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DevOps Architect (Senior Manager)
Role Description
We’re currently looking to grow our Senior Management team within our UKI DevOps practice. As a pivotal member of the team, we are looking for experienced DevOps professionals who will be responsible for leading the DevOps team and thought leadership for Accenture UKI. The successful candidate will be well rounded with high proficiencies in Technology Architecture, DevOps Concepts, business development, and Delivery Excellence.
We are currently actively engaging with experienced Architects/ Technical Leads who specialise in DevOps and who can shape, win, and deliver large deals which require great DevOps expertise. This includes both highly technical system delivery initiatives as well as business-oriented consulting initiatives. We are looking for individuals who can describe the rationale and business value proposition of introducing DevOps capabilities and then take the lead in designing and delivering those capabilities by changing technology, process, and people.
What we’re looking for:
  • Professional experience being directly accountable for a successful and high performing DevOps delivery team
  • Ability to create effort and cost estimates for small delivery teams across technologies (not just DevOps).
  • Ability to create client-facing value propositions for DevOps including the business case and win themes.
  • Ability to drive completion of modern engineering strategy initiatives, including maturity assessment, roadmap creation, future blueprint, and business case.
  • Ability to coordinate large modern engineering transformation programmes which include combinations of technology introduction, training, coaching, and governance management.
  • Highly independent leader who can be self-sufficient on the ground at a client.
  • Ability to drive completion of DevOps strategy initiatives, including maturity assessment, roadmap creation, future blueprint.
 As part of this role, successful candidates must have clear experience in drawing up complete DevOps architecture based on reference model and demonstrate compliance with non-functional considerations such as security availability and performance. Finally, the successful candidate will be an active advocate for DevOps, working as a thought leader within the industry.
Accenture DevOps is part of a larger vision
Accenture believes “Every Business is a Digital Business” and in so doing we support our clients to align and integrate their technology with “Intelligent Engineering Services” (IES) practice. IES combines deep technology, business and industry expertise to design and deliver some of the largest, most challenging and highest profile technology solutions in the world. Our DevOps community is a part of the IES practice and shares in its vibrant, sociable and learning culture where technology skills are valued and recognised.

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What academic qualifications do you need?
  • Undergraduate University degree (2:1) or equivalent: Technical/ Engineering/ Computer science background is an advantage.
  • Industry recognized certification in Agile is an advantage
As well as a highly competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including 30 days holiday, gym subsidies, 3 additional days for charitable work of your choice, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive pension scheme
On top of this we offer flexible working, a mentorship programme and a dedicated community site which has been set up to help you with all aspects of family life, from becoming a new parent, returning to work after parental leave, dealing with fertility problems, adoption, step-parenting and eldercare and more. 
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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.
Closing Date for Applications 31/12/2018
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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