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AWS Cloud Developer

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Job Number: 00614603


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Job Description

Are you ready to step up to the New and take your technology expertise to the next level?

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

As part of our Intelligent Engineering Services (IES) practice, you will lead technology innovation for our clients through robust delivery of world-class solutions. You will build better software better! There will never be a typical day and that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are unlimited in the ever-changing technology landscape. You will be part of a growing network of technology experts who are highly collaborative taking on today’s biggest, most complex business challenges. We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. Come grow your career in technology at Accenture!


The AWS Practice within IES includes our deepest AWS experts and supports Accenture’s more than 1,500 certified AWS architects across the company. Join our team and be among Accenture’s most talented AWS practitioners, our AWS SWAT team. The group is responsible for Accenture’s most complex AWS projects and provides our delivery capability for the Accenture AWS Business Group (AABG). AABG is the deepest relationship Amazon Web Services has with any partner in the ecosystem. Choosing Accenture and the AWS Practice will take your AWS experience and skills to the next level and allow you to work in an innovative and collaborative environment. At Accenture, you can lead the world’s largest enterprises on the path to native cloud transformation and serverless, on the leading edge of cloud.

Learn more about our AABG and AWS at Accenture here:

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Build out and develop AWS cloud native solutions and architecture patterns for customers
  • Provide AWS cloud native solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in depth knowledge of organizational objectives.
  • Objectively work with clients to develop cloud native road map from legacy application portfolio
  • Interact with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters regarding the adoption of cloud native architectures.
  • Have latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical AWS cloud native assignments. .
  • Independently lead client design workshops and provide tradeoffs and recommendations
  • Design Native Cloud Application Architectures or optimize applications for AWS
  • Contribute to the Accenture AWS community and assets
  • Deliver proof of concepts that demonstrate the breaking down of monolithic applications in to cloud native architecture patterns

Basic Qualifications:
Minimum of 2 years of experience with Amazon Web Services. Candidate must have strong experience with multiple AWS services in the application development portfolio.
Candidate should have the AWS DevOps Professional Certification
Hands-on AWS experience with a minimum of 2 implementations (preferred in Enterprise scale environments)
Strong experience with at least 2 programming language (compiled or scripted languages)
Experience with core AWS developer services including areas such as:
Developing cloud native applications using Lambda and API’s
Architecting scalable web services including queuing and api services
Building scalable AWS Database and middleware design patterns
Developing AWS CI/CD Pipeline deployments
AWS Serverless and Cloud native deployments
CloudFormation and Infrastructure as Code deployment models

Candidate must have 5+ years of IT Architecting and Software Development experience, including project/team management activities such as:
Project Management
Budget Management
Technology Delivery Lead for medium size project or greater
Discussing technologies with a IT director or VP level resources

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Computing Science or equivalent
Experienced AWS Cloud Architect with specialization in at least one of the following areas:
Cloud Native Application Architecture: AWS PaaS/FaaS services, Serverless architecture, Lambda, API Gateway, Containerization, Lightweight architectures including JavaScript frameworks (Backbone.js, AngularJS, React), single page applications, and modern web applications. 
Cloud Native middleware and data base services: Amazon ECS, Amazon RDS, Amazon SQS, Amazon SWF, Amazon Dynamo DB and No SQL Databases. 
DevOps and Infrastructure as Code: AWS environment and application automation utilizing CloudFormation and thirdparty tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.). CI/CD pipeline setup utilizing AWS services such as CodeBuild/Commit/Deploy
Experienced in the Software Development Lifecycle, DevOps and Agile Methodologies
Experience with application architecture patterns and best practices
Proficient with JSON and AWS CloudFormation 
Experience in Service Orchestrated Architectures and Micro Services development 

Professional Skill Requirements
Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment 
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 
Desire to work in an information systems environment 
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills 
Excellent leadership and management skills

You will 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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