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Enterprise Architecture Senior Manager

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington, GA - Atlanta, NC - Charlotte

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00467278


- Job description

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.

People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

Business & Technology Integration professionals advise upon, design, develop and/or deliver technology solutions that support best practice business changes

The Technology Consulting Senior Manager 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

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in depth knowledge of organizational objectives
  • Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility
  • Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters
  • Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments
  • Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility
  • Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • 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
  • Helping organizations pivot to the “New IT”, enabling flexibility and adaptability within our client organizations through Agile and Multi-Speed IT
  • Overseeing the production and implementation of Architecture solutions covering multiple cloud technologies, associated Infrastructure/ application architecture, development and operating models
  • Developing IT Strategy and Enterprise Architectures in complex environments
  • Technology requirements analysis – aligning the solution to the business need Solution, application and technical architecture using industry-relevant experiences, solutions and architecture design patterns
  • Architecture design including application, development, execution and operations architectures
  • Called upon to apply your solid understanding of architecture, security and disruptive technologies, on the following: API design, architecture and oversight of development Enterprise applications Security applications IT Infrastructure New and Emerging ITData architecture Platform/ Application architecture Analytics and big data Security Architecture
Basic Qualifications:

* 2 years Architecture strategy and roadmap design 
* Experience within one or more of the Consumer Goods and Services industries, product, resources, and/or CMT.
* 1 year Architecture governance 
* 2 years active orgination exp in IT or business transformation projects 
* 4+ Architecture advisory services 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

*8+ years of experience with a collection of the following: 
Experience of enterprise architecture, liquid applications, new and emerging IT, analytics and big data 
* Passion for technology trends e.g. Mobility, Cloud, Digital, Collaboration 
* Strong project, program and team management skills 
* TOGAF certification 
* Blueprints and architecture with industry- relevant perspectives and patterns
* Enabling agility through architecture design 
* Agile and Dev Ops 
* Solution architecture studies (function/ application/ technology/ data)
* Enabling agility through architecture design
* An ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple and logical manner 
* Experience understanding business challenges and explaining how our offerings and services provide value 
* Experience identifying a client’s high-level business needs and leading the creation of detailed functional specs and other documentation, such as requirement traceability matrices, work-flow diagrams and use-cases 
* Experience working through organizational change, developing and implementing creative solutions 
* Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues and synthesize large amounts of information 
* Insights on key methodologies, approaches and market trends in the industry 
* An ability to inspire teams to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe 
* Experience understanding team strengths, and the ability to coach and develop others

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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