Technical Architect - Consultant +
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Organization: Technology Growth Platform

Location: US Location negotiable

TGP offers a full range of global delivery services-from enterprise solutions, system integration, technical architectures, business intelligence, infrastructure consulting, and technology research/development.

Our TGP consultants and managers can expect to:
Work with cutting edge technology

Deliver high-quality solutions across multiple industries

Work on a variety of projects ranging in both size and scope

Receive continuous training

Gain rapid career progression

The Architecture Innovation group contributes to Accenture growth by developing highly skilled architects who drive innovation in areas of emerging technology and who create the initial assets and offerings used by Accenture to deliver projects using these technologies.

Job Description:
Architecture Innovation professionals are responsible for understanding new software and systems technologies that are emerging in use within Accenture's clients, driving the initial assets and early engagements using these technologies. As an Architecture Innovation professional, you will be responsible for developing deep skills in areas of emerging technology and for identifying ways in which such technology can be used by Accenture to deliver differentiated solutions and services to clients. Architecture Innovation professionals have diverse, technology-centric backgrounds, have experience in delivering solutions based on advanced technology and are self-starters who are enthusiastic about technology and have a deep personal interest in working on the leading edge.

Responsibilities include the following:
Become familiar with a variety of emerging technologies, both generally and in particular areas of specialization. Contribute to the design and creation of initial points of view, assets and service offerings that use emerging technologies. Drive and work on Accenture's pioneering engagements based on the assets and service offerings. Perform technology architecture and infrastructure design activities, portions of technology build, test and deployment activities, refine and enhance architecture and framework, as well as troubleshoot and debug technology integration problems.

Ability to travel 100% (Monday - Thursday) when necessary.


Basic Qualifications

Minimum of 3 years experience in two or more of the following areas


Application Design - User Interface and Experience, Data and Business Process Modeling


Application Development - Delivery through the Software Delivery Life Cycle


Application, Technical and Integration Architectures - Design Patterns and Frameworks


Infrastructure Architectures - Data Center Planning and Networking


Security Architectures - Authentication, Authorization, Encryption, Single Sign-On and Intrusion Detection


Distributed software development and the supporting tools and environments


Infrastructure and systems operations architectures


Minimum of 2 years experience with object oriented programming languages (Java, C#, C++, Ruby, Scala)


Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree

Preferred skills:
Prior experience working in areas of emerging technology and driving new points of view and capabilities.

Experience with defining and creating methodologies, service offerings

Experience in defining the following architecture aspects: Availability, Maintainability, Operability, Scalability and Portability

Prior experience in management methodologies (waterfall, agile, package, etc), enterprise planning, estimation and project management (single and multi-site)

Experience delivering end to end solutions

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Technical Science

Professional Skills:
Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment

Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Self-starter, with a keen interest in technology and highly motivated towards success

Must be proactive and be able to demonstrate a sales and delivery tack record

Must show initiative and desire to learn business and technology subjects

Able to work independently and provide updates to management

Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities

Excellent problem solving skills; proven teamwork and communication skills

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 U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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