Cloud Solution Architect

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Job Description

Cloud Solution Architect – London

Location: London

Salary: Competitive salary and package (Depending on level of experience)


Please Note: Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history (typically including no periods of 30 consecutive days or more spent outside of the UK) at the point of application. Note: The above information relates to a specific client requirement


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 skills 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 recognised 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:

Working across industry groups, our Architecture team combines deep technology, business and industry expertise to design and deliver some of the largest, most challenging and highest profile technology solutions in the world.


In our team you will learn:

  • Learn how to provide solutions to real world problems encompassing a mixture of custom and packaged architectures, on public, private and hybrid cloud infrastructure.
  • Be supported through a wide range of training and certifications and supported by our coaching and mentoring programmes. Ours is a vibrant, sociable and learning culture where technology skills are valued and recognised through our Master Technology Architect programme.


As an Architect, you will:

  • Define technical requirements & designs to support defined business requirements.
  • Design and deploy enterprise-wide scalable, highly available, fault tolerant, secure and reliable applications
  • Develop technical architecture components.
  • Participate in detailed design and code reviews.
  • Review system performance and consumption issues.
  • Provide technical guidance, developer training, and support to others, in addition to your implementation responsibilities
  • Assess and recommend the best of breed technology solutions and frameworks to address client needs; run proof of concepts/architectures for key decisions
  • Undertake research into new technologies and define / revise reference architectures.
  • Take ownership for ensuring delivery success from a technical standpoint
  • Continually build and hone your technical competence and industry relevant skills


We are looking for experience in the following:

  • The different dimensions of software architecture and how they inter-relate, such as development, execution and operations architectures;
  • Experience with AWS & Azure, GCP or IBM cloud platforms and their API gateway or iPaaS offerings;
  • An understanding of the concept of non-functional requirements (ilities) and can relate these to architecture components;
  • SOA webservices, APIs and microservices design and delivery in Java, NodeJS, .NET, Python, GoLang or similar;
  • Docker, Redhat OpenShift, native or managed Kubernetes;
  • Experience of Oracle, IBM or SpringSource platforms deployed locally and in the cloud;


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 up to 25 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 outstanding services, we are known for.


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 centers. 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

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