Cloud Sales/ Solution Architect

Title: Cloud Sales/ Solution Architect
Location: USA
Job Number: 00426808
Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.
Account Leadership Professionals work as trusted client advisors, bringing together Accenture's expertise and thought leadership to shape solutions and to solve our clients' most critical business needs. They bring together the right Accenture team to drive profitable sales growth, expand Accenture's footprint, ensure profitable delivery and influence the client's strategy.
Job Description
Build & Develop Solution propose appropriate operating model, delivery location strategy leveraging Accenture assets, intelligent tools, standardized methods and industrialized processes.
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities: Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in depth knowledge of organizational objectives. Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility. Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters. Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments. Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility. Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.
Job Description Cloud Infrastructure professionals develop and deliver hosting solutions to meet today‚ s growing demand for agile and cost effective computing solutions. Using both private and public cloud technologies, our consulting professionals implement scalable, high performance hosting solutions that meet the need of today‚ s corporate and digital applications. Additionally, our teams plan and deliver legacy infrastructure transformation and migration to drive next-generation business outcomes. Through a formal sales process, work with the Sales team to identify and qualify opportunities. Conduct full technical discovery, identifying pain points, business and technical requirements, ‚ as is‚ and ‚ to be‚ scenarios. Architect client solutions to meet gathered requirements .Assess the full technology stack of services required including network, compute, storage, management and automation. Identify cloud ecosystem components across a variety of vendors that align with business objectives and meet technical design requirements. Compare and contrast alternatives across both technical and business parameters which support the define cost and service requirements. Apply Accenture methodology, Accenture reusable assets, and previous work experience to delivery consistently high quality work. Deliver written or oral status reports regularly. Stay educated on new and emerging market offerings that may be of interest to our clients. Adapt to existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. Understand the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.Use considerable judgment to define solution and seeks guidance on complex problems.Prepare and deliver product messaging in an effort to highlight value proposition and unique differentiators. Work hands on to demonstrate and prototype integrations in customer environments. Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture. Establish methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance.Manage small teams and/or work efforts (if in an independent contributor role) at a client or within Accenture. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications
Minimum of 4 years preparing and delivering product messaging in an effort to highlight value proposition and unique differentiators.
Google, AWS, or Azure certification
Minimum of 4 years previous consulting or client service delivery experience.
Minimum of 4 years of Infrastructure (Server, Storage, and Database) discovery, design, build, and migration experience.
Minimum of 4 years of experience with private and public cloud architectures, pros/cons, and migration considerations.
Minimum of 4 years of experience in and understanding of data and information management, especially in Big Data trends.
Minimum of 4 years of experience in Windows, LINUX, UNIX, VMware, Hyper-V, XenServer, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, IIS Server, SAN, NAS, VCE/FlexPod, and other technologies.
Minimum of 4 years of experience with VBScript, TCP/IP, XML, C , JavaScript.
Masters in Computer Science or relevant technical field
Minimum of 4 years of experience with Big Data, PaaS and IaaS technologies
Excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem solving environment.
Strong organizational & multi-tasking skills.
Strong analytical skills and thought processes.
Extensive travel may be required.
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 (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). 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. Job: Account Leadership

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