Accenture

Cloud Network Infrastructure Lead - Midwest

3+ months agoMilwaukee, WI

We are:
Accenture Cloud First - Infrastructure Engineering
Accenture is a leader in cloud transformations working with AWS, Azure, Google, and private clouds such as VMWare. The formation of Accenture Cloud First, with a $3 billion investment over three years, demonstrates our commitment to deliver greater value to our clients when they need it most. Our Cloud First multi-service group of more than 70,000 cloud professionals delivers a full stack of integrated cloud capabilities across data, edge, integrated infrastructure and applications, deep ecosystem skills, culture of change along with a deep industry expertise to shape, move, build and operate our clients' businesses in the cloud. To accelerate our clients' transformation leveraging cloud, we combine world-class learning and talent development expertise; deep experience in cloud change management; and cloud-ready operating models with a commitment to responsible business by design - with security, data privacy, responsible use of artificial intelligence, sustainability and ethics and compliance built into the fundamental changes Accenture helps companies achieve. Our services cover the full spectrum of client needs, from strategy to service management, device-to-cloud networks, workplace solutions, and more.
Today, more than ever, companies need to operate and compete at an unprecedented speed and scale as industries are reshaping beneath them. This means innovating faster, creating new revenue streams, deriving more insights from data - and from the edge - and interacting differently with their customers, partners, and employees. Choose Accenture and make delivering this kind of innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
The work:
Accenture's Cloud First Infrastructure Engineering professionals partner with our clients to advise, create, and deploy end-to-end infrastructure transformation solutions, enabling business innovation. These solutions are the backbone of driving IT-enabled differentiation. IE professionals are grounded in New-IT with an expertise in one or more of our core practice areas: Workplace and Collaboration, Network Technology, Service Management, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud, and traditional Data Center.
Cloud Infrastructure Network Managers provide advisory services to shape and drive significant, value-led transformation. Architect and deliver consulting services focused on next-gen IT models and agile, scalable architectures. Contribute to asset/offering development and thought leadership activities.
Key Responsibilities Include:
- Assess, plan, organize, and manage network design and implementation projects
- Perform assessments of client network environments, identify gaps and performance improvement opportunities based on leading industry practices.
- Development of implementation roadmap and transition plans.
- Create presentations outlining findings and present to the client managers and engineers
- Work with clients to develop network strategies for architecture and engineering solutions from concept through implementation.
- Develop network detailed designs in the following areas: software defined networking, network segmentation, network access control, network security and cloud networking components
- Analyze and provide recommendations for emerging network technologies
- Implement network infrastructures solutions (hands-on engineering, configuration, testing, deployment and initial support)
- Project management activities including work planning, status reporting, client relationship management, and project financial management.
- Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients including director level personnel
- Drive internal and client-facing meetings, prepare reports and presentations
- Develop internal white papers and knowledge capital on network technology topics
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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum of 4 years of experience in network infrastructure solutions architecture, engineering, implmentation, integrations and operations of enterprise and carrier-class networks
- Minimum of 4 years of technical experience and strong working knowledge of IP Internetworking, LAN Switching, WAN and network security
- Minimum of 2 years of experience working with cloud based networkinfrastructures (AWS & Azure)
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in project management

Education Requirement:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years work experience). If Associate's Degree, must have equivalent minimum 6 year work experience.

Preferred Skills:
- Previous network consulting practice experience
- Experience with non-Cisco products and technologies such as Palo Alto, F5 and Juniper networks
- Desired vendor certifications are strongly preferred (e.g., CCIE, CCNP, CCDP and others)
- Hands-on experience with three or more Cisco platform.

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