Job Description

If you join Accenture, you can make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life. Next to our excellent terms of employment and fringe benefits, we invest considerable resources to provide on-going training that builds and extends professional, technical and management skills in all areas. At Accenture you will operate in a professional environment where entrepreneurship is hugely encouraged. Together with international colleagues you will work on high impact projects for many of the Fortune 500 companies.

Our consultants in Technology Architecture are changing businesses every day using deep industry insights, knowledge and innovative ideas. We are positioned at the crucial intersection of business, technology and industry, we devise creative new strategies based on latest digital cloud-based technologies. With an eye for competitive advantage, digital disruption, operating models and the future workforce, we take on the challenge of designing and implementing transformative business solutions, using the newest technology and the power of the cloud. Our research-based advice and situational analyses enable our clients to act with speed and confidence. Our cloud expertise helps clients to translate business ideas to delivery through quick adoption of cloud practices. Whether we're investigating complex issues or identifying new opportunities, our work always comes down to one thing: unlocking value and creating real, tangible impacts.

Your job

As a Senior Technology Architect, your responsibilities include:

  • Manage and coordinate involved technology teams in on- and offshore locations across multiple offerings and projects.

  • Develop technical solution designs and create corresponding cost estimates.

  • Present and discuss solutions with client and account executives.

  • Help our clients to simplify and improve their operations by developing business cases, analyzing clients’ as-is processes and creating technology solutions that support the client’s business drivers.

  • Assess the business impact/return on investment for the more complex components of the technology solution.

  • Facilitate client workshops, document business requirements, and develop them into a proposed business case and solution design.

  • Act as a clients’ key contact on the proposed technology solution.

  • Align technology solution components to business standards.

Your team

Accenture Technology leverages design thinking, industry insights and the latest digital and Security methodologies to help clients innovate, grow and improve their businesses. Our expertise, capabilities and experience mean that our clients (including some of the biggest brands in the world) trust us to find the right solutions for their needs.

Together with our talented international colleagues, we focus on connecting the needs of businesses with the new possibilities that come with technological progress. Because that's where the real challenges are: inventing and testing things that have never been tried before, getting new applications ready for roll-out, and ultimately guiding clients to select and implement the right technologies – including state-of-the-art Security solutions - to transform their businesses.



Qualifications

Your background

  • 2 to 8 years of relevant experience & proven success in architecting, delivering or operating cloud solutions

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ICT, Master’s Degree in Engineering or Master’s Degree in Industrial Sciences.

  • In-depth knowledge of cloud industry trends, including public, private & hybrid cloud platforms & technologies such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platforms.

  • Strong Architecture skills across all platforms and ability to communicate design concepts to both deeply technical development teams as well as non-technical staff up to CxO level.

  • Familiarity with Agile, DevOps, and CICD tool-chains.

  • Strong interest in innovative technologies and desire to work on pioneering engagements.

  • Understanding & experience of the challenges associated with managing & delivering cloud programs across the project life cycle.

  • Knowledge of operational, support & security challenges associated with taking a client on a journey to the Cloud utilizing an “As a Service” model.

  • Evidence of personal development relating to cloud are a plus, such as cloud provider certifications (AWS, GCP, Azure or equivalent), enterprise architecture (TOGAF).

  • Full oral and written language proficiency in English and either Dutch or French.

Your Profile

  • Solution-oriented work attitude.

  • Strong desire to work in a team setting.

  • Creativity and analytical aptitude.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Strong project management and stake-holder management skills.

  • Well-developed risk analysis and mitigation skills.

  • Flexibility to travel.

Our offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • 13th month + holiday allowance

  • 20 + 12 holidays

  • Laptop and smartphone

  • Hospitalization insurance and extensive group insurance package

  • Bonus program

  • Training & learning opportunities

  • Green mobility program: e-bikes, public transport, bike 2 work allowance,…

  • Flexrewards: decide on your rewards package with our flexible benefits tool

  • Discount program: get discounts at your favorite (online) shops

  • Employee shares purchase plan

  • Eco-cheques

  • And many more!

Interested?

Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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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