Avanade Microsoft Software Engineering Academy

Posted 17 November 2023
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description

Avanade Microsoft Software Engineering Academy FY24

  • Returning to work? Ready for an exciting career change?  

  • Do you get excited about new innovative technology solutions?  

  • Are you naturally consultative when solving problems?  

  • Launch your consulting career with Avanade!  

About the opportunity: 

Our Avanade SEA Academies accelerate our growth by ensuring we have a vehicle to continuously develop and acquire talent with skills on the Microsoft platform by bringing new candidates into the pool.  

We have identified in-demand skills and bring together Academy cohorts across SEA to be trained and developed to fill essential roles within our business, working across numerous client projects.  

Following your successful completion of a 6 – 8 weeks training program:

  1. As

    Back-End Developer,

    you will develop and automate business functionality of enterprise systems using Microsoft ASP.NET framework, C#, SQL or JavaScript leveraging on cloud technologies and DevOps practices; or

  2. As

    Front-End Developer,

    you will develop rich and interactive web UI using design, styling, and scripting to support external clients' business strategy. You will integrate UI with APIs, analytics, and management systems like CRM; or

  3. As

    Full-Stack Developer, you will develop across the front and back-ends, specializing in developing and integrating services and APIs. You will be using industry-standard tools and frameworks in developing, monitoring, performing unit and integration tests on RESTFul APIs. 

Who you’ll enjoy working with: 

As part of the Software Engineering Team, you’ll love the supportive, forward-thinking and inclusive leadership style, and empowering culture. In terms of the big picture, Avanade proudly celebrates the leadership of Global CEO, Pamela Maynard who has brought our purpose of making a genuine human impact to the forefront of the work we do for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

About you:

You have 0.5 – 2 years of software engineering/ application development experience. Preferably with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related field. You are experienced in Software Development, with good understanding of the below and are willing to learn and work alongside with some of the best-experienced consultants:

  • Web development with Microsoft ASP.NET Framework, C#, and SQL.

  • Integration of .NET Core applications with mobile and web front ends with RDBMS databases through Restful APIs.

  • Understanding of RDBMS databases specially Microsoft SQL for operations through triggers and stored procedures. 

  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

  • SQL Server Profiler (MSSQL) or equivalent tool for monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing database performance and activity.

  • SQL Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) integration and file transfer protocols.

  • Stages in Software Development Life Cycle (completed at least 1 end-to-end SDLC)

We don’t expect you tick every box. What’s important is that you help us to understand what your core strengths are and, that you’ll be excited to learn and develop in areas if you need to. 

Please note:The Academy is due to start on Monday, 5 February 2024. Candidate must be able to start on this date to be considered and be able to complete the entire Academy training program to be successful in passing probation. 

What you can expect from us: 

  • Where you start, isn’t where you end up – there’s plenty of opportunities to develop, progress and as part of a global consultancy you can even take your career to over 26 countries. 

  • Take full advantage of additional 2 days of flexi-leave on top of your usual annual leave to relax, rebalance and focus on your health and wellbeing or honour your personal cultural beliefs. 

  • Your wellbeing matters to us. That’s why you’ll enjoy SGD2,500 p.a. of flexi-dollars to help you, take care of you.  

What we offer you:

Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.