Avanade

Our heritage

The early 2000s were an exciting time for IT. Digital technology was transforming our lives, and with each innovation, it became clear that digital was the future.

Avanade was born into this pioneering time. Created in April 2000 by two industry giants – Accenture and Microsoft – Avanade had one goal: deliver innovative services and solutions to enterprises worldwide using the Microsoft platform. 

 

Our growth

Since launch, we’ve enjoyed – and continue to enjoy – phenomenal growth. In fact, we are one of the technology industry’s most successful joint ventures. Take a look at our key milestones and accomplishments and see how we got there.

 

We steer your business through change

Digitization is changing the world as we know it. At Avanade, we help organizations succeed in this fast-changing landscape. As a leading digital innovator, we realize results for our clients and their customers, through the power of our people and the Microsoft ecosystem.

Collaboration is at the heart of our culture and the way we work with you. Our approach is shaped around your business and IT priorities, and based on the latest thinking about digital and cloud solutions, business applications and technology services.

Full time
Avanade Washington, DC, USA
About Avanade:   Avanade leads in providing creative 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 27,000 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. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation.    Role Overview:   As an Azure Data Engineer you will collect, aggregate, store, and reconcile data in support of Client business decisions. You will help design and build data pipelines, data streams, reporting tools, information dashboards, data service APIs, data generators and other end-user information portals and insight tools. You will be a critical part of the data supply chain, ensuring that business partners can access and manipulate data for routine and ad hoc analysis to drive business outcomes using Advanced Analytics.   Key Role Responsibilities:   Day-to-day, you will:   • Translate business requirements to technical solutions using strong business insight. • Analyzes current business practices, processes and procedures as well as identifying future business opportunities for demonstrating Microsoft Azure Data & Analytics PaaS Services. • Support the planning and implementation of data design services, providing sizing and configuration assistance and performing needs assessments. • Delivery of architectures for transformations and modernizations of enterprise data solutions using Azure cloud data technologies. • Design and Build Modern Data Pipelines and Data Streams. • Design and Build Data Service APIs. • Develop and maintain data warehouse schematics, layouts, architectures and relational/non-relational databases for data access and Advanced Analytics. • Expose data to end users using Power BI, Azure API Apps or other modern visualization platform or experience. • Implement effective metrics and monitoring processes. • Able to travel approximately 80%   Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:   Your technical/non-technical skills include:   • Demonstrable experience of turning business use cases and requirements to technical solutions. • Experience in business processing mapping of data and analytics solutions. • Ability to conduct data profiling, cataloging, and mapping for technical design and construction of technical data flows. • The ability to apply such methods to take on business problems using one or more Azure Data and Analytics services in combination with building data pipelines, data streams, and system integration. • T-SQL is required. • Knowledge of Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL DW, and Azure SQL, Azure App Service is required. • Experience preparing data for Data Science and Machine Learning. • Knowledge of Lambda and Kappa architecture patterns. • Knowledge of Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Quality tools and processes. • Strong collaboration ethic and experience working with remote teams. • Knowledge of Dev-Ops processes (including CI/CD) and Infrastructure as code fundamentals. • Working experience with Visual Studio, PowerShell Scripting, and ARM templates. • Experience with Git/TFS/VSTS is a requirement.   Nice to Haves:   • Azure HDInsight + Spark, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Databricks, Azure Stream Analytics. • Knowledge of Python. • Demonstrated experience preparing data and building data pipelines for AI Use Cases (text, voice, image, etc.…) • Designing and building Data Pipelines using streams of IOT data.    Preferred Certifications:   MCSA   Preferred Education Background:   You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business, or another relevant field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.   Preferred Years of Work Experience:   You likely have about 3-5+ years of relevant professional experience. Nature of Work: Executes project/program plans and processes in alignment with established operational objectives. Scope of Work: Primarily focused on own work, and execution of prescribed work plans. Complexity: Complex problems primarily within one's occupation / discipline that require personal judgement of contextual factors. Discretion: Wide latitude in approach to work within established work plans. Interpersonal Impact: Work efforts have an immediate impact on Avanade and/or client operations. Supervision Received: Works under general mentorship and direction, but fully independent in own work with latitude for autonomous decision-making related to work process. Supervision Provided: Supports more junior colleagues on work efforts, with some checking of work. Knowledge Applied: Applies advanced knowledge of a learned occupation / discipline.   Why Avanade?   • 14-time winner of Microsoft Partner of the Year • 24,000+ certifications in Microsoft technology • 90+ Microsoft partner awards • 17 Gold Competencies • 3,500 analytics professionals worldwide • 1,000 data engineers • Implemented analytics systems for more than 550 clients • 400 AI practitioners • 300 cognitive service experts     Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status. 
