Exchange/O365 Infrastructure Consultants

About our Associate Network

The Associate Network gives Avanade strategic access to high quality, loyal, vetted and reputable market relevant individuals that can promptly respond to client needs. As part of the Associate Network, you will be able to drive results and have access to leading-edge projects. The ideal candidate will have a background in delivering technical consulting services specialising in Microsoft Solutions with emphasis on Exchange products including migrations, Implementation & detailed design focused with some pre-sales; additional work to perform technical audit and health check services for customer environments. The Associate Network focuses on project-based work and is not full time employment.

The R ole

As a member of Infrastructure Consulting, you will be part of our client facing team and play an active role in delivering infrastructure and cloud solutions to our customers.

Involved throughout the lifecycle of projects you will use your broad experience in Microsoft platforms and enterprise technology architecture. A strong foundation across core infrastructure solutions (networking, storage, and operating systems), as well as experience in at least one of Microsoft's cloud solutions such as Azure or Office365 is essential for this role. Additional expertise in core Microsoft platforms such as SQL, Exchange, Hyper-V etc is highly desirable.

About you

Working directly with our clients you will need excellent communications and interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a high performing team of Avanade consultants, or within a client team as a subject matter expert.

Experience in at least one of following Microsoft Cloud technologies
  • Azure I/PaaS
  • Office 365

Mandatory core/foundation skills
  • Networking
  • Storage
  • Windows Server
  • Client operating systems and deployment techniques
  • Server Virtualisation

Expertise in any of the following areas is highly desirable
  • Skype for Business inc Voice
  • Exchange Server
  • SQL Server
  • System Centre
  • Active Directory Roles

To supplement their technical knowledge successful candidates will have experience of project delivery processes such as project planning and excellent customer facing skills including and have experience of producing high quality written deliverables (Word documents, PowerPoint presentations).

About Avanade

Our Associate Network is comprised of experienced independent freelancers with specialist knowledge. By joining our network you will gain access to Avanade's clients, projects, brilliant teams, world-class training and leading-edge technology.

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help fuel transformation and growth for our clients and their customers. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 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

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, marital status or any other protected status. Avanade is also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities.

Requisition ID - 51368

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at

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