Country:

United States

Cities:

Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Hartford, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC

Area of expertise:

Infrastructure / Unified Communications

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 an 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 

There is one in every group - the person who dreams big and has the motivation to bring their ideas to life, even as others might roll their eyes and prefer to play it safe. Are you that person? One who isn’t afraid to break the mold and who gets passionate about the power of digital to transform organizations and ways of working? Because we are building teams of people like that to help our clients unlock the power they need now and own what is next. 

 

We are breaking apart the traditional process of setting strategies and goals first, then finding technologies to achieve them. In the digital age, there is no time for that linear process. We partner with clients to accelerate value from digital innovation by being daring, imaginative – and fast. We believe big and deliver it personally. We relentlessly challenge, encourage, and support our clients and each other. 

 

Want the agility and energy of a start-up, backed by the resources of Accenture, Microsoft and the Center for Information Systems Research at MIT Sloan School of Management? Here you will find a team of people who thrive on turning ideas and innovations into breakthrough results for leading organizations around the world. Ultimately, we are not just making business better - We are making life better for our clients and their customers. 

 

Does this sound like you? If it does, find your next opportunity at Avanade! 



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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 www.avanade.com.