Integrated Center of Excellence – Data & AI – North America – Business Process Mining & Automation Solution Architect – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Integrated Center of Excellence – Data & AI – North America – Business Process Mining & Automation Solution Architect

Job Description

Introduction: Avanade is seeking an experienced, passionate, and driven North America Business Process Mining & Automation Solution Architect Group Manager to join our Data & AI Solution Area within our Global Integrated Center of Excellence (ICOE), located within our Integrated Go To Market organization.  The successful candidate will help manage, build, and enable our Business Process Mining & Automation (BPM&A) offering and directly support accelerated growth across our Regions by driving client impact, showcasing technical leadership and advancing our clients ability to achieve business outcomes.  

Come join us: You will be responsible for supporting overall strategy, performance and growth of our BPM&A offerings reporting to the ICOE SME Tower Lead and be part of the Global Data & AI Solution Area, working with Avanade’s North America Data & AI Leadership Team.  You will partner closely with the Regional Practice Leads across Data & AI and Industry to develop offerings, implement offering strategy, support sales and solutioning, identify investment opportunities and grow our talent. 

You will be a passionate hands-on Solutions Architect experienced in solutioning complex and large Business Process Mining & Automation solutions that enable outcome focused deliveries working with or for clients across functional areas in one or more of Avanade’s focused industry verticals (Manufacturing, Healthcare, Financial Services, Retail, Consumer Goods, Public Sector).  You will serve as a Business Process Mining & Automation expert, solution architecture lead and industry champion working closely with internal cross-functional teams and with clients to identify, document, and translate their business strategy and requirements into solutions and services that help our clients achieve their business outcomes using Data, Analytics, and Intelligent Automation. 


You will be critical for Avanade to create new business opportunities and grow existing clients. You will be responsible for driving client impact through presales, providing solutioning support on key deals, and serving as SME incorporating intelligent processes into existing business process and solution planning that drives our clients desired business outcomes. The scope of solutions can include diverse automation practices data (including AI, Gen AI and IoT) and advanced analytics capabilities (process mining and insights), all powered by Microsoft technologies, including Power Automate, Power Platform, Process Mining and Azure Open AI, as well as select partners.

You will be experienced in supporting our clients’ digital transformational journeys through sales and solutioning and confident in engaging with senior client stakeholders, serving as a key advisor and SME to deliver established programs and system integration projects targeting business outcomes on a repeatable basis.  You demonstrate innovation and ambition to achieve performance targets and establish Avanade as a leader in Business Process Mining & Automation, and Data & AI with Gen AI.


What you’ll do: 

•            Translate business requirements to technical solutions using strong business insight


•            Develop overall solution plans and strategic vision for data and analytics solutions, providing a comprehensive roadmap for clients’ needs


•            Provide high-level architectural expertise to sales, project, and other analytics teams


•            Identify risks, assumptions, and develop estimates end-to-end based on Solution Plans


•            Build relationships with Regional Sales and Practice Leads while working with Solution Architects and Industry Leads to promote offerings that services clients’ needs with the balance of costs, capability, and risk to meet clients’ business objectives


•       Build, leverage, and maintain successful industry partnerships with our parent companies (Accenture and Microsoft) and select partner ISV’s, with a goal of increasing Avanade’s market share in a collaborative model.


•       Engage with clients’ leadership and technology teams in strategic discussions to provide outstanding technical strategy and industry guidance to improve their long-term business goals.

Skills and experiences: 

Track record of developing and growing exceptional client relationships with a reputation for delivering a “best in class” end-to-end client experience, preferably in a business consulting (technology focus) environment


Demonstrated experience of turning business use case and requirements to well architected technical solutions, principally built on Power Platform and Azure, ideally incorporating Process Mining and Azure Open AI as a means to unlock additional value


Applied experience in designing and solutioning programs and system integration projects that include the Azure Data Platform including Power Platform as well as Azure Open AI and partners


Experience assessing and managing the opportunities and risks associated with large-scale complex services & consulting engagements, including considerations for ethical AI practices


Knowledge and understanding of industry-standard business practices, with in-depth understanding within at least one prioritized industry vertical 


Proven experience in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders with strong ability to establish relationships with peers virtually, across globally dispersed teams

About you: 

Characteristics that can spell success for this role: 

  • ·       Experience in business technology leadership experience, including solution sales, creation, delivery, and business management.
  • ·       Significant demonstrated people and/or business leadership experience, particularly within a consultancy.
  • ·       You are fluent in Power Platform, Azure, and understand how Gen AI will impact current ways of working for Avanade and clients alike.

Enjoy your career 

Some of the best things about working at Avanade :

·       Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (14 years in a row), with exceptional development and training (minimum 80 hours per year for training and paid certifications)  

·       Real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally  

·       Dedicated career advisor to encourage your growth 

·       Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you  


Find out more about some of our benefits here.


A great place to work 

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning, and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor, and guide you, and to lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact, and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look!

We work hard to provide an inclusive, diverse culture with a deep sense of belonging for all our employees. Visit our Inclusion & Diversity page. 


Create a future for our people that focuses on 

• Expanding your thinking   • Experimenting courageously   • Learning and pivoting 


Inspire greatness in our people by 

• Empowering every voice   • Encouraging boldness   • Celebrating progress  


Accelerate the impact of our people by 

• Amazing the client   • Prioritizing what matters    • Acting as one 


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