Microsoft Solution Architect


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


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About the role:

Accenture are looking for an experienced Microsoft Solution Architect who will develop professional services, managed services, and outsourcing solutions for our customers on the Microsoft Cloud Platform.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting Sales teams in solution development.
  • Customer Engagement (Business and Technical Discussions and Discovery)
  • Cloud Transition and Transformation
  • Go-to-market Strategy
  • Document Writing and Template Creation
  • Resource Estimation and Resource Allocation
  • Business and Technology Roadmap Creation
  • Delivery Approaches in Agile and Traditional
  • Strategic thinking and planning
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Motivation and team building
  • Customer focus and relationship building
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Market and industry knowledge
  • Negotiation and closing skills
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Result orientation and accountability
  • Networking and business development
  • Continuous learning and professional development.

Experience required:

  • Microsoft Azure
    • Azure Cloud Adoption Framework
    • Azure Well-Architected Reviews and Current State Assessments
    • Migrations, Hybrids, Upgrades, Co-existence and Decommission
    • Azure Security (SIEM+XDR, Microsoft Purview, Identity)
    • Azure Networking
    • Azure Storage, Azure Site Recovery and Azure Backup
  • Cloud Security
    • Defense in-Depth
    • NIST-800
    • ASD Maturity Level
    • ISM Security Controls
  • Cloud Governance, Risks and Compliance
  • Azure DevOps, Hashi-Corp Terraform
  • Microsoft 365 - Exchange Online
  • Microsoft SQL and Azure SQL
  • Azure Kubernetes Service, App Services
  • End-User Compute (Citrix Cloud, Azure Virtual Desktop)
  • Microsoft Active Directory 2000, 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016 Infrastructure Directory Services

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