Group Manager, Cloud Architect

At Avanade, business and technology consulting isn't just your career, it's your passion. And that means more than just working with new innovations. It means using technology to solve business problems in ways that make a real difference to you, your clients, and the world.

At Avanade, we:

  • Are passionate about using leading-edge innovation in the delivery of Microsoft technologies to help our clients achieve their goals
  • Thrive on open dialogue and collaboration. We share best practices and solve problems through teamwork, both within a project team and larger communities within Avanade.
  • Are committed to growth - as an organization and for each individual.

Description
  • Interacting with Clients and Avanade sponsors and delivery teams (including partners) focused on solving mission-critical business and technology problems and provide solutions which center on the consumption of the Azure Platform
  • Executing technical feasibility assessments, solution estimations and proposal development for moving identified workloads to Azure
  • Developing technical and security specifications for the targeted applications/workloads in Azure
  • Develop a migration approach to move workloads from On-Premises to Azure or develop new cloud-ready application solutions
  • Lead and mentor medium to large sized teams in the migration workloads or implementations of application and services to the cloud in large enterprise environments
  • Document and share technical best practices and insights with the Clients and Avanade community, contributing to Avanade's repository of intellectual property

Qualifications
Qualifications
  • 8+ years of information technology experience including 3+ years of hands on experience with cloud technologies and their implementation with experience in at least two of the following: Azure, AWS, Ali, Private Cloud, Platform as a Service or Software as a Service
  • Understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends
  • Understand how to create a business case for modernizing applications on Azure; Experienced on how to build a business case for Azure
  • Understanding regulatory requirements of China for public cloud and how to leverage hybrid cloud
  • Working experience developing, architecting & supporting application leveraging Azure services
  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge around the end-to-end value chain of IT applications and infrastructure on Cloud
  • Experience in planning and implementing cloud architectures for critical business systems
  • Experience in solutioning and migrating On-Premise critical LOB workloads to the public cloud (Azure is preferred) and/or implementing cloud-ready applications
  • Proven track record of building trusted technical and business relationships with senior executives and driving grow in highly strategic or key accounts
  • Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively convey strategic concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple levels
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills leveraging all available resources
  • Ability to connect technology with measurable business value
  • Demonstrated technical thought leadership in clients facing situations
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication in both English and Mandarin
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences
  • Deep technical experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Software design or development of highly distributed applications
    • Database architectures
    • Security
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS or related field
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the year during the work week
  • Relationships with enterprise clients and Microsoft (Optional)
Requisition ID - 55173

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 www.avanade.com.


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