Country:

United States

Cities:

Washington DC

Area of expertise:

Infrastructure

Job Description


About the role  

As a Cloud Engineer, your focus is on defining and/or delivering modern infrastructure architectures for public and hybrid cloud solutions based on the Microsoft Azure cloud and the broader Microsoft technology stack. 

Day-to-day, you will: 

You will include planning and design of the desired relationships and operating models across our client’s software, hardware, networks, people and operations, to optimally operate in a Cloud oriented environment. Additionally, you apply your expertise in technical and consulting knowledge to help clients on accurate governance to ensure stability, and to enable them to evolve their environments to support changing business requirements. 

About you 

You are a strong technologist with solid business skills. You are as comfortable working with a technical team as you are with client business users, and you know how to build bridges between the two. With your excellent communications skills, you are adept at mapping business needs to technology solutions and helping non-technical audiences understand the benefits of these solutions. 

Your skill-set likely includes: 

Cloud transformation and migration solutions, infrastructure solutions, cloud technologies, networking, data center operations, platform migration 

Consulting focused on infrastructure modernization and migration to Azure (IaaS/Paas) 

Infrastructure migration or data center migration 

Cloud automation, Infrastructure as a code (Iaac), Jenkins, pipelines, Azure DevOps 

Software development basics (SCM, git, github, Azure DevOps) 

Cloud Security 

Application modernization and containers (AKS, Dockers, Kubernetes) 

Operation management, systems security, testing, databases and mobility considerations 

Up-to-date knowledge of Microsoft products 

Ability to gain an understanding of customer process and issues, and communicate them back 

Great teammate with strong verbal and written communication skills 

Experience working with offshore teams to facilitate project work 

Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting sophisticated information to technical and non-technical partners, both verbally and in written form 

Proven experience on developing technical, business and operations aspects in requirements gathering, use-case scenarios and high-level architecture 

 You like possess: 

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice. 

7+ years of increasingly diverse or complex experience in a software/product development capacity 

5+ years proven record of working with global teams 






Please be aware that Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated 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 is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a genuine human impact on our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 50,000 professionals in 26 countries, bringing clients our 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.