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Digital Technology Architect

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00484470


- Job description

Role: Digital Technology Architect

Level: Manager and Consultant

Location: London

Travel: Up to 100%

Salary: Competitive  



The digital revolution is changing everything.  It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play.  Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries.  At the forefront of digital, you’ll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises.  Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on. 


Accenture Digital is powered by three practices – Analytics, Interactive, and Mobility, underpinned by our cross-capability Digital Integration chapters. As part of our Digital Architecture chapter, you’ll help businesses grow in entirely new ways with new solutions, products and services. You’ll drive revenues, increase efficiencies and reduce costs through innovative and robust technology solutions.



The Opportunity


Accenture Digital’s goal is to help our clients understand today’s business requirements and apply tomorrow’s digital solutions to meet them.  As a Digital Technology Architect, you will be responsible for the technical design and implementation of complex, scalable and robust solutions. Whether it’s a high scale ecommerce application, a brand-new personalisation framework or a market leading bespoke application, you will provide our clients with the technology expertise and leadership to make their business ambitions a digital reality.


Do your clients look to you to develop game-changing digital solution strategies that include leading or bleeding-edge concepts and technologies? Do your colleagues look to you because of your deep technical and product knowledge that enables you to create market leading solutions?  Are you a hands-on technical architect, internet technologist, passionate about the delivery of large scale web technologies that thrives in a fast-paced environment constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in digital?  If you are, and you want to work with some of the brightest people in the industry, solving some of the hardest problems in digital for the world’s largest companies, we’d love to meet you.


We are building a community of Architects capable of shaping the End To End Architecture of our largest digital transformations.  This community is equally comfortable explaining complex architectures for the C-Suite and the media, as well as collaborate with Technology Teams to gain support for adapting to changing requirements.


Typical Responsibilities


There will never be a typical day at Accenture Digital, but that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference while working on exciting client initiatives are limitless in this ever-changing space. Our clients operate at scale across international markets – you’ll be working with famous brands and household names – no more worrying about how to explain what you do to your family again!  Here’s a snapshot of a Digital Technical Architect’s typical responsibilities:


  • Leading the end-to-end design of performant, secure, robust and maintainable technical architectures across disparate technologies using architecture blueprints
  • Supporting the development and delivery into production of the architecture, coaching delivery teams during delivery using a variety of methodologies
  • Analysing and resolving architectural problems throughout the lifecycle of the solution working closely with the development and operations teams
  • Leading technical architecture assessments at client sites with key client stakeholders
  • Being seen as an expert in digital technologies by clients and colleagues, constantly learning to stay ahead
  • Capturing learnings and insights from projects to support training and development across the wider architecture community to develop the Architecture practice
  • Contributing technical architecture expertise to new sales activities, communicating why the architecture designs meets current and future business requirements
  • Working day-to-day with clients ranging from developers and testers through to CxO level

Key Skills & Experience


The ideal candidate for this key role in shaping the digital vision for our clients will have experience in a professional services environment, solution / technology architecture or technical services role, working in digital technologies.  You will demonstrate a strong breath and depth of skill across all aspects of technology relevant to digital, such as:


  • Solid understanding of key architecture concerns such as availability, scalability, operability, maintainability and how to ensure that they are delivered as specified
  • Knowledge of and experience of the application of modern architecture principles and patterns
  • Supporting platforms in live production environments. Ability to communicate design concepts to deeply technical development teams as well as non-technical staff up to CxO level
  • Hands-on experience in several digital technologies or platforms such as:
    • Integration – APIs, micro-services patterns
    • Content management (e.g. AEM)
    • Analytics tools / real-time data processing
    • Ecommerce (e.g. Hybris)
    • Digital marketing: social media, personalisation, targeting, SEO, PPC, DMP
    • Front-ed technologies: HTML5, CSS, JS and related frameworks
    • Infrastructure: Cloud IaaS, PaaS, security, server technologies, CDN
    • Devices: iOS (iPhone / iPad), Android
  • Minimum 2:1 degree or a proven track record



What’s in it for you?


All of our Digital Technology Architects receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your 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, provides an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 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


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.


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