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 Australia
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  
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Avanade Canberra ACT, Australia
About you Avanade Australia is looking to hire a Cloud Security Architect for our Australian Security Consulting practice in Canberra.   Candidates  must  be Australian and have the ability to gain Security Clearance! About the role Working on some of the largest and leading-edge projects; the role of the Cloud Security Architect is to be customer facing and to play an active role in transforming our client’s Security on their Microsoft platforms through designing and implementing Microsoft Security technologies on-premise and in the cloud. We are currently looking for candidates with deep technical skills, with a background in infrastructure and experience or good understanding of designing and implementing security controls for cloud architectures, specifically Azure IaaS, PaaS and new capabilities around cognitive services and IoT. Candidates with knowledge and experience of Enterprise Mobility and Security Suite will be preferred. The role will involve delivering throughout the project lifecycle and candidates should be comfortable with performing discovery, analysis, design, build, test and deployment of solutions. Candidates must be comfortable meeting with clients and leading workshops. This role will also be involved in presales and support the development of proposals, estimation and client presentation. We require a technically capable candidate with a deep and proven understanding of Microsoft security technologies. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate expertise across at least three of the following areas and a desire to learn more: Cloud (Azure) Identity and Access Management (Azure AD, Conditional Access and AD FS) Identity lifecycle management (FIM, MIM) Threat Protection (Advanced Threat Analytics, WATP) Information Protection (DLP, AIP, RMS) Data Loss Prevention (Azure Information Protection/AD RMS) Mobile Device Management (Intune) Mobile App Management Conditional Access Cloud Access Security Brokers Cloud App Security Equivalent experience in non-Microsoft products will be considered. Your skills As a potential member of our growing Security Consulting practice the successful candidate must have a strong foundation across the Microsoft Security solution stack. Experience and subject matter expertise in at least three of the technologies listed below is preferred: Active Directory Federation Services Active Directory Domain Services Active Directory Certificate Services Azure AD Connect Azure Information Protection/RMS Microsoft Intune Microsoft Identity Manager Office 365 Security Office 365 Cloud App Security Microsoft Cloud App Security SIEM Integration Data Privacy and an understanding of GDPR Additionally, candidates should demonstrate knowledge, experience and ideally hold certifications in the following areas: CISSP CompTIA Security+ Microsoft Office 365 exams 70-346, 70-347 Microsoft Azure exams 70-532, 70-533 MCSE/MCSA To supplement the technical knowledge and project delivery experience, the successful candidate will come from a consulting background with good customer facing skills, the ability to gather customer requirements and produce high quality written deliverables. Candidate should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills  as well as hold tertiary qualifications in Technology, Engineering or a related field.  As an architect, you must be willing and able to travel within Australia
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Avanade Perth WA, Australia
Do you enjoy making sure that information is accessible and easy to use? So do we. You’re a data designer who knows how to find, retrieve, process, 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 data retrieval and data processing to solve complex problems and making data available for downstream application consumption. You’re comfortable looking after several projects at once and able to make your own decisions, leading / advising clients on key data architecture decisions while at the same time leading and supporting more junior team members. You have sufficient knowledge of  big data  solutions to be able to implement those on premises or in the cloud namely on the Azure platform.   About the job As a Lead 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 reporting, analysis, decision-making and other machine learning functions. You play a critical role as part of the data supply chain by making sure that data is accessible and easy to use, so that it can be used for routine and ad-hoc analysis. You lead a team of data engineers and provide technical leadership in the design and implementation of big data architectures for the client.   Day to day, you will: Translate data requirements to technical solutions leveraging strong business acumen 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 big data technologies Take a technical leadership role in designing and running  batch/streaming/real-time data ingestion and data integration services for individual projects and Azure cloud data technologies ·       Liase with the client’s business and IT stakeholders to gather data requirements and to socialise architecture and design decisions ·       Stay up to date with business best practice in designing 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 through application, API or any other modern visualization and analytics platforms ·       Support deal teams by providing subject knowledge and solutions for client proposals ·       Travel as required   Your skills You’ve got great experience in data and analysis, and how to source, store and share information. You’re 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: Demonstrated experience in leading the e2e design and implementation of Data Warehouses and Hadoop/Big Data platforms, with the ability to apply such methods to solve business problems Designing batch processes for file ingestion from different file system 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 data technologies is a must have, specifically Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake Store, Azure Data Warehouse, Azure Blob Storage, or Azure SQL DB 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 complex SQL queries Experience working with Power BI or equivalent BI/Visualisation tools 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 Bachelors degree in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Applied Computing or another relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You also have three to five years of relevant professional experience.