May 16, 2019
Full time
Avanade Washington, DC, USA
Role Overview: As a Azure Data Engineer you will collect, aggregate, store, and reconcile data in support of Client business decisions. You will help design and build data pipelines, data streams, reporting tools, information dashboards, data service APIs, data generators and other end-user information portals and insight tools. You will be a critical part of the data supply chain, ensuring that stakeholders can access and manipulate data for routine and ad hoc analysis to drive business outcomes using Advanced Analytics. Key Role Responsibilities: Day-to-day, you will: • Translate business requirements to technical solutions leveraging strong business acumen. • Analyzes current business practices, processes and procedures as well as identifying future business opportunities for leveraging Microsoft Azure Data & Analytics PaaS Services. • Support the planning and implementation of data design services, providing sizing and configuration assistance and performing needs assessments. • Delivery of architectures for transformations and modernizations of enterprise data solutions using Azure cloud data technologies. • Design and Build Modern Data Pipelines and Data Streams. • Design and Build Data Service APIs. • Develop and maintain data warehouse schematics, layouts, architectures and relational/non-relational databases for data access and Advanced Analytics. • Expose data to end users using PowerBI, Azure API Apps or any other modern visualization platform or experience. • Implement effective metrics and monitoring processes. Able to travel approximately 80% Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements: Your technical/non-technical skills include: • Demonstrated experience of turning business use cases and requirements to technical solutions. • Experience in business processing mapping of data and analytics solutions. • Ability to conduct data profiling, cataloging, and mapping for technical design and construction of technical data flows. • The ability to apply such methods to solve business problems using one or more Azure Data and Analytics services in combination with building data pipelines, data streams, and system integration. • T-SQL is required. • Knowledge of Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL DW, and Azure SQL, Azure App Service is required. • Azure HDInsight + Spark, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Databricks, Azure Stream Analytics is a plus. • Knowledge of Python is a plus. • Experience preparing data for Data Science and Machine Learning. • Demonstrated experience preparing data and building data pipelines for AI Use Cases (text, voice, image, etc.…) is a plus. • Designing and building Data Pipelines using streams of IOT data is a plus. • Knowledge of Lambda and Kappa architecture patterns. • Knowledge of Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Quality tools and processes. • Strong team collaboration and experience working with remote teams. • Knowledge of Dev-Ops processes (including CI/CD) and Infrastructure as code fundamentals. • Working experience with Visual Studio, PowerShell Scripting, and ARM templates. • Experience with Git/TFS/VSTS is a must.   Preferred Certifications: MCSA   Preferred Education Background: You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business, or another relevant field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice. Preferred Years of Work Experience: You likely have about 3-5+ years of relevant professional experience. Nature of Work: Executes project/program plans and processes in alignment with established operational objectives. Scope of Work: Primarily focused on own work, and execution of prescribed work plans. Complexity: Complex problems primarily within one's occupation / discipline that require personal judgement of contextual factors. Discretion: Wide latitude in approach to work within established work plans. Organizational Impact: Work efforts have an immediate impact on Avanade and/or client operations. Supervision Received: Works under general guidance and direction, but fully independent in own work with latitude for autonomous decision-making related to work process. Supervision Provided: Supports more junior colleagues on work efforts, with some checking of work. Knowledge Applied: Applies advanced knowledge of a learned occupation / discipline.   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 27,000 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.
