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Technology Architecture Graduate Programme

Apply critical thinking and a tech-first mindset to solve our client’s most difficult business challenges.


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Introduction

On this programme, you'll grow to become an expert architect in exploring how a client’s vision is achieved, using a variety of technologies and leveraging cutting-edge innovation.

You will develop your tech acuity with our graduate training induction, before moving on to client projects to tackle technically complex solutions, understanding client needs, defining technical requirements, and communicating how the technology solution will drive successful business outcomes.

You will be able to collaborate with clients and co-workers alike, with strong communication skills to inspire others to engage in new technologies. You will be a creative problem solver who keeps up to date with emerging technologies and will seek to become an expert in your field. You will also need a STEM or business-related degree.

Applications are now open and close on 12th February 2021. Places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis - please apply early to avoid disappointment. Start dates are available from May 2021 to June 2022.

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You will be based out of our London office, however you will be delivering projects on client sites anywhere in the UK (and sometimes abroad), so you’ll need to be prepared to travel and be flexible on location.

Training & development

We believe that your career is your adventure. All this training, experience and client exposure is focused on turning you into an expert in exploring how a client’s vision is achieved through using the latest technologies whilst developing and sustaining the skills our clients demand.

What you know is what we can sell to our clients. So we’ll invest in your development from your first day. And realising you need to be up-to-speed as soon as possible, we’ll make sure you have all the training you need. As well as an award-winning induction programme and a supportive graduate community within the Technology Analyst Group, you can look forward to mentoring from some of our most successful leaders. The training you’ll receive will be broad and practical. It will combine sessions that focus on critical soft skills as well as the technical skills you’ll need to develop into a trusted and successful Technology Architect.

All training will help you get the all-round skills for success, but it will be your experience that will really make the difference, which is why the variety of live project work we’ll give you will be so important.

In addition, Accenture offers formal training schools for Technology Architecture and associated disciplines such as Integration Architecture and Development Architecture, so you’ll have the opportunity to gain a formal industry-recognised Technology Architecture certification.

Rewards & benefits

We understand that what you earn and the benefits you receive have an enormous impact on your quality of life. Because we’re always competing to attract and retain the very best people, we continuously review our rewards strategy to make sure it’s the best it can be. It includes:

  • Starting salary of £33,000 + £10,000 bonus
  • 25 days’ holiday per annum plus public holidays
  • Personal laptop
  • AMEX card
  • Interest-free season ticket loan
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Employee share purchase plan
  • Three days’ paid charity leave
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Critical illness cover
  • Hotel and travel discounts
  • Generous shared parental leave
  • Generous car cash allowance (manager level and above)

Application process

The info you need to know about applying to an Accenture programme.

1. Online application

Applications for most programmes open in the autumn. To apply, you need to complete an online profile. You can only apply to one programme in any six month period but if you are unsuccessful you can apply to other roles.

2. Discovery portal

If you are suitable for the role, you’ll be invited to our Discovery Portal. This is an interactive experience and takes about an hour, but there’s no time limit. You’ll receive feedback within a few days.

3. Assessment centre

If you’re successful at the Discovery Portal stage, you’ll be invited to one of our assessment centres where you’ll take part in a variety of activities designed to help us find out what your strengths are.

4. Technical interviews

For some of our programmes, the final stage will be one or two technical interviews with managers from the specialist area you have applied to work in. We’ll give you lots of advice before your interviews.

5. Offer

Well done! If you’re successful in all the stages we’ll offer you a place on the programme and tell you your start date. If you don’t pass, we’ll give you the opportunity to get feedback.

6. Onboarding

Three months before your start date, we’ll ask you to provide evidence of your academic results and two references. We’ll then send you details of your training week where we’ll welcome you into Accenture!

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