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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 Manager

Location: Newcastle

Travel: 100% Possibility for travel to client sites throughout the UK 

Salary: £50,000 - £63,000+ (depending on experience) + car allowance and bonus

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 are focused on aligning IT with business priorities, enabling a digital Accenture and driving down the cost of IT, while working to provide more than 450,000 employees with the capabilities to run a high-performing business!


You will have experience spanning multiple cloud provides including AWS, Azure and GCP. You will be an Architect used to working in a customer facing role owning technical delivery on projects, designing and delivering suitable solutions in line with customer business needs and expectations.


As a Cloud Architect, you will be joining our Architecture team where you will, of course, have a technical background with a specific focus on cloud and hosted solutions. Experience in Integration and environment transformation and be expert in defining, designing and delivering cloud-hosted strategies and solutions.



What responsibilities will you have?

  • Reporting to senior internal and external stakeholders
  • Architect and customise, reusable solutions to work at all scales (POC to enterprise)
  • Creating business cases for technology and organisational transformation to enable migration to or utilisation of pure/hybrid cloud
  • Assessing and recommending the best of breed Cloud technology solutions to address client needs
  • Developing solution architecture, implementation plans and estimates
  • Designing and deploying enterprise-wide dynamically scalable, highly available, fault tolerant, secure and reliable applications on AWS full-stack
  • Mentoring and developing skills of Junior Architects

What skills & experience are we looking for?


  • Networking concepts (VPCs, NACLs, Routing, ELBs, Direct Connect, Cloud Load Balancing, Cloud interconnect)
  • Compute (EC2, AVMs, etc)
  • Storage (S3, EFS, Data Lake, Cloud Storage)
  • Database Services (RDS, Dynamo DB, Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner, Cosmos DB, Table Storage, etc)
  • Serverless (Lambda, Azure Functions, Cloud Functions)
  • Cloud Formation, JSON, YAML, Shell scripts, PowerShell, Terraform
  • Microservices and containerisation
  • Security & understanding best practices and how to secure cloud resources


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. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized 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 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.


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 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 specialized 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


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.


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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