May 16, 2019
Full time
Avanade Washington, DC, USA
About Avanade: Avanade leads in providing creative 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 27,000 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. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com. Our company's mission is to deliver digital transformation in the services industry, and we've been a global leader for over ten years. Why Avanade: 14-time winner of Microsoft Partner of the Year 24,000+ certifications in Microsoft technology 90+ Microsoft partner awards 17 Gold Competencies 3,500 analytics professionals worldwide 1,000 data engineers Implemented analytics systems for more than 550 clients 400 AI practitioners 300 cognitive service experts How we support you: We believe in gender equity and an inclusive community. We offer a comprehensive benefits package: generous vacation allowance disability coverage, retirement plans, paid maternity and paternity leave, life insurance, hotel and travel discounts, extended benefits to cover items that support your well-being, health, dental and vision insurance, professional development and paid Microsoft certification opportunities. About you: You design data solutions that enable clients to see the whole picture and provide insightful and accurate analysis that helps to build successful businesses. About the job: As a Group Manager, Data Engineering, you use modern data engineering techniques and Advanced Analytics methods to give your clients the information they need. You collect, aggregate, store and reconcile data from various sources, helping to design and build data pipelines, streams, reporting tools, data generators and a whole range of tools to provide information and insight. You know how to read the patterns and trends that influence business outcomes. Day to day, you will: Give colleagues and clients the tools to find and use data for routine and non-routine analysis Use your sound eye for business to translate business requirements into technical solutions Analyse current business practices, processes and procedures to spot future opportunities Assess client needs to build bespoke data design services Build the building blocks for transforming enterprise data solutions Design and build modern data pipelines, data streams, and data service Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) Craft the architectures, data warehouses and databases that support access and Advanced Analytics, and bring them to life through modern visualization tools Implement effective metrics and monitoring Be comfortable to make your own decisions and guide your colleagues Travel as needed. Your skills: You’re an organized problem-solver with a talent for business, whose knowledge and experience helps turn business needs into solutions. You guide and support your team, whether at home or around the world, to provide successful and accessible data analytics that solve real-world problems. Your skills and experience include: Transforming business needs into technical solutions Mapping data and analytics Data profiling, cataloging and mapping to enable the design and build of technical data flows Use proven methods to solve business problems using Azure Data and Analytics services in combination with building data pipelines, data streams and system integration Sound knowledge of .NET C# and T-SQL, and familiarity with U-SQL Knowledge of multiple Azure data applications Experience in preparing data for and building pipelines and architecture. You probably have a Master’s degree or PhD in a quantitative field such as computer science, applied mathematics, statistics or machine learning – or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You’re likely to be a Microsoft Certified Application Developer, Solutions Developer and/or Database Administrator already, and you have been in a similar professional position for around five to seven years. Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.
May 16, 2019
Full time
Avanade Singapore
Core activities in this area include designing and implementing systems based on the Microsoft suite of products and architectures, such as SQL Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server 2008/2012, MDX scripting and Datazen.   Primary Responsibilities Designs, constructs, tests, implements and optimizes portions of basic systems that enable and support business and engineering functions. Works with others to analyze collected requirements, translate into programming solutions, and ensure that identified solutions meet customer needs and expectations. Investigates and resolves problems on selected software products and standard systems. Learning to apply appropriate tools to analyze, identify, and resolve technical problems. Participates in standard solution implementations, upgrades, enhancements and conversions. Maintains security, integrity, and business continuity controls and documents. Builds knowledge on emerging tools, techniques and technologies. Perform basic performance tuning, troubleshooting and propose design alternatives mainly for SSAS and MDX scripting. Perform reports design and development using Datazen, PowerPivot and Power View. Minimum 3 years of technical consulting experience or as a programmer, with experience in SSAS, MDX, SQL 2008/2012, SSRS and Datazen. Thorough understanding of business processes across different industries. FMCG, Oil & Gas and Financial Services preferred. Prior track record of success - completed at least 1 system development project as a software developer and a minimum of 500 man days per project. Degree/Diploma in Information Technology or equivalent. Excellent communication skills with hands-on experience working on component-based applications in a distributed environment. Possess strong MS platform knowledge and skills. Possess knowledge and experience in developing, customizing and implementing software solutions. Knowledge of project management methodologies. Strong customer service skills and demonstrated the ability to build professional relationships. Flexible enough to perform low-level development, troubleshooting responsibilities, as well as perform high-level architectural review, design and producing development framework. Must be a team player who is passionate about technology and customer focused (Preferable) Exposure in SSIS and VB.NET scripting Knowledgeable in Power View and PowerPivot.
