Do you love living in the Cloud? So do we.
As an Azure/Cloud Consultant you will design, install, and configure enterprise technology architecture, components of which include security, availability, compute infrastructure, storage infrastructure, database infrastructure, network infrastructure, and operations, typically in Microsoft or multi-vendor environments. You will apply functional knowledge and technical expertise in the design of systems to support customer needs and for some smaller projects, you may be responsible for some people management responsibilities.
You’re committed to the Cloud and helping clients by spotting opportunities and giving them the tools and processes that will transform their business.
You’re a natural communicator and trusted technology advisor who wants to help shape your Cloud community. Your work enables people to get the very best out of the Cloud, and your great interpersonal and communication skills help technical and non-technical clients engage with often complex information.
About the job
As an Infrastructure Consultant, you build modern and powerful applications, guiding your clients on the architecture and implementation of sophisticated software applications. You create the processes, procedures and tools that transform businesses, working with our technology and design teams to create fully integrated technology, operations, strategies and solutions.
Day to day, you will:
Take part in all project phases – Plan, Analyse, Design, Build and Test
Partner with the technology and design teams to turn strategies into solutions
Create and adapt Infrastructure solutions
Define projects’ documentation, including design, build and operations guides, as well as the management processes, procedures and toolsets
Carry out integration and user testing
Support your clients to transform their technology landscapes
Work with global and offshore teams
Guide and mentor less experienced colleagues
Travel as required.
You are a skilled communicator, with good written and spoken English, who can convey sometimes complex information to technical and non-technical partners. you You collaborate with your colleagues locally and globally to make full use of their knowledge and experience to develop effective strategies and solutions. You’ve got good understanding of business, too, and you understand the finances of a project.
You will have around two years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Information Technology or similar. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be suitable. You also have at least three years of relevant experience in systems engineering and/or infrastructure.
We will help you attain your Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate certification in Windows Server 2012 and your Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert certification in Server Infrastructure within two years of starting with us.
Your skills and experience include:
Good knowledge of core Microsoft platforms, including SQL, Exchange, and Hyper-V
Infrastructure solutions (especially Microsoft), Cloud technologies, networking, data centre operations, platform migration and enterprise directories
Operation management, systems security, testing, databases and mobility considerations.
Experience working with global teams.
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Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at .