Job Description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology, and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets, and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual, and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

Why our Ireland Cloud Practice?

Working as part of a global team, this is an opportunity to gain exposure to ground-breaking technologies. Working with us, in the Accenture Ireland's Cloud First Team, you will define solutions to complex, real-world problems across a variety of industries.

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 & 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.

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

Roles & Responsibilities

As a cloud data architect you will:

  • Work with client teams to solution, design and implement modern, secure & scalable cloud data solutions

  • Advise and engineer innovative data solutions across leading cloud platforms including AWS, Azure and GCP

  • Use good communication skills to understand and deliver client requirements

  • Bring your experience and ideas to innovative client data strategy, architecture, and engineering solutions

  • Successfully manage small teams of data engineers managing their work efforts to securely deliver client solutions

  • Mentor and upskill fellow cloud data engineering group members

  • Contribute to our internal networks and special interest groups

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


Here's what you need:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in solutioning, architecting and engineering in the following skills: 

  • Extensive knowledge of cloud industry trends, including public, private & hybrid cloud platforms & technologies

  • Data integration approaches including ETL, API, IoT, serverless and event driven data architectures

  • Leading big data solutions such as Hadoop, AWS Big Data, Azure Big Data and GCP Big Data

  • Leading data warehouse solutions such as AWS Redshift, Azure SQL DW, GCP Big Query and Snowflake

  • Database technologies including such as relational (Oracle, SQL Server) and NoSQL (MongoDB) databases

  • Familiarity of leading ETL and event streaming technologies such as Talend, Attunity and KAFKA

  • Programming languages such as SQL, Python and Java

  • Knowledge of cloud security and infrastructure as code technologies (Terraform, Ansible)

Professional qualifications:

  • Bachelors or higher degree in Computer Science or a related discipline

  • Proven ability to build, lead and foster a team-oriented environment

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

Set yourself Apart:

  • Consulting or client service delivery experience

  • Strong cloud & data certifications across AWS, Azure and GCP

  • Strong in Power BI, Java, C#, Spark, PySpark, Unix shell/Perl scripting

What’s in it for you: 

At Accenture Ireland, in addition to a competitive base salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes pension, private health insurance, discounted gym membership, emergency caring facilities, and 2 days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice!  Flexible working arrangements can be discussed depending on the position. 

The opportunity to grow, develop and learn

We provide our technology professionals with comprehensive and continuous 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 specialization. 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 

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 674,000 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

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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