Introducing the Accenture Microsoft Business Group
Accenture and Microsoft recently announced the launch of the Accenture Microsoft Business Group (AMBG). The Accenture Microsoft Business Group elevates a longstanding strategic alliance among Avanade, Accenture, and Microsoft by combining service capabilities, global scale and joint solution development in an unparalleled way to help clients to digitally transform their businesses and gain competitive advantage through full leverage of the Microsoft eco-system. In fact, AMBG represents the largest partner investment in leveraging the enterprise-wide potential of Microsoft technology to date and brings together the largest group of Microsoft solution experts in the world.
As part of AMBG, we are building a market-leading Advisory team to help some of the world’s largest and most well-known companies master their digital transformation journey with Microsoft. The team is growing rapidly and need to recruit inspiring business technology advisors and expert engineers with a passion for shaping, selling and delivering transformational solutions that make a real difference for our clients.
About your future role:
As an Technology Architecture Engineer in the AMBG Advisory team, you’ll play a key role in in shaping, selling and delivering end to end transformation programs leveraging Microsoft Technologies throughout the project lifecycle.
You will pioneer the use of new and emerging technologies and respond to emerging technology trends by evolving or adapting existing solutions or assets.
A confident business professional who leads high quality efforts to asses, define, and or implement Technology Architecture solutions in the role of a trusted advisor.
You use your deep technical expertise, business acumen and fluid communication skills to help clients master cloud enabled technology transformations. The more complex the challenges, the more excited you are about leading the charge to solve them.
- Shape and deliver solutions at our most technically complex client engagements and early adopters.
- Support clients in their cloud enabled transformation journeys by designing and reviewing technology approaches, full stack architecture solutions and by identifying and managing associated implementation risks.
- Support analysis of legacy estates and development of cloud native target enterprise and technology architectures
- Advise clients, incl. C-level and key decision makers, on the e2e value potential of existing and emerging technologies with focus on the Microsoft Technology ecosystem
- Work specifically with client technology leadership to manage the transformation of IT and technology domains (incl. organizational changes and upskilling, future delivery models and modern engineering capabilities and tools
- Support business case & value roadmap creation throughout the project life cycle (including origination, proposal development and client presentations)
- Lead and manage client and internal teams on projects of varying size and scope – helping to define and execute technology transformation roadmaps
- Become a trusted advisor to help your clients, team, and Accenture Leadership stay current on trends, and innovations across your area of expertise
- Harvest and build thought leadership, assets, best practices and contribute to the continuous growth of the Accenture Microsoft Business Group Advisory team
- Build relevant local relationships with Accenture, Avanade, Microsoft and the larger technology ecosystem.
- Minimum of 8 years of experience with technical architecture assessment and modernization including blueprint & roadmap development
- Minimum of 8 years of experience working on large transformation programs in a technology consulting environment
- Proven experience as a solution architect, in sales support and working on innovative technology solutions
- Proven experience delivering solutions on Microsoft Technologies
- Demonstrated experience leveraging agile delivery patterns
- Confident presenting to and working directly with the C-Suite and key decision makers
- Proven people developer with a passion for managing and growing teams
- Bachelor/University degree
- Strong interest in innovative technologies and desire to work on pioneering engagements
- Microsoft and other cloud platform certifications
- Ability to adapt to dynamic work environment and be creative within a team
- Experience managing multi-shore projects
- Very strong work ethic with a customer service focus (high intensity)
- Experience leading and mentoring high performing teams
- Customer oriented and great at building client relationships at all levels
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Ability to build strong internal network/relationships within the eco-system
- Understanding of multicultural teams
- A positive, enthusiastic, and passionate attitude
- Fluency in multiple foreign languages
You will be challenged by:
• Working as part of our newly created Accenture Microsoft Business Group Advisory team
• Delivering truly innovative work on the back of emergent technologies
• Working in multidisciplinary teams across diverse geographic locations
• Teaming with high caliber Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft colleagues
• Leveraging the full power of the Accenture and Avanade global capabilities
• Being part of a fast-paced environment with the continuous need to learn, grow and excel
What’s in it for you?
When joining us, you will be part of a global network with the opportunity to be a pioneer and build enterprise-wide, industry-specific solutions and strategies leveraging Microsoft Technologies. You will have the ability to harness the unparalleled capabilities, global scale and solution development of three powerhouse teams: Accenture’s broad industry expertise, Microsoft’s powerful digital technologies and Avanade’s specialization in the Microsoft ecosystem. Go as far as your ambition takes you with near-limitless opportunities to advance your career with comprehensive training opportunities, professional development and certification support. Lead and innovate with a diverse, committed team in an inclusive and creative environment. Experience the sheer variety of work we do, which provides an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.
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