Job Description

Google Cloud Solution Architect

Location: London

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Career Level: Consultant

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy & consulting, interactive, technology & operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership & culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets & next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion & diversity & supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual & Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion & diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do & the impact we have with our clients & with the communities in which we work & live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO.

As a team:

Accenture’s CEO Julie Sweet has announced & committed to the formation of Accenture Cloud First backed by a $3 billion investment over three years. This strategic directive will ensure Accenture will continue to be a leader in Cloud consulting & enable us to support organisations across industries on their journey to cloud & become truly ‘Cloud First’ & realise greater value faster & at scale. Our substantial investment demonstrates our commitment to delivering greater value to our clients when they need it most.

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

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training & 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 & will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

In our team you will learn:

A focus on people development through a collaborative & mutually supportive culture with a wealth of training & development opportunities

How to provide solutions to real world problems across a variety of industries.

As a Cloud Solution Architect, you will:

  • Overall solutioning including pricing strategy & delivery model

  • Manage programmes of work that deliver Google Cloud solutions & strategies

  • Translate complex business problems into robust solutions

  • Develop & deliver presentations which resonate with senior client stakeholders

  • Create high quality, client facing assets targeting Cloud solutions

  • Develop & design roadmaps, implement strategies & transformation plans

  • Scrutinise existing client environments & recommend solutions that enable a to-be cloud vision

  • Identify for additional opportunities within clients, leveraging wider Accenture offerings

  • Lead & contribute to RFP & business case development

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Experience & proven success in architecting, delivering or operating cloud solutions

  • Knowledge of cloud industry trends, including public, private & hybrid cloud platforms & technologies Google Cloud Platforms

  • Strong Architecture skills across all platforms

Set yourself apart:

  • Understanding & experience of the challenges associated with managing & delivering cloud programmes across the project life cycle

  • Knowledge of operational, support & security challenges associated with taking a client on a journey to the Cloud utilising an “As a Service” model

  • Evidence of personal development relating to cloud

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.

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 31/03/2021

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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Qualifications

  • As a Cloud Solution Architect, you will:

  • Overall solutioning including pricing strategy & delivery model

  • Manage programmes of work that deliver Google Cloud solutions & strategies

  • Translate complex business problems into robust solutions

  • Develop & deliver presentations which resonate with senior client stakeholders

  • Create high quality, client facing assets targeting Cloud solutions

  • Develop & design roadmaps, implement strategies & transformation plans

  • Scrutinise existing client environments & recommend solutions that enable a to-be cloud vision

  • Identify for additional opportunities within clients, leveraging wider Accenture offerings

  • Lead & contribute to RFP & business case development

Locations

Edinburgh,London

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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