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Avanade Overview

Seattle, WA
10000+ employees
2000
Company - Private
IT Services
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
People who thrive at Avanade are motivated, interested in learning and want to be the best at what they do. If that sounds like you, you sound like us. We believe in making a genuine human impact in everything we do, through the power of our people and cutting-edge Microsoft ... Read more

Mission: Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem.

Our values guide how we work and ultimately shape the ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Did you know Avanade is a Guinness World Record holder? In 2016 we broke the record for the most contributions to a computer program in 24 hours. To celebrate our commitment to innovation and diversity, we had 806 people contribute one line of code to a program at the Grace Hopper Conference. See more: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQoG6

    Avanade breaks world record at Grace Hopper Conference

    Avanade smashed a Guinness World Record at Grace Hopper Conference

  • Think flexibility increases efficiency? So do we. Avanade is a digital workplace with a flexible environment. We know that success comes when our employees thrive both personally and professionally. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQoFw

    Careers in Business Technology & IT | Avanade

    Work at Avanade, the best Microsoft innovator in the world, and make a genuine impact on the world around us.

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Avanade – Why Work For Us?


The Avanade Story

Alone, innovation offers potential. But when the power of people meets the Microsoft ecosystem, we can change everything. At Avanade, we redefine workplaces and reimagine the possibilities of life.

When bold thinking meets passionate people, we empower companies on their journey to a digital workplace. We help Delta enable its employees to work in new ways and we give educational organizations like Open Universities Australia the power to understand what the future looks like. When new technologies meet optimistic people, we can reimagine what's possible in our time and bring it to life every day.

When innovation meets inspiration, we empower the next generation, bring diverse perspectives to our clients and open new opportunities for young people and their communities across the globe.

Our focus on technology drives us to create change every day. Our shared desire to make a genuine human impact inspires us. Our constant mission is to inspire and delight clients today, tomorrow, and in the years to come.

When we innovate with passion and purpose, deliver with excellence, act with integrity and respect and believe that everyone counts, when we bring together technology and human ingenuity, we change things for the better. For him, for her, for you. That’s Avanade. That’s #HumanImpact

Your outlook to life shapes the opportunity you will find at Avanade

The people who thrive at Avanade are doers, optimists and achievers. They’re smart. They want to get better at what they do and they want to be the best at what they do. The people who thrive at Avanade see opportunity where others see blockers. They see growth where others see stagnation. They see creativity where others see off the shelf. They see an agency mindset where others see a global production house. They see deep specialization and a platform to experiment, where others see a rigid Microsoft stack. They see a fast-paced organization, hard-wired for growth and evolution, where others see a joint venture.

Bring an open mind and we’ll bring a pile of contradictions which create a unique place to work. At Avanade, you'll find access to incredible clients, unparalleled training and an exciting career path, whether you're just starting out or you have decades of experience under your belt. The opportunity you see at Avanade depends on where you are standing.

Opportunity is everywhere. We’ll help you find it.

Want the best of big and small? So do we.

Working at Avanade offers you a chance to do what you love while collaborating with talented people on a mission to help our customers succeed.

See things in Microsoft that others miss?So do we.

The work you can do here is all about transforming businesses with cutting-edge technology. Breathing fresh life into organizations and charities and helping them navigate and thrive in the digital world. Exploring how the latest Microsoft technology can improve healthcare, retail, financial services, wellbeing, travel, communications, sport and so much more.



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    I have been working at Avanade full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Superior consulting acumen and technical talent spanning the Microsoft ecosystem which allows our people to build integration skills well-beyond just the Microsoft platform.
    Avanade is a JV of Accenture (top industry consulting expertise in the world) and Microsoft (top enterprise technology software provider in the world) and therefore is able to bring value to our clients at scale.
    Avanade's annual workplace survey continues to trend positively given the company's commitment to our people.

    Cons

    Everyone doesn't always get the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects but many do. Also, being part of Avanade's consulting workforce may result in travel-based assignments (something which is fine with some consulting resources, but is challenging at time for others).

    Advice to Management

    Continue building the skills (both consulting and technical acumen) of Avanade's existing resources and continue to hire new talent from the market. Given the rotation to the new, continue to incent employees to make this rotation faster as the market is very competitive.

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Avanade Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Avanade (Seattle, WA) in March 2016.

    Interview

    First a phone screen where the recruiter gets to know your background and experiences. Then a final group orientation with individual interviews and networking. They give you an introduction to their internship program and then split you into individual interview sessions with a professional while in the mean time you network with the professionals that work there as well as other candidates. They also had us relax by participating in a team activity. Finally, they contact you after letting you know whether you got the internship position or not.

    Interview Questions

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Avanade Awards & Accolades

  • Top Employer, Top Employers Institute, 2017
  • 2018 SAP on Azure Partner of the Year, Microsoft Partner Program, 2018
  • 2018 Dynamics for Finance and Operations Partner of the Year, Microsoft Partner Program, 2018
  • 2018 Alliance Partner of the Year (joint with Accenture), Microsoft Partner Program, 2018
  • Computerworld: 100 Best Places to Work in IT 2017, ComputerWorld, 2017
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