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Cloud IaC Engineer Manager (R00085117_Houston)

Business and Financial Operations



Full Time


Houston, Texas, United States

We are:

A leading partner to the world’s major cloud providers and cloud network vendors. 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. As a pillar of our Cloud First practice, our Infrastructure Engineering Network team is recognized as a vision and capability leader in network transformation and network managed services.

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.

It is an exciting time to be an Infrastructure professional at Accenture! Join us, where your talents and passion will enable the networks of tomorrow and beyond.

You are:

A growth focused Infrastructure as Code (IaC) or automation professional who has successfully lead implementation of IaC frameworks and development of automation to provision and manage infrastructure on-prem and/or in public cloud. You are able to:

  • Perform assessments of the infrastructure provisioning and management processes and procedures to determine viability for automation

  • Develop roadmaps and business cases for orchestration and automation capabilities

  • Plan and execute deep dive investigations to fully design the individual automations required to satisfy customer requirements

  • Prepare executive and detailed presentations to the client leadership and other stakeholders

  • Develop, Document, and Present End-to-End automation models under a defined IaC framework to satisfy customer requirements

  • Implement IaC Framework tools and configurations for interaction within a customer’s infrastructure

  • Lead automation and orchestration development teams, onshore and offshore, on projects for medium and large enterprise clients

  • Assess developed automation and orchestration code/scripts/pipelines and review for quality and code compliance

  • Design and execute test plans for automation and gain customer acceptance of requirement satisfaction

  • Establish and maintain relationship with key client stakeholders

  • Lead Project Management activities including planning, scheduling, RAID management, vendor management and financial management

  • Engage in Pre-Sales activities including client presentation on Accenture offerings, solutions, prepare response to RFP’s, manage internal processes for Opportunity pursuit, develop SoWs in consultation with client, internal teams and drive the pursuit to closure

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 the 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.


What You'll Need:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in automation solutions architecture, engineering, implementation, integrations and operations

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with cloud based infrastructures (AWS & Azure)

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in project management

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 6 years work experience). If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 10 years work experience.

  • Experience with Ansible, Terraform, GIT, Jenkins, Azure DevOps (ADO) pipelines or similar tools

Bonus Points if You Have:

  • Experience with securing infrastructure components (e.g. server hardening)

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member

  • Proven ability to lead teams and develop network engineers

  • Proven analytical, problem solving, organizational and time management skills.

  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $152,700 - $227,600 and [Register to View]

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