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Technical Architects

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00463346

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Technical Architecture Consultants / Managers / Senior Managers
Job Location: London
Schedule: Full-time
Location: London
Salary: £40,000 - £100,000
Travel: up to 100%
Closing Date: 31/08/2017
 
Introduction
Accenture believes it is more important than ever for companies to align and integrate their technology to prepare for the world where “Every Business is a Digital Business”.
 
Working across multiple industry groups our Architecture Technology and Architecture (ATA) team combines deep technology, business and industry expertise to design and deliver some of the largest, most challenging and highest profile technology solutions in the world.

Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
 
Accenture Technology powers our clients to achieve high performance. We combine business and industry insights with innovative technology to drive growth for your business. We extend our technology and business capabilities through a powerful alliance ecosystem of market leaders and innovators to provide our clients the best specialised skills and tailored solutions.
 
We are focused on aligning IT with business priorities, enabling a digital Accenture and driving down the cost of IT, while working to provide all of our employees with the capabilities to run a high-performing business!
 
Description
Working in ATA you will help to define and deliver solutions for clients, integrating both custom and packaged technologies. This will involve working with clients and other Accenture solution teams to cover the complete life cycle of systems delivery from the initial agreement solution’s functional and technical requirements through to delivery and operation.
 
Your experience should cover a mixture of technology, process and business change, using technology to fundamentally transform the way businesses operate.
 
Your background will be in the delivery of projects including technology architecture solution implementation, product selection and application strategy definition, or the introduction of technology to drive business improvement into an operational organisation. Ours is a vibrant, sociable and learning culture where technology skill are valued and recognised through our Master Technology Architect programme.
 
 
Key Responsibilities:
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate not only an understanding of the different aspects of technology architecture, but also creation of business cases for technology and organisational transformation; development of solution architecture, implementation plans and estimates; an understanding of the pros and cons of different approaches; and an ability to work independently throughout the solution lifecycle

Required Skills
We're looking for people who can work through the lifecycle of a project. Dependent on experience we are looking to recruit at all levels, from business analyst through to project manager.
 
You will need:
• A passion for Technology Architecture and Delivery
• The confidence and poise to become the trusted advisor of board level client executives
• Leadership abilities - transfer vision into results
• A collaborative and team-building attitude
• To be fully mobile, often working on-site with our clients
• Strong communication skills (speaking, writing, listening)
 
Technology
 
Candidates should demonstrate a detailed understanding, plus an ability to communicate to our clients, the principles of technology architecture across multiple domains, including:
 
• System Delivery using Java or Host Centric relates technologies and application styles (including Web, Batch and component Integration using SOA, Web services etc.).
• Experience of Redhat, Oracle, IBM or SpringSource platforms deployed locally and “in the cloud”
• Java based delivery on Open and Proprietary platforms
• Development techniques including Continuous Delivery
• Performance and Operability testing
• Data management including Database, XML, distributed transaction integrity
• Familiarity with various methodologies including Agile.
 
Industry & Functional
Our team has the freedom to operate in multiple industries, including Financial Services, Resources, Products, Communications and Health & Public Services
 

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent)
 
Accenture will be recruiting at the following levels: Analyst, Consultant, Manager and Senior Manager
 
What’s in it for you?
 
All of our Technology professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
 
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ holiday per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
 
What are the next steps?
 
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
 
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 www.accenture.com.
 
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 31/08/17
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
 

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