Job Description

Want to help customers with their journey to cloud? To help them transform their IT landscape and their business processes? Do you get energized of applying the latest technology based on the Microsoft platform, to help customers in their digital journey and to create a competitive advantage? Then this is the job you’ve been waiting for! 

Your Job
As a Manager / Senior Manager Journey to Azure in the Accenture Microsoft Business Group (AMBG), you’ll play a key role in discovering, describing and co-creating a customer’s Journey to Cloud. This involves identifying which business processes should be digitalized and can maximize client returns. As an advisor of the Microsoft team at Accenture, you develop the solution vision and make it industry or client specific. You co-create the roadmap and approach with the customer and possibly our partners Microsoft and Avanade. You also create the blueprint of the future architecture in the cloud and assist in leveraging the right teams from other disciplines such as Security, Technology strategy etc. You will also be hands-on with the technology and work together with the customer to drive valuable business outcomes!

We established AMBG to extend our partnership and to bring a new level of investment and collaboration across the companies. This is a truly unique partnerships between Accenture, as the number 1 partner of Microsoft, Avanade, with our technical skills and Microsoft itself. AMBG is one of the fastest growing areas within Accenture.

Your Team
When joining us, you will be part of a global network with the opportunity to be a pioneer and build enterprise-wide, industry-specific solutions and strategies leveraging the Microsoft platform. You will have the ability to harness the unparalleled capabilities, global scale and solution development of three powerhouse teams: Accenture’s broad industry expertise, Microsoft’s powerful digital technologies and Avanade’s specialization in the Microsoft ecosystem. 
Furthermore, Accenture offers you a unique environment in which you can advance your skills through comprehensive training opportunities, professional development and certification support, as well as learning from, with and to others (like mentoring) in a diverse and cross functional team. 



Qualifications

Your Background
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in computer-science related education 
  • Bonus points if you also have a business administration degree
  • At least 6 years of experience with Journey to Cloud transformations and specifically Azure
  • With a strong focus on application modernization and managing security in the cloud
  • In-depth knowledge of the various components of a Journey to Cloud Transformation: hybrid architectures, microservices, and cloud management solutions (e.g. cost management in Azure) etc.
  • Obtained one/combination of Microsoft certifications: Azure Solution Architect, Azure DevOps Engineer, Planning and Administering SAP Workloads on Azure, Azure Administrator 
  • You will have at least 5 years of hands-on experience of implementing cloud-based Microsoft solutions
  • Bonus points; experience with other cloud platforms (AWS, Google)
  • Minimum of 5 years of client facing consulting experience, ideally supporting large scale transformation programs. Proven capabilities in:
  • Great communication skills; ability to tailor your message and language to audience 
  • Strong analytical skills: ability to translate complex business requirements in a solid advice to the customer
  • Ability to work in dynamic, cross functional teams within Accenture and its ecosystem
  • Experience in Design Thinking Methodologies

Our Offer
Accenture is an incredible place to work and to keep learning. By joining us, you have the opportunity to work on interesting customer cases in an international and cross functional team, at the front of innovation empowered by the Microsoft platform. Also, you can further elevate your professional and personal development by leveraging various learning opportunities. Plus, it gets even better with the excellent employee benefits we offer:
  • A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card)
  • A personal learning budget 
  • Discount on Accenture shares
  • Possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week 

Interested
Are you ready to take the next step in your career? To help clients with their journey to the Microsoft cloud? Apply now!

Questions? Connect with Annick van Kerkum, annick.van.kerkum@accenture.com

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