United States


New York City

Area of expertise:

Infrastructure / Unified Communications

Job Description

About the Role:

Growing our Azure Cloud business and presence in the Northeast market is a strategic priority for Avanade. In line with our growth aspirations we are seeking to expand and strengthen our Azure solutioning capability, specifically in the Northeast US. As a Technical Cloud Architect, you will work to support the creation of various Cloud-based solutions and services for our customers (UCaaS, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS).

Day-to-Day, you will:

·       Along with the Sales Team, tailoring and crafting our proposition to the customers’ IT and business leadership for our largest Enterprise Accounts

·       Own delivery responsibilities for selected sold engagements that are in line with our growth aspirations, we are seeking to expand and strengthen our Azure solutioning capability, specifically in the Northeast US.

·       Design conceptual architecture and technical solutions

·       End-to-end solution crafting and solution architecture for Cloud Applications Migration and Modernization, including estimation, solution planning and interlocking with the appropriate Accenture and Avanade teams to build the efficient customer outcome

·       Delivering technical leadership and architecture on our engagements, as well as feedback around the evolution of the solution

·       Build and deliver innovative solution demonstrations of Avanade offerings, D365 for Customer Engagement and supporting software, including relevant ISV solutions

·       Liaising with other solution architects in similar roles and global product management to define standardized solution baselines, application add-ons as well as industrialized delivery options.

·       Plan for and support service implementation, transition, and introduction activities

·       Working closely with our Talent Communities acting as a SME in Azure Architecture and solutions, supporting our teams with their capability development and skills growth.

·       Building and maintaining strong working relationships with delivery center solution architects and contributing to the Avanade collaboration community.

About You:

Your knowledge and technical skills likely include:

·       Advanced skills in analyzing, crafting, developing, implementing and maintaining application code in a variety of contexts

·       Advanced skills in developing client-based and/or web-based software & infrastructure solutions

·       Demonstrated experience about application development, complex code development, application testing & component design

·       Demonstrated experience of specific Cloud-based technologies as specified by hiring manager

Your skillset and experience likely include:

·       Experience interacting with external clients in a professional Growth Market

·       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 partners, both verbally and in written form

·       Good understanding of project financials, P&Ls, etc. considered beneficial

·       Solid written and spoken English skills

What we offer:

·       Opportunity to work for Microsoft gold partner with outstanding development and training

·       You’ll have ample opportunities for career growth and personal development, including professional technology training and management training

·       Access to Avanade University

·       Dedicated career manager to encourage your progression

Travel Requirement:

Travel can be up to 80% and is based on client demand

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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