Job Description

Accenture as a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries – powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 513,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

In Industry X we shape the future of making things, and the things we make. 

Our Industry X Team drives innovation by delivering the best-in-class management consultancy based on industrial experience leveraged by the latest technologies. The future of making things, and the things we make. Evolution of industry practices have been witnessed with evolution of technology. We've been helping businesses adopt and implement the new for years; it is critical we apply this to manufacturers and products companies, service organizations and software companies, to fuel their next level of growth. 

As a team:

Accenture’s goal is to help our clients understand today’s business requirements and apply tomorrow’s solutions to meet them.  As a Solution Architect, you will be responsible for co-creating & expanding on client’s requirement and translating those to the technical design and implementation plan of complex, scalable and robust solutions. You will represent technology and delivery in the bid team, play a key role in setting-up delivery for success and provide our clients with the technology expertise and leadership to make their business ambitions a digital reality.

Do your colleagues look to you because of you could play at the intersection of technical, delivery and business that enables you to create market leading solutions? Are you a client facing individual who is passionate about understanding client’s value case, take pride in building solution design by integrating different components, enthusiastic about explaining this in simple language to a senior client stakeholder and  thrives in a fast-paced environment constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible?  If you are, and you want to work with some of the brightest people in the industry, solving some of the hardest problems for the world’s largest companies, we’d love to meet you.

We are building a community of Architects capable of shaping the design of our largest and more crucial programmes.  This community is equally comfortable explaining complex solution design for the C-Suite and the media, as well as collaborate with other teams with a wide variety of functional, industry and technology skills to gain support for adapting to changing requirements. Hands-on technical experience and ability to experiment with various cloud and industrial solutions is essential.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

What you’ll do:

  • Able to develop and sustain new/existing relationships with potential buyers in the market/market unit

  • Be a credible delivery lead on sales opportunities within existing and prospective clients

  • Lead the delivery of Cloud-Powered Engineering programs

  • Develop innovative solutions, differentiated value propositions and delivery models to drive transformational value, growth and profitable sales – bring the best of One Accenture to our clients to deliver projects that combine IX, Cloud First, AI and Industry

  • Engage in activities focused at generating client awareness of Cloud-Powered Engineering

  • Lead delivery of specific opportunities

  • Review solution plans, cost models and written proposals as appropriate to ensure alignment with delivery methodologies to ensure successful program delivery.

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Qualifications

Preferred Skills & Experiences:

  • Strong knowledge of hardware engineering processes and tools

  • Strong knowledge of PLM, CAD, Generative Design, High Performance Compute, Digital Manufacturing, MBSE and how these are implemented

  • Understanding of the impact of cloud capabilities on engineering

  • Knowledge of key focus industries such as A&D, Industrials, Automotive

  • Has a strong point of view on the technical barriers to cloud adoption in engineering and how these barriers can be removed

  • Experience deploying commercial and/or customer applications on the Cloud to solve client issues

  • Background in 2 of the following would be ideal, Big Data, Cloud Infrastructure, AI

Key Leadership Characteristics:

  • Credibility delivery large complex Engineering Transformation programs

  • Build client relationships with Chief Engineers and CIO through experience

  • Sell deliver large complex IT transformation, Application Outsourcing deals

  • Work across networks and ecosystem's, fostering collaboration and building high performing teams and drive integrated value to the client

  • Participate materially in the development of the technical aspect of offering development and provide feedback from market activities to help evolve

  • Ensure that Cloud-Powered Product Engineering value propositions proposed to clients combine strategic thinking (top down value prop) with TQ in the space of Engineering in order to reduce the impacts of commoditized buying

About Accenture:

To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired from Day 1, please visit our website at https://www.accenture.com/se-en/careers

We offer a long-term career, where you will constantly challenge yourself to learn and grow. Our performance achievement approach to performance management focuses on building on your strengths and maximize your potential. We are an organization that encourages diversity – and as a meritocracy everyone will be given equal opportunities based on performance and aspirations.

Equal is greater than - Accenture welcomes and encourages applications from diverse backgrounds related to gender, age, ethnicity, culture, race, religion and belief, disability, nationality, sexual orientation and gender identity. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values, providing an environment where everyone brings distinct experience, talent and culture to their work. We invite you to be part of this diversity!

Locations

Antwerp,Basel,Berlin,Brussels,Dortmund,Dresden,Duesseldorf,Frankfurt,Geneva,Ghent,Hamburg,Linz,London,Munich,Stuttgart,Vienna,Wolfsburg,Zurich

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

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

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

What people are saying about us

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Pros: Fantastic culture, amazing flexibility, good rewards, varied work/projects, lots of extra-curricular activities/group.

Cons: Salaries competitive but not market leading, work life balance can be questionable at times.

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