Job Description

Accenture is committed to playing a significant role in combating climate change and meeting the Paris targets. We feel our biggest contribution can be working with businesses to embed sustainability and relevant environmental, societal and governance (ESG) considerations as part of businesses’ core planning and operations activities. These considerations are usually highly contextualized, cutting across different knowledge domains, such as climate impact/ decarbonization, circular economy, equal opportunity and access. New shared value (for shareholders and stakeholders) can be unlocked through responsible transformations – characterized by a shift in the value paradigm, digital and technology enablement, as well as partnership and ecosystem innovation.

Accenture’s Sustainable Technology enables organizations to use technology more sustainably while also using technology as a vehicle to drive sustainability across the organization, operations, supply chains and ecosystem. We harness the power of technology to amplify human ingenuity in seeking solutions that deliver across the entire enterprise and ESG Agenda.  Our rapidly growing practice is looking for motivated individuals who are passionate about understanding how sustainability impacts organizations and leveraging technology in a responsible way, building in proper governance, respecting privacy, and building trust.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant diverse environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. 

As the Enterprise Architect, you will be responsible for building enterprise architecture for Technology Sustainability and driving innovations in Green IT including Software and Infrastructure. The role will require deep technical skills in Enterprise Architecture, migration, modernization and build of scalable cloud solutions and sustainable by design.

The work:

  • Application of technical skills: Supervising and supports the structuring and on-time delivery of the overall project issues, analyses and deliverables; synthesizing and preparing storylines and cogent documents with minimal supervision; leading project teams across the full range of topics within our functional practices
  • Leadership of projects: Structuring the project plan; ensuring full consistency with Accenture methodologies, communication standards and best practices; tracking progress of the team against the work plan; Ensuring the quality of project deliverables; balancing the competing demands on the team
  • People development: Eliciting maximum team performance potential from the team through feedback, coaching and creating opportunities for team members to grow; providing regular feedback to team members highlighting strengths and development needs; motivating team performance

What’s in it for you?

  • In addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
  • Gain exposure to a range of new and emergent technologies as we are recognized as a global market leader in climate change and ESG services working with clients to reach their sustainability objectives
  • We take care to help you gain skills, knowledge and experience through formal and informal learning opportunities and have been consistently recognized on Fortune's 100 Best Companies To Work For list for 10 consecutive years.


Qualifications

Must-Have Skills

  • Hands-on Solution/Product/Enterprise Architect with 15+ years of experience.
  • Well versed with Cloud infrastructure, services and optimizing cloud services for effective resource utilization.
  • Well versed with software engineering including microservices, API design and container management system.
  • Should have expertise in designing modular and optimized software applications.
  • Familiar with data architecture including data capture, data curation, data consumption domains
  • Should be familiar with how to design, understand trade-offs and develop sustainable applications
  • Should be able to present architecture and value propositions to CIO, CXOs.
  • Understand cloud business case and specifically the value and business case of technology sustainability
  • Excellent communication skills and should be able to articulate technology and research concepts clearly.
  • Great collaboration skills to bring together value-driven solution across multiple domains

Nice to have skills

  • Experience in designing large scale data pipelines for Big Data analytics.
  • Understanding of ESG domain.
  • Understanding of carbon footprint calculation.
  • Prior experience on publishing research papers or articles.

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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