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Avanade Inc. Azure Cloud Architect in Amsterdam, Netherlands


Avanade Netherlands is looking for an experienced Azure Cloud Architect - are you looking to work with the latest Microsoft technology and want to make a difference to our clients from the enterprise market? Then this opportunity might just be what you’re looking for!

Come Join Us!

By joining Avanade’s Azure Platform practice as a Senior Azure Cloud Architect, you’ll get the opportunity to operate at the forefront of technology, with access to best clients, on challenging and exciting projects. We’re a diverse team, and we’re proud of our culture that welcomes every individual. On our team, you’ll find passionate, talented technologists with a humble, collaborative, and positive attitude. As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning, and ambitious growth in return. Together we do what matters.

What You'll Do

  • Design, build, and operate scalable and reliable infrastructure solutions hosted in Azure and Hybrid-Cloud Environments.

  • Lead the Azure cloud projects to interact with customer stakeholders to gather inputs, plan, design, and enablement of Azure services.

  • Plan and advice customer stakeholders and technical teams on components, services and dependencies of Azure services such as Azure AD, hybrid deployment, security of cloud solutions, cost management etc.

  • Apply expertise in technical and consulting knowledge in advising clients and designing systems to support customer needs.

  • Assist with customer relationships, proposal development change requirements and marketing/PR initiatives

  • Be responsible for people, project, and program management, typically for projects of moderate-to-large size and complexity.

Skills and Experiences

  • You have a passion for Microsoft technology and a deep understanding of cloud computing technologies and emerging computing trends.

  • You are an expert on Azure Cloud, have a strong background and technical experience in the Azure environment, migrations, and development, and want to grow further in this role.

  • You have experience with Microsoft technologies, including at least five years of working experience with Microsoft Azure, DevOps, and Infrastructure as Code (Bicep, Terraform, PowerShell, …).

  • You have pre-sales and delivery experience with a consulting and complex project delivery background.

  • You have proven leadership/management skills.

  • Beside these technical skills, you are fluent in Dutch and English.

About You

Characteristics that can spell success for this role:

  • You enjoy and find it important to keep up to date with the latest developments.

  • You want to put your knowledge into practice with our customers.

  • You are looking for an organization where your development and well-being are central.

  • You like to share your knowledge with your colleagues.

  • You are proud of the results you achieve and want to be the best at what we do together with us.

Enjoy Your Career

Some of the best things about working at Avanade:

  • 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)

  • Real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally

  • Dedicated career advisor to encourage your growth

  • Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you

Find out more about some of our benefits [1] here.

A Great Place to Work

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning, and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor, and guide you, and to lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact, and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look!

We work hard to provide an inclusive, diverse culture with a deep sense of belonging for all our employees. Visit our [2] Inclusion & Diversity page.

Create a future for our people that focuses on

• Expanding your thinking • Experimenting courageously • Learning and pivoting

Inspire greatness in our people by

• Empowering every voice • Encouraging boldness • Celebrating progress

Accelerate the impact of our people by

• Amazing the client • Prioritizing what matters • Acting as one

Learn More

To learn more about the types of projects our Infrastructure team works on check out these case studies:

  • [3] VentilatorChallengeUK manufactures 20 years’ worth of ventilators in 12 weeks to help save lives

  • [4] Landmark Information Group finds a new home for its data in the cloud

Interested in knowing what’s going on inside Avanade? Check out our blogs:

  • [5] Avanade Insights - exchange ideas that drive tomorrow’s innovation

  • [6] Inside Avanade - explore what life is like working at Avanade


Visible links

  1. https://www.avanade.com/en/career/benefits

  2. http://%20https//www.avanade.com/en-us/about-avanade/inclusion-and-diversity

  3. https://www.avanade.com/en-gb/clients/ventilator-challenge-uk

  4. https://www.avanade.com/en-gb/clients/landmark-cloud-native

  5. https://www.avanade.com/en/blogs/avanade-insights

  6. https://www.avanade.com/en/blogs/inside-avanade