Office 365 Ventures and Acquisition Lead



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People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

Technology Architecture professionals sell, assess, define, implement and/or support world-class information technology architectures, for Accenture or our clients, spanning simple IT projects to large-scale, enterprise-level change programs.

The Tech Arch Associate Manager assesses, designs, implements and/or supports world-class information technology architectures, for Accenture or our clients, spanning simple IT projects to large-scale, enterprise-level change programs.

Job Description

Infrastructure Architects professionals demonstrate skills and specific experience in selecting, sizing, configuring and testing hardware infrastructure components, covering one or more of the Server, Storage and Network domains, and in estimating the required implementation effort and costs.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Adapts existing methods and procedures to create alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
Uses own judgment to determines optimal solution to recommend.
Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor or teams leads. Generally interacts with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with minimal guidance.
Decisions often impact the team in which they reside and occasionally impact other teams.
Manages medium-small sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Responsible for leading the definition and design of solution architectures, conducting the analysis of alternative architectures, creating architectural standards, defining processes to ensure conformance to standards, instituting solution testing criteria, defining a solution cost of ownership, and promoting a clear and consistent business vision through technical architectures. Role Description The Office 365 Ventures and Acquisitions Engineer will report to the Messaging and Collaboration Engineering Manager and Team Lead and will be responsible for Working with companies that are acquired by Accenture to onboard into Accenture standard messaging and collaboration services using a variety of tools and processes, including Office 365 FastTrack. Assisting with solution architecture for the onboarding companies Design, build, support, and continuous improvement of standard onboarding processes Accenture is committed to growth from acquisitions Work with technical team and business teams to coordinate activities for smooth transition Interface between V A team and M C engineering Work with occasional divestiture activities When not working on specific acquisitions, be involved with other Office 365 Engineering projects and tasks for supporting Accenture s environment. The Engineer will work with messaging a collaboration engineers including resources in Minneapolis, Chicago, Frankfurt, Buenos Aires, Manila, and New Delhi.

+ Basic qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Office 365 technologies, particularly Exchange, Sharepoint and OneDrive for Business
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in creating technical documentation
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in technical troubleshooting.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in solution architecture


Professional Skill Requirements

  • Strong technical experience with Office 365 services, particularly Exchange, Sharepoint, OneDrive for Business
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to interface with management and end users Ability to work in geographically dispersed teams.
  • Ability to represent Accenture s Office 365 environment to vendors, business partners, customers, and all Accenture business units.
  • Strong documentation and troubleshooting skills.
  • Skills Experience with PowerShell, Onboarding to Office 365, Exchange Online Protection, SMTP, messaging routing, email archiving, unified messaging, message hygiene, mobile devices, and project planning.

Professional Skill Requirements

Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems environment Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills Excellent leadership and management skills

Applicants 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 and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
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.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


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