Technology Strategy and Advisory - Cloud First Senior Manager

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Job Role: Technology Strategy and Advisory - Cloud First Senior Manager

Location: London

Salary: Competitive Salary and Package (dependant on experience)

Career Level: Senior Manager

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

Work along with Accenture Cloud First, a multi-service group of 70,000 cloud professionals that will leverage Accenture’s industry and technology capabilities and  ecosystem partnerships  with a focus of enabling organizations to move to the cloud with greater speed and value.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

In our team you will:

  • Build an extraordinary career and play a key role in creating solutions that will transform organizations and communities around the world.
  • Work with the likes of Microsoft / Amazon Web Services (AWS) / Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to develop cloud blueprints and strategic solutions
  • Develop industry skills and sharpen your insights on how data and applied analytics can help clients deliver sustainable value 
  • Develop functional skills on how you can help companies modernize large IT estates and build digital operating models.
  • Build expertise on emerging technology architectures

In this role you will:

  • Provide our C-Suite clients with a full 360-degree view on their IT estate covering applications, infrastructure, and networks from a cloud compatibility, analytics, and digital point-of-view
  • Be comfortable architecting business transformations with cloud at the core
  • Bring your best and brightest industry acumen and be an SME within your field of expertise
  • Be a compelling storyteller and effective leader to bridge teams together and manage C-Suite stakeholders
  • Define a business case for cloud assessments, digitisation, automation, operating model, and cloud strategies
  • Understand how cloud, data, and legacy IT drives cost and value

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Cloud expertise, including cloud migration, infrastructure, and application assessments
  • Experience with high availability and business continuity principles
  • Experience of working with DevOps/SRE team
  • Experience with Terraform, Jenkins/Ansible/Bash scripting/Chef experience/Gitlab CI
  • Strong emerging architecture, networking, and security knowledge

Set yourself apart:

  • Cloud Certification (AWS/GCP/Azure)
  • Cloud Operational model experience (DevOps, SRE, Cloud Ops, etc.)
  • Cloud Business Case / Cloud Financial Operations (FinOps)
  • Cloud Technology architecture/ target architecture
  • Enterprise architecture skills
  • Experience of working in a multisite environment

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for. (only to be inserted for roles which require mobility)

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications: 31/08/2021

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

Job information

Firm: Accenture

Location: London



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