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Avanade Inc. Application Architect in London, United Kingdom

About us

Avanade is the world’s leading digital innovator and believe in making genuine human impact in everything we do. This is through the power of our people and cutting-edge Microsoft Technology.

By joining Avanade’s software engineering practice, you will have fantastic opportunity to operate at the forefront of technology, with access to best clients across the world, on challenging and exciting projects.

We are a diverse team, and we are proud of our culture that welcomes every individual. In our teams you will find talented and passionate technologists, with a humble, collaborative, and positive attitude.

If you are the type of person who thrives of constantly learning and challenging yourself with a genuine desire to do your best, then you could be successful here. We promise to invest in you and help give you the platform for continuous learning and development.

Application Architect

The Application Architect Role Family is focussed on the Solution and design of complex business problems into technology solutions. This Team is cloud focussed and enable the application interoperability, reliability & scalability across all phases of the SDLC using a Security first DevOps mindset.

Day to day responsibilities:

· Translate client needs and challenges into solutions.

· Contribute to Existing designs, put in place greenfield architecture designs and seek approvals

· Support envisioning, perform architectural assessments, and define solutions, propose technology choices, and recommend estimates

· Propose technology-based solutions and own delivery of the same

· Act as SME in one or more technology areas of the solutions

· Contribute to the wider team with all round aspects of software engineering life cycle

· Drive and gather documentation of architecture requirements

· Support RFPs

· Lead a small team of designers and delivery teams

Some of the skills required:

· Excellent technical architecture skills, enabling the creation of future-proof, complex global solutions using Azure PaaS services

· Hands on experience on Azure App Service Model, Azure storage, Azure API Management and experience in Microservice development on Azure using Container Service and Kubernetes

· Experience with DevOps architecture & design for CI/CD pipelines and zero downtime deployments

· Provide technical architecture leadership and direction on projects resulting in scalable, reliable, and maintainable platforms

· Able to translate architecture designs in a technology specific solution.

· Exposure to infrastructure and application security technologies and approaches

· Good knowledge of Azure IaaS (VMs, VNET, NSG Rules, VPN Gateways and Express Route), Creating, deploying, configuring and scaling applications on Windows Azure PaaS

· Experience designing and delivering on-premise to cloud Migration projects

· You have a problem solving attitude

· You have experience leading and mentoring a small team

· Experience with Azure reference architectures for Integration services, high availability and data platforms

· Experience with FinOps

· Experience driving and gathering documentation of architecture requirements

· Be able to establish him/her self as a key go-to person for small to medium client engagements

· Lead a small team of designers and delivery teams

· Consulting Experience

· Client facing and stakeholder management skills

Tech Stack: · Azure Data Factory · Apache Kafka · Azure App Services & Functions · Azure Event Hubs & Service Bus · Azure Cognetive Services · Azure Batch & HPC · DevOps · Azure Migrate · Azure Log Analytics · Containerization · IoT

· Azure Security

Employment Transparency 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.

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Avanade is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Avanade at or call (206) 239-5610 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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