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Network Tech Arch and Implementation Specialist

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Job Number: 00685689

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Network Technical Architects and Implementation Specialists

 

Location: London, but must be willing to be based at and travel to client sites throughout the UK and occasionally internationally

Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 depending on experience

Job Sector: Accenture Technology

Job Type: Permanent

Reference: 00685689

 

Career Levels: we have roles available across a range of Accenture career levels including Analyst, Senior Analyst, Specialist and Associate Manager/Manager Levels

 

 

Welcome to Accenture, one of the world's leading providers of technology services to global business.

Are you ready to put yourself to the test on some of today’s biggest challenges? Do you want to work in an environment where the bar is raised every day and high performance is just the entry ticket? Think you're up to it?

 

 

Accenture is currently driving a diverse portfolio programmes on behalf of our clients which require significant technology architecture and delivery expertise. To facilitate this demand we are seeking experienced Network Architects and Engineers with extensive technical knowledge on a variety of aspects of Network Infrastructure such as Security, Load Balancing, Software Defined Networks (Data Centre and WAN), and supporting / adjacent services (virtualisation, cloud, etc.), combined with consulting experience.


As part of our global team, you'll be working in high performing teams for major clients to deliver the latest cutting-edge technology and will have the opportunity to deepen existing and build specialist skills on the job.

 

 

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Understanding end to end network solutions and the relevant application overlays, and being able to adapt new solutions based on existing standards and best practices
  • Good understanding of overall delivery lifecycle and supporting methodologies and processes
  • Creation, execution and documentation of tests necessary to ensure that a network design or technical environment meets security, resilience, and performance requirements (technical and functional)
  • Identifying and maintaining configuration changes to infrastructure such that it adapts to and maintains the new design requirements
  • Understand and adhere to change management systems and other relevant governance processes to comply with different client requirements
  • Interacting with client stakeholders as part of or on behalf of an Accenture team, or being embedded into client teams as part of an agile scrum delivery
  • Being able to influence key stakeholders and put forward compelling rationale to support architectural or delivery decisions
  • Leading, motivating, mentoring, and developing technical teams in order to achieve successful deliveries, satisfaction, and capability growth

What we're looking for

 

The Implementation Services practice provides a community of Infrastructure Architects, Engineers, and Implementation Specialists, driving robust architectures, high quality and excellent delivery capability on Infrastructure projects across our global client base.

 

Our Implementation Services practice is involved in the whole life cycle of projects, right from the drawing board and technical presales activities all the way through to low level design, testing, implementation, and operational handover. 

Desirable Skills:

·         Network Security including Next Generation Firewalling, Web Application Firewalling, IDS/IPS, etc.

·         Data networking foundations in Routing and Switching, with an additional focus on Software Defined Data Centre Networking, Software Defined Wide Area Networking, etc.

·         DNS, DHCP, and IPAM deployment and administration

·         Application Delivery / Load Balancing technologies

·         Collaboration technologies such as Cisco xCaaS, Microsoft Teams, AWS Connect, Zoom, etc.

·         Cloud Native services from major Public Cloud providers and equivalent Private/Hybrid Cloud infrastructure stacks

·         Infrastructure as Code, Scripting / Automation, Tooling pipelines, etc. 

Candidates are also expected to have strong interpersonal skills, a keen interest in the business application and relevance of technology, and a willingness to work outside their comfort zone and learn new skills.

 

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 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.
 
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 www.accenture.com.
 
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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