Job Description

Microsoft Azure Technical Architect (Manager/Consultant)
Job Location: London (preferred) / Manchester
Schedule: Full-time
Salary: £40,000 - £100,000 + (dependant on experience)
Travel: up to 80%
We are hiring at the following levels: Senior Analyst, Consultant, Associate Manager, Manager & Senior Manager
Closing Date: 30/6/2019
(Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found)

 Job description

Our Architects are technology experts, who build and deliver high-quality and innovative technology solutions that help our clients to be successful and change the way their people and customers experience work, life and entertainment. Technology skills are valued and recognised through our Master Technology Architect programme.

 Your Role:

The role is within a specialized cloud-native architecture team. Your key focus areas:
> Helping Clients to turn their strategy into reality for the next generation of cloud-based applications running on Azure, enabling the transition from traditional platforms to NewIT cloud ready architectures;
> Designing, prototyping, and delivering applications and solutions on full-stack Azure technologies, demonstrating its rich native services, to respond to clients’ needs for cost-efficiency, increased competition, and agility to respond to new business opportunities;

 Your Responsibilities:

> Creating business cases for technology and organisational transformation to enable migration to or utilisation of Azure and hybrid cloud;
> Assessing and recommending the best of breed Azure 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 Azure;
> Acting as an Azure Solution Architect, supporting delivery teams with migrating complex, multi-tier applications, or building new capabilities on Azure and implementing appropriate cost control strategies;

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Qualifications

What we are after:
We're looking for people who can work through the lifecycle of a project. Dependent on experience we are recruiting at all levels, from Consultant to Manager.

You will need:

> A passion for Technology Architecture and Delivery;
> Experience in developing trusted relationships with clients at Senior levels;
> Leadership abilities - transfer vision into results;
> A collaborative and team-building attitude;
> Strong communication skills (speaking, writing, listening);

 Your Technology skills:

You have deep, hands-on design and development background in Azure, across a wide range of Azure services.
You must have a current certification in at least one of:

> Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect OR

> Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator OR

> Microsoft Certified Azure Developer OR

> Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate OR

> Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert OR

> Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer

 Your Industry & Functional skills:
Our team has the freedom to operate in multiple industries, including Financial Services, Resources, Products, Communications and Health & Public Services. We welcome all Industry backgrounds.

 Your Qualifications:

> Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science or another relevant field;
> Minimum 2 years hands-on experience in architecting, designing or implementing solutions on Azure;

 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 build sustainable value for their partners. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.[AB1]
 
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.
 
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