Accenture Microservices Solution Architect in Kansas City, Missouri
Title: Microservices Solution Architect Location: USA-Midwest Job Number: 00543081
The digital revolution is changing everything, transforming how we work and play. Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. At the forefront of digital, you’ll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on.
Accenture Digital is powered by three practices – Interactive, Mobility and Analytics. Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands delight their customers and deliver superior business performance and customer experiences. As part of Accenture Interactive Delivery, you’ll balance art and science to create award-winning digital experiences for today’s connected consumers through integrated and dynamic solutions that incorporate strategy, marketing, creative and technology.
While most people have no idea what you do or how you do it, you know exactly what it takes to collaborate, ideate and provide technical guidance to help bring your clients’ vision to life. And they rely heavily on your skills and expertise as you translate the creative vision into technical implementations. If you are passionate about technical solutions that move a brand forward, we’d like to meet you.
YOUR ROLE: Microservices Architect
Plan, design and architect solutions based on microservice techniques and principles
Design Node.js, Go or equivalent based services that are Reactive in nature
Use the best of object-oriented and functional language techniques when building solutions
Design robust enterprise level solutions that consider scale, security, reliability and cost
Leverage the latest technologies when building out APIs such as NoSQL databases, serverless (AWS Lambda, Azure Functions) and established software and design patterns
Ensure code and design quality through the execution of test plans
Develop coding standards, methodology and repeatable processes
Strong attention to detail and understanding of the latest technologies and patterns to provide leadership perspective on front and backend technologies and their overall impact
Work closely with internal and external business and technical counterparts
Provide technical leadership at a project level
Mentor and teach associate or junior developers
YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications
3 years of experience building REST based APIs, preferably with Node.js
3 years as a solution architect.
3 years of experience with functional and unit testing based frameworks
3 years of experience with relational databases and NoSQL databases (DynamoDB, Redis, CosmosDB, Mongo, S3, etc)
5 years of experience leading technical teams
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or software engineering or at least 8 years of software development experience
SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills
Experience with AWS or Azure (certification a plus)
Experience with cloud based API Management / Gateway offerings (AWS API Gateway, Azure API Gateway, Tyk, Apigee, Tibco, Mashery)
Experience designing distributed application architectures, creating project estimates, defining scope requirements, and structuring projects
Experience in CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, VSTS, etc)
Experience using Agile/Scrum process to develop software systems
Experience with authentication (OAuth2, OpenID Connect, etc) and authorization of APIs and security best practices such as validation, etc
Master’s in Computer Science or software engineering
Ability to solve complex development problems and produce the highest quality code while striving to push the technical boundaries of online applications
Ability to work quickly while maintaining strong attention to detail and accuracy
Strong communication and organizational skills with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced production deadline-driven environment both internal and client facing
WHERE YOU LIVE: Chicago, IL area
OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU
Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects.
Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company.
Access to leading-edge technology.
Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan.
CALL TO ACTION
Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here—what’s stopping you from pursuing it?
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