Avanade Inc. Big Data Architect in Perth, Australia

At Avanade, business and technology consulting isn't just your career - it's your passion. And that means more than just working with new innovations. It means using technology to solve business problems in ways that make a real difference to you, your customers, and the world.

At Avanade, we:

  • Are passionate about pushing the limits of Microsoft technologies to help our customers achieve their goals

  • Thrive on open dialogue and debate. We share best practices and solve problems through teamwork.

  • Are committed to growth - as an organization and for each individual.


As a Data & Analytics Manager, you will apply future state data architecture and design concepts such as Data Lakes to solve real-life business problems. The successful candidate will also deliver more conventional enterprise-scale Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence and Performance Management solutions for large corporate clients using technologies such as SQL Server, SSAS, SSIS, SSRS and SharePoint.

As the solution architect you will closely engage with key client personnel including business and IT stakeholders and participate in all areas of the development life-cycle to ensure the best outcome for our customers. You will define the technical solution and lead the technical team to successful deployment of complete enterprise Big Data and DWBI solutions using Microsoft technologies. This role comes with immense opportunities to develop tailored solutions for our top customers and provide technology vision and leadership insights on solutions offering initiatives that support the region in a highly dynamic and innovative marketplace.

You will also:

  • Facilitate and execute requirements gathering, analysis & design phases.

  • Participate in presales including workshops and estimations.

  • Develop Big Data and Business Intelligence roadmaps and assist clients to optimize data integration and usage.

  • Provide client and Avanade team leadership in project delivery that span technical, business, process or organizational components of Big Data & Analytics projects.

  • Support the identification, development, and closure of sales efforts including the completion of proposals, participation in business development activities, and identification of new opportunities.

  • Develop partner and client relationships, assist in identifying and closing new business, and help develop thought leadership in Big Data and Analytics

  • Transfer knowledge to Avanade teams through training and side-by-side engagement work

  • Develop and refine best practices for BI and Big Data projects.

  • Assist in driving Business Development initiatives with major stakeholders, including customers, sales team and marketing.

  • Support relationship based selling and assume a lead technical role during prospecting and closing by working closely with the sales team and other technical consultants.

  • Work closely with program managers and bid teams internally to maximize the business development capability and leverage Avanade capabilities.

  • Develop business development collaterals with the marketing and sales team.

You should ideally have a Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience in DW and BI solution design and implementation and 2 years of analytics experience in a big data environment. The successful candidate will be expected to have proven successes in leading and delivering enterprise-scale Data Warehouse, Big Data, Business Intelligence and Performance Management solutions using Microsoft technologies for large corporate clients. As this is a leadership role, at least 3 years of management experience is required and solid project experience in managing and leading an enterprise-scale BI project with at least 5 members and project time span of 1 year.


  • Experience driving enterprise data architecture strategy, methodology and standards that deliver enterprise data models, associated meta models, common business vocabulary and taxonomies.

  • Data and analytics integration, application architecture interlocking unstructured and structured data within the enterprise.

  • Development of Data warehouses hosted on MPP (massively parallel processing) architecture, distributed systems and analytics platforms

  • Experience designing & delivering Azure Cloud, Power BI, HD Insights based solutions.

  • Experience leading business process design, business events derivation and associated data objects and entity modeling.

  • Experience working with analytical models or techniques and the ability to apply these methods to solve business problems

  • Experience working with statistical and data visualization tools and techniques

  • Solid query and performance optimization experience on large systems

  • General consulting skills, including: team facilitation and business case development.

  • Ability to design and develop ETL processes, Data Warehouses, multi-dimensional databases and OLAP cubes using SQL Server, SSIS and SSAS.

  • Solid Database query and performance optimization experience on large systems

  • Relevant Microsoft Training/Certifications preferred (MCAD .NET, MCSD .NET, MCDBA)

  • Strong SQL Server & OLAP (SSAS) Platform design & delivery experience - including SQL Server 2005/2008/2012/2014 for SSAS, RDBMS, SSIS & SSRS.

  • Extensive analytics tools experience with PerformancePoint Services / PowerPivot / PowerView/ Power Query/Power Maps

  • Experience with SharePoint and .Net Framework is a plus

  • Proven ability to lead a small team would be beneficial.

Requisition ID - 50715

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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