Beijing, Shanghai

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

As a Manager, Solution Development, you will focus on designing, deploying, and testing solution components of medium to 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:
Manage and review work of team(s) across all phases of Avanade projects (Plan, Analyze, Design, Build and Test) in one or more projects
Direct effort to defining technical, operational and user requirements
Design conceptual architecture and technical solutions
Lead and reviews 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:

Technical 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

Non-Technical Requirements
- 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

Preferred Certifications: 5+ years of experience working with global teams
Preferred Education Background: You likely have 8+ years of prior related work experience, preferably in a technology or consulting environment

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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