Job Description

Career Track:  Client Delivery & Operations
Role:  Infrastructure End-to-End Solution Architect
Location:  Chicago, IL
 
Join the largest team of certified professionals in the industry and champion innovation, leverage deep and cutting-edge Solutions expertise and pioneer Architecture to help transform the world’s leading organizations.
 
Ready to solve complex problems? Advance your skills?  Deliver next-generation solutions?
 
Now is the perfect time for you to join the Accenture team, where you’ll:
  • Expand your experience with over 200 intelligent tools across all recognized industries. 
  • Join in the development and implementation of new Architecture solutions.
  • Benefit from our long-standing partnership to access the coolest Architecture technologies, so you can put them to meaningful applications at scale.
  • Join more than 11,800 skilled professionals, collaborating across multiple areas to drive enterprise-wide transformational projects on a global scale.
  • Build new skills and strengthen your expertise with unparalleled training and support—whether you're taking the more than 4,200 unique certifications or working towards your Certified Technical Architect (CTA) certification.
Join Accenture and be empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community.
 
Job Description:

The Solution Architect will deliver and integrate enterprise-level software deployed within the context of larger technical solutions. S/he will leverage strong communication and relationship building skills to identify requirements, craft solutions, and secure client approval. The Solution Architect is also responsible for engaging with customers and the Dynamic Signal account team during the pre-sales phase to determine how to structure the Dynamic Signal solution and implementation for ongoing success.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Draw upon experience working at the enterprise level to deliver multiple moderate to complex solutions and successfully drive the engagement team towards an optimal solution.
  • Conduct requirements gathering and analysis sessions with clients.
  • Effectively position Professional Services and the value of the Dynamic Signal platform related solutions as part of the overall sales proposal
  • Present Professional Services as a differentiator in the sales cycle
  • Assist in delivery of value focused / results oriented Professional Services proposals
  • Conduct scoping sessions to determine project scope, price and phasing / deployment plan
  • Effectively evaluate Customer’s process gaps and IT challenges to effectively carve out Dynamic Signal’s value proposition
  • Present Dynamic Signal implementation proposal to customer during the sales cycle
  • Ensure that projects remain on-time and on-budget, while delivering within the scope defined in the Statement of Work.
  • Address scope creep through change order management in a proactive manner.
  • Facilitate large group meetings with diverse sets of project stakeholders.
  • Translate requirements into functional design documents and review and critique both functional and technical designs.
  • Lead teams of consultants and developers.
  • Develop training materials and conduct end-user training.
  • Develop estimates for work.

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
 
•   Minimum 7 years of experience working within Infrastructure Outsourcing, either in Solution Architecting, Solution Planning Deal Shaping or Unit Delivery Lead
•   Minimum 7 years of experience in sales strategy, business development and or proposal development
•   Minimum 4 years of experience with governance and vendor management across external suppliers and service providers, related to incident resolution, notifications escalations, continuous improvement and ongoing communications
 
Professional Skill Requirements:
 
•   Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
•   Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment
•   Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
•   Strong coaching and project management skills
•   Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
•   Bachelor degree or higher in the discipline of Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent work experience 
 
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.

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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.

Accenture is 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.

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

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