Job Description

Do you enjoy technical engagements with our clients, including cloud strategy definition, cloud transformation roadmaps, cloud envisioning and Cloud application modernization/migration? The ideal candidate for Enterprise Cloud Architect has experience in sales and delivery roles, and success in leading in-depth technical cloud discussions with client executives, Enterprise Architects, IT Management and Developers. The primary goal of Enterprise Cloud Architects is shaping client’s cloud strategies and goals, drive sales, scoping engagements, shape and govern initial delivery of complex cloud deals.
 
Responsibilities
  • Understand client’s overall app and infrastructure estate, business priorities and success criteria to envision and design cloud architectures and transformation plans.
  • Apply multi-cloud technical knowledge to design cloud solutions that meet business, and IT needs, create transformation roadmaps, and ensure long term technical viability of cloud engagements
  • Ensure that proposed cloud solutions exhibit high levels of cost-efficiency, performance, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability and reliability – no matter which cloud platform is chosen
  • Develop deep relationships with key decision-makers, drive long-term cloud adoption and ensure Accenture’s success on cloud engagements
  • Stay current with all cloud trends and launched services, share insights and best practices with clients, coordinate with business groups (AABG, AMBG, AGBG) to provide clients with the most optimal plays and offerings
  • Help clients to increase their understanding and knowledge of various cloud platforms and increase overall cloud readiness to support clients through workshops, mentoring, coaching and advisory sessions
  • Collaborate with other experts in the Accenture Cloud domain in developing comprehensive end-to-end cloud solutions on various cloud platforms

Maintain technical skills, certifications and knowledge across leading cloud providers, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights; collaborate and share with the technical community while educating clients on value, benefits, features and advantages of cloud computing platforms



Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 10 years of IT architecture experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working within with one or more of the following cloud providers: AWS, Azure, GCP or other
  • Minimum of 5 years in scale system design, both on the infrastructure side and application development side
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience.
  • Requires 100% travel (Monday-Thursday)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Consulting/client serving experience
  • Complex client solution design experience
  • Installation, configuration and development experience including working within a production environment – CTO experience a plus
  • Experience in designing and delivering web-scale applications
  • Sales proposal and deal closure experience
  • Certification as an AWS Solution Architect (Associate or Pro), Microsoft MCSA or MCSE for Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Professional Cloud Architect or other similar certification
  • Fluency in one or more of the following languages: Java, JavaScript, Python, TypeScript, Go, R, C#
  • Deep technical fluency and delivery experience with at least one cloud provider.
  • Current in latest/emerging cloud technologies such as containerization, Kubernetes, and serverless.
  
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.  
 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 
 
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. 
 
About Accenture:
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 more than 435,000 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.
 

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