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Avanade Perth WA, Australia
Do you enjoy making sure that information is accessible 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 solve 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 a Consultant, Data Engineering, 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 make sure that data is accessible and easy to use, so that it can be used for routine and ad-hoc analysis. Day to day, you will: Use your knowledge to plan and deliver data warehouse and storage Take part in designing and running bespoke data services for individual projects Stay up to date with business best practice in using and retrieving data Design, develop, adapt and maintain data warehouse architecture and relational databases that support data mining Customize storage and extraction, metadata, and information repositories Create and use effective metrics and monitoring processes Help to develop business intelligence tools Support deal teams by providing subject knowledge and solutions for client proposals 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’re got great experience in data and analysis, and how to source, store and share information. You’re 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: Database, storage, collection and aggregation models, techniques and technologies – and how to apply them in business Employing statistical and data visualization tools and techniques Experience in structured problem solving Great project and people management 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 Mastery of .NET C# and T-SQL Knowledge of Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL DW, and Azure SQL, Azure App Service is required Azure IoT, 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 Designing and building Data Pipelines using streams of IOT data Knowledge of Lambda and Kappa architecture patterns Knowledge of Dev-Ops processes (including CI/CD) and Infrastructure as code fundamentals You’re likely to have a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or another relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You also have three to five years of relevant professional experience.
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Avanade Melbourne VIC, Australia
Our Studio Avanade’s Digital Innovation Studio is an outcome focused, design led, data obsessed, pixel perfect and future thinking digital studio. We solve 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 lead 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 innovative, game-changing, customer-centric ideas and products, and still be first to market.   The Role: I implement or modify Drupal projects in line with functional and creative specifications and best practice methodologies. I write maintainable, well-tested code and show a high level of ownership of assigned tasks through to completion. I maintain and utilise a comprehensive understanding of Drupal configurations, security, performance and scalability standards. I follow the Studio’s deployment and continuous integration processes and manage environments. I support the Drupal Lead and Digital Project Managers with technical issue resolution and anticipating technology or solution risks and issues across my projects. I work closely with the Project Management team to accurately estimate project resource requirements and provide clear feedback in person and via our ticketing system. I support the Project Manager by participating in planning sessions to prioritise tasks, resolve issues, make recommendations and choose solutions. I collaborate with my development colleagues and Drupal lead on ensuring continuous improvement on best practice around software development.
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Avanade Melbourne VIC, Australia
About you Avanade Australia is looking to hire a Cloud Security Architect for our Australian Security Consulting practice in Canberra.   Candidates  must  be Australian and have the ability to gain Security Clearance! About the role Working on some of the largest and leading-edge projects; the role of the Cloud Security Architect is to be customer facing and to play an active role in transforming our client’s Security on their Microsoft platforms through designing and implementing Microsoft Security technologies on-premise and in the cloud. We are currently looking for candidates with deep technical skills, with a background in infrastructure and experience or good understanding of designing and implementing security controls for cloud architectures, specifically Azure IaaS, PaaS and new capabilities around cognitive services and IoT. Candidates with knowledge and experience of Enterprise Mobility and Security Suite will be preferred. The role will involve delivering throughout the project lifecycle and candidates should be comfortable with performing discovery, analysis, design, build, test and deployment of solutions. Candidates must be comfortable meeting with clients and leading workshops. This role will also be involved in presales and support the development of proposals, estimation and client presentation. We require a technically capable candidate with a deep and proven understanding of Microsoft security technologies. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate expertise across at least three of the following areas and a desire to learn more: Cloud (Azure) Identity and Access Management (Azure AD, Conditional Access and AD FS) Identity lifecycle management (FIM, MIM) Threat Protection (Advanced Threat Analytics, WATP) Information Protection (DLP, AIP, RMS) Data Loss Prevention (Azure Information Protection/AD RMS) Mobile Device Management (Intune) Mobile App Management Conditional Access Cloud Access Security Brokers Cloud App Security Equivalent experience in non-Microsoft products will be considered. Your skills As a potential member of our growing Security Consulting practice the successful candidate must have a strong foundation across the Microsoft Security solution stack. Experience and subject matter expertise in at least three of the technologies listed below is preferred: Active Directory Federation Services Active Directory Domain Services Active Directory Certificate Services Azure AD Connect Azure Information Protection/RMS Microsoft Intune Microsoft Identity Manager Office 365 Security Office 365 Cloud App Security Microsoft Cloud App Security SIEM Integration Data Privacy and an understanding of GDPR Additionally, candidates should demonstrate knowledge, experience and ideally hold certifications in the following areas: CISSP CompTIA Security+ Microsoft Office 365 exams 70-346, 70-347 Microsoft Azure exams 70-532, 70-533 MCSE/MCSA To supplement the technical knowledge and project delivery experience, the successful candidate will come from a consulting background with good customer facing skills, the ability to gather customer requirements and produce high quality written deliverables. Candidate should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills  as well as hold tertiary qualifications in Technology, Engineering or a related field.  As an architect, you must be willing and able to travel within Australia
Mar 15, 2019