End User Architect, Manager


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

Job Type: Full time


End User Architect

Do you
Enjoy developing long lasting working relationships with clients in some of the biggest household names in the world, across a variety of industries?
Dream of delivering innovative, tailored modern IT solutions that truly make a difference?
Wish to work with a team where your individual skills and experience are recognised and valued?
Have an innate passion for technology - a thirst for knowledge and learning new skills?

If any of these statements struck a chord with you, you need to get in touch with us!

Avanade are looking for experienced and enthusiastic Technical Delivery Lead expert to join us at Manager or Group Manager level. You will become part of our diverse and accomplished Infrastructure community, working with the latest Microsoft 365 technologies, helping deliver high quality, bespoke solutions to our clients.

Note: We are not able to accept applications from those requiring Visa/Work permit sponsorship. Applicants must already be eligible to live and work in UK.

About our team:
The infrastructure team play an instrumental part in doing what Avanade does best: we design and run the foundational core of our innovative digital solutions for our clients, working with them to transform their businesses for the future.

We are a friendly, enthusiastic, and diverse bunch of people, currently 125 strong and growing. We would love to bring on more people who are just as passionate for technology as we are; people that love to learn new skills and grow their careers, all while enjoying a good work-life balance and a good social life after work.

Come and work with the best Microsoft technologists. Be part of a team that innovates and develops revolutionary solutions for our clients, delivering tomorrows technology today.

About you:
Enterprise Mobility & Security – Intune MDM & MAM, AAD, Identity, Information Protection, Threat Protection, Cloud App Security
Windows 10 – Intune/SCCM, Autopilot, Hybrid AD joins, Defender ATP, PowerShell
Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) – Architecture, Deployment, Azure Automation, FSlogix, Azure Files
Microsoft Endpoint Manager – Configuration Manager Current Branch, Intune and Co-management Workloads, Windows as a Service
AD – GPO, DNS, DHCP, Health checks
You love a challenge when it comes to complex technical solutions
You enjoy working with team members from diverse backgrounds across the globe.

As a Technical Delivery Lead, Manager you bring the following skills:
Superb communication and interpersonal skills – you will work directly with our clients, alongside our robust team of consultants, or within a client team.
You can communicate and present complex information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders, verbally and in written form.
Lead large & small project teams involved in the delivery of Modern Workplace, in particular Windows 10, Enterprise Mobility & Security, Microsoft Endpoint Manager and Windows Virtual Desktop
Manage client relationships to ensure successful delivery, taking responsibility for project reporting and budget tracking
Act as the overall architect and provide deep subject matter expertise in either Windows 10, Enterprise Mobility & Security, Microsoft Endpoint Manager or Windows Virtual Desktop
You have experience engaging with the client to gather and advise on their requirements, writing high level and detailed designs as well as define architectural topologies.
Maintain strong working knowledge of the Office365 service, and all required tools and products.

Some of the benefits we offer:

STI Bonus, Income Protection Policy, Extended benefits, generous pension plan.
Private Medical Cover, Dental Cover, Car Allowance, 33 weeks full pay maternity leave, 2 weeks paternity leave.
80 hours per annum studying towards Microsoft Certifications.
Employee Share Purchase Plan
Avanade University – real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally.
A dedicated Career Advisor to coach you and support your progression within the company.
Engaged and helpful co-workers genuinely interested in your growth.
A genuine focus on you as an individual – we help you discover your true potential and support you in growing your career and horizons.

Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate applicants without regard to race, colour, 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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