United States



Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Job Description:

[MULTIPLE POSITIONS] Avanade Inc. seeks Manager, Enterprise Application Architect positions in Raleigh, NC to lead and guide the work of technical teams in designing, developing, testing, and deploying large-scale, mission critical enterprise application software and systems to include web services, enterprise portals, and mobile applications built on the Microsoft platform.  You will: communicate w/clients to assess/understand specific system requirements and foster client relationships; work w/client stakeholders and cross-functional, internal teams to translate business requirements and ensure accurate, timely, and scalable solutions (i.e. cloud and big data solutions); define system, technical and application architectures and create a project roadmap that aligns with strategic objectives and industry best practices; define and analyze objectives, scope, issues, or organizational impact of information systems; oversee the design of technical architecture and perform systems/change management to enable integration of customizations with legacy and other 3rd party applications/modules (i.e. TFS and Git); coordinate w/other senior team members to validate designs and implement decisions; manage agile project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, scope, and quality through KPI identification and testing plans;  monitor performance of and mentor junior architects on advanced technology concepts and technical capabilities; and assist in pre-sales activities by providing technical advice regarding design concepts/changes/functionalities, project costs, and resource forecasting/planning.  Overnight travel to client sites in the Southeast region of the U.S. is required approximately 35% of the average work week.  Must live w/in reasonable commuting distance of Raleigh, NC.

Basic Qualifications:

The position requires at least a bachelor’s degree, or its foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical degree, plus at least seven (7) years of post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered, as a Computer Architect or Software Developer, or in a similar role within the IT or IT consulting industry.  A qualified applicant’s professional experience must include the following skills:  5 years of experience leading technical teams in the implementation/deployment of Microsoft platform technologies; 5 years of experience leading large-scale technical projects and solution delivery on enterprise initiatives including web services, enterprise portals, and custom applications; 5 years of experience participating in full SDLC within an agile project management methodology; 5 years of experience designing and building enterprise systems and component-based architecture utilizing Microsoft .NET and C#; 5 years of experience participating in work stream planning process, including: inception, technical design, development, testing, and delivery of Microsoft solutions;  5 years of experience working with source control solutions such as TFS or GIT; 3 years of experience providing pre-sales support, including requirements gathering, effort estimation, resource forecasting, workforce planning, delivery forecasting, and costing analysis for initial engagement efforts with respect to a technical client service opportunity; and 3 years of experience working with cloud solutions and architectures such as Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud. 

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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