Sitecore XP Architect

Avanade

Location: Edinburgh, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Tyne and Wear

Job Type: Full time

Posted




Who are we?


Avanade is a leading global provider of innovative digital and cloud-based services, business solutions and design-led applications. Founded as a joint venture between Microsoft and Accenture, we are the world's largest consulting firm specializing in Microsoft technologies.


We're a fast-moving, big-idea-dreaming, mishmash of designers, UX architects, technologists, delivery experts, writers, and more, who, when brought together, create transformative digital experiences for some of the biggest and best brands on the planet.


As recently announced at the 2022 Sitecore Symposium, there is a new strategic partnership between Sitecore and Accenture. Avanade and Accenture were the Sitecore Global Partner of the Year in 2021.




The role:


A Sitecore Architect is responsible for the leadership, planning, design, project coordination and management of assigned client Sitecore engagements. This job ensures we use the right Sitecore solutions and digital strategy in order to meet business needs, which enables Avanade to sustain and grow our position as the leading Sitecore global systems integrator on the Microsoft platform.


This job ensures that solution efforts are appropriately prioritized, that solutions are integrated, and that the Avanade has defined the right solution for our large-scale global clients. Develop new assets to help Avanade teams deliver more efficiently. Responsible for optimizing team and individual contributions to achieve stated objectives.


This is more than a technical Sitecore role. It is an opportunity to help clients set the right foundation to deliver against their digital transformation ambitions for 2022 and beyond.


You will be a member of Avanade’s Global Center of Excellence within the Sitecore Platform Group acting as a technical leader and expert for Sitecore XP Architectures.


  • Expert level understanding
of the project and software development lifecycle and in architecting design solutions for clients.

  • Responsibility
for technical solution in close collaboration with the client.

  • Support of the team
with concepts and effort estimation as part of the proposal process.

  • Technical leadership and direction
of the decentralized development team within a client project.

  • Contribute to the further development of our internal frameworks and best practices.


Your skills:


Ideally, you’ll have most or all of these -


  • More than 5 years’ experience
in developing, implementing, and supporting enterprise level solutions.

  • Successful implemented integrations
with third party systems - for example ERP, CRM, DAM and PIM.

  • Experienced in Sitecore version 9.x+
using the Helix architectural guidelines (preferably Sitecore certified).

  • Familiar with Sitecore application setup
on the cloud and Containers.

  • Experience with accelerator frameworks
such as Sitecore SXA, JSS, or similar.

  • Experienced with Content Hub.

  • Management of the development process
with tools like Jira, Azure DevOps and apply agile principles (e.g. Scrum).

  • Applying agile principles (e.g. Scrum) and DevOps automation in your projects.

  • Self-motivated and ability to deliver high quality work
within a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Familiarity with
Sitecore Experience Edge, GraphQL, and headless implementations

  • Exposure to
NextJS and headless client frameworks



Does this sound interesting for you?


Then we would be happy to receive your application and arrange a confidential introductory chat.

We believe that inclusive and diverse teams can overcome any obstacles - if you are passionate and courageous about taking on challenges, you have come to the right place. Your application is welcome - regardless of your origin, nationality, faith, disability, age, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, and gender. With us, you can just be you. Diversity in every form is a matter close to our hearts and an integral part of the Avanade culture.

You’ve got this!