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Solution Architect (Microsoft platforms)

Singapore Job No. r00071488

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Accenture is an Irish-domiciled multinational professional services company that provides services in:

1) Technology

2) Strategy & Consulting

3) Interactive

4) Operations

As a Fortune Global 500 company, it has been incorporated in Dublin, Ireland since September 1, 2009. In 2019, the company reported revenues of $43.2 billion, with more than 492,000 employees serving clients in more than 200 cities in 120 countries.

Accenture Technology combines business and industry insights with innovative technology services to transform your business. Join one of the world’s largest independent providers of technology services to grow your expertise and help clients worldwide to innovate at scale and transform their businesses. Help change how the world works and lives through technology innovation.

Job Title: Solution Architect (Microsoft platforms)

Key responsibilities include:

Accenture is looking for high-calibre technologists who will develop professional services, managed services and outsourcing solutions within the customer’s requirements on the Microsoft Cloud Platform.

  • Have deep understanding of the competitive landscape and unparalleled knowledge of Accenture offerings to create win/win solutions for our clients and Accenture.

  • Working directly with internal Accenture domain architects, partner architects, client architects, and Accenture project teams to design a robust solution that exceeds client expectations.

  • Communicates and translates complex technical requirements into competitive Client proposal offering an Accenture solution that addresses business needs

  • Scoping, shaping, modeling infrastructure services architectures, across consulting, managed and outsourcing in customer-facing roles.

  • Responsible for the end-to-end solution which may include ERP Platforms, Applications and IaaS (Azure, M365, D365, SAP, etc)

  • Leverage experience and best practices, along with insights of competitors capability and behaviors; to support the Sales strategy

  • Work with teams to share the latest trends released in the market

  • Critical sales enablement role that interprets and translates client requirements into a technology solution

  • Lead a team of experts across the IT value stack

  • Participate in contract negotiations


Critical Success Factors:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a Technology Environment with a strong focus on Infrastructure, Systems Integration and/or Application Outsourcing Services

  • Minimum of 7 years’ work experience in complex delivery management and/or leading solutions for any of the primary Cloud Hosting Providers (AWS, Azure, Google).

  • Minimum 4 years in pre-sales roles, preferably with more than $50M deals

  • Experienced in solution planning and deal shaping across the entire IT stack including business, Apps, Data, Infrastructure and Process mgmt.

  • Has good business acumen and able to work closely with different teams in client engagements to ensure superior quality and content of RFP responses.

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in cloud architecture best practices

  • Good written and communication 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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