A&I COE - Europe Modern Engineering Lead

As Area Lead for the Modern Engineering COE you are responsible for helping execute the strategic direction around Modern Engineering in your area and showcasing Avanade's technical eminence in this space; engaging in pre-sales support on the most strategic deals across the area, intervene on high-risk deliveries, partnering with Microsoft, Accenture and other partners to evolve our Modern Engineering PoV and strategy and also help accelerate adoption and skills development of people across our regional teams. You also work closely with the global COE team along with area and regional offering leads to execute regional engagement in DevOps, Agile, and other Modern Engineering practices. This role reports to the Modern Engineering COE Global Lead.

Day-to-day you will:

Innovation & Offering strategy:

Provide input to Avanade's point of view on Modern Engineering and establish thought leadership and eminence in the marketplace

Partner with offering leads and COE peers to establish and execute offering strategy and Identify opportunities to grow market presence

Market development:

Support offering leads with education on emerging and differentiated modern engineering trends

Develop strategic ecosystem partnership with 3rd parties

Build deep relationships with Accenture and Microsoft teams in relevant areas


Work with account teams and offering leads to support differentiated client value and secure wins in our most strategic accounts

Establish and maintain relationships at key clients

Contribute to solution planning and design efforts across teams and workstreams to shape client's solution vision and deliver value


Engage in high risk/complexity delivery engagements and ensure successful delivery

Enable and ensure "lighthouse" success stories with new and emerging technology/architecture

Engage in delivery solutioning


Work with the global team to engage with L&D, TC leadership and RCLs to determine learning roadmaps and skill priorities for staff

Establish and maintain an active community of DevOps and Modern Engineering practitioners and thought leaders across the regions

Establish and manage the extended COE team (vCOE) for your area

Your technical and non-technical skills include:

Impeccable integrity, credibility and character

Experience in assessing and managing the opportunity and risk associated with complex, large-scale consulting projects

Deep knowledge of DevOps and Agile practices

Deep Knowledge of Microsoft products, Cloud Technologies and methods and software development is essential

Ability to guide and direct leadership teams in development, production and promotion of solution offerings

Client-oriented attitude and excellent interpersonal skills

Demonstrated understanding of delivery methodologies (Avanade Connected Methods, Microsoft Solutions Framework, Accenture Delivery Methods)

Experience turning around projects with significant delivery issues

Demonstrated ability to be effective in a virtual organization and expertise mentoring executive-level staff.

Requisition ID - 55777

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