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Cloud Practitioner

Job Location: Singapore

Regional Description: Singapore

Job Number: 00334024


- Job description

Are you interested in working with the best and the brightest in your field? Accenture Consulting offers you a chance to hone your skills, deepen your knowledge and pursue your passion as you work with professionals from across the entire Accenture organization—Strategy, Consulting, Digital, Technology and Operations—to help transform the world’s leading companies.


Accenture Consulting serves a global client base across more than 40 industries. With a focus on specific industries, you will be able to develop an understanding of business issues and applicable technologies, enabling you to create tailor-fit solutions for each client.


The Technology Consulting Practitioner advises upon, lead and work on high impact activities within the systems development lifecycle, and provide advisory work for the IT function itself.


Job description:


Accenture is looking for a talented and motivated cloud architect to assist our clients to design and implement the next generation of web, mobile and Internet-of-things (IoT) applications onto the public cloud using the latest Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) technologies

If distributed systems engineering is your passion and you love working with customers in a workplace environment that nurtures freedom and autonomy – then look no further.  This role offers a strong career roadmap and the opportunity to work on some of the biggest cloud programs in the region. 


Cloud Infrastructure professionals develop and deliver hosting solutions to meet today’s growing demand for agile and cost effective computing solutions.  Using both private and public cloud technologies, our professionals implement scalable, high performance hosting solutions that meet the need of today’s corporate and digital applications.  Additionally, our teams plan and deliver legacy infrastructure transformation and migration to drive next-generation business outcomes.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Eagerness to participate on a team designing, building and/or testing cloud infrastructure focused solutions.
  • Develop and deliver strategies and solutions for enterprise infrastructure -- including servers, databases, storage devices, etc. -- that handle the data necessary for enterprise operations.
  • Thoroughly document all facets of the infrastructure solution.
  • Apply Accenture methodology, Accenture reusable assets, and previous work experience to delivery consistently high quality work.
  • Deliver written or oral status reports regularly.
  • Stay educated on new and emerging market offerings that may be of interest to our clients.
  • Adapt to existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
  • Understand the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
  • Use considerable judgment to define solution and seeks guidance on complex problems.
  • Establish methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance.
  • Manage small teams and/or work efforts (if in an independent contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.


  • 8+ years of professional IT experience in pre-sales, technical account management, consulting or a large MNC is essential
  • 6+ years design, implementation and/or consulting experience with distributed applications or systems architecture
  • 3+ years’ experience with infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking
  • 3+ years hands-on professional experience with AWS and/or Azure
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect or Azure equivalent 
  • Understanding of security best practices related to cloud computing
  • Experience migrating workloads to the public cloud
  • Strong presentation skills and comfortable speaking with technical and business stakeholders
  • Experience with automation tools, e.g. Terraform, Puppet, Amazon Cloud Formation
  • Knowledge of software development tools and methodologies

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development.  You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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