factor app) and industry-standard design patterns for loosely coupled applications.

·       Hands-on experience in designing and developing micro-service applications

·       High proficiency in at least one of the top tier technologies (e.g. Java, .NET Core)

·       Enthusiasm for hands-on work (if needed) to support proof of concepts and guide development teams.

Technical/Functional Skills

·       Application stack – app services, API services, micro services, event based and message-based frameworks.

·       Familiarly with storage mechanisms (ADLS, blob, SQL, No-SQL)

·       Familiar with Infrastructure concerns like scalability, high availability, gateways, load balancers, traffic manager, replication techniques.

·       Comprehensive understanding of authorization, authentication, on-premise AD integration, and synchronization with Azure AD.

·       Understanding of standard methodologies around caching, encryption, hashing on applications and data.

·       Hands-on experience in designing and developing micro-service-based applications using .NET Core, cloud native applications, and moving to commercial cloud (such as Azure).

·       Familiarity with web services: REST, SOAP (nice to have)

·       Familiarity with other tools including Git on Azure DevOps

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.

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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