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Snowflake Solution Architect

Sydney Job No. r00172053 Full-time

Job Description

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 738,000 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. Learn more about how we are measuring value in all directions with Accenture's 360 degree Value Integrated Reporting.


Snowflake Solutions Architect will take the ownership of the strategic solution architecting and delivery including designing, refining, and uplifting data architecture to meet the expectation of clients. The role will provide a critical capability in help shaping the target state architecture and driving business value to stay future fit, compliant, and best in market.

In our team you will learn:

  • At the forefront of the industry, you’ll create, own, and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises.
  • Become an integral part of our Data & AI team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on.
  • You will be working with famous brands and household names – tackling some of the most challenging industry, community, and national problems.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide thought leadership on how clients can achieve their data strategies and objectives.
  • Ability to analyze complex situations and to derive workable actions and ability to constructively challenge requirements and current state to increase overall value to the firm.
  • Lead and Architect migration of enterprise on-prem data environment to Snowflake with performance and reliability.
  • Assess and understand the existing EDW workloads and reporting/ analytics to architect value / outcome-based target state architecture and roadmap for execution.
  • Lead cross-functional, cross-organisation initiatives that drive innovative solutions on Snowflake.
  • Act as conduit between client and our delivery team to ensure program delivery is aligned with target state architecture and guiding principles.
  • Keep abreast of Data & AI revolution in the market to provide technical and business acumen that drive reference architectures and thought leadership to clients.
  • Deliver presentations to internal & external audiences.
  • Drive opportunity pursuits for Cloud Data Migration and Data Modernization initiatives.
  • Mentor and lead other Data Architects/ Solution architects and infuse best practices across a broader Data & AI community.

What You’ll Bring

  • A wide variety of degrees will be considered but a typical candidate may have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant domain such as Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Informatics or related technical field.  However, work experience will be of equal, if not greater, importance
  • Demonstrated experience within Consulting and the ability to effectively advise clients on Data and Analytics specific solutions is highly desirable with 3-5 or more years of hands-on development design and develop applications using Snowflake is highly desirable.
  • In depth understanding of Snowflake Architecture including SnowSQL, Snowpipe, Snowpark, performance tuning, compute, and storage.
  • Hands on experience in Teradata/Cloudera and/or other Data Warehouse platforms. Must have migration experience from legacy data warehouse to Snowflake.
  • Broad experience across Cloud architecture, DevOps, Networking, Machine Learning, Security is beneficial.
  • Stakeholder management and communication skills, including prioritising, problem solving and interpersonal relationship building.
  • Demonstrating your learning abilities and passion to continue to learn and grow – we believe in #LetThereBeChange and look to you to be on that journey.

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