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Enterprise Architecture Consultant, Midwest

Accenture

Accenture

IT
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
We combine our strength in technology and leadership in cloud, data and AI with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Song These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients reinvent and build trusted, lasting relationships We help our clients articulate a compelling business-driven vision and ...

Strategy & Consulting

Technology Strategy & Advisory | Enterprise Architecture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services—creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent- and innovation-led company with approximately 742,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology and leadership in cloud, data and AI with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients reinvent and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

In Strategy & Consulting we work with C-suite executives, leaders and boards of the world’s leading organizations, helping them reinvent every part of their enterprise to drive greater growth, enhance competitiveness, implement operational improvements, reduce cost, deliver sustainable 360° stakeholder value, and set a new performance frontier for themselves and the industry in which they operate. Our deep industry and functional expertise is supported by proprietary assets and solutions that help organizations transform faster and become more resilient. Underpinned by technology, data, analytics, AI, change management, talent and sustainability capabilities, our Strategy & Consulting services help architect and accelerate all aspects of an organization’s total enterprise reinvention

We Are:
We are Technology Strategy and Advisory. Our vision is to become the world’s leading advisors in harnessing technology and innovation as a force to reinvent and improve every business. Our mission is to help client business executives disrupt their industry and utilize technology to capture market share.

The Enterprise Architecture practice serves as trusted advisors to business and technology leaders defining and implementing technology architectures that drive business value, manage complexity, and accelerate harmonization of the IT estate. We help our clients articulate a compelling business-driven vision and target state for Enterprise Architecture and develop roadmaps that guide successful implementation and achievement of strategic goals. As Enterprise Architects we apply industry-leading architecture principles and practices across technology, information and analytics, security, cloud, and platform architectures to influence our client’s technology agenda and shape the role of Enterprise Architecture in enabling business strategy.

You Are:
A consulting ace with a passion for leveraging new and leading enterprise architectures to power business and technology transformation. You are results-oriented, self-directed, inquisitive, and entrepreneurial-minded. You continually build your knowledge of emerging technology and architecture trends and apply those to develop innovative approaches to deliver value for our clients. You have a flair for breaking down issues into logical parts and constructing analyses that lead to actionable recommendations. You’ve got top notch communication and people skills and are a natural at building relationships and collaborative problem solving. You have a strong aspiration to grow your career in Enterprise Architecture and be a key contributor to the broader Enterprise Architecture Community.


In Enterprise Architecture you will:

  • Support in positioning Accenture as trusted advisors to business and technology leaders defining and implementing enterprise architectures that drive business value, manage complexity, and accelerate harmonization of the IT estate

  • In collaboration with technology and business stakeholders, support the design and / or implementation of enterprise architecture strategies, operating models, and roadmaps

  • Perform analysis of existing client architectures and use insights to define architectural options. Drive the decision-making process to determine priorities for change and plan the architecture transformation journey

  • Understand industry dynamics and the impact of technology trends to identify and formulate recommended changes to existing enterprise architectures

  • Apply Enterprise Architecture assets, frameworks, patterns, and governance to create artifacts such as blueprints and roadmaps that communicate the architecture transformation

  • Support large scale technology transformation to deliver business value through the evolution and management of enterprise architectures

As a Consultant you will:

  • Manage workstreams or small teams and take ownership for producing project deliverables

  • Establish strong working relationships with primary client contacts early in the project, beginning to be viewed as a trusted advisor to the client

  • Support senior resources in identifying client opportunities and developing client proposals

  • Lead client meetings and drive to insight, decisions, and actions

  • Contribute to development of thought leadership, assets, and offerings that present innovative insights, guidance, and recommendations on market-relevant Enterprise Architecture topics

  • Articulate informed and convincing perspectives and be able to clearly describe analysis performed, methodology, and implications for client's business

  • Develop self and mentor peers and Analysts

  • Ability to travel up to 80%

Here’s What You Need:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience defining and implementing enterprise architectures (including: Business Architecture, Data and Information Architecture and Governance, Enterprise Architecture Operating Model, Enterprise Architecture Strategy and Planning, Enterprise IT Governance, Infrastructure and Cloud Architecture, Integration Architecture, Solution and Application Architecture, and Technology and Platforms)

  • Minimum 2 years of experience creating roadmaps and developing business cases

  • Minimum 1 year experience in planning / structuring analytical work, facilitating team workshops, and developing architecture recommendations

  • Minimum 1 year experience as an external consultant or an internal client/customer supporting role

  • Bachelor’s Degree


Bonus Points if:

  • You have an MBA or equivalent graduate degree

  • You have deep functional or industry experience in specific Enterprise Architecture components

  • You have previous consulting experience helping clients with Enterprise Architecture strategy and or implementation

  • You can develop practical roadmaps that support the enablement of technology transformation

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below.
We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location Annual Salary Range

California $58,500 to $188,100

Colorado $58,500 to $188,100

New York $58,500 to $188,100

Washington $58,500 to $188,100

Chicago, IL,Cincinnati, OH,Cleveland, OH,Columbus, OH,Detroit, MI,Milwaukee, WI,Minneapolis, MN,Overland Park, KS,St. Louis, MO

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