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Role : Data & Analytics Solution Architects



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. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

The digital revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play. Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. At the forefront of digital, you’ll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on.


What responsibilities will you have?

·       Designing and implementing modern, scalable data architectures for our clients leveraging enterprise data management solutions and emerging technologies, covering on-premise and cloud-based deployment patterns

·       Providing advisory services and thought leadership on modernising analytics environments leveraging big data technologies, including integration with existing data and analytics platforms and tools (EDWs, data integration, BI platforms etc.)

·       Defining, designing and implementing data access patterns for right-time/streaming workloads including data acquisition, storage, processing and access

·       Designing and implementing data pipelines across hybrid architectures (EDWs, Hadoop and NoSQL platforms) enable rapid prototyping and enterprise level industrialisation

·       Creating data management solutions covering data security, data privacy, metadata management, multi-tenancy and mixed workload management on EDW and Hadoop platforms

·       Architecting for a data marketplace to enable data access via APIs, Search, BI tools and interactive SQL

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What skills & experience are we looking for?

We are looking for people who can complement our team with a demonstrable, hands-on range of skills out of the following:

·       Relational DBs - EDWs: Teradata (most desirable), Oracle, Netezza, SQL Server

·       Hadoop platforms & distributions: Cloudera Teradata (most desirable), Hortonworks, BigInsights, MapR, EMR

·       NoSQL: HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB, CouchDB, Memchached, DynamoDB, Druid, BigTable

·       Processing frameworks & programming tools: Spark (Scala/Python/Java), MapReduce, Pig, Hive

·       Search: SOLR, ElasticSearch

·       Cloud platforms: AWS, Azure, GCP

·       Enterprise data integration, BI and analytics platforms: Informatica, Talend, InfoSphere, SAS, RevoR, QlikView, Qlik Sense, Tableau, Spotfire

·       Solution architecture: end to end analytics solution architecture design and delivery estimation

·       Client facing skills: ability to build trusted relationships with client stakeholders and act as a trusted adviser

·       Agile and DevOps delivery practices: familiarity with agile and DevOps delivery and deployment methodologies, experience with continuous integration, automated code reviews and regression testing


Additional skills & experience in:

·       Distributed Systems: Software and hardware architectures, algorithms and protocols

·       Storage, Networking and Virtualization/Cloud Strategies and Architectures

·       Design and Implementation of large scale data loading, processing, analysis and exploration using Teradata and Cloudera technologies

·       Big Data architecture patterns, and policies and procedures for operational management of big data platforms

·       Performance analyses and tuning of Hadoop and NoSQL platforms

·       Security Architecture, Security Assessments and Identity and Access Management for, EDWs, Hadoop and NoSQL platforms


What personal qualities do we expect?

·       Proven ability to apply analytical and creative thought

·       Proven ability to deliver high profile activities to tight timescales

·       Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

·       Experience delivering projects within an agile environment

·       Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

·       Keenness to learn and try new things

·       Willingness to travel


·       Ideally, educated to degree level


What’s in it for you?

·       Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.

·       You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the FTSE 100 on high-profile projects.

·       Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company.

·       On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes pension, generous annual leave entitlements, life insurance, private medical insurance and 2 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice plus much more.

Call to action:

·       Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here—what’s stopping you from pursuing it?


About Accenture

Please note that 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.


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 applicable by law.

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

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