Job Description

Senior DC Network Consultant
Location: London, Manchester, Edinburgh
Competitive Salary & Package (Dependent on Experience) 
Career Level: Consultant

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

Accenture is 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. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge. 
 
We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.  
 
“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO.
 
As a Team
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.   
 
In our team you will learn:  
•    How to co-create strategies and build strong relationships with clients 
•    Solutioning to programme costing and estimating 
•    A focus on service integration and large scale transformation
•    Working from design to managing deployment teams for network projects 
•    Input into end to end delivery lifecycle of network, Data center and cloud solutions 
•    Providing domain expertise when collaborating on cross platform projects with teams responsible for Applications, Service Management, Network, Desktop and Data Centre

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Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills: 
•    SDDC technologies such as NSX or ACI 
•    Designing, developing and deploying SDN and Data Center connectivity solutions
•    DC upgrades and migrating applications and systems from on-prem to cloud
•    Hands-on delivery experience in large, complex change programmes. 
•    Ability to communicate complex technical concepts appropriately to audiences of varying technical background
•    Demonstrate ability to hold virtual or physical meetings to come up with technology solutions which improves customer experience. 
•    Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills. 
•    Demonstrate the ability to put together high-level cloud architecture and on-prem Data Centre solutions design and deployment 
•    Demonstrate ability to work with developers and DevOps engineers to convert high level architecture into low level design and code. 
•    Demonstrate domain expertise when collaborating on cross platform projects with teams responsible for Network, Desktop and Cloud 
•    Knowledge of other SDN technologies such as Viptela, Velocloud, iWAN etc.
•    AWS, GCP or Azure cloud experience  
•    Enterprise routing and switching experience 
•    Network Security design and deploy skills, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Cisco 

Set yourself apart: 
•    Coding experience in the likes of Python and JSON 
•    Experience using Terraform and Ansible
•    Manage code with tools such as Github
•    An appreciation of how to construct an operational model and service design
•    Proven history in building strong relationships with clients and colleagues 
•    Eagerness to understand the business side of networking and Cloud and how it impacts industry direction 


What’s in it for you:
At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days of vacation per year, access to app based fitness classes and discounts on range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!


Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for. 

About Accenture
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com. 
 


Closing Date for Applications: 31/08/2021 
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found

Locations

Edinburgh,London,Manchester

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. 

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