Avanade, a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft, combines the best in strategy and technology to allow clients to unlock more value from their businesses.
We are currently seekinga Solution Architect to help our clients get the very best out of the Cloud. About the role :
Focused on driving digital transformation changes for our clients, Avanade purpose as a preferred MS digital integrator is unlocking business value from the cloud.
To embrace modern software engineering approaches as well as to reimagine application development and modernization is the key to us to maximize any investment in the Microsoft ecosystem on behalf of our clients.
As a Cloud Applications Solution Architect you’re great at presales activities, including demo, PoCs, and estimations. You work with your sales team and technical consultants from qualifying to closing, in a cost-efficient manner.
You know which solution is the right one for the clients’ needs and you make sure that the information gathered during the analysis and design phases makes an impact. Your inner value :
You are an excellent communicator at all level of organization, from operational to executive colleagues. You are keen on understanding customers’ business priorities and success criteria to solutions definitions, applying technical knowledge, estimating roadmap and architect solutions, ensuring technical viability of proposed deals and successful deployments as well as transitioning the solution to the delivery team.
You develop trusted relationships with key customer IT / Business decision-makers, who are entitled to drive modern workplace transitions within their company to enable them to be change management advocates.
You maintain and advance deep technical skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights, and share within the technical community.
You are the voice of Customers to share insights and best practices as well as comfortable managing multiple projects / streams / deals.
Your background and skills include :
Demonstrated pre-sales experience in cloud-based solution envisioning, PoCs, estimations, proposals, client presentations and buy-in.
Excellent architectural knowledge of Azure Cloud services & microservices, including hands-on experience in solutioning and delivering, in particular :
demonstrated experience (at least 6-8 years) on a Technical Architect role, delivering solutions based on C# and .NET / .NET Core framework;
proven experience with Microservices architectures (Java, GO, or .NET Core)
hands-on with DevOps Practices (CI / CD, Infrastructure as Code, monitoring) and containerization techniques (Docker, Kubernetes, or OpenShift);
good knowledge of databases, both SQL and NoSQL;
strong expertise in TDD framework (knowledge of xUnit appreciated);
fluent in English ability to communicate and present complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders;