United States


New York City

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Job Description:

Avanade seeks a Senior Technical Architect in New York, NY to lead cross-functional technology and design teams in the architecture, design, and testing of scalable enterprise solutions within a wide range of technology platforms, application and capability areas including Java, Scala, and NoSQL databases.  You will: architect scalable enterprise solutions using Reactive and functional programming; use collaboration tools including JIRA and Git to develop and test enterprise solutions including compute platforms, enterprise database solutions and backend services; own the partnership with cross-functional technology and design teams to ensure consistent, beneficial client interaction and solution delivery; interact w/stakeholders to brainstorm and recommend effective solutions for enterprise business requirements; develop and implement proof-of-concept architectures to validate technical decisions and demonstrate value of proposed solutions; provide technical direction and review the work of junior-level and offshore resources throughout Plan, Analyze, Design, Build, and Test phases and using Scrum/Agile methodology; participate in limited project management initiatives including work estimation and planning; and manage client relationships along with presales activities. Travel to client sites is required approximately 80% of the time.  Must be willing to relocate w/in reasonable commuting distance of New York, NY. 

Basic Qualifications:

The position requires at least a bachelor’s degree, or its foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, or a related technical degree and at least five (5) years of experience in the job offered, or in a similar role within the IT or IT consulting industry. **Alternatively, in lieu of a bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience, the employer will accept seven (7) years of experience in the job offered, or in a similar role within the IT or IT consulting industry.  The employer deems that any suitable combination of education, training, or experience is acceptable.**  A qualified applicant’s experience must including the following skills: 5 years of experience participating in the full software development lifecycle; 5 years of experience performing functional programming using Scala and/or Java languages; 1 year of experience architecting scalable enterprise solutions for distributed systems; 3 years of experience utilizing collaboration tools including JIRA and Git; 3 years of experience engaged in performance modeling of database systems using Oracle and NoSQL technologies, including Cassandra and/or MongoDB; and 3 years of experience managing small development teams within an Agile methodology.

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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