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Digital Architecture Consultant

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Job Number: 00625526

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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 Applied Intelligence (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.

What academic qualifications do you need?

 

Educated to degree level or equivalent work experience.

 

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 31/08/2019

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


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