Country:

United States

Cities:

Atlanta

Area of expertise:

Sales

Job Description

The Technology Strategist is a senior-level Enterprise Solution Architect with a broad level of experience with Microsoft’s three cloud platforms (Azure, O365 & D365), full stack enterprise application development and modern software development methodologies. The candidate for this role must demonstrate a proven track record of lead qualification, opportunity assessment, opportunity development, proposal development, complex solution design, strategic technology consulting, and ability to maintain high level client relationships with both technology and business client stakeholders.


The Technology Strategist is responsible for influencing sales and revenue in their assigned accounts through prospecting, acquisition, development and expansion of customer relationships and opportunities.  The Technology Strategist will work closely with the Avanade Business Development Executives, Market Unit Offering Leads and Regional leadership to develop and execute winning sales strategies, drive proposal efforts, and provide overall technical sales support.

   

Scope of Responsibility:

 - Primary technical point of contact on an account, set of accounts, or specific initiative.

 - Recognized as a subject matter expert in an area of concern – speaking and publishing regularly on the topic.


Desired Experience:

 - 5+ years of relevant experience.

 - Understanding of Microsoft’s three primary cloud platforms (Microsoft Azure, Office 365 & Dynamics 365) and Microsoft’s related capabilities including Security, DevOps and Full Stack Application Development.

 - Strong experience architecting and building applications to be deployed on Microsoft Azure.

 - Experience as a consultant, working with external clients.

 - Demonstrated leadership abilities.

 - Experience mentoring and/or managing others.

 - You are a technologist at heart, who loves to think high-level, while still being able to get your hands dirty when needed.

 - Strong 'traditional' computer science and web development foundation.

 - Personable, enthusiastic, a strong communicator and detail-oriented.

 - Ability to rise to a challenge, think on your feet and problem solve.

 - Ultimate diplomat and relationship manager.

 - Ability to work in high pressure situations with demanding clients under tight timelines while keeping your cool.

 - Flexible to travel up to 25%.


Education:

·      - Bachelor’s Degree in a computing-related field of study or equivalent direct industry experience.


About Avanade: 

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem.  Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help fuel transformation and growth for our clients and their customers.  Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate.

 

At Avanade, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where our people can be the best at what they do. We are proud be among leading organizations who are taking a stand for gender equity, both in and outside the workplace. This includes teaming with like-minded partners who are as passionate as we are about strengthening the role of women in the workplace, including Women in Technology International, Anita Borg Institute and Catalyst.

 

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation.  Learn more at www.avanade.com.

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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.