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Solution Architect (AWS) Senior Manager

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00480032


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Solution Architect (AWS) Senior Manager

Location: London or Manchester



Job description:


Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations 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. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.


Role Summary:

Accenture is looking for high-caliber technologists who will deliver professional services in project implementation and integration of Amazon Web Services context within the customer’s IT framework. Responsibilities include, among others, leading customers through the design process to leverage a wide range of AWS services in their IT estate, working directly with AWS solution architects, client architects, and Accenture project teams to design a robust AWS architecture and help manage customer relationships. The ideal candidate will have deep technology architecture consulting experience in customer-facing roles with deep AWS experience. As an AWS solution architect, you will be involved in designing and implementing AWS based solutions across all industries in the APAC region.


Basic qualifications


Preferred Skills:

Candidate must have completed the following training:

  • AWS Technical Essentials
  • Architecting on AWS
  • Advanced Architecting on AWS


Candidate must have completed the following certifications:

  • Certified AWS Solutions Architect – Associate OR
  • Certified AWS Solutions Architect – Professional


Special skills / experience required:

  • Ability to build architectures and provide prescriptive guidance across network, storage, operating systems, virtualization, RDBMS & NoSQL databases, Hadoop, mid-tier technologies that include application integration, in-memory caches, and security.
  • Serve as technical liaison between customers, engineering & support teams
  • Collaborate with sales team to formulate / execute a sales strategy to exceed revenue objectives through AWS adoption
  • Serve as AWS evangelist, educating customers of all sizes on the value proposition of AWS.
  • Establish credibility & build deep relationships with customer senior technical individuals to enable them to be cloud advocates
  • Participate in deep architectural discussions to build confidence and ensure customer success when building new and migrating existing applications, software and services on the AWS platform.
  • Conduct deep-dive “hands-on” training sessions for customers who are considering or already using AWS
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS SA community
  • Author or contribute to AWS customer-facing publications such as whitepapers, tutorials, etc.
  • Present sessions at AWS and industry conferences


BA/BS with a minimum of five years of prior consulting/professional services and project management experience;

  • Excellent verbal/written communications & org skills with ability to facilitate meetings and conduct consulting activities
  • Experience as a team lead in consultative role on customer engagements involving software application projects
  • Ability to be hands-on in leadership roles as well as manage others to execute and deliver project deliverables
  • Working knowledge all AWS web services. Knowledge of the following also beneficial:
  • Cloud migration methodologies and processes, including tools like Racemi
  • Reference architecture development
  • AWS-based architectures for SAP, web-based applications, etc.
  • DevOps on an AWS platform

Nice-to-Have Skills/Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
  • Proven ability to work independently


All of our consulting 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 specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


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, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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