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Digital Architect

Job Location: Manchester

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00552082


- Job description

Role:  Digital Architect

Location: Knutsford

Travel: Possibility for travel to client sites throughout the UK


Reference: 00552082

Job Type: 12-month Fixed Term Contract


We have roles available cross the following Accenture career levels depending on skills and experience:


Associate Manager: From £42,570 to £53,495 + (Depending on experience)

Manager: from £51,296 to £66,625 + (Depending on experience) + Bonus + Car Allowance





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 with best in class established and emerging technologies. We are able to extend our technology and business capabilities by working closely with market leaders and innovators to provide our clients with the best specialised skills and tailored solutions.


With Accenture Technology you will deliver everything from point solutions for a single business function to large, long term outsourcing services, to complex systems integration installations spanning multiple businesses and functions.


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!


We require a Digital Architect to join the team.  The person recruited will be responsible for feasibility studies and high-level technical design work within a leading financial services client of ours based in Knutsford.  The Digital Architect will be responsible for client Digital Architectural strategy using leading or bleeding-edge concepts and technologies to provide our client with a differentiated product in the marketplace. 


What responsibilities will you have?


·         Design and develop the client’s strategy around digital solutions

·         Design business architecture associated with the digital strategy and solution

·         Collaborate with technical resources to define the technical architecture to support the digital solution

·         Architecture design & Security (including Cyber)

·         High-level workshop facilitation skills

·         Business case modelling

·         Agile Project Management

What skills & experience are we looking for?


·         Mobile & Web Architecture experience essential

·         Financial Services experience essential

·         Understanding and knowledge of latest digital and emerging technology solutions

·         Experience of effectively and securely leveraging cloud technologies

·         Deep technical skills around Java -  Spring Framework, Angular, MySQL or similar front end, server side frameworks and database technologies

·         Experience with a range of Agile tools (such as Confluence, Agile Central)

·         An understanding of payments and regulatory changes

·         Strong stakeholder management experience

·         High-level workshop facilitation skills

·         Ability to communicate effectively at all levels from C Suite Presentation to deep technical architect

·         Experience of architecting and delivering innovative, high performance and secure solutions

·         An interest in innovation and future Fintech solutions


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 up to 30 days’ vacation per year (dependent on experience), 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.


Any offer of employment is subject to BPSS clearance


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.


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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