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Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. Our 506,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
Job Title: Solution Architect (AWS)
 
Job Description
 
Accenture is looking for passionate and customer obsessed AWS solution architects to help deliver complex projects using AWS native services. You’ll work with smart people across our industry specialist organisations, and technology groups to help our customers get the most out of AWS in their cloud journey. The role is based in Singapore and will include travel in the ASEAN region.
 
Critical Success Factors:
 
Basic Criteria
  • 3 -10 years of experience with Amazon Web Services. Candidate must have strong experience with multiple AWS services beyond traditional IaaS.
  • Candidate must have at least 2 AWS Associate Certifications and 1 AWS Professional Certification  
  • Hands-on AWS experience with a minimum of 2 implementations (preferred in Enterprise scale environments)
  • Experience with at least one programming language (compiled or interpreted languages)
Preferred Criteria
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Experienced AWS Cloud Architect with specialization in at least one of the following areas:
  • AWS Cloud Strategy: Business Case development, application assessment and migration planning, Cloud Operating Model design
  • AWS Security: Compliance, Cloud Security Architecture, third-party security tools/platforms, encryption/KMS/CloudHSM, Inspector, Macie, IAM policies/roles, Shield, WAF, etc.
  • Cloud Native Application Architecture: AWS PaaS/FaaS services, Serverless architecture, Lambda, API Gateway, Containerization and Microservices, Lightweight architectures including JavaScript frameworks (Backbone.js, AngularJS, React), single page applications, and modern web applications.
  • AWS Migration: Optimization of applications to scalable cloud designs, rearchitecting applications to modern cloud patterns, and database migration (including cross-platform)
  • DevOps and Infrastructure as Code: AWS environment and application automation utilizing CloudFormation and third-party tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.). CI/CD pipeline setup using AWS services such as CodeBuild/Commit/Deploy.


Qualifications

Key Responsibilities may include: 
  • Design Cloud Native Application Architectures, ensure that solutions are designed using AWS native services and with customer user experience, scale/performance, security and operability in mind.
  • Understanding of overall system architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance in a MPP database environment
  • Experience designing and leading database performance benchmarks.
  • Experience with large-scale data analytics and data warehousing 
  • Deliver the infrastructure and operating environment for container based micro services that meet the agreed high availability, performance and security requirements.
  • Independently lead client design workshops and provide tradeoffs and recommendations
  • Deliver the projects with Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) practices and its related tool sets (e.g. JIRA, GIT/BitBucket, Jenkins, Nexus, etc.)
 
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