Sep 07, 2019
If you join Accenture you can make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.
Accenture's Consulting workforce is involved in business consulting, process design work and the application of technologies to business. A career in Consulting is varied and stimulating because each project presents a new challenge and will give you exposure to new clients, business issues, technologies and people. We need people who are able to challenge conventional thought, offer unique perspectives and conceive more innovative solutions for our clients.
Working as a consultant with Accenture, you will build core business, technology and industry expertise helping to deliver world-class business and technology solutions that enable clients to become high performance businesses. Consultants must be professionals who have an interest in how business processes work and interact. In addition, consultants need to apply their skills in project and programme management while exhibiting leadership in process re-engineering and implementation of process, technology, and organisational change. Finally, consultants also need to have a working knowledge of the industry and/or the functional areas they serve.
The Consulting workforce is made up of three groups: Management Consulting, Systems Integration Consulting and Technology Consulting. This consulting group structure provides outstanding opportunities to develop highly specialised skills that will help you advance your career.
Technology Consulting professionals are responsible for delivering technology innovation and providing the backbone of our systems integration business. Technology Infrastructure professionals focus on the technology foundation required to enable enterprise/agency-wide applications such as e-mail, voice mail, messaging, security, and database software (for functionally specific applications). They have skills in hardware, common carrier bandwidth, onsite communications equipment, storage, and related software.
Data Centre Technology & Operations professionals focus on storage, database technologies, platform technologies, operating systems, event/fault monitoring, backup/recovery, problem management, service desk, change management and operations gap assessments. Specific to Data Centre Technologies, individuals will take a holistic approach to consolidating and optimising sophisticated data center environments, including physical data center facilities and critical infrastructure components including servers, enterprise storage, database and predictive operations environments. In Data Centre Operations, individuals will focus on all aspects of IT Infrastructure Operations including assessment and process development for ITIL's IT Service Management, covering all phases of work from RFP development, and initial assessment/diagnostic through to process, organisation and/or technology design and implementation.
Key responsibilities may include:
Driving, supervising and reviewing technology diagnosis and assessment activities
Identifying opportunities for technology-related improvement based on benchmark data and doing high-level cost benefit analysis
Developing a high level design which supports a robust technology solution, taking into account the user requirements, technical requirements, etc.
Driving technology architecture and infrastructure design activities
Reviewing and supervising design components
Developing design and transition approaches
Driving and supervising technology build, test and deployment activities
Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and supporting application development
Experience in Infrastructure Planning and Transformation, Mobility, Messaging, Desktop Management, Command Centre and Customer Support, Database Technologies, Data Centre Consolidation, Servers, Storage, Infrastructure Strategy, Assessment and Management, Storage Consolidation, Server Consolidation, Database Conversion, Availability Management (HP, Mercury, BMC, CA, IBM, Veritas), Capacity Management, Automated Provisioning, Business Service Management (BSM), Service Level Management, Service Catalog, Problem Management, IT Help Desk/Service Desk (Peregrine, BMC Remedy, Siebel, HP, CA), Change Management, Release Management, Configuration Management, IT Service Continuity, IT Asset Management, Autodiscovery, Operations Maturity Model (OMM) Assessment
Ability to meet travel requirements, when applicable
Minimum 3 years of relevant working experience
Good University Degree
Professional Skill Requirements
Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Desire to work in an information systems environment
Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programmes at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
Diversity and Corporate Citizenship
At Accenture, we take the widest possible view of inclusion and diversity, going beyond gender, race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression to create a work environment that welcomes all forms of backgrounds and differences. Accenture prides itself in being a good Corporate Citizen. We place Corporate Citizenship at the heart of our business and use our skills to create shared value with our stakeholders. We do this in a variety of ways, such as helping communities to build sustainable livelihoods, improving processes at not-for-profit organizations, or working to understand and reduce our own environmental footprint.