Job Description

Solution Area Lead - Modern Workplace

Location: United Arab Emirates

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Role Overview:

As a Modern Workplace Engineer or Architect, your focus is on communication and collaboration systems, and workplace services including desktop solutions, collaboration technologies, voice solutions and enablement of secure remote working environments

Key Role Responsibilities:

Day-to-day, your responsibilities include upgrades, migrations and evergreen scenarios. Your primary focus is on Microsoft technologies and implementations in enterprise environments. Additionally, you apply your expertise in technical and consulting knowledge to advise clients on proper governance to ensure stability, and to enable them to evolve their environments to support changing business requirements.

Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:

• Microsoft365, Windows 10 (incl. WVD/VDI), Intune/SCCM, Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS), SharePoint, Teams, Skype for Business
• Session initiation protocol, video conferencing systems, network assessment and troubleshooting, load balancing and virtualization
• Microsoft/Office 365 Security - Azure ATP, DLP, AIP, Windows Defender ATP
• Azure AD, Azure AD PIM
• PowerShell and other scripting languages
• Up-to-date knowledge of Microsoft products
• Ability to gain an understanding of customer process and issues, and communicate them back
• Ability to work in teams and individually when needed
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Experience working with global teams on projects
• Experience working with offshore teams to facilitate project work
• Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form
• Advanced skills and experience in application lifecycle management, agile development methods and software planning
• Effective at recruiting talented people, managing and influencing virtual teams, and developing leaders
• Strategic thinker about business issues across product areas and industries
• Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive them to completion effectively
• Monitor, mentor, and lead teams to overcome roadblocks and challenges and implement coordination

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Qualifications

Preferred Certifications:

Desired certifications to be determined by hiring manager in partnership with Market Unit/Talent Community

Preferred Education Background:

You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice

Preferred Years of Work Experience:

7+ years of increasingly diverse or complex experience in a software/product development capacity

Preferred Years of Management Experience:

5+ years of experience working with global teams

Scope of Work:

Translates high-level strategy into more localized strategy and operational objectives for large-scale and strategically-critical workstreams.

Accountabilities & Metrics:

Accountable for:
• Timeliness, accuracy and quality of team work
• Chargeability and training targets
• Project and annual goals
• Managing integration of collective work products to align with operational objectives and drive strategic execution
• People management responsibilities

Why join us?

  • We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues

  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools

  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards

  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends

  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live

 Next Steps

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