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SDN / Cloud Network Consultant

Job Location: CA - San Francisco, CA - San Jose

Regional Description: West

Job Number: 00612458

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- Job description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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 Consultant 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:
Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems.
Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance.
Decisions often impact the team in which they reside.
Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

 

It is our intention for our people to live where they work and work where they live. However, in the context of our profession and serving our clients there may be times when you will need to travel.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in Internet, Technology, High-Tech, or Communications / Cable Industries
  • Minimum 1 years of consulting experience
  • Minimum 4 years of experience working in the network infrastructure planning, deployment and/or operations
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with virtualization, Software Defined Networks (SDN), and Cloud
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with hands-on project management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree

 

Preferred Skills

  • Software Defined Networks (SDN) and virtualization
  • Network Capacity Planning, Supply Chain, Expansion Tools (capacity, execution workflow, fiber calculation)
  • Network Infrastructure Deployment and Operations
  • Software skills or hands on experience with opensource technologies, OSS software packages, or cloud based software platforms
  • Experience with agile transformation, scaled agile, lean engineering, scrum master roles, product owner roles
  • Knowledge in IT, Analytics packages (Tableau, R, Analytica)
  • Master’s degree in a technical field (engineering, computer science, analytics, MBA)
  • Experience working in a Consulting, Advisory company and/or experience at a software company

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll 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.

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.

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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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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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