May 16, 2019
Full time
Avanade Singapore
As a Data Scientist, you will leverage your understanding of complex data analysis and modeling to assist project teams in extracting value from their data. Working under the direction of your team members, this role supports question formulation, design, research and development, implementation, and testing.   Key Role Responsibilities: Day-to-day you will: Support project teams in developing solutions for Avanade's clients driven by exploratory data analysis Apply knowledge of statistics, machine learning, programming, data modeling, simulation, and advanced mathematics to recognize patterns, identify opportunities, pose business questions, and make valuable discoveries leading to better business decision making Conduct data analyses tests in-line with agreed-upon strategies Communicate analysis results and recommendations to team members and clients Provide input and guidance on data visualization techniques and opportunities   Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements: Qualifications: Core A Degree in a quantitative field (Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics) or a degree in Computer Science 3-5 years of experience in working with data sets to build statistical models Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms such as (Logistic Regression, Decision Trees, Random Forrest, Support Vector Machines, Clustering) Experience with common data science languages and libraries such as R, Python (NumPy, Pandas, Scikit), Weka, MatLab, etc. Skills in applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing etc. Expertise on machine learning methodology (data preparation, feature engineering, error metrics, model selection and validation) Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL and/or HiveQL Great communication skills Good to have Experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase Experience with distributed computing tools like the Hadoop stack, Spark, Pig, Hive etc. Software development skills in one or more high level languages (C#/C/C++/Java/.Net), one or more scripting languages (Perl/Shell) Experience with AWS or Azure Deep Learning frameworks (TensorFlow, Caffe, CNTK, Torch etc.)
May 16, 2019
Full time
Avanade Singapore
As an Analytics Architect, you will work with clients to translate their business strategy and requirements into solutions and services that realize clients’ vision for their business. This role is critical in creating new business value for our clients through diverse data and analytics capabilities, such as data engineering, data modeling, and data interaction and visualization. You will also work with diverse Avanade teams and senior leaders of client organizations to stitch diverse analytics capabilities and requirements into business-changing solutions. Analytics Architects collaborate with Enterprise Architects to effectively blend data and analytics into business processes.   Key Role Responsibilities:   Day-to-day you will:   Define the technical platform strategy for enterprise data initiatives; Responsible for the development of architecture blueprints, roadmaps, and reference architectures; Perform detailed analysis of business problems and technical environments and use this in designing the solution; Benchmark systems, analyze system bottlenecks and propose solutions to eliminate them; Clearly articulate pros and cons of various technologies and platforms; Work with program and project managers in the design, planning and governance of implementing projects of any kind; Develop overall project plans and strategic vision for data and analytics solutions, providing a comprehensive roadmap for clients’ needs. Provide high-level architectural expertise to sales, project and other analytics teams. Support development of architectural products and deliverables for the enterprise and operational business lines. Perform a key management and thought leadership role in the areas of advanced data techniques, including data modeling, data access, data integration, data visualization, text mining, data discovery, statistical methods, database design and implementation. Support development of strategy roadmap for the enterprise; including data modeling, implementation and data management for our enterprise data warehouse and advanced data analytics systems. Build relationships with architects across the company and collaborate on promoting architectural best practices across the company.   Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements: Qualifications: Extensive experience of providing architectural direction to project development teams Proven experience in overall data management, data modelling, metadata management, and data movement Experience architecting solutions with big data technologies across data ingestion, stream processing, storage and analytics workloads – either open source or proprietary stacks like Microsoft, IBM etc. Strong understanding across cloud components (server, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end to end cloud based data and analytics architectures Data warehousing and database management experience Experience with NoSQL databases and tools (i.e. Hadoop, Hive Spark, etc.) Demonstrable professional experience in designing solutions for advance analytics, machine learning, with large scale, complex data sets Able to explain complex technologies, architectural principles and concepts in non-technical language Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills Experience partnering on analytics-related sales pursuits Client consulting and project-leadership experience working with third-party clients   Preferred Certifications:  Azure, AWS, IBM, Google   Preferred Education Background: Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent with at least 15 years of working experience in a similar role.   Preferred Years of Work Experience: You likely have about 5-7+ years of demonstrable experience mining and analysing complex data sets, preferably in a consulting environment or a combination of experience and relevant education.   