System Engineer - Microsoft Systems Engineers
Avanade - Atlanta, GA

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System Engineer - Microsoft Systems Engineers(Job Number: 23609)


Microsoft Systems Engineers (Technical Delivery Architect, Consultant)

Company Description
Avanade was founded by Accenture and Microsoft in 2000. Avanade has steadily grown to over 14,000 employees worldwide. 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. Avanade offers you a unique opportunity to help our customers on leading-edge projects while growing your skills and progressing your career. Our consultants hold the highest concentration of elite certifications in the industry, and have access to new Microsoft technologies well before they’re released to the public.

At Avanade, you’ll find: A Connected Culture. We attract smart, passionate people—and we promote an open collaborative environment that helps our customers realize results.
A Powerful Fit. We use technology to help customers solve business problems in ways that make a real difference. We pride ourselves about being technology experts.
A Global Leader. Avanade is a leader in the global technology market. Not only does this drive accelerated growth, but also introduces economies of scale that allow us to compete more effectively. Our leadership position relies on expertise, innovation and knowledge-sharing through our worldwide communities.
A Talented Team. We expect a lot. And our people deliver. We invest in employees’ career growth and development, because we know that we are most successful when our team members are at their best.

Job Description

As a Systems Engineer, you will lead teams to plan, analyze, design, build, test and deploy enterprise Microsoft technology infrastructures. You will apply functional knowledge and technical expertise in the designing of systems to support customer needs and you will contribute to our vast repository of intellectual property. Additionally, you will coach, train, and mentor team members and customers. And, you will be involved in the selling of Avanade solutions, proposal development, change requirements, some marketing/PR initiatives, and developing customer relationships and analyzing the customer's business.


2+ years of consulting experience designing and delivering Microsoft infrastructure solutions

Strong knowledge and experience with Windows Server 2003/2008, Active Directory, Messaging Architectures, Systems Management with System Center, and Window 7 Desktop Transformation

Strong understanding of network protocols/services and network infrastructures
Demonstrated team management experience (team leadership, performance management, coaching, and mentoring)

Strong communication skills both verbal and written skills to develop technical documentation and presentations

Demonstrated successful proposal experience including developing and presenting technical requirements based on business requirements

Strong technical troubleshooting and analytical skills

Must be willing to travel 80% of the time to the customer locations across the US

Deep Microsoft technical skills and strong technical delivery of complex projects through a proven methodology such as MOF, ITIL or similar project approaches.

The candidate should have skills in two or more of the following Microsoft technologies:
- Windows Server 2003, 2008 R2
- Active Directory Architecture and Migrations
- Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Virtualization
- Exchange 2010 Architecture
- Exchange 2007/2010 Migrations (Notes to Exchange, Exchange to Exchange, GroupWise to Exchange)
- Office Communication Server 2007 & Lync 2010
- Microsoft Online (Office 365)
- System Center Suite – SCCM 2007, SCOM 2007, SCSM, Opalis
- Citrix-Microsoft Desktop Virtualization Solutions (Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix )

Educational/Certifications Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade promotes equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Atlanta
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time |
Job Type: Standard

Region- US East Southeast
Job: Infrastructure Engineer

Capability Group: Con/Sol - Infrastructure


Avanade Core Competencies and Behaviors:

Customer Focus; Embracing Change; Teamwork; Realizing results the Avanade way; Technical passion; Interpersonal awareness

At Avanade we place great importance on understanding your background and expertise that align to our Competencies and Behaviors during the interview process.

For more information on the Avanade core competencies, behaviors, skill families and how you can prepare prior to interviews, please go to

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