14 days old

Azure Data Architect

Washington, DC 20020


Are you ready to step up to the New and take your technology expertise to the next level?



Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements, in conjunction with 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.



We are



A leading partner to the worlds major cloud providers, including AWS, Azure, and Google. 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 customers 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.



As part of our Data & AI group, you will lead technology innovation for our clients through robust delivery of world-class solutions. You will build better software better! There will never be a typical day and thats why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are unlimited in the ever-changing technology landscape. You will be part of a highly collaborative and growing network of technology and data experts, who are taking on todays biggest, most complex business challenges using the latest data and analytics technologies. We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have an opportunity to work in roles such as Data Scientist, Data Engineer, or Chief Data Officer covering all aspects of Data including Data Management, Data Governance, Data Intelligence, Knowledge Graphs, and IoT. Come grow your career in Technology at Accenture!



The Azure Technical Architect Delivery is responsible for delivering Data On Cloud projects for Azure based deals. The ideal candidate would also be responsible for developing and delivering Azure cloud solutions to meet todays high demand in areas such as AIML, IoT, advanced analytics, open source, enterprise collaboration, microservices, serverless, etc. The Regional Azure Technical Architect is a highly performant Azure Architect responsible for delivering Cloud based Big Data and Analytical Solutions to our clients. Responsibilities include evangelizing data on cloud solutions with customers, leading Business and IT stakeholders through designing a robust, secure and optimized Azure architectures and ability to be hands-on delivering the target solution. This role will work with customers and leading internal data engineers in delivering big data soltuions on cloud. Using Azure public cloud technologies, our Technical Architect professionals implement state of the art, scalable, high performance Data On Cloud solutions that meet the need of todays corporate and emerging digital applications.



The Work





+ Work with Sales and Bus Dev teams in providing Azure Technical Architecture expertise while pursuing client opportunities.



+ Ability to build Azure cloud architectures and provide prescriptive guidance across network, storage, Big Data Platform Services, serverless architectures, hadoop ecosystem, vendor products, RDBMS & NoSQL databases and security.



+ Participate in deep architectural discussions to build confidence and ensure customer success when building new solutions and migrating existing data applications on the Azure platform.



+ Conduct full technical discovery, identifying pain points, business and technical requirements, as is and to be scenarios.



+ Assess the full technology stack of services required including PaaS (Platform as-a-service), IaaS (Infrastructure as-a-service), SaaS (software as-a-service), operations, management and automation.



+ Lead the discussions and early analysis of the cloud concepts as it relates to Clientss Journey to Cloud methodology so that clear use cases are developed and prioritized as well as transitioning these concepts from ideas to proof-of-concepts all the way to production delivery with the full support of the appropriate teams.



+ Compare solution 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.



+ Stay educated on new and emerging technologies/patterns/methodologies and 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.



+ 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 of deliver engineers successfully delivering work efforts (if in an independent contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.







Basic Qualifications





+ At least 5 years of consulting or client service delivery experience on Azure



+ At least 10 years of experience in big data, database and data warehouse architecture and delivery



+ Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in 2 of the following areas:



+ Solution/technical architecture in the cloud



+ Big Data/analytics/information analysis/database management in the cloud



+ IoT/event-driven/microservices in the cloud







+ Experience with private and public cloud architectures, pros/cons, and migration considerations.



+ Extensive hands-on experience implementing data migration and data processing using Azure services:, Serverless Architecture, Azure Storage, Azure SQL DB/DW, Data Factory, Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Analysis Service, HDInsight, Databricks Azure Data Catalog, Cosmo Db, ML Studio, AI/ML, Azure Functions, ARM Templates, Azure DevOps, CI/CD etc.



+ Cloud migration methodologies and processes including tools like Azure Data Factory, Event Hub, etc.



+ Familiarity with the Technology stack available in the industry for data management, data ingestion, capture, processing and curation: Kafka, StreamSets, Attunity, GoldenGate, Map Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, Cassandra, Spark, Flume, Hive, Impala, etc.



+ Familiarity with Networking, Windows/Linux virtual machines, Container, Storage, ELB, AutoScaling is a plus





Education Requirement:



Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years work experience). If Associates Degree, must have equivalent minimum 6 year work experience.



Preferred Certifications





+ AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies



+ AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design



+ DP-200 Implementing an Azure Data Solution



+ DP-201 Designing an Azure Data Solution





Preferred Skills:





+ DevOps on an Azure platform



+ Experience developing and deploying ETL solutions on Azure



+ Strong in Power BI, Java, C##, Spark, PySpark, Unix shell/Perl scripting



+ Familiarity with the technology stack available in the industry for metadata management: Data Governance, Data Quality, MDM, Lineage, Data Catalog etc.



+ Multi-cloud experience a plus - Azure, AWS, Google





What We Believe







We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.



Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)







Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. 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. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement (https://www.accenture.com/\_acnmedia/Careers/PDF-9/Accenture-Annual-Policy-Statement-Regarding-EEO-2018-Applicant.pdf)



Requesting An Accommodation Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired. If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/contact-us) or speak with your recruiter.



Other Employment Statements 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.







Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.



Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the State of Colorado.


Posted: 2021-04-23 Expires: 2021-05-23

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