IoT Solutions Architect (m/f)

This specialist role will envision and develop end-to-to solution architecture for IoT based business solutions spanning devices, gateways, connectivity, cloud, apps, integration, analytics and security layers, addressing functional and non-functional aspects. You will evangelize Avnet’s IoTConnect platform and its solutions along with the Accelerator frameworks, Avnet Partner Program and Marketplace.  This will also involve positioning Avnet IoT and line card products, working with business product owners, and defining architecture road maps, supporting and guiding Project Managers and Implementation teams.


Your Tasks:

  • Engage with customers globally to identify areas of transformation through IoT solutions, envision and articulate potential business solutions and value propositions to customers;
  • Involve in both the IoTConnect Platform and the Avnet IoT PartnerProgram to grow the delivery of the IoT based solutions;
  • Have knowledge of the IoT business applications and accelerator frameworks, Rapid Development Kit available within the IoTConnect suite across various Industry verticals;
  • Provides technical direction for the design, development and system integration in the area of IoT solution development from definition phase through implementation in a nimble, startup like environment
  • Built products/applications for multiple domains such as Internet of Things (IOT), Connected home gateways, Mobile Apps, Data Warehousing, Analytics, Finance, and Storage.
  • Provide architecture governance, technical and design guidance to implementation teams;
  • Own, articulate and define the end-to-end solutions with customer stakeholders;
  • Own and establish best practices in architecture, design and development, command over DevOps process/tools.
  • Create scalable, secure solutions using micro-service-based architecture for IoT solutions on top of IoTConnect Platform.
  • Guide and help partners creating solutions leveraging Avnet PartnerProgram and help them selling solution using Avnet Marketplace.
  • Guide and mentor development teams in driving best practices in engineering and software development;
  • Be on top of trends and technologies on Digital, IoT, cloud, big data, analytics and AI, evaluate technologies and perform trade-offs;
  • Delve in depth in project execution, realize defined architecture and trouble shoot issues in coordination with the development teams;
  • Work across different Avnet entities including Silica, EBV Elektronik, AIS and Abacus for positioning IoT solutions.
  • Good experience in multiple Cloud platforms especially from device and enterprise architecture integrations design and implementation perspectives.


  • Must have a detailed knowledge of the architecture and implementation of IoTConnect and Softweb Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Detailed knowledge of building Software as a Service (SaaS) and PaaS products along with ML services.
  • Must be Azure Certified Solution Architect.
  • In-depth knowledge of Azure, AWS cloud services and IoTConnect cloud components.
  • In-Depth knowledge of Avnet IoTConnect platform architecture and Partner program.
  • Subject matter expertise in IoT Protocols and security is required.
  • Must have knowledge of CI/CD implementation using Azure DevOps and Jenkins.
  • Ability to interface with a variety of internal and external customers
  • Ability to multi-task between different projects, identify priorities, and effectively self-manage schedules and tasks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Deep understanding of IoT, AI and ML components
  • Knowledge of IotConnnet components and micro-services.
  • Agile process, GIT & TFS resitories, Azure DevOps

Open date: 24/01/2020     Closing date: 28/02/2020

Phoenix, Arizona – based Avnet, Inc. NASDAQ- AVT, a fortune 500 company, is one of the world‘s largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded systems from leading manufacturers. Serving customers in 70 countries, Avnet markets, inventories and adds value to these products and provides world-class supply-chain management and engineering design services. Avnet Electronics Marketing, the electronic components division, serves the European electronics market through a variety of independently operating companies, which are supported by centralized functional departments. Avnet‘s website is located at: