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Cloud Architect Manager (Security Clearance Eligible)

Job Location: Newcastle

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00640272


- Job description

Role: Cloud Architect (Security Clearance Eligible)

Location: Newcastle

Travel: Possibility for travel to client sites throughout the UK


Career Levels: we have roles available across a range of Accenture career levels including Associate Manager and Manager


Salary: £42,000 - £73,700+ (depending on experience)


Job Reference: 00640272




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.


Accenture Technology powers our clients to achieve high performance. We combine business and industry insights with innovative technology to drive growth for your business. We extend our technology and business capabilities through a powerful alliance ecosystem of market leaders and innovators to provide our clients the best specialized skills and tailored solutions.


We partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives, delivering transformational outcomes for a demanding new digital world.


We have been a leader in application and systems architecture for more than 25 years. Our vendor-neutral viewpoint, global network of technology expertise and ability to stay at the forefront of software engineering innovation uniquely position us to add value for our clients.


Overall Purpose/Your Mission…

Architects are at the heart of all our solutions – they are the ones that bring a concept to life and produce the initial blueprints that enable others on the team to understand the solution and then participate in the delivery for our clients.


You won’t be alone, we have a strong community – our architects are always looking to help one another – this when coupled with our company-wide architect training and accreditation programme will provide a first-class environment for you to develop to your full potential as an architect.


You’ll want to work with us if...

  • You’re inspired to explore your passions, where your talents are nurtured and cultivated.
  • You want to innovate with leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.
  • You get excited by designing cloud-based systems and applying new technologies.
  • You are a natural problem solver who relishes a challenge.
  • You want to work in a highly dynamic environment designing cost effective cloud solutions for our clients.
  • You want to work with smart people as part of a specialised cloud-native architecture team, who passionately take ownership of their work from inception to deployment. You’d relish the tools and environment to keep learning and growing so you stay continually ahead of the game while making a difference in the world.
  • You are the ‘go to’ person as you are approachable, and people value your insights.

We’d like to work with you if...

  • You have experience with an appropriate certification in the design and delivery of cloud-based solutions on either AWS, GCP, or Azure cloud-based technologies
  • You are passionate about harnessing the advantages of the Cloud in supporting our clients’ needs.
  • You are a Cloud evangelist, educating customers of all sizes on the value proposition of cloud-based solutions.
  • You love a whiteboard and enjoy helping bridge the gap between the business requirements and the emerging technical solution (that you are designing).
  • You can explain what the Cloud is and how it works to your grandmother.
  • You have experience in the design and delivery of complex cloud solutions across a range of problem spaces and have the scars to prove it.
  • You can create business cases for technology and organisational transformation to enable migration to or utilisation of cloud and hybrid cloud.
  • You can create innovative, reusable solutions using cloud technologies which can be taken to market.

Not required, but it would be helpful if...

  • You have experience of a wide range of premise-based architectures and technologies
  • You understand key software and integration design patterns.
  • You have knowledge of DevOps technologies around Continuous Integration & Delivery.
  • You have hands on experience on container technologies.

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 specialization. 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 25 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.


Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history at the point of application.


If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.


About Accenture


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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