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Application Architect

Job Location: Chennai

Job Number: 43372


- Job description

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
CIO is a global team that provides best in class technology and employee experiences to support Accenture’s high-performance workforce. Our team’s mission is to produce high quality software and to lead the way in how software engineering should be done. We bring cutting edge technologies and approaches together to deliver at scale across a global enterprise.
The team will be based at one of our Accenture offices in Chennai.
As a technical Architect, you are responsible for the overall technical structure of systems and have a passion for creating outstanding software and applications in an Agile Scrum environment. You’ll act as technical project manager, overseeing IT assignments that are aimed at improving the business, and ensuring that all technical aspects of projects run smoothly.
• Computer Science (or similar engineering) degree • 4+ years experience in a Technical/Solution Architect role • Architecture & Design o Solid experience of designing end-to-end architecture and design of applications using one or more platforms for large-scale high-throughput solutions o Proven ability to assess and recommend architectures, technologies and vendors, with an understanding of multiple options for architectures o Knowledge of and experience with 12 Factor Model • Governance o Design and implement technical governance process as appropriate across the application development lifecycle – coding guidelines, quality standards, best practices, code acceptance criteria, automation o Experience in collaborating with the team in reviewing application architecture, design and implementation against quality standards • Collaboration and Teamwork o Experience working with developers, scrum masters, product owners and other technical architects o Ability and passion to quickly learn and implement new technologies as required o Ability to communicate and work in a team in a fast paced Agile Scrum environment • Skill map o Solid technical background with skills in multiple programming languages o Solid experience of working in JavaScript, Node.js, AngularJS and Java/ .Net stack designing and delivering enterprise scale solutions o Experience with cloud technologies (such as AWS, AWS Lambda, AWS DynamoDB, MS Azure) o Experience of automation testing, DevOps, test driven development, continuous integration, continuous delivery, progressive web applications or micro-services
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