Scope of Work: Nature of Work: Creates and implements work plans for assigned projects, programs, and/or clients against established operational objectives; supports translation of group strategy into objectives and work plans. Scope of Work: Provides operational leadership for large-scale, strategically critical work efforts requiring significant coordination. Complexity: Complex problems that span work domains and require continual alignment to internal and external business issues to deliver expected results across groups. Discretion: Wide latitude in approach to work, including ability to reshape work plans, guided by professional best practices and domain expertise. Organizational Impact: Work efforts have significant impact on near- and medium-term Avanade and/or client operations. If client-facing, should contribute to client-relationship and sales outcomes. Supervision Received: Works independently, with occasional validation of work efforts against strategic and operational objectives. Significant latitude in judgment & approach. Supervision Provided: Mentors and manages work efforts of more junior colleagues and team members as required by various workstreams; may formally supervise work of project teams. If managing team(s) of more junior employees full-time, then refer to the People & Business Leadership leveling criteria. Often serves as Career Advisor. Knowledge Applied: Applies advanced knowledge of learned occupation / discipline and strong business operational acumen.   Accountabilities & Metrics: Chargeability target Personal goals
May 16, 2019
Full time
Avanade Singapore
We are now looking for strong and hands on individual to join us as Java Developer. This role will be developing solution components that satisfy client’s business processes using Java technologies and crossed-trained in Microsoft ecosystem, if needed. Core activities in this area include working in a team to design and implement systems to help customer to transform their business. Candidate will have a chance to learn and apply emerging technologies, such as chatbot, RPA, mobility, analytics and IOT in project development.   Responsibilities: Designs, builds, tests, deploys, optimizes and supports systems implementation in a collaborative environment and committed to contribute in a team Collects detailed client requirements and translate them into solutions that meet client needs and expectations. Use creative and innovative solutions to solve client problems with Proof of Concepts (POCs) Problem solving in identifying problems on systems with data gathering and analysis and provide technical solutions. Write the code that you are proud of and the code must be maintainable and testable Maintains security, integrity, and business continuity controls and documents.   Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience 2 years of software development experience in Java. Experience in AngularJS, Node.JS and Xamarin is a plus. Good understanding on Object Oriented Programming. A keen technology trend followers and able to propose how these emerging technologies can be adapted in project. Perseverance is a must for this role. We are looking for team members who can perform well during tough time. Self-starter attitude is a must. Should be a team player. Able to work in areas outside of your usual comfort zone and get things done quickly Exceptional communication skills and able to present and demonstrates solutions to clients Preference would be given for those who have additional experiences in any of the following products: Microsoft SharePoint, Mobile apps development experience, Microsoft SharePoint, Analytic tools and Sitecore.
May 16, 2019
Full time
Avanade Singapore
You will originate, solution and drive Artificial Intelligence (AI) opportunities in ASEAN. As the Artificial Intelligence Lead for ASEAN, you will be identifying, solutioning, and managing analytics-led transformation initiatives across clients while playing a strategic and consultative partner to our clients.   Day to day, you will: Define, develop and establish the go-to-market strategy for AI offerings Have a deep understanding of industries, challenges and use cases for AI Have an ability to bring together data science and business needs to address client challenges and solve them and demonstrate the whole value chain from data to business results Drive relationships with customers at the senior management level Facilitate working sessions with partner and client teams Work with sales teams to provide subject matter expertise and solutioning support for important client proposals and RFPs, being comfortable presenting to a C-Level business audience. Understand and translate buyer requirements into an AI solution providing deal approach, solution plan, proposal and cost estimate leveraging standard process methods, deliverables and the right mix of offerings Independently ideate, conceptualize, develop and deploy analytical solutions to craft business impact Responsible for leading a team of data scientists and analysts to deliver advanced analytics based solutions Manage the health of the sales pipeline for the AI offering in terms of sales origination and attainment on an on-going basis Collaborate with other Market Units, partners and business groups to build offerings Collaborate with Analytics Centre of Excellence to leverage existing assets and contribute to the creation of new assets   Your skills   You’re an organized problem-solver with a talent for business, whose knowledge and experience helps turn business needs into solutions. You guide and support your team, whether at home or around the world, to provide successful and accessible data analytics that solve real-world problems   Your skills and experience include: Have extensive experience in areas of data science and AI – machine learning, neural networks, deep learning including application domains like natural language processing, computer vision and speech analysis Be proficient in statistical tools and languages – R, SPSS, Python, SAS, Cognitive Services or similar Experience of working with Big Data Platforms and visualization tools Demonstrate a proven ability to understand business context and integrate cognitive and advanced analytics levers for solutions Have an ability to convey complex analytical concepts in simple business terms Be comfortable across a broad range of industries and functional areas of analytics, while being expert in at least one functional area and one industry Have experience in pre-sales and project delivery Display and enthusiasm in supporting peers in designing and authoring proposals and RFPs Be confident and articulative in discussions with C-Level audience Have excellent verbal and written communications skills in English Have an ability to work in a global collaborative team environment   You probably have a Master’s degree field in a field such as computer science or a quantitative discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You’re likely to have been in a similar professional position for around five to seven years.
