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Cloud Advisory Solution Architect

Job Location: London, Manchester

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00645404


- Job description

Role: Cloud Advisory Solution Architect
Level: Manager/Senior Manager
Group: Financial Services – Technology Advisory (Cloud)
Location: London. Manchester or Edinburgh
Salary: £68,000 - £119,000+
Date: 31/08/2019

What responsibilities will you have?

  • Lead the delivery of cloud solution architecture consulting and supporting our clients’ transformation journey working closely with other cloud capability groups within Accenture
  • Applying financial services and Cloud Computing technology expertise to advise, change, transform and deliver outcomes that enable our clients to become high performing businesses with a strong focus on leadership, grow, develop and support cloud team members
  • Establish yourself as an FS cloud authority acting as an advisor to our clients helping them unlock their cloud potential
  • In addition to client advisory and delivery, lead business development activities helping to originate and bring together new opportunities to grow Accenture’s cloud business within FS
  • Contribute and participate in the Global Technology Advisory Cloud Strategy Hub to create points of view and thought leadership initiatives that are relevant to our client’s needs

Developing and presenting at industry conferences as an authority in the Cloud industry

What skills and experience are we looking for?

  • Can lead the solution design and planning of applications and data services on private and public cloud platforms, with primary focus on cloud ready / native solution delivery
  • Ability to articulate complex technical cloud challenges and designs to senior management and the business
  • Experience of designing cloud solutions for big data and analytics, high scalability and resilience, disaster recovery, high throughput and low latency
  • Can define the technical architecture (covering network, Cloud IaaS services and Cloud PaaS services) for cloud solution including coverage of private and public cloud solutions, and the integration to legacy.
  • Strong, proven experience of delivering transformational outcomes in conjunction with at least one CSP (covering AWS, GCP, MSFT) including IaaS and PaaS products and services
  • Contributor to industrialised and re-usable design patterns and architypes (by business domain and across key CSPs)
  • Can define data strategy and advise on risk positions relative to CSP (AWS, Microsoft, GCP) products/services, arch considerations and risk/reg. landscape (PII, DMZs/landing zones; hybrid arch). 
  • Can apply different regulatory frameworks to client plans
  • Can advise on third party cloud solutions e.g. Temenos on AWS; Murex on AWS as well as who these integrate into an existing client architecture. Will own campaign solutions for Accenture in the marketplace.
  • Can advise on the application of technologies to business needs (at a detailed level) including CSP focus (e.g. what does Azure Stack provide versus Microsoft Cloud for noSQL/Big Data).
  • Understanding the value proposition of Cloud with the desire and commitment to become a visionary leader
  • Experience working with security, networks and other technology platform teams
  • Comfortable working with both waterfall and agile methodologies and exposure across the full delivery lifecycle
  • Broad range of skills, including business insight, interpersonal, analytical and team working skills

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.

If relocation is required to fulfil the role, the employee must consider their application as an Employee Driven Transfer and they will therefore be personally responsible for any immigration costs relating to their dependents (for the full policy please read the UKI supplement of Policy 0044).

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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