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Accenture Pre-Sales Solution Architecture Senior Manager in Kansas City, Missouri

There is never a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why we love it here! This is an extraordinary chance to create a rewarding career at Accenture Technology. Working in a digitally driven, innovation-led environment where you can help clients shift to the New using leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.

Purpose:

The Solution Architect Senior Manager role is a critical client-facing role that interprets and translates client requirements into a technology solution that can be configured from a standard set of offerings. In this role you will drive the sign off on the technology solution and act as an interface with the delivery organization to ensure effective transition, shape services and determine appropriate service delivery locations and related costs. You will also serve as a key member of the sales team to represent the technology solution to the client/internal stakeholders.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Client-facing in the sales process as a key member of the sales pursuit team, working with the team to develop a winnable and deliverable solution that underpins the client value proposition and business case.

  • Own end-to-end responsibility for the solution for complex, competitive deal pursuits.

  • Able to lead C-level conversations with client stakeholders to ensure alignment of our solution with client interests while also selling Accenture’s capabilities.

  • Able to define solution scope and involve Solution Architects across other required disciplines (e.g. Cloud, Infrastructure, Strategy and Consulting and Operations) to build a cohesive and compelling solution.

  • Able to work with Solution Architects to provide inputs needed for estimation and review their outputs. Define our strategy and shape the deal to increase our win probability.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, as needed, in order to connect with offshore counterparts.

    For 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.

    What you need:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a Technology Environment with a strong focus on outsourcing and/or systems integration solutions.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in business development and/or Solution Planning/Deal Shaping.

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in software engineering with an expertise in at least 1 current technology.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience

    Preferred:

  • Certification in at least one technology.

  • Ability to lead a team of experts during a pursuit across to develop an integrated solution while defining the client value case.

  • Knowledge of current and emerging technology trends such as new cloud technologies.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Accenture 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. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

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    Requesting An Accommodation

    Accenture 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 (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/contact-us) or speak with your recruiter.

    Other Employment Statements

    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.

    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.

    Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the state of Colorado.

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