Systems Architect - Location Negotiable

Accenture, Multiple Locations, USA

Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Basic Qualifications:  

    • Minimum of 7+ years of systems architecture in a high availability environment
    • Minimum of 5+ years of designing and implementing network infrastructure including firewalls, load balancers, DNS, etc.
    • Minimum of 5 years of Modern programming language experience (eg. C# .NET, Java, Python, etc)
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience with AWS focused on resource provisioning and management via/AWS CLI and automation tools
    • Minimum 3 years of experience working in an Agile development environment 
    • Minimum 2 years of experience building and operating a containerized platform at scale desirable

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical knowledge
  • Governance and compliance experience a big plus – understanding, maintaining and building systems under compliance frameworks as SOC, PCI, ISO, etc.
  • Strong “Security First Mindset” approach to your individual and team deliverables.
  • Extensive hands on technical experience designing and building cloud-native software systems, with specific experience in services-based and event-driven systems
  • Experience designing and maintaining a multi-account cloud based infrastructure.
  • Demonstrable experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform capabilities, including excellent understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected Framework
  • Experience integrating and securing private and public cloud environments such as AWS and Azure
  • Experience with system automation by using scripting languages like PowerShell, Ansible, Python.
  • Successful experience leading projects to completion in collaboration with multiple distributed engineering teams
  • Experience building infrastructure as code using Terraform & Ansible
  • Solid understanding of infrastructure including Network, Storage, Servers, Security, Windows, Linux
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and debugging skills, particularly in both production and non-production networks.
  • Experience with designing and delivering microservice based systems (larger the better)
  • -Virtual leadership experience with ability to effectively drive results, provide feedback/direction, and manage and build relationships with leaders and team members in a geographically dispersed team environment
  • Ability to transform preliminary or ambiguous information, ideas, or problems into well-defined plans and solutions
  • Experience with and excellent technical understanding of cybersecurity including attack-mitigation techniques and cybersecurity architectures 

Professional Skill Requirements: 

  • Uncommon ability and motivation to tackle problems and learn fast 
  • Ability to perform at a high level within a technical team 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision 
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills 
  • Distributed teamwork 

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