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Digital Architecture Consultant

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Job Number: 00608754

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Role: Digital Technology Architect Consultant

Location: London

Travel: Up to 100%


Introduction:

 

The digital revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play. Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. 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 Digital is powered by three practices – Interactive (think commerce, content, marketing, experience), Industry X.0 (IoT, Mobile Devices and Apps, Platform and Serviced) and Analytics (Big data, AI, Visual analytics, etc). At the forefront of digital, you’ll create, own and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. We are not just focused on increasing revenues – our technologies and innovations are making millions of lives easier and more comfortable. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on. There will never be a typical day at Accenture Digital, but that’s why people love it here. You will be working with famous brands and household names – no worrying about how to explain what you do to your family again! 


What responsibilities will you have?

 

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:

  • Contributing to 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 life-cycle 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 senior level.

 What skills & experience are we looking for?

 

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 breadth 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 senior 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-end technologies: HTML5, CSS, JS and related frameworks;
    • Infrastructure : Cloud IaaS, PaaS, Security, server technologies, CDN ;
    • Devices: iOS (iPhone / iPad), Android.

Our commitment to you

 

  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the FTSE 100 on high-profile projects.
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company
  • Access to leading-edge technology.

 What academic qualifications do you need?

 

Educated to degree level or equivalent work experience

 

Call to action

 

Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here—what’s stopping you from pursuing it?

 

What’s in it for you?

 

With lasting relationships with hundreds of clients across major industries and a market-leading “Innovation Architecture” structure, Accenture is the right place to find your niche or to build it. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

 

All our Digital professionals receive comprehensive training, covering business acumen, technical and professional skills. You'll also have opportunities to join specialised peer groups, to build your network and hone your skills and expertise. 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.

 

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. We’d love to get you in touch with one of our existing team, to talk more about where you can fit in.

 

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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