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Drupal Solution Architect

Job Location: Canberra

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00586857

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- Job description

As part of its growing Digital practice, Accenture is looking to expand its Drupal capability. By combining our customer centric, agile and responsive business with a strong Drupal offering, we believe we have the edge to deliver first class digital solutions to our clients, some of the largest government agencies and companies in Australia.
 
If you want to ride the wave of Drupal moving into the enterprise, and combine your Drupal expertise with other leading-edge technologies on some of the most exciting and complex projects you can imagine, then read on…
 
Who are you?

As a Drupal Solution Architect, you will own the overall solution blueprint and roadmap, and work closely with clients to articulate business problems and translate them into an appropriate technical design. You possess extensive hands-on delivery experience in a dynamic agile software delivery environment, and excellent skills in mentoring developers on best practice.
You will have:
  • 5+ years proven experience hands-on developing and delivering large scale complex Drupal projects (Drupal 7 and Drupal 8)
  • 2+ years experience of leading and architecting enterprise level Drupal implementations, and where Drupal integrates with other systems within the enterprise
  • Take on the role as a critical team member in both implementation, as well as in business development and strategy engagements
  • Ability to construct conceptual and technical designs that include the use of Drupal best practices and techniques
  • Ability to solution and estimate development tasks with high level of accuracy, and present these to internal leadership and clients alike
  • Worked in projects with agile and traditional development methodologies, and covering the full web development life cycle, including interactions with creative teams, client IT teams and business stakeholders
  • Knowledge about other digital marketing technologies such as campaign management, social media, search, web analytics and behavioural targeting
  • Excellent understanding of best practices for custom code (PHP, JavaScript), theme and custom module development, managing module updates, SQL administration and optimization, as well as Unix/Linux or Windows server administration
  
Professional Soft Skills
  • An exceptional and consultative communication style, with astute diagnostic skills and the ability to conduct client needs analysis.
  • Able to guide technical discussions with both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to partner with internal/external key stakeholders and negotiate mutually agreeable outcomes.
  • A methodical approach to solving problems, strong leadership and project management skills.
  • A passion for the open source development and the latest web technologies
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise tasks and hit deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • As a person you are a positive team player with good communication skills
 
Desirable
  • Proven experience of architecting decoupled Drupal projects and strong understanding of javascript framworks, and javascript environments.
  • Acquia certification
Why join Accenture?

We offer you:
  • An opportunity to join a small but growing team at its early stages, and shape our Drupal offering
  • To work with the best and most innovative people in the business and the leading companies in their domain
  • The opportunity to further hone your Drupal skills against complex client requirements, and gain knowledge in other adjacent technologies
  • We offer the ability to balance professional challenges with your personal life. Professional development is a key part of the total reward package we offer and besides locally, you have opportunities on a global level too.

Sounds interesting?

Accenture welcomes and encourages applications from diverse backgrounds related to gender, ethnicity, culture, age etc. We provide an environment of inclusion and diversity where everyone brings distinct experience, talent and culture to their work. We invite you to be part of this diversity!
 

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