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 Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

 

Cloud professionals advise, facilitate and implement our clients’ journey to the cloud. They also included in cloud advisory, migration and implementation and managed services roles focused on infrastructure transformation and infrastructure managed services.

 

Job Description

Cloud Computing professionals provide skills and experience related to cloud computing, applying a business and technology model for delivering and acquiring IT services in a utility-like fashion.

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.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Interact with business and application owners to identifying applications to migrate
  • Educate application owners on migration process and roles and responsibilities within the migration project and answer questions about the process.
  • Intake applications into migration planning process, confirm application contacts, and distribute questionnaires.
  • Review collected application metadata and relationships and follow up with application teams to resolve discrepancies or gaps.
  • Schedule and conduct reviews with application owners and architects to schedule workloads, select appropriate technical migration approaches based on identified migration patterns, identify other dependent workloads to include in the same migration event.
  • Manage process to track, review and approve requested updates to the agreed migration schedule.
  • Track completion of migration activities and follow-up with owners of overdue activities, escalating to management as necessary
  • Finalize the detailed cutover timeline and resourcing
  • Define migration readiness criteria and conduct go/no-go reviews
  • Provide oversight of migration cutover events, triaging and resolving issues, following up on overdue activities, and making decisions to roll back or fall forward.

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Cloud including Infrastructure as a Service, public and private cloud solutions.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience executing migration tasks in public and/or private cloud
Preferred Skills:
 
  • Knowledge of public (AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI) and private (VMware, OpenStack) clouds, including understanding of the various components and architectures
  • Experience migrating servers (Windows, Linux), database platforms (Oracle, SQL Server, mySQL) and middleware platforms (WebSphere, WebLogic)
  • Hands-on experience with workload migration tools
  • Knowledge of IT operational tools
  • Knowledge of information security platforms
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery processes and procedures.
  • Experience with IT Change Management processes and tools

 

Professional Skill Requirements

Proven success in contributing to 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 leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal 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.

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.

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

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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