Job Description

- Reimagine what’s possible. Fast-track your future. 
- Work and learn from the best people everyday
- Be yourself at work

Do you have your head in the Cloud? Good. At Accenture Cloud First, we’re looking for people who live and breathe Cloud. Inventive, imaginative and optimistic people, whose heads are filled with the possibilities of Cloud technology, with the technical ability to make them happen. People who don’t want to even think about settling for an ordinary Cloud career. People who want to fast-track their future and work on amazing projects with global impact.  

Job Summary

Our Splunk Architects are the go-to team for all things Splunk at Accenture. We are building an Engineering capability that houses knowledge and skills in Splunk and Splunk administration, Devops practices relating to deploying and maintaining Splunk assets. We aim to teach/mentor others on best practices and help avoid pitfalls in managing Splunk Clusters.

You will be responsible in helping the team to:

  • Develop Splunk BAU Operations best practices

  • Identify Splunk license optimisation opportunities

  • Build and validate Splunk in multiple cloud, on-prem hybrid environments

  • Assist with complex Splunk issues for teams spread across time zones

  • Coach other Splunk SMEs on specific usecases, how-tos and best practices

  • Identify Splunk cluster optimisation opportunities - defining/automating best practices

  • Assist with design, deployment, patching and maintenance of Splunk

  • Support enterprise Splunk deployments with data feeds from multiple data centres

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Skillset and Characteristics Preferred

  • Splunk Cluster architect/administrator

  • Managed one or more Splunk clusters

  • Experience with Extraction, Transformation, and loading of data, including SPL and Regex

  • Shell Scripting, Jenkins, Ansible, Python skills preferred

  • Cloud knowledge (AWS & Azure preferred)

  • Linux and Windows OS experience.



At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

We believe that equality drives innovation. Our commitment to accelerating equality starts at the top with our board and CEO and extends across every part of the company. This comes to life when our people own the equality agenda, making it part of their jobs – every decision, every day – and feel free to speak up and to act.

We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation. We want a workplace that is inclusive and diverse to that end we are setting bold goals and taking comprehensive action. To achieve these goals, we collect information that allows us to track the effectiveness of our Inclusion and Diversity programs.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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