1+ months

Enterprise Architecture Consultant, Midwest

Chicago, IL 60684


We Are:We are Technology Strategy and Advisory. Our vision is to become the worlds leading advisors in harnessing technology and innovation as a force to reinvent and improve every business. Our mission is to help client business executives disrupt their industry and utilize technology to capture market share.The Enterprise Architecture practice serves as trusted advisors to business and technology leaders defining and implementing technology architectures that drive business value, manage complexity, and accelerate harmonization of the IT estate. We help our clients articulate a compelling business-driven vision and target state for Enterprise Architecture and develop roadmaps that guide successful implementation and achievement of strategic goals. As Enterprise Architects we apply industry-leading architecture principles and practices across technology, information and analytics, security, cloud, and platform architectures to influence our clients technology agenda and shape the role of Enterprise Architecture in enabling business strategy.




You Are:A consulting ace with a passion for leveraging new and leading enterprise architectures to power business and technology transformation. You are results-oriented, self-directed, inquisitive, and entrepreneurial-minded. You continually build your knowledge of emerging technology and architecture trends and apply those to develop innovative approaches to deliver value for our clients. You have a flair for breaking down issues into logical parts and constructing analyses that lead to actionable recommendations. Youve got top-notch communication and people skills and are a natural at building relationships and collaborative problem-solving. You have a strong aspiration to grow your career in Enterprise Architecture and be a key contributor to the broader Enterprise Architecture Community.


In Enterprise Architecture you will:

+ Support in positioning Accenture as trusted advisors to business and technology leaders defining and implementing enterprise architectures that drive business value, manage complexity, and accelerate harmonization of the IT estate

+ In collaboration with technology and business stakeholders, support the design and/or implementation of enterprise architecture strategies, operating models, and roadmaps

+ Perform analysis of existing client architectures and use insights to define architectural options. Drive the decision-making process to determine priorities for change and plan the architecture transformation journey

+ Understand industry dynamics and the impact of technology trends to identify and formulate recommended changes to existing enterprise architectures

+ Apply Enterprise Architecture assets, frameworks, patterns, and governance to create artifacts such as blueprints and roadmaps that communicate the architecture transformation

+ Support large scale technology transformation to deliver business value through the evolution and management of enterprise architectures






As a Consultant you will:

+ Manage workstreams or small teams and take ownership for producing project deliverables

+ Establish strong working relationships with primary client contacts early in the project, beginning to be viewed as a trusted advisor to the client

+ Support senior resources in identifying client opportunities and developing client proposals

+ Lead client meetings and drive to insight, decisions, and actions

+ Contribute to the development of thought leadership, assets, and offerings that present innovative insights, guidance, and recommendations on market-relevant Enterprise Architecture topics

+ Articulate informed and convincing perspectives and be able to clearly describe analysis performed, methodology, and implications for client businesses

+ Develop self and mentor peers and Analysts






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 our 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.




Heres What You Need:

+ Minimum 2 years of experience defining and implementing enterprise architectures

+ Minimum 2 years of experience creating roadmaps and developing business cases

+ Minimum of 1 year experience in planning/structuring analytical work, facilitating team workshops and developing architecture recommendations

+ Minimum of 1 year experience as an external consultant or an internal client/customer supporting role

+ Bachelors Degree






Key Skills:

+ Business Architecture

+ Data and Information Architecture and Governance

+ Enterprise Architecture Operating Model

+ Enterprise Architecture Strategy and Planning

+ Enterprise IT Governance

+ Infrastructure and Cloud Architecture

+ Integration Architecture

+ Solution and Application Architecture

+ Technology and Platforms




Bonus Points if:

+ You have an MBA or equivalent graduate degree

+ You have deep functional or industry experience in specific Enterprise Architecture components

+ You have previous consulting experience helping clients with Enterprise Architecture strategy and or implementation

+ You can develop practical roadmaps that support the enablement of technology transformation




As required by theColorado 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


$89,000 - $130,000 and information on benefits offered is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/your-future-rewards-benefits)





COVID-19 update:



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Posted: 2022-02-21 Expires: 2022-06-10

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