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Cloud Architect Consultant

Job Location: CA - LosAngeles, CA - San Francisco, CA - San Jose, WA - Seattle

Regional Description: West

Job Number: 00589893

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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.

 

Technology Architecture professionals sell, assess, define, implement and/or support world-class information technology architectures, for Accenture or our clients, spanning simple IT projects to large-scale, enterprise-level change programs.

 

The Cloud Architect Consutant sells, assesses, defines, implements and/or supports world-class information technology architectures, for Accenture or our clients, spanning simple IT projects to large-scale, enterprise-level change programs. Provides consultative Technology Architecture solutions to help implement the client's required architecture. Conducts architecture assessments and define solutions to produce a detailed technical design document for custom development and integration requirements. Provides client training.

 

Job Description

Accenture Technology Consulting is looking for an experienced Cloud Architect to join our team and play an integral role in serving our Communications, Media, and Technology clients. In this role, you will work closely with professionals spanning strategy, application, infrastructure disciplines to identify opportunities to accelerate our clients’ journey to the cloud, taking advantage of new capabilities and tapping into our ecosystem of cloud partners like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Google. Ideal candidates will bring a well-rounded skillset capable of spanning business and technical disciplines and be comfortable working with client and Accenture teams to shape early stage ideas into fully assessed, designed, and implemented cloud solutions.

 

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.

Ability to travel up to 100% is required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with Cloud solutions.
  • Minimum of 3 years of IT Consulting/Management experience, with demonstrated IT Transformation experience in customer-facing roles.
  • Minimum 2 years of external consulting

Preferred Skills

  • Large-scale systems integration experience involving on-premises technology and public cloud platforms.
  • Experience building cloud native solutions utilizing services from public cloud providers.
  • History of successful technical sales, consulting, and/or architecture engagements.
  • Strong presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with business, technical, architectural, and executive audiences.
  • Experience working closely with business and technical stakeholders to translate strategic objectives into implementable roadmaps and designs.

 

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.

 

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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