Communications, Media and Technology Solution Architect

Undergraduate degree
£45,000 - £75,000
Functional areas
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An exciting opportunity to help shape and define the IT landscape for some of the largest communication companies in the UK and across Europe.

Do you work in the Telecommunication industry and fancy a career change into Consulting?  Do you currently work at a large Consultancy?  Fancy a change, now is your chance

Accenture works with a wide group of telecommunication companies on various transformation and systems integration projects. On many of these engagements, Accenture works alongside the client technology and business stakeholders (up to board level) to shape the IT solution and landscape that will be rolled out to deliver key business objectives and strategies.

You will work within consulting engagement teams to deliver architecture solutions used by IT project implementation teams. Core responsibilities:

  • Work with client teams to understand high level objectives, priorities and goals for the project
  • Translate the high level requirements and chosen software into an architectural solution, signed off by the project sponsors
  • Work with Accenture implementation teams to ensure the overall solution is compliant with the architecture blueprint and direction
  • Assess Change Requests raised by the client and their impact on the architecture
  • Support estimation, planning and scoping for sold projects and new business demand
  • Build and maintain key client relationships
  • Build architecture skills of junior resources to grow internal knowledge capital

Required Capabilities:

  • Someone who enjoys immersing themselves in a challenging environment with business goals and technology solutions at the heart. 
  • An understanding of the telecommunications industry, its core processes and business model
  • Experience working within IT projects in the telecommunications industry
  • Architecture and/or design experience with telecommunications IT systems including experience in one or more of CRM, Billing, Order Management, Finance, Reporting, Integration, Product Lifecycle Management and Identity Management domains
  • A professional, constructive and reliable approach to work; a team-player who is equally comfortable in small to large teams, working closely day to day with our clients on site
  • Strong presentation and communication skills; able to present complex ideas and solutions to audiences of varying levels
  • An analytical and problem solving aptitude

The following skills are preferable, but not mandatory:

  • Architecture methodologies e.g. TOGAF, eTOM
  • Experience managing teams and directing work efforts

Accenture will be recruiting at the following levels, Analyst, Consultant, Manager, Senior Manager

As well as a highly competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including 30 days holiday, gym subsidies, 3 additional days for charitable work of your choice, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive pension scheme

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Job information

Firm: Accenture

Location: Manchester

Education: Undergraduate degree

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