Enterprise Technology Architect


Location: Denver, Colorado, Los Angeles, California, Phoenix, Arizona, Salt Lake City, Utah, Seattle, Washington

Job Type: Full time


As an Enterprise Technology Architect, you are in one of the most important roles. You will be at the front & center of solutions crafting. Your ideas and your work results have significant business outcomes for our largest enterprise clients.
You lead all the lively stuff: solution development, architecture, sales support, technology choice and delivery for some of Avanade’s top clients.

Day-to-day you will:

  • Design cloud-based solutions
  • Design cloud architecture and complete plans and specifications to develop solutions
  • Collaborate with product managers and engineers to develop specifications for new cloud-based products/services, applications and solutions
  • Drive the roll-out of cloud management platforms, evaluate its performance and implements enhancements
  • Design and develop IT architecture (integrated process, applications, data and technology) solutions to business problems in alignment with the enterprise architecture direction and standards
  • Develop specifications for new products/services, applications and service offerings
  • Assess the compatibility and integration of products/services proposed as standards to ensure an integrated architecture across interdependent technologies
  • Provide the work’s technical scope, defining and driving the best solution to meet the technical performance, scalability, flexibility, operations and capability needs of your client
  • Oversee and manage a cross-functional development team that designs, develops, and enhances software assets that meet or exceed internal and external (client) expectations, in line with product functionality, cost and delivery schedules
  • Coach, mentor, and motivate team members to influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
  • Apply knowledge to create an environment that fosters accountability, quality, commitment, growth and innovation and support the sales process as needed
  • Recommend changes in development, maintenance and system standards
  • Own product line engineering responsibility within a business unit: Own, manage, and communicate engineering metrics; has responsibilities across geographies; manages the cost of engineering across portfolios and capabilities; articulate the quality of the software and what quality improvement measures are in place; measure of responsibility for client satisfaction of the products, and responsible for cost of implementation

Skills and capabilities you posses:

  • Develop and enrich the product portfolio of value-added services
  • Perform technical planning, architecture development and modification of specifications
  • Advanced skills in developing client-based and/or web-based software solutions
  • Experience with specific technologies as specified by hiring manager
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Microsoft products
  • Ability to gain an understanding of customer process and issues, and communicate them back
  • Ability to work in teams and individually when needed
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with global teams on projects
  • Experience working with offshore teams to facilitate project work
  • Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form
  • Advanced skills and experience in application lifecycle management, agile development methods and software planning
  • Effective at recruiting talented people, managing and influencing virtual teams, and developing leaders
  • Strategic thinker about business issues across product areas and industries
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive them to completion effectively
  • Monitor, mentor, and lead teams to overcome roadblocks and challenges and implement coordination

Preferred Years of Work Experience:

  • 7+ years of experience working with global teams
  • You likely have 7+ years of increasingly diverse or complex experience in a software/product development capacity

Preferred Educational Background:

  • You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.

Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.

Benefits We Offer:
  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s global alliance partner of the year (14 years in a row), with exceptional development and training (minimum 80 hours per year for training and paid certifications)
  • Private Medical Coverage, Income Protection Policy, Extended benefits, Bonus, generous pension and much more!
  • Avanade University – real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally
  • Dedicated career advisor to encourage your progression
  • Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you
  • Reward and Recognition scheme

Compensation for roles at Avanade varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. As required by local law, Avanade provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado and Washington as set forth below:

 Information on benefits offered is here

California: (Range $122,400 to $170,000)
Colorado: (Range $106,250 to $147,000)
Washington: (Range $122,440 to $170,000)

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