Modern Workplace-Endpoint and Desktop Virtualization Infrastructure Architect About the role? As a Modern Workplace Architect, your focus is on communication and collaboration systems, and workplace services including desktop solutions, collaboration technologies, voice solutions and enablement of secure remote working environments. Day-to-day, you will: You will make upgrades, migrations and evergreen scenarios. Your primary focus is on Microsoft technologies and implementations in enterprise environments. Additionally, you apply your expertise in technical and consulting knowledge to advise clients on accurate governance to ensure stability, and to enable them to evolve their environments to support changing business requirements. About you You're a natural communicator who wants to help our partners on their Modern Workplace journey. You will help improve employee mobility, efficiency, teamwork and security demonstrating your experience in Windows 10, Office 365 and ideally Microsoft's Enterprise Mobility + Security (EM+S). Your interpersonal and communication skills help technical and non-technical clients engage with often complex information. Your skill-set likely includes: Microsoft365, Windows 10 (incl. WVD/VDI), Intune/SCCM, Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS), SharePoint, Teams, Skype for Business Session initiation protocol, video conferencing systems, network assessment and troubleshooting, load balancing and virtualization Microsoft/Office 365 Security - Azure ATP, DLP, AIP, Windows Defender ATP Azure AD, Azure AD PIM PowerShell and other scripting language Up-to-date knowledge of Microsoft products Ability to gain an understanding of customer process and issues, and communicate them back Great teammate with strong verbal and written communication skills Experience working with offshore teams to facilitate project work Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting sophisticated information to technical and non-technical partners, both verbally and in written form Proven experience on developing technical, business and operations aspects in requirements gathering, use-case scenarios and high-level architecture Ability to develop work breakdown structure/tasks, identification of dependencies and providing inputs to project management 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 ?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. 7+ years of prior related work experience, preferably in a technology or consulting environment 5+ years of experience working with global teamsEmployment TransparencyAvanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status. The EEO is the Law poster is available here and poster supplement is available here The Pay Transparency Policy is available here Avanade is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Avanade at or call and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. By using this site, you agree that we can place Cookies on your device. See our Job Applicant Data Privacy Statement and Cookies statement.