May 16, 2019
Full time
Avanade Singapore
As Data, Analytics & AI Solution Architect, you will work with clients to identify, document, and translate their business strategy and requirements into solutions and services that help our clients achieve their business outcomes using AI & Analytics.  Key to this role is that the individual will be an expert in selecting the optimal architecture and delivery approach that will service clients’ needs with a balance of costs, capability, and risks to achieve the business outcomes.  Based on the market demand for Data and AI solutions this role is critical for Avanade to create new business opportunities and grow existing clients. This role includes developing client roadmaps, program building, incorporating intelligent processes into existing business process, and solution planning that drives our clients desired business outcomes.  The scope of solutions can include, diverse data (including IOT) and advanced analytics capabilities, such as data engineering, data modeling, machine learning, NLP, data interaction and visualization that are all powered by Microsoft Azure technologies.   The successful individual will be a long-term trusted advisor to our clients to establish programs and system integration projects targeting business outcomes on a repeatable basis. Key Role Responsibilities: Day-to-day you will: Translate business requirements to technical solutions leveraging strong business acumen.  Analyze current business practice, processes, and procedures as well as identifying future business opportunities for leveraging Microsoft Azure Data & Analytics PaaS Services. Develop overall solution plans and strategic vision for data and analytics solutions, providing a comprehensive roadmap for clients’ needs. Provide high-level architectural expertise to sales, project and other analytics teams. Perform key management and thought leadership role in the areas of advanced data techniques, including data modeling, data access, data integration, data visualization, text mining, data discovery, statistical methods, database design and implementation. Define and achieve a strategic roadmap for the enterprise; including data modeling, implementation and data management for our enterprise data warehouse and advanced data analytics systems. Identify risks, assumptions, and develop estimates end-to-end based on Solution Plans. Build relationships with Solution Architects and collaborate on promoting solution architectural best practices across the company. Provide solution oversight to delivery architects and teams   Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements: Qualifications: Proven client experience selecting architecture that services clients’ needs with the balance of costs, capability, and risk to meet clients’ business objectives. Demonstrated experience of turning business use case and requirements to technical solutions. Experience in business processing mapping of data and analytics solutions. Strong understanding of the value proposition(s) associated with AI, Data, PaaS (Azure PaaS is a plus!), and DevOps. Experience constructing program journeys. Ability to conduct data profiling, cataloging, and mapping for technical design and construction of technical data flows. The ability to apply methods to solve business problems using one or more Azure Data and Analytics services in combination with building data pipelines, data streams, and system integration. Experience successfully solutioning digital analytics programs and system integration projects across multiple work streams and geographically dispersed teams. People management responsibilities both directly and indirectly with globally dispersed teams. Passion for AI. Ability to establish relationships with peers virtually. Able to explain complex analytical methodologies and concepts in non-technical language. Experience design and solutioning Modern Data Platforms and solutions incorporating AI and Advanced Analytics. Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Experience partnering on analytics-related sales pursuits. Knowledge of Lambda and Kappa architecture patterns. Knowledge of Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Quality tools and processes. Strong team collaboration and experience working with remote teams.  Knowledge of DevOps processes (including CI/CD) and Infrastructure as code fundamentals. Experience of leading grater than 3Mn USD deal solutions   Preferred Certifications: MCSA,MCSE   Preferred Education Background: You likely possess a Bachelor’s and/or Masters in a field such as Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Statistics, or Mathematics.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.   Preferred Years of Work Experience: You likely have about 8-10+ years of applied experience solutioning programs and system integration projects that include Modern Data Platform and Advanced Analytics, preferably in a business consulting (technology focus) environment or a combination of experience and relevant education.   