Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

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Job Description

Are you passionate about helping partners realize the value of a Modern Workplace? So are we. 

You have enterprise transformation experience in End User Computing and Microsoft 365 and can incorporate these technologies to provide a truly cost-efficient, responsive, and secure evergreen Modern Workplace to our valued partners.   


About you 

You’re a natural communicator and trusted technology advisor who wants to help our partners on their Modern Workplace journey. You will help improve employee mobility, productivity, collaboration, and security leveraging your deep experience in end-user device management, Office 365, and ideally Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS). Your great interpersonal and communication skills help technical and non-technical clients engage with often complex information. 


About the job 

As a Modern Workplace Engineer, your focus is on communication and collaboration systems, and workplace services including desktop solutions, collaboration technologies, voice solutions, and enablement of secure remote working environments.

Day-to-day, your responsibilities include upgrades, migrations, and evergreen scenarios. Your primary focus is on Microsoft technologies and implementations in enterprise environments. Additionally, you apply your expertise in technical and consulting knowledge to advise clients on proper governance to ensure stability, and to enable them to evolve their environments to support changing business requirements.


Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:

• Microsoft365, Windows 10 (incl. WVD/VDI), Intune/SCCM, Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS), SharePoint, Teams, Skype for Business

• Session initiation protocol, video conferencing systems, network assessment and troubleshooting, load balancing and virtualization

• Microsoft/Office 365 Security - Azure ATP, DLP, AIP, Windows Defender ATP

• Azure AD, Azure AD PIM

• PowerShell and other scripting languages

• Up-to-date knowledge of Microsoft products

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

• Ability to work in teams and individually when needed

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Experience working with global teams on projects

• Experience working with offshore teams to facilitate project work • Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form

• Display leadership by establishing goals for the team and members of the team

• Be savvy with problem-solving

• Be a point of contact for clients


Preferred Education Background: 

You will likely possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems, or a related field. 


Microsoft Certification – Microsoft 365 Certified in one or more areas – Modern Desktop, Azure Virtual Desktop, Enterprise Administrator, Messaging Administrator or Teamwork Administrator 


Preferred Years of Work Experience: 

Over 5 years relevant technology experience including solution and delivery particularly within a consultancy or systems integrator 

Benefits of being an Avanade Employee

  • Additional 5 days personal Leave + Opportunity to purchase extra annual leave
  • Wellbeing & Gadget Allowance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous parental leave
  • Corporate private health insurance discounts
  • Up to 80 hours of training per year


This role requires direct contact with Avanade clients as well as attendance in person at Avanade workplaces and other company-sponsored meetings and events.  In order to comply with our client requirements and Avanade’s own health and safety obligations, this role requires the Applicant to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.   Proof of vaccination will be required during the application process.  Applicants who have appropriate written proof of a medical or religious reason for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may provide such documentation.
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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