Avanade Inc. Sitecore Architect in Minneapolis, Minnesota

A Sitecore Architect, is responsible for the leadership, planning, project coordination and management of client Sitecore engagements. This job ensures the right Sitecore solutions and digital strategy to meet business needs that enable Avanade to sustain and grow our position as the leading Sitecore global systems integrator on the Microsoft platform.

This job ensures that solution efforts are appropriately prioritized, that solutions are integrated, and that Avanade has defined the right solution, cross-selling messages for the client, while facilitating efficient implementation of the digital project. Responsible for optimizing team and individual contributions to achieve stated objectives. May serve as a Career Advisor or mentor to more junior developers.

As you grow your career at Avanade you will build strong management, technical and planning skills. You will improve your abilities to think creatively, design end to end solutions, and interact with customers. You will also hone your technical, management and consulting skills by participating in large cutting-edge projects and benefiting from the vast knowledge of a collaborative team.

About you:

10+ years of IT industry experience

8+ years of consulting experience

8+ years in Microsoft .Net Development

5+ years technical team leadership or management experience

Must have legal right to work in the US

Experience and expertise in leading a Sitecore Upgrade/Migration.

Experienced in Sitecore CMS a must, 7.0 and greater XP preferred

  • Experienced leading large, enterprise level teams (10+ resources)

  • Experience working in a digital studio or digital agency and global teams

  • Should have deep technical skills and be capable of serving as a subject matter expert in at least one Microsoft technology or business domain.

  • Sitecore certification a plus.


This position works four days per week at the client and one day per week from home or local office.

Strong candidates will additionally possess Sitecore and Microsoft certifications or demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas:

• Sitecore development

• Front End Development Frameworks and Approaches

• Sitecore DevOps/Full Lifecycle

• Experience with other Content Management, Personalization and Commerce platforms

• Web Services development using WCF

• Silverlight or Windows Presentation Foundation development

• Advanced data layer development

• Azure development

• Mobile application development

• ASP.NET or C# development

• Testing & deployment

About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com at http://www.avanade.com/ .


Requisition ID - 53055

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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