Job Description

About Accenture:

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 more than 394,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

About Capability Network:

Accenture Strategy shapes our clients’ future, combining deep business insight with the understanding of how technology will impact industry and business models. Our focus on issues such as digital disruption, redefining competitiveness, operating and business models as well as the workforce of the future helps our clients find future value and growth in a digital world. Today, every business is a digital business. Digital is changing the way organizations engage with their employees, business partners, customers and communities how they manufacture and deliver products and services, and how they run their organizations. This is our unique differentiator. We seek people who recognize and understand the impact that digital and technology have on every industry and every sector and share our passion to shape unique strategies that allow our clients to succeed in this environment.

To bring this global perspective to our clients, Accenture Strategy's services include those provided by our Capability Network – a distributed management consulting organization that provides management consulting and strategy expertise across the client lifecycle. Approximately 3,000 consultants are part of this rapidly expanding network, providing specialized and strategic industry and functional consulting expertise from key locations around the world. Our Capability Network teams complement our in-country teams to deliver cutting-edge expertise and measurable value to clients all around the world. For more information visit www.accenture.com/capabilitynetwork.

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Practice Overview:

Skill/Operating Group

Technology Strategy and Advisory

Level

Consultant (Level 9)

Location

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Travel Percentage

Expected Travel could be anywhere between 0-100%

Why Technology Strategy

The Technology strategy business within Capability Network invents the future for clients by providing them with the right guidance, design thinking and innovative solutions for shaping their future through relevant technology enabled strategies.

As technology rapidly evolves, it’s more important than ever to have an innovation advisor who can create a new vision or put one into place to solve the client’s toughest business problems.

Specialize in technology strategy to transform the world's leading organizations by building innovative business solutions at intersection of business and technology as their trusted advisor by:

Helping Clients: Rethinking IT and Digital ecosystems and innovating to help clients keep pace with fast-changing, customer-driven environments.

Enhancing your Skillset: Building expertise and innovating with leading-edge technologies such as Blockchain, new age platform economies, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud.

Transforming Businesses: Developing customized, next-generation products and services that help clients shift to new business models designed for today's connected landscape of disruptive technologies

Principal Duties And Responsibilities:

To bring knowledge, process expertise and world class capabilities to our clients and deliver business value. To work with leading global clients to design, build and implement strategies that can help enhance business performance. Develop specialized expertise—strategic, industry, functional, technical—in a diverse project environment that offers multiple opportunities for career growth. 

The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are limitless in this ever-changing business landscape.

Here are just a few of your day-to-day responsibilities.

  • Identifying, assessing and solving complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Interpreting the commercial mechanics of businesses and the role of technology in accelerating value realization 
  • Working with our clients to shape and execute against business visions, enabled by realistic roadmaps of capability development framed within well-defined governance
  • Helping to translate and leverage technology to maximize strategic impact, articulated in structured enterprise architectures, to help deliver tangible business outcomes
  • Working with industry and functional specialists to develop comprehensive technology strategies, including IT portfolio assessment, enterprise architecture strategy and application architecture
  • Analyzing current issues and using a fact-based approach to develop and implement client visions, road maps and governance frameworks to address today's business needs and support future growth
  • Helping to integrate large-scale systems involving on-premises technology and public cloud platforms
  • Driving enterprise business, application and integration architecture
  • Helping solve key business problems and challenges by enabling an architecture transformation, painting a picture of, and charting a journey from the current state to a “to-be” enterprise environment
  • Implementing programs/interventions that prepare the organization for implementation of new business processes  
  • Assisting our clients to build the required capabilities for growth and innovation to sustain high performance
  • Managing multi-disciplinary teams to shape, sell, communicate and implement programs
  • Developing our offerings and assets


Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s in Business Administration preferred

Experience:

7 – 9 years of large-scale consulting experience and/or working with hi tech companies in enterprise architecture, SoA, Microservices architecture, API architecture

We are looking for Enterprise architecture consultants having

  • Minimum of 4 years’ out of 7-9 years consulting experience (at Consultant level) or Technical background supplemented with Enterprise Architecture experience
  • Good working knowledge of one or more of the following: Business Architecture, Application Architecture, Security Architecture, Data and Information Architecture, Microservices architecture, SoA, API architecture and technology Architecture
  • Good knowledge of technology and enterprise architecture concepts through practical experience
  • Understanding of the 'technology stack' from infrastructure through business logic and applications
  • Knowledge of major technologies (legacy to emerging)
  • Knowledge of and passion for technology trends e.g. IOT, Mobility, Cloud, Digital, Collaboration
  • Practical use of Enterprise Architecture tools such as Troux, Mega, Alfabet, Archimate, etc.
  • A strong understanding of industry operations and dynamics through experience one of key industries verticals:  Banking, Lifesciences, Consumer Goods & Sales, Retail.
  • Experience in designing or building end to end cloud-based business solutions desirable
  • Architectures comprising microservices and APIs, used to enable participation in digital ecosystems
  • Event-based architecture
  • Developing hypotheses and prototypes to prove the value of strategic architecture blueprints
  • Design of governance frameworks or processes
  • IT process excellence, operating model design and transformation
  • Lifecycle management of technology portfolios
  • Training in and judicious application of industry frameworks such as TOGAF or Zachman The Consultant should have practical industry expertise. The areas of Financial Services, Retail, consumer goods, Telecommunications, Life Sciences, Transportation, Hospitality, Automotive/Industrial, Mining and Resources are of interest but experience in equivalent domains is also welcomed. Consultants should understand the key technology trends in their domain and the related business implications
  • Experience in leading consulting engagements with large clients preferable

Key Competencies and Skills:

  • A good balance of technology and functional skills enabling you to be positioned at the intersection of business and technology
  • The ability to develop technology solutions and value adding propositions and take these to market
  • Strong knowledge of technology trends across IT and digital and how they can be applied to companies to address real world problems and opportunities.
  • Comfort conveying both high-level and detailed information, adjusting the way ideas are presented to better address varying social styles and audiences.
  • Leading proof of concept and/or pilot implementations and defining the plan to scale implementations across multiple technology domains
  • Exceptional interpersonal and presentation skills - ability to convey technology and business value propositions to senior stakeholders
  • Team oriented and collaborative working style, both with clients and those within the organization.
  • Capacity to develop high impact thought leadership that articulates a forward-thinking view of the market.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong internal and client relationships
  • Proven track record in working creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment with effective consulting skills
  • Knowledge of, and passion for, current and emerging technology trends such as machine learning, microservices architectures, quantum computing, as-a-Service or distributed ledger technologies
  • Flexibility to accommodate client travel requirements

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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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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