Avanade Inc. Microsoft Infrastructure/Platform Consultant (m/f) in Geneva, Switzerland

As a member of our Infrastructure/Platform Consulting, you will be part of our client facing team and play an active role in delivering infrastructure and cloud solutions to our customers.

As an Infrastructure/Platform Consultant, you will assist with designing, installing, and configuring enterprise technology architecture, typically for Microsoft Dynamics 365 on-premises or Azure cloud solutions. These components include security, availability/fail-over, infrastructure/platform for OS, compute, storage, database, network and authentication, as well as operations for all these and for Application Lifecycle Management, typically in Microsoft or multi-vendor environments. This role relies on professional knowledge and direct oversight to help design and implement Avanade solutions for clients.

Your tasks. Your challenges. Your opportunities.

  • Participate, with direct oversight, in all phases of Avanade projects (Plan, Analyze, Design, Build and Test)

  • Support developing or modifying Infrastructure/Platform solutions within designated computing environments

  • Assist in defining and establishing information technology operations, processes, procedures and toolsets to manage and maintain requirements specified for a solution

  • Support Infrastructure/Platform project deployment efforts as directed on projects

  • Support systems integration testing, component integration testing, and user acceptance testing

  • Provide support to all project change management efforts as directed by more senior team members and change specialists


Our qualifications as a top employer.

At Avanade, you get both: the advantages of a large corporation and the entrepreneurial spirit of a dynamic team.

  • Quick responsibility, meaningful activities and appreciative supervisors who support goals and interests

  • Successful quick start: two-day onboarding event at the headquarter in Kronberg/Germany, personal career advisor, mentoring program

  • 80 hours of training per year and MS certifications

  • State-of-the-art equipment (laptop, smartphone incl. private use)

  • Attractive salary package and paid overtime to senior consultant level

  • Flexible working hours and home office options depending on project assignment

Your qualifications.

  • You are likely to possess a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or similar degree; equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for degree

  • You are likely to have some experience in systems engineering and/or infrastructure work, including relevant training and education

  • Knowledgeable in several of the following areas: infrastructure solutions and platforms (especially Microsoft), cloud technologies, networking, data center operations, platform migration, and enterprise directories

  • Knowledgeable about operation management, systems security, testing, databases and mobility considerations

  • Knowledge of Active Directory, Windows Server 2012, Azure and/or Office 365, Windows 10, Mobile Device Management, Dynamics 365 (CRM and/or ERP)

  • Prior project and/or consulting work preferred but not mandatory

  • Rigor in executing all work tasks

  • Openness to learn rapidly changing technologies

  • Ability to interact with external stakeholders

  • Good communications and presentations skills

  • Be fluent in French and solid written and verbal English skills

  • Be willing and able to travel as much as is required by the needs of our customers and our business

Requisition ID - 54785

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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