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DevOps Consultant

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00584414


- Job description

DevOps Consultants and Managers

Package: £35,000 - £85,000 pa + Benefits (Based on experience and level)

Location: London

Travel: up to 100% flexibility

Closing date: 31st August 2018




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.

We are working to recruit Technology professionals into Accenture’s UK DevOps Practice to support our growing volume of engagements with clients that involve bringing innovation to technology delivery.   

You'll be part of a growing network of technology delivery experts, who design, build and transform the way that Accenture clients deliver IT applications, infrastructure and platforms.   Your primary role will be to apply proven DevOps frameworks and practices to deliver technology transformation by acting as a trusted advisor to clients to drive successful change.


You’re a great fit if…

  •         You have a keen interest in DevOps and sophisticated cloud-based automation solutions.
  •         You like to continuously learn new and emerging DevOps and cloud technologies.
  •         You enjoy working in an Agile environment focusing on lean delivery to bring value to businesses.
  •         You have a passion for helping clients deliver IT in the most effective way possible


What responsibilities will you have?

  •         Working with client stakeholders across technology and business domains, as well as across various Accenture practices and third party providers to build new propositions, enhance existing customer experiences and streamline IT delivery processes.
  •         Support the delivery of Accenture's Agile and DevOps offerings from maturity and capability assessments of clients through to agile delivery of complex transformation programmes
  •         Developing and presenting at industry conferences as an expert in the fields of DevOps delivery and transformation
  •         Work within the DevOps practice to build and develop the Agile and DevOps offering, and foster links with the wider Accenture community
  •         Lead senior client engagements to establish new lean processes and practices, providing trusted advice and roadmaps to enable change
  •         Demonstrate ability to lead and manage business development / proposal efforts.
  •         Lead the growth, development and support of junior resources.



What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Deep understanding of Agile and DevOps concepts and use cases across both infrastructure and software.
  • Good working knowledge of key DevOps concepts – Continuous Integration and Delivery and Cloud concepts -  IaaS, PaaS, SaaS.
  • Prior knowledge and experience in Agile and DevOps tooling (Puppet, Chef, Jira, Github, Docker etc.), with solid understanding of business integration technologies, vendor solutions in the market, and architecture trends like code control, infrastructure as code and containerisation.
  • The ability and experience to work with senior client stakeholders to shape transformation initiatives aligned to strategic intent and support throughout the delivery life cycle.
  • Ability to understand clients’ needs and expectations and articulate alternative architectures and trends.
  • Understanding of the challenges of bringing Agile and DevOps frameworks to legacy-heavy clients.
  • A strong understanding of IT Architecture, IT Service Management and IT Operations concepts.
  • An appreciation of the cultural and change management considerations that form successful DevOps transformations
  • Hands-on experience in managing large, complex multi-faceted IT change programs in an IT organisation, with demonstrated "can-do" attitude.
  • Deep understanding of overall delivery lifecycle and supporting methodologies and processes.
  • Proven success in the creation and leadership of high performing teams.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to build the DevOps consulting community and contribute to internal events and knowledge transfer.

What academic qualifications do you need?

  • Undergraduate University degree (2:1) or equivalent: Technical/ Engineering/ Computer science background is an advantage.
  • Industry recognized certification in Agile is an advantage



As well as a highly competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including 30 days holiday, gym subsidies, 3 additional days for charitable work of your choice, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive pension scheme


On top of this we offer flexible working, a mentorship programme and a dedicated community site which has been set up to help you with all aspects of family life, from becoming a new parent, returning to work after parental leave, dealing with fertility problems, adoption, step-parenting and eldercare and more. 



Next Steps


If this sounds like the role 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.


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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