Country:

United States

Cities:

Los Angeles, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Seattle

Area of expertise:

Infrastructure

Job Description

About the role  

As a Modern Workplace Architect, 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, you will: 

You will make 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 accurate governance to ensure stability, and to enable them to evolve their environments to support changing business requirements. 

 

About you 

You’re a natural communicator who wants to help our partners on their Modern Workplace journey. You will help improve employee mobility, efficiency, teamwork and security demonstrating your experience in Windows 10, Office 365 and ideally Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility + Security (EM+S). Your interpersonal and communication skills help technical and non-technical clients engage with often complex information. 

Your skill-set likely includes: 

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 language 

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 

Ability to develop work breakdown structure/tasks, identification of dependencies and providing inputs to project management 

Advanced skills and experience in application lifecycle management, agile development methods and software planning 

Effective at recruiting talented people, managing and influencing virtual teams, and developing leaders 

Strategic thinker about business issues across product areas and industries 

Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive them to completion effectively 

Monitor, mentor, and lead teams to overcome roadblocks and challenges and implement coordination 

 

 You likely possess: 

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

7+ years of prior related work experience, preferably in a technology or consulting environment 

5+ years of experience 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.