Avanade Inc. Manager, Solution Development in Beijing, China

About the job

As a Manager, Solution Development, you will focus on designing, deploying, and testing solution components of medium to large size and complexity. This position develops and tests mission critical enterprise solutions including web services, enterprise portals and mobile applications. You will have key project/program leadership responsibilities and will serve as a career manager to other Solution Developers. Additionally, you will assist with customer relationship, change requirements, proposal development and some marketing/PR initiatives. Overall, you will contribute to the repository of intellectual property.

Day to day, you will:

  • Manage and review work of team(s) across all phases of Avanade projects (Plan, Analyze, Design, Build and Test) in one or more projects

  • Direct effort to defining technical, operational and user requirements

  • Design conceptual architecture and technical solutions

  • Lead and reviews efforts to develop and implement client-approved solution

  • Take responsibility for project management of various initiatives, including work estimation, planning, stakeholder management, and group management

  • Ensure project quality meets standards through KPI identification and testing plan

  • Own partnership with cross-functional technology and design teams to ensure consistent, beneficial client interaction and solution delivery

  • Ensure offshore resources are utilized and leveraged appropriately

  • Take active role in sales activities and planning as required

Qualifications

About you

You know how the right software solutions can help businesses do more with less effort. You know code inside out and enjoy putting innovation to work in real applications and getting real results.

Your Skills

You understand how to turn piles of data into actionable insights that our clients can use to their competitive advantage. You can explain complex analytical concepts in non-technical language that business people can understand.

Your skills and experience include:

  • The .NET Framework, C#, ASP.NET, SharePoint, WCF, WPF, SQL Server and other advanced components of Microsoft technology, using various agile and waterfall-based delivery methodologies

  • Advanced skills in analyzing, designing, developing, implementing and maintaining application code in a variety of contexts

  • Advanced skills in developing client-based and/or web-based software solutions

  • Demonstrated experience about application development, complex code development, application testing, component design

  • Demonstrated experience of specific technologies as specified by hiring manager

  • Experience leading software development-focused projects

Non-Technical Requirements

  • Experience consulting to external clients on complex projects, including in leadership roles

  • 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

  • Experience making use of service brokering in project work

  • Strong commercial awareness and financial intelligence (e.g., P&Ls, how decisions impact cost, profit, etc.)

  • Solid written and spoken communication skills

  • You probably have bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems or a related field.

  • You’ve Experienced leading mid to large sized teams (5 to 10+ resources). Should have deep technical skills and be capable of serving as a subject matter expert in at least one Microsoft technology or business domain.

Requisition ID - 58731

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.

Category: Software Engineering

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