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Big Data Architect Manager

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00435114


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Role: CMT Big Data Architect Manager
Mobility: 100%
Location: London or Manchester
Salary: £68,000 - £85,000 plus benefits
Closing date: 31.08.17
Join Accenture Consulting and you’ll work alongside fellow industry experts to lead transformational projects, and define cutting edge solutions, solving our client’s most complex issues. And because our clients span the full range of industries - Including 94 of the Fortune 100 - you’ll have the opportunity to pursue your passion, hone your expertise and deepen your knowledge.
The Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) Operating Group supports the Communications Industry, Electronics and High Tech, and Media and Entertainment industries. As a Consulting practitioner you’ll shape the future of CMT clients to maximize the opportunities made possible by the convergence of communications, content and computing. As a Consulting practitioner you’ll shape the future of CMT clients to maximize the opportunities made possible by the convergence of communications, content and computing.
Join Accenture Consulting’s CMT advisory team and embark on a fast-paced, dynamic and rewarding career path where no two days are ever the same.  Our culture is focused on providing you with the tools and opportunities to establish yourself as an industry leader.
A new wave of technology is changing the face of the Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment industries. From Cloud to Digital, from Mobility to Big Data, Accenture is at the forefront of delivering the big changes that propel our clients into the position of market leaders. With a pool of talented and innovative consultants, Accenture helps clients select and deliver the right solutions, enabling them to pursue new business opportunities and optimise existing offerings.
We are looking for someone with specialist big data skills who can architect a big data solution in order to precisely meet a customer’s requirements. The candidate should have the expertise to be able to architect the solution end to end from extracting the source data to providing the right people and/or systems with the insight required in order to achieve the business outcomes. The candidate will have a sound understanding of when and how to use different platforms for analytics, visual analytics and big data platforms.
As a big data manager in our Technology Advisory practice, you’ll be responsible for guiding the full lifecycle of a big data solution. Core Responsibilities:
  • Use case and business case development
  • Vendor landscape and technology assessment across all the architecture layers (covering vendors such as Cloudera, Tableau, QlikView, hortonworks etc)
  • Solution architecture formulation (including role of conventional information management platforms)
  • Proof of concept execution to prove the value of Big Data use cases
  • Full lifecycle implementation from requirements analysis, platform selection, technical architecture design, application design and development, testing, and deployment
  • We are looking for candidates with a broad set of technology skills to provide thought leadership, solution architecting and implementation experience for robust Big Data solutions for big data opportunities
Required Capabilities:
  • Deep experience across systems integration, information management, data management and business analytics
  • Experience with large-scale, multi-release information centric projects
  • End to end implementation of a big data project including data quality, data integration, NoSQL, predictive analytics
  • Ability to support business development activities to articulate Accenture's Data Platform technical capabilities and help shape and communicate proposed solutions to client executives and architects
  • A professional, constructive and reliable approach to work; a team-player who is equally comfortable in small to large teams, working closely day to day with our clients on site
  • Strong presentation and communication skills; able to present complex ideas and solutions to audiences of varying levels
  • Insights on key methodologies, approaches and market trends in the industry.
  • An ability to inspire teams to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe.
  • Experience understanding team strengths, and the ability to coach and develop others.
What’s in it for you?
  • We offer a transparent approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues.
  • You’ll benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and cutting-edge tools. Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits.
  • You'll have access to leading-edge technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends.
  • Competitive rewards linked to fast-paced progression.
  • You’ll also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live.
About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2017
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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