United States


Baltimore, Boston, Hartford, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh

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Job Description

As a part of Avanade's Modern Workplace practice, in a highly visible leadership role, the Windows Virtual Desktop / Microsoft Endpoint Management Solution Architect will be a strategic subject matter expert helping us to architect modern client and value-centric solutions to drive revenue growth and market share in the North America Area. 

Demonstrating an innovative and results-oriented approach, this leader will achieve and exceed performance growth targets and establish Avanade as a Digital Innovation and Managed Services Leader and as a #1 Employer of choice. As a member of a highly matrixed and global environment, they will work with sales and delivery leads to architect innovative and transformative solutions that conceive and sustain high levels of business value for our clients - accelerating the realization of their Digital ambitions using a range of services anchored in the Microsoft ecosystem. 

Role Responsibilities: 

·       Lead client discussions and solutions around Endpoint Management, Virtual Desktops, Identity and Access Management, Endpoint Security and Policy Management

·       Provide subject matter expertise regarding Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune/SCCM), Windows Virtual Desktop, Endpoint Security (Bitlocker, Defender, AIP, CASB) and policy-based configuration management (Intune/GPO), Evergreen solutions with a focus on Service Channels

·       Provide assessments, strategy and roadmaps for customers looking to alter or improve their current Endpoint Management / Endpoint Security / VDI systems or practices

·       Provide expertise regarding migrations onto Endpoint Management solutions in the Microsoft ecosystem

·       Support sales and proposal response teams with insights, solution approach, architecture, estimation, and proven delivery practices

·       Drive, own and develop estimates, architecture, staffing, scope, assumptions, and risks for projects to support regional pursuits and delivery

Experience and skills you will bring: 

·       15+ years' experience of architecting and supporting sales of (ideally Microsoft enabled) digital workplace solutions spanning infrastructure, platforms, applications, devices, security, data, experience, and business improvement 

·       Sales and/or end to end solutioning accountability and track record for a pipeline of $10M+ TCV managed services deals with demonstrable innovation and value creation plus evidence of successful cross and upsell motions. 

·       Service design, integration, implementation/transition and lifecycle management including development of performance metrics spanning operations, experience and business value 

·       Workplace services strategy, organization and operations consultancy knowledge 

·       Knowledge of ITSM; ITIL v4; Agile; DevOps; COBIT 

·       Experience of working within a matrixed business spanning consulting and technology services and onshore/nearshore/offshore delivery centers 

·       Experience in leading, implementing, and deploying innovative go-to-market strategies (all sales and marketing initiatives) across large scale services-based opportunities

BA/BS degree or relevant technology business leadership experience. Master’s degree preferred 

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 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