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Senior Consultant, Infrastructure


Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Avanade provides leading business technology services and solutions for its clients, delivered through the power of people, digital innovation, and the Microsoft ecosystem. At Avanade you will be armed with innovative thinking and expertise in cutting-edge Microsoft Technology that will help our clients work better and revolutionizes the way they look after their customers.

About the role

The Cloud / IT Infrastructure Talent Community is at the heart of Avanade’s business, providing the ability to deliver IT solutions and services to clients and employees.

The Talent Community focus lies on the following Technology Groups:

Digital Workplace and Unified Communications
Cloud Establishments; Migrations and Transformation
End User Computing
IT Operations
As a Senior Consultant, Infrastructure Consulting, you will design, install, and configure enterprise technology architecture, components of which include security, availability/fail-over, OS/compute infrastructure, storage infrastructure, database infrastructure, network infrastructure, and operations, typically in Microsoft or multi-vendor environments. You will apply your functional knowledge and technical expertise in the design of systems to support customer needs. Additionally, you will leverage knowledge of customers' and Avanade's businesses to enhance the value of our solutions.

Day to day your responsibilities will include:

Contribute to and may lead in all phases of Avanade projects (Plan, Analyze, Design, Build and Test)
Partner with cross-functional technology and design teams to integrate technology, operations and solution requirements into solution strategies
Develop and modify complex infrastructure solutions within designated computing environments, relying on specialized infrastructure / networking knowledge
Create project deliverable documentation, including design, build, and operations guides
Work and interact directly with clients to identify opportunities and transform information technology landscapes to new technology environments
Define and establish information technology operations, processes, procedures and toolsets to manage and maintain requirements specified for a solution
Design and conduct systems integration testing (SIT), component integration testing (CIT), and user acceptance testing (UAT)
Support creation and execution of change management efforts that accompany solutions
Manage smaller projects, components of larger projects, and junior-level resources


About You

Your technical skillset likely includes:

Expertise in several of these areas:
IT Infrastructure solutions; hardware/software installation and customization; virtualization and configuration; cloud solutions and technologies; database creation and administration; IP networking and network services; data center logic and operations; system and platform migration; enterprise directories; scripting and automation (ideally SCORCH); process automation; system and platform documentation; Mobility; DevOps
Some of the Microsoft technologies you may have worked on include:
Microsoft Windows Server; Microsoft Exchange; Microsoft Internet Information Server; Microsoft SQL Server; Microsoft SharePoint
Knowledge in operations management, systems security, testing, databases; cloud operations; cloud migrations; end-user computing; and mobility considerations
Working knowledge of scripting in Windows PowerShell or other scripting languages
SQL - Infrastructure related and development, including ETLs such as Infrastructure maintenance, backups, storage; Development – SQL optimization, best practice code development, ETL development and debugging.
Your non-technical skillset includes:

A growth mindset and passion for innovation
The ability to interact with internal stakeholders of diverse professional backgrounds
Good communication and presentation skills
Solid written and spoken English skills
Four-year Bachelor's Degree
Must be eligible to get security clearance with federal government organizations.

Requisition ID - 48977

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.
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