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Infrastructure Outsourcing Solution Architect

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Netherlands

Job Number: 00641846

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- Job description

Infrastructure Outsourcing Solution Architect

 

The outsourcing practice has a need for a Senior Solution Architect the Infrastructure Outsourcing team. As solution architect you will design the end-to-end service scope and structure of an Accenture infrastructure outsourcing deal. You will bring a wide spectrum of service and technical infrastructure knowledge (not specialised in a single tower).

 

As solution architect you have 10+ years’ experience in a managed service organisation, preferably some years at a service provider. You are a generalist and strive to get a solution that fits the clients need, is commercial attractive for Accenture and is able to be delivered by our delivery organisation.

 

The right person is an ‘enabler’. You are an eager individual combining commercial and content skills, and are able to motivate team members during the commercial opportunity.

Accenture will give you the opportunity to develop further in your role and grow towards positions that you prefer on the longer term.

 

Key responsibilities may include


Creating business cases for technology and organizational transformation to enable migration in line with business requirements of clients;

Interact with management levels at a client and/or within Accenture

Helping clients to turn their strategy into reality for the next generation of hybrid cloud-based infrastructure.

Integrate a common strategy for cloud, security and DevOps;

Developing solution architecture, implementation plans and estimates;

Serving as evangelist for transforming to “the new”, educating customers and our own organization of all sizes on the value proposition of innovative disruptive solutions that will add value to our clients.



Role description

The solution architect is responsible of following main tasks:


Overall solution architect for all infrastructure components on major outsourcing new business opportunities with infrastructure component (experience with typically $50M+ preferred)

Architecting compelling and competitive infrastructure solutions which demonstrate significant and quantifiable value to the client

Leveraging Accenture assets and third-party relationships in architecting solutions

Leading the infrastructure solution planning teams for large, complex deals including multiple solution architects, subject matter experts, transition and transformation experts

Working alongside sales support to manage the senior client buyer and solution owner (e.g. CFO, CIO) and selling the solution

Bringing operational experience to bear to ensure solution is deliverable at acceptable risk to Accenture

Developing and negotiating contract content to ensure the infrastructure solution is contracted to deliver client and Accenture value

Performing the role of Infrastructure Transition Lead, where required, to ensure solution is transitioned successfully into delivery

Building strong links with and working collaboratively with Accenture other groups to ensure holistic solutions, transition and delivery

Managing a team of 5-20 solution architects + an offshore deliver team.

 

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Role description

 

The solution architect is responsible of following main tasks:

 
  • Overall solution architect for all infrastructure components on major outsourcing new business opportunities with infrastructure component (experience with typically $50M+ preferred)
  • Architecting compelling and competitive infrastructure solutions which demonstrate significant and quantifiable value to the client
  • Leveraging Accenture assets and third-party relationships in architecting solutions
  • Leading the infrastructure solution planning teams for large, complex deals including multiple solution architects, subject matter experts, transition and transformation experts
  • Working alongside sales support to manage the senior client buyer and solution owner (e.g. CFO, CIO) and selling the solution
  • Bringing operational experience to bear to ensure solution is deliverable at acceptable risk to Accenture
  • Developing and negotiating contract content to ensure the infrastructure solution is contracted to deliver client and Accenture value
  • Performing the role of Infrastructure Transition Lead, where required, to ensure solution is transitioned successfully into delivery
  • Building strong links with and working collaboratively with Accenture other groups to ensure holistic solutions, transition and delivery
  • Managing a team of 5-20 solution architects + an offshore deliver team.
 
Qualifications
  • Proven track record (wins) in defining and selling infrastructure outsourcing solutions in excess of >30M US$ deal TCV for leading global enterprises
  • University degree
  • Experience in related solution team management
  • Experience in architecting and/or transitioning significant infrastructure solutions
  • Experience in leading solution planning teams
  • Experience in IT infrastructure products and offerings including:
    • Cloud Operations
    • Data Centre Operations
    • Workplace Services
    • Service Desk
    • Security
    • Service Management & ITIL
  • Strong project management skills and associated experience in Information Technology Outsourcing.  Includes experience with industry standard project management methods and tools.
  • Excellent client /customer relationship management skills at the executive level
  • Extensive client/customer service management skills
  • Good people management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel when needed, however within certain limits
 
Locations
 
Amsterdam (Preference)
 
 

We offer

You work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging opportunities for the highest ranked international businesses. Within Accenture, we offer our employees a lot of learning opportunities in capability area and in an environment with the focus on personal development.

Interested?

We are eager to meet you. Apply directly online through the button ´solliciteer online´ and apply with your cv and application letter. Accenture cares about privacy and we process personal data in accordance with our privacy statement. In order to be compliant with our privacy policy, we kindly request you only to apply for the position on the Accenture website.


For more information about this vacancy contact Alexander Wich. Telephone number: +31622188735 or email alexander.wich@accenture.com.

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