Growth Markets Automation Architect

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 52115

Role Overview:

Intelligent Automation Architect, COE

As the architect for the Intelligent Automation Center of Excellence, you will report into Growth Market Intelligent Automation Portfolio lead. Your focus will be technical pre-sales, solutioning, creative RPA solutions for large companies, plan and execute training internally within Avanade.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Accountable for Offering sales, revenue and Sold vs Delivered growth (first among equals carries global target as well as Area)
  • Single point of contact for offering in Growth Market Area (Brazil, ASEAN, Japan, GCR, Australia)
  • Supporting sales of offering with direct involvement on deals
  • Cascading offering knowledge to Regional Offering Leads and personally coach
  • Participate in pre-sales client workshops, provide solution architect /technical architect support to the teams in RFI/RFP process
  • Review and QA deals (relative to offering)
  • Manage offering-level interlock with ACN and MSFT
  • Cross-offering interlock (Cloud Transformation, Application development, Application Management and Digital)
  • Ensure the Regional Offering Leads align with Talent communities on capability plan & support staffing escalations for offering related skills
  • Align with TC leadership on training & capability investments
  • Ensure CoE capability is appropriately leveraged for the offering within each region
  • Offering/sub-offering BOM development
  • Analyze client processes, identify automation opportunities, define RPA value proposition, reengineer process to improve automation potential and recommend RPA approach/strategy
  • Develop RPA client architecture and solution proposal focusing on scalability and extensibility during pre-sales phase
  • Have exposure to wide variety of technology problems and their solutions and use that to drive the adoption of best practices around coding, design, quality, and performance in the team
  • Support mobilization of sold deals

Also, Manager key responsibilities include:

  • Formulate planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting strategies.
  • Support full life cycle implementations with the Regional offering leads on key projects
  • Develop statements of work and/or client proposals.
  • Develop and manage vendor relationships.
  • Lead workshops for client education.

Manage and share assets such as Accelerators, Libraries and pilots:

  • Define and build industry based assets and models that will allow Avanade to accelerate its IA & AI journey.
  • Harvesting of offering related materials with regions (in collaboration with ROLs, GDN and onsite delivery teams)
  • Work with target clients to create demos, PoC’s and artefacts that are scalable, reusable and demonstrate innovation.
  • Define and build a reusable architecture for IA based deployments leveraging the Azure platform


Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:

  • 3+ years of relevant RPA Analytics consulting or industry experience within FSI
  • At least 3 years of experience in Robotic Process Automations (RPA) with one of the market leading RPA platforms: BluePrism Automation Anywhere, and/or UIPath
  • Minimum 1 years of process design and process improvement experience
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in programming (.NET, Java, ETL etc.)
  • Demonstrated expertise with at least 3 full life cycle analytics or systems integration engagements across strategy, design and implementation.
  • 3+ years’ experience leading and managing project teams
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent professional experience.
  • Ability to travel 50% - 60% across Growth Markets.

Preferred Education Background:

Minimum bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, maths or statistics is important along with demonstrated deep understanding of the Automation and Analytics subject matter space.

Preferred Years of Work Experience:

  • 10+ years' relevant technology business leadership experience, including solution sales, creation, delivery and artefact management
  • 2-3+ years of exposure to the analytics domain with understanding of the Azure Bot Framework, Azure Cognitive Services, Machine Learning, and PowerBI
  • 2-3+ years exposure to application of AI & ML to areas such as financial services, healthcare, media and communication etc.

Accountable for Area IA Architect:

  • Offering Portfolio Sales and Revenue Growth
  • Assistance to achieve the Sales and Revenue targets
  • Ability to quick start an industry & asset based go to market
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Ability to create collateral and artefacts in targeted areas and industries

Invested In:

  • Drive innovation and Smart Automation (RPA integrated with IA services)
  • Skill and Capability Readiness support for the regions
  • Knowledge transfer to regions

Requisition ID - 52115

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