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API and Cloud Integration Technical Architect (Senior Manager/Manager/Consultant)

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00478480


- Job description

Job Location: London (preferred) / Manchester
Schedule: Full-time
Salary: £40,000 - £100,000
Travel: up to 80%
Closing Date:  31/08/2019
(Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found)
Accenture Technology is about powering the future with technology. We are at the heart of shaping and driving technology disruption and digital transformation for our clients. We set the direction for Technology, developing the deep specialization to serve all businesses and industries. Our mission is to identify and incubate the next generation of Accenture services around disruptive technologies in anticipation of future demand from pioneering clients.
Our Architects are technology experts, who build and deliver high-quality and innovative technology solutions that help our clients to be successful and change the way their people and customers experience work, life and entertainment. Technology skills are valued and recognised through our Master Technology Architect programme.
Your Role:
The role is within a specialized cloud-native architecture team.  Your key focus areas:
  • Designing, prototyping, and delivering APIs, integration and applications in cloud-based and hybrid configurations, to respond to clients’ needs for cost-efficiency, increased competition, and agility to respond to new business opportunities;
  • Serving as an API and integration evangelist, educating customers of all sizes on the value APIs;
  • Creating thought leadership on technology architecture and integration;
Your Responsibilities:
  • Creating business cases for technology and organisational transformation to enable migration to or utilisation of APIs and cloud integration technologies;
  • Assessing and recommending the best of breed technology solutions to address client needs;
  • Developing solution architecture, implementation plans and estimates;
  • Designing and deploying enterprise-wide scalable, highly available, fault tolerant, secure and reliable applications using APIs and cloud integration technologies;
  • Acting as an SME, supporting delivery teams with migrating complex, multi-tier applications, or building new capabilities using APIs and cloud integration technologies;
  • Supporting delivery teams throughout the delivery lifecycle to ensure that the solution will have high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability and reliability;
  • Creating innovative, reusable solutions that can be taken to market;
    • Mentoring and developing skills of Junior Architects;
What we are after:
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 Senior Analyst to Senior Manager.
You will need:
    • A passion for Technology Architecture and Delivery;
    • Experience in developing trusted relationships with clients at Senior level;
    • Leadership abilities - transfer vision into results;
    • A collaborative and team-building attitude;
    • Ability to travel and work on-site with our clients;
    • Strong communication skills (speaking, writing, listening);
Your Technology skills: 
Experience in the some of the following domains and technologies is valued:
    • SOA webservices, APIs and microservices design and delivery in Java, NodeJS, .NET, Python, golang or similar;
    • API management platforms (Apigee, Mulesoft, 3Sacle
      WS02, CA or similar);
    • iPaaS solutions (Mulesoft Cloudhub, Dell Boomi, Informatica, RedHat Fuse or similar);
    • AWS, Azure, GCP or IBM cloud platforms and their API gateway or iPaaS offerings;
    • Docker, Redhat OpenShift or Kubernetes;
    • Oracle, IBM or other “vendor specific classic integration platforms”;
    • Knowledge on DevOps technologies around Continuous Integration & Delivery;
    • Familiarity with various delivery methodologies including Agile;
Your Industry & Functional skills:
Our team has the freedom to operate in multiple industries, including Financial Services, Resources, Products, Communications and Health & Public Services. We welcome all Industry backgrounds.
Your Qualifications:
> Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science or another relevant field;
> Minimum 3 years of experience in architecting, designing or implementing Integration Architectures and Applications;

What’s in it for you?
    • Comprehensive and regular formal and informal training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development;
    • Extensive benefits package including up to 30 days’ holiday per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice;
    • Flexible working arrangements;
    • Access to mentorship programme;
    • Access a dedicated community to support you with all aspects of family life (becoming a new parent, returning to work after parental leave, dealing with fertility problems, adoption, step-parenting, eldercare and more);
About Accenture
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 31/08/2019
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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