1+ months

Federal - Solutions Architect - Pre-Sales

Arlington, VA 22204

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas indies breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the worlds leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fastthe first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

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.

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. We partner with our clients to help
transform their data into an Appreciating Business Asset.

Accenture Federal Services is seeking a Pre-Sales Solutions Architect who will interpret client requirements, structures scope, and build solutions (e.g., labor services, CSP, HW/SW) that can be priced.

The Pre-Sales Solution Architect understands customers requirements and translates these into technical designs suited to their needs. You will have a strong understanding of RFI / RFP and Bid Proposal preparation and completion. Solutions Architect provides skills and experience related to infrastructure and/or cloud operations solutions in the Federal marketplace for programs/projects. You will work with accounts, opportunity teams, and programs to propose the best solutions that Accenture can offer. Solutioning, estimating, communicating (verbal & written), and applying offerings and reusing / adjusting previous bid information are critical components of the role. You will be responsible for building and maintaining a strong knowledge of Accentures infrastructure, cloud, service desk, security, and network operation offerings, differentiators within the market, and applying this knowledge in support of opportunity teams as they shape and respond to RFIs, RFPs, and on-contract growth. Knowledge of the federal customer base is advantageous (e.g., accreditation processes, multiple networks, contract transition approaches, contract types, compliance requirements).

Successful Candidate will possess:

+ Bachelor's Degree required and 3+ years experience in project management and detailed technical planning

+ 8+ years experience delivering IT programs, planning, and estimating (labor, H/W, S/W, etc)

+ 4+ years experience with one or more of the following: cloud, infrastructure, service desk, or IT operations

+ Detail oriented and good with spreadsheet models, and estimating (parametric, analogous / comparative)

Desired Qualifications:

+ Experience with cloud service providers (Amazon, Azure, Google) and cloud operations a plus

+ Relevant cloud certifications such as Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect or AWS Cloud Practitioner desired

+ ITIL Certification

+ Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly

+ Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

+ Proven leadership and team management skills

+ Must be able to develop deep client relationship and effectively manage and shape an opportunity independently

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and 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.


Posted: 2019-07-05 Expires: 2019-09-11

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