Enterprise Architecture Consultant, Midwest (R00076749_Chicago)
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The Enterprise Architecture practice serves as trusted advisors to business and technology leaders defining and implementing technology architectures that drive business value, manage complexity, and accelerate harmonization of the IT estate. We help our clients articulate a compelling business-driven vision and target state for Enterprise Architecture and develop roadmaps that guide successful implementation and achievement of strategic goals. As Enterprise Architects we apply industry-leading architecture principles and practices across technology, information and analytics, security, cloud, and platform architectures to influence our client’s technology agenda and shape the role of Enterprise Architecture in enabling business strategy.
A consulting ace with a passion for leveraging new and leading enterprise architectures to power business and technology transformation. You are results-oriented, self-directed, inquisitive, and entrepreneurial-minded. You continually build your knowledge of emerging technology and architecture trends and apply those to develop innovative approaches to deliver value for our clients. You have a flair for breaking down issues into logical parts and constructing analyses that lead to actionable recommendations. You’ve got top-notch communication and people skills and are a natural at building relationships and collaborative problem-solving. You have a strong aspiration to grow your career in Enterprise Architecture and be a key contributor to the broader Enterprise Architecture Community.
In Enterprise Architecture you will:
Support in positioning Accenture as trusted advisors to business and technology leaders defining and implementing enterprise architectures that drive business value, manage complexity, and accelerate harmonization of the IT estate
In collaboration with technology and business stakeholders, support the design and/or implementation of enterprise architecture strategies, operating models, and roadmaps
Perform analysis of existing client architectures and use insights to define architectural options. Drive the decision-making process to determine priorities for change and plan the architecture transformation journey
Understand industry dynamics and the impact of technology trends to identify and formulate recommended changes to existing enterprise architectures
Apply Enterprise Architecture assets, frameworks, patterns, and governance to create artifacts such as blueprints and roadmaps that communicate the architecture transformation
Support large scale technology transformation to deliver business value through the evolution and management of enterprise architectures
As a Consultant you will:
Manage workstreams or small teams and take ownership for producing project deliverables
Establish strong working relationships with primary client contacts early in the project, beginning to be viewed as a trusted advisor to the client
Support senior resources in identifying client opportunities and developing client proposals
Lead client meetings and drive to insight, decisions, and actions
Contribute to the development of thought leadership, assets, and offerings that present innovative insights, guidance, and recommendations on market-relevant Enterprise Architecture topics
Articulate informed and convincing perspectives and be able to clearly describe analysis performed, methodology, and implications for client businesses
Develop self and mentor peers and Analysts
For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.
*Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be our top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.Qualifications
Here’s What You Need:
Minimum 2 years of experience defining and implementing enterprise architectures
Minimum 2 years of experience creating roadmaps and developing business cases
Minimum of 1 year experience in planning/structuring analytical work, facilitating team workshops and developing architecture recommendations
Minimum of 1 year experience as an external consultant or an internal client/customer supporting role
Data and Information Architecture and Governance
Enterprise Architecture Operating Model
Enterprise Architecture Strategy and Planning
Enterprise IT Governance
Infrastructure and Cloud Architecture
Solution and Application Architecture
Technology and Platforms
Bonus Points if:
You have an MBA or equivalent graduate degree
You have deep functional or industry experience in specific Enterprise Architecture components
You have previous consulting experience helping clients with Enterprise Architecture strategy and or implementation
You can develop practical roadmaps that support the enablement of technology transformation
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