United States



Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Do you want to put companies back in control of their code? So do we.

You take the best from open-source applications to create bespoke solutions that are both innovative and agile.

As a Solution Architect, you will focus on designing, deploying and testing solution components of large size and complexity. This position develops and tests mission critical enterprise solutions including, web services, enterprise portals and mobile applications. You will have key project/program leadership responsibilities, and will serve as a career manager to other Solution Developers. Additionally, you will assist with customer relationship, change requirements, proposal development and some marketing/PR initiatives. Overall, you will contribute to the repository of intellectual property.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Lead and review his/her team's work across all phases of Avanade projects (Plan, Analyze, Design, Build and Test)

  • Direct effort to defining technical, operational and user requirements-Design conceptual architecture and technical solutions

  • Lead and review efforts to develop and implement client-approved solution

  • Take responsibility for project management of various initiatives, including work estimation, planning, stakeholder management, and group management

  • Ensure project quality meets standards through KPI identification and testing plan

  • Own partnership with cross-functional technology and design teams to ensure consistent, beneficial client interaction and solution delivery

  • Ensure offshore resources are utilized and leveraged appropriately

  • Take active role in sales activities and planning as required.


Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:

  • Advanced skills in analyzing, designing, developing, implementing and maintaining application code in a variety of contexts

  • Advanced skills in developing client-based and/or web-based software solutions

  • Demonstrated experience about application development, complex code development, application testing, component design

  • Demonstrated experience of specific technologies as specified by hiring manager

  • Experience leading software development-focused projects

  • Experience consulting to external clients on complex projects, including in leadership roles

  • 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

  • Experience making use of service brokering in project work

  • Strong commercial awareness and financial intelligence (e.g., P&Ls, how decisions impact cost, profit, etc.)

  • Solid written and spoken communication skills.

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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