Title: Solution Architect
Who we are:
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There is never a typical day at Accenture, but that's why we love it here! This is an extraordinary chance to create a rewarding career at Accenture Technology. Working in a digitally driven, innovation-led environment where you can help clients shift to the New using leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.
The primary responsibility of this role is to be a Value architect in medium sized to large opportunities involving Apps maintenance, Systems integration/Apps development and Apps-Infra support engagements, with the ability to individually create Solutions leveraging deep solutioning and delivery experience in one or more areas, while being able to develop these in a collaborative basis with the client including advising/co-creating the solutions.
Create Enterprise solutions closely with Accenture leads and clients
Participate and/or lead solution discussions and client meetings - both for proactive and reactive (RFP driven) deals
Build strong and sustainable relationships during the solutioning process with clients, delivery and sales
Acts as a key member of the deal/sales team to represent the technology solution offering to the client/internal groups.
Should be able to play client-facing role that involves understanding and formulating the client requirements into a technology solution that can be configured from a our offerings, assets and bring out synergies between various service groups involved in a deal.
Drives the sign off on the technology solution and acts as an interface with the delivery organization to ensure effective transition, shape services and determine appropriate structure, delivery locations and related costs.
What's in it for you?
You will be part of a diverse, vibrant, global Accenture community; teams pushing the boundaries of new business capabilities and emerging technologies and services, sharing their experiences and lessons learned with each other. You'll have the chance to thrive in an environment where your ideas are valued and your voice matters.
At Accenture, you will be able to work on meaningful and innovative projects, powered by the latest technologies and industry best practices such as event-driven architectures and domain driven design.
Accenture will continually invest in your learning and growth. You'll learn from and work with Accenture's certified practitioners and Accenture will support you in growing your own tech stack, sales skills, and certifications.
You'll be immersed in the design and implementation of human-centric solutions to help solve complex challenges with some of the world's largest companies.
Here's what you'll need:
Minimum of 10 years of experience in a Technology Environment with a strong focus on outsourcing and/or systems integration solutions.
Minimum of 7 years of experience in business development and/or Solution Planning/Deal Shaping.
Minimum 10 years of experience in software engineering with an expertise in at least 1 current technology.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. If Master's Degree, must have minimum 8 years work experience
Bonus points if you have:
Strong AO or SI expertise in a domain with preference being in ERP (SAP or Oracle) but any other area is fine as well
Expertise/Experience in AO/AD/SI and ability to give an Industry view of application portfolio/application transformation.
Very good interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to influence and build relationship with key stakeholders
Good understanding of the application and infrastructure ecosystem in terms of Products and technologies
Ability to understand client business and technology drivers- business IT alignment
Strong capability to estimate, size, come up with dependencies/assumptions in solutioning
Ability to work across levels at the client; exposure to NA geography is a good additional skill
Strong aptitude to be an individual contributor
Experience and exposure in collaborative technology solutioning including client workshops, joint solutioning sessions, co-creation sessions will be an added plus
Expertise on Application maintenance /Systems Integration/ Application development solutioning. Delivery experience in AO or SI + Infrastructure (would be a nice to have addition with infra) delivery either as Client facing or offshore accountable lead. Expert in formulating the solution storyline, ability to collaborate in creating client value propositions, Good hustling ability/resourcefulness, Product/concept selling, Pre-sales/Solution Architecting, Executive Presence, Experience in one or two major industries (Utilities/Chemicals/Oil-Gas, Consumer goods/manufacturing/retail/pharma/life sciences, Comms Media and Technology, Health and Public Services, Financial Services)
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