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Emerging Technology Cloud Advisor Consultant++

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00577391

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Do you transform IT capabilities for CIOs, CTOs, CSOs and CDOs into business assets that improve operational efficiency and enhance enterprise effectiveness? If true, then Financial Services Technology Advisory is the place for you to hone your skills and expertise as you build your reputation! Be a part of a strong and vibrant Technology Advisory global community where you’ll continue to learn from our leading industry experts who will help maximize your strengths and success.

Accenture Financial Services Technology Advisory works with each firm to plan, build, transform and orchestrate their technology capabilities, resources, skills and capacity to deliver improved operational efficiency, enhanced enterprise effectiveness and meet their individual and specific business situation, needs and goals.

 
What you will do:
 

As our Cloud Solutions Financial Services Technology Advisory – Consultant, you will lead the transformation of clients through technology by leveraging your knowledge and curiosity of current and future cloud technologies.

 
  • Guide clients through the consideration of complex cloud technology transformation strategies to build, transform and operationalize cloud capabilities into the new breed of customer experience-based business models
  • Develop business opportunities that bring innovative technology solutions to a client’s ways of working.
  • Advise, lead and work on high impact activities within the business case, application assessment and systems development/migration lifecycle, and provide advisory services for the IT and business functions
  • Define and implement: Cloud solutions that are integral to enable our other emerging technology solutions across Automation Robotics, AI, multi-speed IT, agile approaches, lightweight architectures, DevOps, APIs etc. to enable our speed to market and agility for our clients.
Your Experience:
  • A Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3+ years scoping and delivering cloud technology innovation services in the Banking, Capital Markets, and/or Insurance industries
  • Proven advisory consulting experience, ideally within a management consultancy or advisory.  where you focused on building a trusted relationship with senior client stakeholders, influencing corporate strategy, and building supporting deliverables (e.g., business cases, roadmaps)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with cloud platforms, such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Cloud Foundry, Open Shift, Docker, etc. 
  • Minimum of 2 years of Project Management experience (Project and Resource planning using MS Project).  
  • Required AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform certification.
  • Experience using agile methodologies
  • Passion for keeping up to date on technology trends and a background with these qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 years of professional experience in the following areas: 
  • Cloud Computing and Storage (AWS, Azure, GCP) 
  • Workload Migration Automation Tools (Double-Take, Racemi, etc.) 
  • Infrastructure provisioning and management (Puppet, Chef, Ansible)   
  • Experience with public cloud architectures, pros/cons, and migration considerations. 
  • Cloud business case and roadmap development
  • Application assessment/cloud readiness and disposition
  • Experience designing cloud native applications and architectures. 
  • Experience with DevOps, Continuous Delivery, and related tools, such as GitHub, Jenkins, Docker, Puppet, Chef, or equivalents. 
 
Additionally:
  • Intellectual capacity to develop creative and breakthrough solutions
  • Excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to anticipate, understand and respond to Client needs shaping the behavior in accordance to the situation
  • An ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple and logical manner how our offerings and services provide value
  • Experience working through organizational change, developing and implementing creative solutions
  • Insights on key methodologies, approaches and market trends in the industry
 
 

Join Accenture and help transform leading Financial Services organizations across North America. 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.

This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career – with excellent benefits – at Accenture. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. While fast-tracking your career, you’ll have the flexibility to pursue your specialist passions. So, whatever your work and life goals, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.

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.

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