Job Description

Are you a forward-thinking Cloud Engineer, Cloud Strategist or Architect who is passionate about helping to craft and deliver transformation and strategy through Cloud adoption? Do you want an exciting career working in a vibrant environment, with access to outstanding training & a global network of specialists, as we drive Accenture’s ‘Cloud First’ journey?

We are rapidly growing our Cloud Practice in Australia and looking for technical specialists with 10+ years’ experience in Technology, architecting and delivering enterprise scale solutions.

The Cloud First Solution Architect is responsible for working with Account and Sales teams to qualify and support Cloud First sales opportunities. The Solution Architect (SA) plays a critical client-facing role that interprets and translates client requirements into a solution that can be configured from a standard set of offerings.

The SA is required to develop a solution for the transformation and operational model, skills and team structure required to support the client’s IT Operations. In today’s technology environment, it is essential that the SA has experience in solutioning support of AWS and Azure cloud platforms and technologies, software-based infrastructure, automation, and analytics solutions.

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Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 514,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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 infomation that allows us to track the effectiveness of our Inclusion and Diversity programs.

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Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Business studies or Engineering discipline with specific studies in Information Technology.
  • 10+ Experience of architecting and delivering cloud solutions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills
  • Project management skills including leading technical project teams
  • Knowledge of cloud industry trends, including public, private & hybrid cloud platforms & technologies such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platforms
  • Certification in Azure and/or Google and/or AWS
  • Familiar with Security Architectures and how to govern/guide solutions based on such reference architectures, standards, and policies.
  • Experience in Monitoring, management and automation tools and solutions.
  • Experience in DevOps CI/CD Tools and Operations.
  • Experience in one or More Infrastructure service offerings:
    • Cloud and Datacentre services (mandatory)
    • Service Management – ITIL v3 (mandatory)
    • Managed Security services (Ideal)
  • TOGAF / ArchiMate Certification or equivalent (ideal).
  • AWS or Azure Certification (mandatory).

Experience with execution of cloud Transformation (mandatory).

Locations

Brisbane,Melbourne,Perth,Sydney

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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