Cloud Architecture Engineer- Midwest (R00085660_Chicago)
Accenture is a leader in cloud transformations working with AWS, Azure, Google, and private clouds such as VMWare. The formation of Accenture Cloud First, with a $3 billion investment over three years, demonstrates our commitment to deliver greater value to our clients when they need it most. Our Cloud First multi-service group of more than 70,000 cloud professionals delivers a full stack of integrated cloud capabilities across data, edge, integrated infrastructure and applications, deep ecosystem skills, culture of change along with a deep industry expertise to shape, move, build and operate our clients’ businesses in the cloud. To accelerate our clients’ transformation leveraging cloud, we combine world-class learning and talent development expertise; deep experience in cloud change management; and cloud-ready operating models with a commitment to responsible business by design — with security, data privacy, responsible use of artificial intelligence, sustainability and ethics and compliance built into the fundamental changes Accenture helps companies achieve. Our services cover the full spectrum of client needs, from strategy to service management, device-to-cloud networks, workplace solutions, and more.
Today, more than ever, companies need to operate and compete at an unprecedented speed and scale as industries are reshaping beneath them. This means innovating faster, creating new revenue streams, deriving more insights from data – and from the edge – and interacting differently with their customers, partners, and employees. Choose Accenture and make delivering this kind of innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
Accenture’s Cloud First Infrastructure Engineering professionals partner with our clients to advise, create, and deploy end-to-end infrastructure transformation solutions, enabling business innovation. These solutions are the backbone of driving IT-enabled differentiation. IE professionals are grounded in New-IT with an expertise in one or more of our core practice areas: Workplace and Collaboration, Network Technology, Service Management, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud, and traditional Data Center. The Cloud Transformation and Architecture Manager will plan and lead transformations of complex IT environments to drive business outcomes. Architect and deliver technology solutions leveraging next-gen IT models and agile, scalable architectures that meet the need of today's corporate and digital applications.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Technical design and architecture services understanding of Cloud Servicer Providers (GCP, AWS, Azure), deep expertise with one of service provider preferred
Work with clients to develop strategies for architecture and engineering Cloud solutions from concept through implementation.
Envisioning of Cloud detailed designs: Landing Zones, Framework for Application services, Security services and Tooling etc.,
Evaluate and provide recommendations for emerging Cloud architectures technologies
Perform strategy assessments of current infrastructure and applications landscape to develop a technical Cloud adoption roadmap based on leading industry practices.
Deep expertise and Implementation experience - Cloud architecture and services design - hands-on, with experience DevOps (preferred)
Technical Project management activities including work planning, status reporting, client relationship
Drive internal and client-facing meetings, prepare reports and presentations
Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients senior technical and business leadership
Develop internal white papers and knowledge capital on Cloud technology topics
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Here's What you Need:
Minimum of 2 years Infrastructure (Server, Storage, and Database) discovery, design, build, and migration experience.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience
Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in 3 of the following areas:
Datacenter Operations Management
Application Lifecycle Management
Technology Lifecycle Management (TLM)
Server Operating Systems (e.g. Microsoft Windows, Unix, Linux, etc.)
Storage (EMC, NetAp, Glacier, S3, etc.)
Virtualization Platforms (e.g. VMWare, Hyper-V, etc.)
Cloud Computing and Storage (AWS, Azure)
Workload Migration Automation Tools (Double-Take, Racemi, etc.)
Cloud Management Platforms (vRealize, Gravitant, etc.)
Bonus Points If:
Experience with 3rd party tools – Cloud Management Platform, Backup, Monitoring
Knowledge of Cloud security
Previous consulting practice experience
Hands-on experience with hybrid cloud platform solutions
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