Preferred Years of Management Experience: 3-5+ years – good to have   Scope of Work: Nature of Work: Directs collective work efforts to accomplish strategic goals for given portfolio of projects, programs, and/or clients. Scope of Work: Translates high-level strategy into more localized strategy and operational objectives. Complexity: Highly complex problems, often requiring analysis of near-intangible factors, creative solutioning and significant networking to succeed. Discretion: Authority to establish standards and shift the overall direction of projects and programs in response to the functional strategy. Organizational Impact: Work efforts are typically strategic in nature, and may have a lasting, long-term impact on Avanade and/or client operations and strategic direction. If client-facing, the focus would be on driving client-relationship and sales outcomes. Supervision Received: Operates with extreme latitude in determining focus and approach to work objectives. Supervision Provided: Mentors and manages work efforts of more junior colleagues and team members as required by various workstreams; may formally supervise work of project teams. If managing team(s) of more junior employees full-time, then refer to the People & Business Leadership leveling criteria. Often serves as Career Advisor. Knowledge Applied: Applies expert knowledge of a learned occupation/discipline and demonstrable, broad knowledge of business operations and organizational strategy.   Accountabilities & Metrics: Chargeability target Sales target Revenue target Personal goals
May 16, 2019
Full time
Avanade Melbourne VIC, Australia
About Avanade Avanade leads in providing creative 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 27,000 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. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Our Studio Avanade’s Digital Innovation Studio is an outcome focused, design led, data obsessed, pixel perfect and future thinking digital studio. We tackle challenges that exist right now and deliver outcomes that scale with your future. We believe in putting products in your customer’s hands and testing, iterating and evolving until your customers fall in love with it. We own the way in client collaboration and have introduced Agile methodology and Design thinking to some of Australia’s largest organisations. The studio is proud of its’ ability to scale quickly on projects and reach the sort of velocity that allows organisations to test and build creative, game-changing, customer-centric ideas and products, and still be first to market. The Role: You're implementing or modifying Drupal projects in line with functional and creative specifications and standard methodologies. You're writing maintainable, well-tested code and showing a high level of ownership of work you're leading through to completion. You're maintaining and utilising a comprehensive understanding of Drupal configurations, security, performance and scalability standards. You're following the Studio’s deployment and continuous integration processes and lead environments. You're supporting the Drupal Lead and Digital Project Managers with technical issue resolution and anticipating technology or solution risks and issues across my projects. You're working closely with the Project Management team to accurately estimate project resource requirements and providing clear feedback in person and via our ticketing system. You're supporting the Project Manager by participating in planning sessions to prioritise tasks, resolve issues, make recommendations and choose solutions. You're collaborating with your development colleagues and Drupal lead on ensuring continuous improvement on best practice around software development. You are confident working with Drupal 8 or with Drupal 7 and happy to learn the new versions of Drupal. Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.
May 16, 2019
Full time
Avanade Melbourne VIC, Australia
Do you make complex technology look easy? So do we. You know Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions do more than keep businesses running; they race them forward. We’ll surround you with people who as are passionate about technology and innovation as you are. About you You’re a dedicated, analytical software developer who creates flawless solutions that build businesses. You instinctively know where to focus to turn issues into improvements. You love putting your skills to the test, exploring new ideas for exciting transformation projects, and enjoy the full lifecycle of software development, from analysing requirements to delivering real solutions for clients. About the job ERP is all about helping businesses simplify complexity and thrive in the digital age. You’ll be solving your clients’ challenges and turning their needs into goals and solutions with Dynamics 365. You’ll design, develop, document, test and debug new and existing software systems. You’ll get to work on systems and applications for market sale, as well as large-scale proprietary software for our own use. As an ERP Software Developer Consultant, you’ll: Use Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations to design, create, document, test and debug new modules and extensions Create, extend and test Data Entities Configure the D365FO end point for integration patterns Write technical specifications based on conceptual designs and business requirements Identify and evaluate new technologies for implementation Support colleagues in tracing during prototyping Travel, as needed. Your skills You love an informal environment where you use your initiative to direct your own work, and team your good business sense with phenomenal time management. Your proven technical skills, backed by your great interpersonal skills, mean you can offer both technical and operational support. Ideally, your experience includes: Working with Microsoft Dynamics A solid grasp of organizational policies and process A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field Two to three years of professional experience Supporting junior colleagues in their work. Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.
