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Cloud Architecture Consultant

Taguig Job No. r00189955 Full-time

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 700000+ 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 Global  Capability Network – a distributed management consulting organization that provides management consulting and strategy expertise across the client lifecycle. Approximately 8,000 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.

Working closely with our clients, Consulting professionals design, build and implement strategies that can help enhance business performance. They develop specialized expertise—strategic, industry, functional, technical—in a diverse project environment that offers multiple opportunities for career growth. 

He/ She would need to have a strong background in driving “Go To Market” and sales strategies from the technology consulting practice perspective.

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.

  • Evaluating the work effort and the consulting program pricing
  • Experience in migration of existing applications and development of new applications using CSP's cloud services
  • Assessing client’s current state platforms, infrastructures and applications portfolio and guiding them on how to orchestrate and govern them.
  • Liasoning with business for Cloud related requirement and solution architecture -Creating and documenting best practices and procedures for cloud infra management - Project planning, execution and crisis management for achieving quick and timely delivery
  • Understanding the customers’ enterprise constraints, challenges and policies.
  • Helping determine the best ROI and high business value by mixing different technologies and methodologies.
  • Overseeing the production and implementation of architecture solutions covering multiple cloud technologies, associated Infrastructure/ application architecture, development and operating models
  • 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 in order to sustain high performance
  • Managing multi-disciplinary teams to shape, sell, communicate and implement programs
  • Deep understanding of ETL operations, Data cataloguing, Data access management, Governance and Security -Managing API/Microservices platform (Creation, Deployment, Maintenance)
  • Good understanding of cloud security architectures, Authentication/Authorization (including but not limited to SAML, OAUTH, OpenID Connect)
  • Developing our offerings and assets
  • Mentoring and developing our people

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Qualifications

Senior Manager

  • Minimum 12 years of large-scale consulting experience and/or working with hi-tech companies.

  • Bachelor's degree

  • MBA Degree from Tier-1 College (Preferable)

Manager

  • Minimum 8 years of large-scale consulting experience and/or working with hi-tech companies.

  • Bachelor's degree

  • MBA Degree from Tier-1 College (Preferable)

Consultant

  • Minimum 5 years of large-scale consulting experience and/or working with hi-tech companies.

  • Bachelor's degree

  • MBA Degree from Tier-1 College (Preferable)

Experience:

  • Cloud Assessment: Cloud readiness maturity assessment, Planning and assessment of cloud solutions/platforms, Application assessment and migration planning, Business case development, TCO comparisons and vendor evaluation

  • Cloud Architecture: Develop and review cloud reference architecture, Define target state cloud architecture for both public and private cloud. Experience with private and public cloud architectures, pros/cons, and migration considerations. Experience in building microservices on cloud, including domain driven design and containers on cloud.

  • Cloud Migration: Plan and manage cloud migrations, including validating application dependencies, ability to coordinate across different stakeholders, deliver cloud migration roadmaps and manage execution from a cloud project management perspective.

  • Cloud Native  – Experience around cloud native Application development, at least in terms of design, architecture and considerations, Experience in DevOps, and data integration across and within cloud platform. Ability to review designs and development methodologies.

  • Cloud Deployment: Cloud application development, integration and security, Experience in -

    • Cloud platforms - AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Cloud Foundry, Open Shift, Docker, etc., experience in Virtualization Platforms (e.g. VMWare, Hyper-V, etc.).

    • Experience in Devops and Agile methodologies, processes and tools

    • Workload Migration Automation Tools (Double-Take, CloudEndure, ASR, Racemi, etc.)

    • Ability to review Infrastructure provisioning and management (Terraform, Puppet, Chef, Ansible)  

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Strong desire to work in technology-driven business transformation

  • 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.

  • Deep experience within one or more of the Banking, Capital Markets, Telecom, Media, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Retail or Consumer Goods services industries.

  • 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

  • Proven track record to quickly understand the key value drivers of a business, how they impact the scope and approach of the engagement

  • Experience managing large teams through complex situations, adapting quickly and helping others navigate change.

  • Experience structuring activities that play to a team's strengths and provide opportunities for others to grow.

  • Experience working through organizational change, developing and implementing creative solutions and closely partnering with clients to regularly confirm expectations are met and value delivered.

  • Flexibility to accommodate client travel requirements

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