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Network Technology Consultant

Job Location: London, Manchester, Midlothian - Edinburgh

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00522471

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Role: Network Technology Consultant

Location: London or Manchester

Travel: up to 80%

Salary: £47,000 - £61,000 + Benefits

 

Introduction:

 

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 Operations combines technology that digitises and automates business processes, unlocks actionable insights, and delivers everything-as-a-service with our team's deep industry, functional and technical expertise. So you can confidently chart your course to consuming your core business services on demand, accelerate innovation and speed to market. Welcome to the "as-a-service" business revolution!

 

We are constantly seeking new ways to achieve high performance in our clients’ business operations! We provide technology-enabled business process services to deliver business outcomes.

 

Infrastructure within Accenture’s Operations business division provides consulting and outsourcing services across Cloud, Data Centres, Security, End User Compute, Networks and Service Management to the world’s leading organisations. To support this fast and growing market, Accenture is seeking to recruit Infrastructure Technology Managers within the Network domain to plan, design, build and implement Network solutions for clients in the UK, Europe and around the globe.

 

As a consultant you will support business case definition and crafting the transformation roadmap. You will work as part of a team to take the transformation roadmaps and define programme delivery plans and then deliver the groundbreaking change for our clients. You could also lead delivery teams, bringing together our portfolio of businesses to bring the best of Accenture to our clients.

 

We expect our consultants to be always relevant, bringing our clients expertise and experience in infrastructure technology and solutions. Our consultants combine industry and technology relevance with strong delivery experience and client management as well as capabilities specific to the industry they are working in.

 

A typical Accenture Networks project will take the client through the full project lifecycle as a trusted partner. Starting with the definition of an initial concept, defining a business case and obtaining approval, followed by the functional design, high level and detailed design steps. Culminating with the build, integration and test, acceptance phases which will enable a successful deployment with the clients organisation.

 

What responsibilities will you have?

  • Building strong relationships with senior clients
  • Solution or Programme Costing and Estimating
  • Client focus and influencing skills (advisory)
  • Working in a design and deployment team for network projects
  • Input into end to end delivery lifecycle of network and telephony solutions
  • Providing domain expertise when collaborating on cross platform projects with teams responsible for Network, Desktop and Data Centre

 

What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Data Centre switching and Routing design and deployment
  • SDDC technologies such as NSX or ACI
  • SDN technologies such as Viptella, Velocloud, iWAN etc.
  • WiFi design and deployment experience
  • Enterprise routing and switching experience
  • Network Security design and deploy skills, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Cisco
  • AWS or Azure cloud experience
  • Presentation skills and the ability to communicate complex technical concepts appropriately to audiences of varying technical background
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Hands-on delivery experience in large, complex change programmes.
  • Experience in responding to client requirements, crafting innovative technology enabled solutions, responding to RFPs and presenting technology solutions to clients. Trained in Infrastructure Technologies and Concepts.
  • Network Engineering and Operations experience
  • Network design experience

What academic qualifications do you need?

  • Ideally relevant level of certification such as CCNA, VCA-DBT, CCNP VCP6-NV.
  • Ideally you will be degree educated to a 2:1 level

What’s in it for you?

 

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 specialisation. 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 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 30 days’ vacation 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 31/08/2018

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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