May 16, 2019
Full time
Avanade Melbourne VIC, Australia
Do you love living in the cloud? So do we. You’re committed to Cloud Technologies and helping clients move their business up and realise results. About you You’re a natural communicator and a trusted technology advisor who wants to help craft your own Cloud community. We’ll give you the support and tools to become a recognised specialist, publishing articles and speaking at conferences. About the job Our consultants build sustainable concepts, working with our portfolio management team to make the most of technological developments in the Cloud. You’ll support your clients by building modern and powerful cloud hosted application systems; working with them on the architecture and implementation of sophisticated software applications. Your work helps our clients get the very best out of the Cloud. You’ll need to bring good interpersonal and communication skills to this role, as you help your technical and non-technical clients engage with often complex information. Day-to-day, you’ll be: Actively shaping and implementing creative Cloud and Azure solutions with Microsoft technologies for clients Defining technological standards in the Cloud/Azure environment Getting involved in the whole project cycle: from analysing requirements to creating duties, design, implementation, testing and documentation Designing architecture with Microsoft Azure that meets customer’s technical, security, and business needs for apps/workloads. Executing technical feasibility for moving workloads to Azure. Undertaking professional and technical reviews to ensure that your client has the best solution for their technical, security and business needs Travelling as needed to client site. Your skills To succeed in this role, you’ll require a talent for both technology and business. With your excellent communications skills, you are adept at mapping business needs to technology solutions and helping non-technical audiences understand the benefits of these solutions. You’ve probably got a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems, information technology or a related area, and around five years of experience in the IT sector. Ideally, your experience also includes: Consulting experience with large scale migrations to Microsoft Azure Knowledge of infrastructure solutions, especially in relation to Microsoft programs, platform migration, system security, enterprise directories, and cloud technologies Knowledge of operation management, systems security, testing, databases and mobility considerations Working with global teams and offshore resources. Communicating and presenting complex information to technical and also non-technical partners, both verbally and in written form. Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.
May 16, 2019
Full time
Avanade Melbourne VIC, Australia
Do you enjoy ensuring that information is available and easy to use? So do we. You’re a data designer who knows how to find, store and present a range of information from different sources so that everyone can access what they need quickly and simply, and use it effectively. About you You draw on your considerable experience in bringing data and statistics to life to take on sometimes complex problems, and you’re comfortable looking after several projects at once. You’re able to make your own decisions while at the same time supporting more junior team members. About the job As an Azure Data Engineer, you know the importance of data to business. You design and set up projects that bring together information from a variety of sources, to enable analysis and decision-making. You play a critical part of the data supply chain by making sure that data is accessible and consumable, so that it can be used for routine and ad-hoc analysis. Day to day, you will: Translate data requirements to technical solutions using strong business insights. Support planning, design and delivery of our clients’ data warehouse and big data platforms Ensure data is delivered and integrated in ways that meet client requirements and drive value, using traditional data warehousing & big data technologies Take part in designing and running batch/streaming/real-time data ingestion and data integration services for individual projects Design, develop, adapt and maintain data warehouse & big data architectures using Microsoft and Azure data technologies Stay up to date with the best standard methodologies in crafting and building modern data pipelines and data streams Customize storage and extraction, metadata, and information repositories Implement effective metrics, data quality and monitoring processes Expose data to end users using PowerBI, Tableau, Azure ML, SSRS, SSAS, Excel, Azure API apps or other modern visualization and analytics platforms Support deal teams by providing subject knowledge and solutions for client proposals Author reports that include key performance indicators, show where current operations can be improved, and identify the causes of any problems Create and maintain report forms and formats, information dashboards, data generators and canned reports, as well as other information portals and resources Travel as required Your skills You’ve got phenomenal across in data and analysis, and how to source, store and share information. A problem solver who’s happy to work autonomously and to share their knowledge and skills, as well as guiding other team members. Your skills and experience include: Practical design and implementation experience in data warehousing, Hadoop/Big Data, database, collection, storage, & aggregation models, techniques and technologies, with the ability to apply such methods to tackle business problems Database, storage, collection and aggregation models, techniques and technologies – and how to apply them in business Conducting data profiling, cataloguing, and mapping for technical design and construction of technical data flows. Knowledge and exposure to the various Azure Cloud Data Services & Microsoft SSIS is a requirement Programming in Hadoop, particularly in tools and technologies such as Hive, Kafka, Flume, Sqoop, Pig, MapReduce, Apache Spark, Scala, Python, Apache Storm, Cloudera/Hortonworks, JSON Preparing data for use in Data Science and Machine Learning Working with SQL Knowledge of Dev-Ops processes (including CI/CD) and Infrastructure as code fundamentals Team collaboration and experience working with remote teams You will have a bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics, Statistics or another related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You also have three to five years of meaningful professional experience. Avanade® Is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.
May 16, 2019