What we're looking for
Are you a Solution Architect with a passion for delivering projects across vendor delivery teams, who enjoys collaborating and shaping Solution Architecture and partnering with business and IT clients to craft and deliver solutions at pace?
We are searching for individuals who will play a key role throughout the full delivery lifecycle, leading design discussions, developing solutions, transitioning solutions into delivery and providing mentorship, guidance and technical support to project team members.
If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you!
Role and Responsibilities
Guide the solution design, support technical risk assessments, complete low-level design reviews and work with the project team to resolve architectural issues, while engaging with domain SMEs and relevant teams to agree solutions.
Collaborate with partners at all levels, including external vendors, to ensure that the solution identified is fully understood, aligned to the business need, is fit for purpose and is implemented correctly per the business and technical requirements.
Provide estimates and overall delivery support for project planning activities in particular estimating technical activities and resource needs (people, hardware and software).
Produce the required solution architecture artefacts, including Architecture Design, Architecture Review Board inputs and Security Review inputs
Shape NFRs including volumetrics, capacity, performance etc. and co-ordinate non-functional testing and environment requirements and setup.
Provide input into and support environment build activities (on-premise and cloud)
Background & Experience (Required Skills)
5 – 8 years’ experience as a Solution Architect including technical delivery roles or initiatives such as application development and roll out of new products, services or tools
Experienced with architecture and application design and development standards, principles and experienced with various development methodologies including waterfall and agile
Experienced in Infrastructure, Network, Security and Database Design
Strong client engagement and presentation skills and an innate ability to influence
Highly skilled in MS Visio or similar modelling tools and standards e.g. UML
Experience working in Financial Services sector including banking would be advantageous.
About Accenture Technology
As one of the world’s largest independent providers of technology services, at Accenture Technology you will help provide our clients with a full range of innovative technology solutions, as well as proven consulting and outsourcing services. You will have the chance to combine your deep technology expertise and industry-specific insights to transform our clients' ability to achieve their business outcomes From the development of IT strategy to the optimisation, management and security of the underlying infrastructure, applications and data, you will have the opportunity to impact our clients’ success and carve out a long-term career with a fast-paced and innovative team.
Please advise if you have any requirements, so we can look into arranging reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. You can contact us at accessIErecruitment@accenture.com
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