Job Description

Software Engineering is the home of our talented technology people who are focused on engineering memorable yet differentiated and captivating customer experiences. Working as a key member of the team, we are looking for Engineers who are passionate about their work, with innovation and continuous learning at the forefront of their professional development.

We are looking for experienced DevOps Engineers to join our vibrant community of DevOps professionals, based out of our Dublin offices on a full-time, permanent basis. We’re looking for exceptional individuals to deliver specific solutions for our clients.

The opportunity for you?

As part of a global team, you will learn, grow & advance within an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse and innovative ways of thinking & enables boundary-less opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways. This is a fast-paced and client-centric focused environment. There is a constant focus on people development and a collaborative and mutually encouraging culture, working with an Agile approach mindset to create value across projects of multiple scopes and scale. This is an opportunity to gain exposure to ground-breaking technologies and to solve our clients most complex, real-world business problems across a variety of industries.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

In our team you will learn:

  • Working within a high performing delivery team, you will engage directly with our clients to build cutting-edge DevOps Capabilities.

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

  • How to 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.

  • Your professional development is important to us. From day one you will be working alongside and in partnership with some of the very best in the business. As part of your career growth, there are several internal and external qualifications that you will have access to, these include:

    • Sponsored training and certifications for AWS, Azure, GCP, Mulesoft, CNCF CKAD and CKS, OpenShift, Hashicorp products and many more

    • Accenture’s internal DevOps Academy and DevOps Academy for Executives

    • Accenture’s internal Master Technology Architect program.

    • The ability to attend and represent Accenture at well-known DevOps conferences; DevOps Days, DevOps enterprise summit, Kubecon and global events like Re:invent and Ignite

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Qualifications

Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Document as-is process and architectures and design to-be architectures

  • Architect systems knowing what "good" looks like – someone who can understand, design, and implement operational tools for build, test and deployment, monitoring, alerting, recovery, backups etc.

  • Automation design and delivery including installation, configuration, and administration of industry leading DevSecOps tools

  • Keep up with the fast-paced tooling landscape in the industry, working on cutting edge and know about the bleeding edge

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced Agile delivery environment.

  • Support production deployments and incidents occasionally.

  • Have daily collaboration with one of the IT industry’s largest networks of technical DevOps and transformation experts who work to frame and deliver cutting edge solutions for countless varieties of technologies and industries. In doing so, you will help define how DevOps evolves for the world.

It’s not all about Technical skills, we’re also looking for Engineers who possess the below Consulting attributes as well:

  • Ability to train internal or client teams in technologies, in DevOps practices, acting as Scrum Master when required and help bring the culture change to our clients.

  • Client and internal stakeholder management, business problem solving acumen, working in a multi-supplier environment

  • Strong teaming skills – and will thrive in a learning environment, contributing to growing the skills of junior or new team members.

Experience required:

  • CI/CD pipeline tooling ranging from Jenkins to modern PaaS one like Gitlab, Github, Azure DevOps

  • Use IaC tools and techniques and follow everything-as-code principles (e.g. terraform, Ansible, cloudformation, ARM templates and GCP deployment manager)

  • Hand-on experience with at least 1 public cloud provider (AWS, GCP, Azure) including respective cloud shell, serverless and other cloud native and offerings.

  • Container orchestration with K8s, with on one or more of AKS, EKS, GKE, Anthos, Openshift, Mesos

  • Advising clients on the principles of Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment, DevOps and Agile delivery

  • Scripting and automation skills (e.g. shell, Python, PowerShell, Javascript)

  • Architecting and directing the implementation of all aspects of DevOps and Continuous Delivery solutions for Accenture clients

  • Helping our clients realise the business benefits of Continuous Delivery, DevOps and Agile delivery and with associated culture change and ways of working aspects.

  • Understanding of NFRs and meeting through design and delivery.

  • Mentoring and developing junior DevOps engineers and leads (depending on your career level)

Experience desirable (varying with experience and career level):

  • Certification in at least the solution architect level and in more than 1 cloud service providers

  • Experience with DevOps spin off movements like DevSecOps, DataDevOps, DevNetOps

  • SRE experience and knowledge of principles including SLO/SLI, handling production incidents and following 50/50 toil reduction.

  • Experience administering 1 or more operating systems (flavours of Linux, Windows)

  • Experience applying DevOps principles to COTS and PaaS products like SAP, Oracle, Salesforce or administering them.

  • Advisory and thought leadership in the world of DevOps. (depending on level)

  • The design and implementation of continuous delivery practices and release management methods from canary to red-black and blue-green deployments.

  • Defining and managing a roadmap for the implementation of DevOps in an enterprise IT organisation

  • Experience of Agile and Lean Software delivery methodologies

  • Experience of leading consulting engagements

  • Service support – the use of DevOps, Continuous Delivery and ITIL concepts as part of an effective support operation

What’s in it for you?

In addition to a competitive basic salary at Accenture, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 20 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidy, private medical insurance and extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

We are passionate about continuous learning and provide our technology professionals with comprehensive training opportunities covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You will work with leading industry specialists, honing your skills and expertise in your area of specialisation. Through formal and informal training programs, we will help you continue to build your career and set you up for success every day

Please also 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.

Please advise if you have any particular requirements, so we can look into arranging reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. You can contact us at accessIErecruitment@accenture.com

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 514,000 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.

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.

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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