Job Description

The Data and AI revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere - transforming how we work and play. Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world.

 

Accenture is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate with the ecosystem, operate, and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. 

 

As a Data Architect, you will deliver projects and lead teams at our clients. As part of the growing Data & AI Practice within Accenture Ireland, you will be responsible for building and growing the team and developing commercial opportunities. 

In your day-to-day work, you will: 

  • Lead, motivate and inspire teams of Data Architects and Engineers  

  • Engage with client stakeholders to create a compelling vision of a data-driven enterprise  

  • Understand client requirements and help translate these to robust architectural models  

  • Lead end-to-end design of data and data platform architectures, using architecture blueprints  

  • Support the development and delivery into production of data architecture, coaching delivery teams during delivery using a variety of methodologies  

  • Analyse and resolve architectural problems, working closely with engineering, data science and operations teams.

  • Provide best-practice knowledge, reference architectures, and patterns for use across data engineering and architecture communities  

  • Communicate and provide guidance to senior client leadership and teams  

  • Contribute data and platform architecture expertise to new sales activities.  

  • Contribute to our internal networks and special interest groups 

  • Continuously learn new technology platforms, architectures, and engineering patterns 



Qualifications

Our project-based way of working allows you to work in different industries, for a wide variety of clients and in multi-disciplinary teams. We are a global company and leverage the power of this network to share knowledge and bring value to our clients. In your daily work, you will have the opportunity to learn & contribute new ideas. Accenture’s extensive learning platform offers you the training you need to grow, both professionally and as a person. 

We are looking for experience in some of the following areas: 

  • 5+ years of experience in the Data Architecture domain, which should include professional consulting experience 

  • Solid understanding of key architecture concerns such as availability, scalability, operability and maintainability  

  • Knowledge of Data Management and Governance principles 

  • Knowledge of and experience of the application of modern architecture principles and patterns  

  • Hands-on experience in developing solutions/blueprints of data technologies and platforms including some of the following: 

  • Knowledge of various types of data architecture, including TOGAF enterprise architecture. 

  • Ability to successfully lead and motivate teams of Data Architects and Engineers  

  • Mastery of leading large-scale database / data base management projects, including use of Agile methodologies  

  • Proven history of successfully communicating with clients and senior leaders to understand/explain business requirements and data engineering strategy. 

 

What’s in it for you 

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

  • You will have opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments, and collaboration with experts across the company 

  • You’ll have the opportunity to make a difference with famous brands and household names across the world. Accenture serves many of the FTSE 100 on high-profile projects 

  • Excellent benefits package including, but not limited to:  

  • Excellent training and development programme 

  • Comprehensive coaching programme 

  • Comprehensive benefit package including private medical, wellbeing cover, and life insurance  

  • Exemplary health and wellbeing services and resources    

  • 24/7 Employee assistance programme  

  • 2 days paid volunteering leave annually  

  • Pension scheme with employer contribution  

  • Bike to work scheme  

  • Employee discount scheme  

 

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  

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement      


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. 

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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