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Cloud Operating Model Architect

Company: Accenture
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We are:Accenture Technology, the people who deliver the services and solutions that power our clients businesses. We are technology rainmakers, movers and shakers. Every day, we imagine the impossible and enjoy the thrill of making it possible. We bring considerable technical, functional, and product expertise to deliver application and systems modernization solutions to our clients. As one of the largest and most acclaimed teams of specialized software engineers, architects and developers, we solve intractable business problems in creative, unexpected and pragmatic ways. Visit us here to find out more about Accenture Technology. ( You are:Do you enjoy technical engagements with our clients, including cloud transformation strategy, cloud optimization and cloud application modernization/migration? The ideal candidate for Cloud Operating Model Architect will have experience in cloud sales and delivery roles, cloud operations, IT operational processes and success in leading in-depth technical cloud discussions with client executives, Enterprise Architects, IT Management and Developers. The primary goal of Cloud Operating Model Architects is to drive sales, work with our clients to reimagine their cloud strategy and operating model, perform cloud readiness assessments, scope engagements, design and deliver complex cloud engagements. The work:

  • Assess clients operational maturity for the design, build and run of a multi-cloud platform. Design and implement cloud optimized organizational structures including roles and responsibilities, job descriptions, interaction models, federated vs. centralized models, reporting structures, agile and product oriented cross functional skills
  • Identify Cloud objectives, value drivers, business case, desired business outcomes, strategic initiatives, financial impacts, innovation and agility targets to establish clients North Star and future user experience
  • Assess Cloud Readiness - Review maturity of current processes, organizational roles and skill sets, governance model and supporting technology to develop a maturity assessment, recommended actions and a roadmap
  • Establish cloud governance model including group charters, interaction model, cloud management key performance indicators, value stream realization reporting, and compliance reporting.
  • Implement modern, cloud specific processes for cloud service portfolio management, new service intake, cloud operations, cloud monitoring, cloud issue management, cloud cost management, cloud financial operations, security operations, cloud service assembly and cloud service catalog.
  • Define and automate infrastructure as code services and DevOps pipeline delivery of standard cloud services.
  • Define the processes, tools and roles for multi-cloud management via a common control plane.
  • Co-Create implementation roadmap that addresses the timeline and high-level tasks required for target state operating model
  • Participate as a thought leader on large transformation programs and contribute to the cloud strategy definition, the organizational alignment, team interactions, and value measurement.
  • Align the roadmap with parallel workstreams with dependencies and interaction model
  • Develop deep relationships with key decision-makers, drive long-term cloud adoption and ensure Accentures success on cloud engagements
  • Stay current with all cloud trends and launched services, share insights and best practices with clients, coordinate with business groups (AABG, AMBG, AGBG) to provide clients with the most optimal plays and offerings
  • Help clients to increase their understanding and knowledge of various cloud platforms and increase overall cloud readiness to support clients through workshops, mentoring, coaching and advisory sessions
  • Maintain technical skills and knowledge across leading cloud providers, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights; collaborate and share with the technical community while educating clients on value, benefits, features and advantages of cloud computing platformsFor now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.Here's what you need:
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the operation of public cloud environments, including how to optimize costs and deliver on the benefits of Cloud
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Cloud Optimized Transformational Processes
    • Experience in defining standard Cloud reference architectures, establishing governance models for cloud, implementing dev/sec/ops processes, building cloud based service catalogs, and defining effective cloud organizational structures with clear roles and responsibilities.
    • Experience in managing cloud resources and leveraging Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), Automation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Agile and Ops to achieve business objectives.
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associates Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience) Nice to have:
      • Cloud Computing Strategy and Business Case
      • Cloud Transformation Processes
      • Data Center Migration Strategy
      • ITSM Strategy and Processes
      • Software-Defined Data Center
      • IT Service Definition and CostingAs required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $119,880-$227,600 and information on benefits offered is here. ( COVID-19 update:The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.What We BelieveWe have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here ( Equal Employment Opportunity StatementAccenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement ( .Requesting An AccommodationAccenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email ( or speak with your recruiter.Other Employment StatementsApplicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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