Senior Cloud and DevOps Advisor (pre) sales EU Sector

  • 13th month + holiday allowance
  • 20 + 12 holidays
  • Hospitalization and group insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Green mobility program
  • Flexible rewards program
  • Eco-cheques

Your Job

Our Health & Public Service practice in BeLux is looking for seasoned pre-sales professionals to join the team and help to further expand our footprint at European Union institutions and agencies.

As a Cloud and DevOps Advisor, you will be involved in (pre-)sales activities and your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Translating client needs and requirements into compelling and well-structured proposals to call-for-tenders in the domain of IT consulting, large-scale system implementations and application/infrastructure outsourcing engagements.
  • Engaging with key stakeholders at European Union institutions and agencies on early-stage conversations, Q&A sessions and proposal presentations.
  • Supervising and reviewing the work of the proposal team and coach them to become more effective.
  • Optimising proposal writing procedures, facilitate the implementation of best practices and work proactively to identify and roll out adaptations.
Your Team

Accenture BeLux’s Health and Public Service (H&PS) practice helps public sector organisations such as EU and Belgian governmental institutions to embrace innovation and transform fast, enabling them to operate smarter, achieve more and deliver improved services for citizens. H&PS is a welcoming community which performs both sales and delivery-related tasks for our business and our clients.

You will be working closely with your colleagues from the H&PS community (especially our Sales Team) as well as fellow proposal writers, solution architects, opportunity leads, senior management and subject-matter experts from across Accenture.

You will be a member of the pre-sales team focused on shaping and articulating the technical proposal of the call-for-tender response. This team is a multi-discipline team of T-shaped profiles, each with their own area of expertise, but savvy and curious about the other domains and as such collaborating to provide client-relevant, compelling and integrated technical offers across the domains of Technology Architecture, Cloud Architecture, IT Service Management, IT Operating model design, Agile delivery, etc.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 6+ years of hands-on experience as architect or delivery consultant in a Technology Environment with a strong focus on Systems Integration and/or Application Outsourcing.
  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in supporting the shaping and writing of proposals for call-for-tenders.
  • An excellent level of English (C1-C2) with an outstanding written and verbal communication skills is a must; an advanced level of Dutch and/or French is a plus.
  • Good understanding of the European Union public sector landscape, namely the EU institutions, agencies and other bodies, is a plus.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.

We are looking for profiles with sound expertise combining across the following preferred skills and an overall good understanding:

(1) Industry delivery expertise

  • Combination of business analysis and technology implementation experience.
  • Industry experience in public, private or hybrid cloud platforms, such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform.
  • Strong management skills would be a plus with a certification as PMI PMP or Prince 2.

(2) DevOps

  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery/Deployment & management using technologies like Jenkins, Git, Ansible, Maven, Docker, Terraform, or comparable tools.
  • Infrastructure and application automation utilizing Cloud Deployment Manager and third-party tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.). CI/CD pipeline setup utilizing Google Cloud services such as Cloud Build.
  • Experience with working in an Agile delivery environment.
  • Background of Java development or other programming language.

(3) Cloud Architecture

  • Cloud Security: Compliance, Cloud Security Architecture, third party security tools/platforms, encryption/KMS, IAM policies/roles, Cloud Armor, WAF, etc.
  • Cloud Native Application Architecture: Serverless architecture, Cloud Functions, Cloud Endpoints, Containers (Kubernetes) and Microservices, Lightweight architectures including JavaScript frameworks (Backbone.js, AngularJS, React), single page applications, and modern web applications.
  • Cloud Migration: Optimization of applications to scalable cloud designs, rearchitecting applications to modern cloud patterns, and database migration (including cross-platform).
  • Certification in Azure, GCP or AWS.
Our Offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • 13th month + holiday allowance
  • 20 + 12 holidays
  • Laptop and smartphone
  • Hospitalization insurance and extensive group insurance package
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Green mobility program: e-bikes, public transport, bike 2 work allowance, …
  • Flex Rewards: decide on your rewards package with our flexible benefits tool
  • Discount program: get discounts at your favorite (online) shops
  • Employee shares purchase plan
  • Eco-cheques
  • And many more!

Application process

We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.

Apply

Found a fitting vacancy or role? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

First Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role.

Second Interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.

Offer

If we are all happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!

Onboarding

We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and continue your career at Accenture.

Any questions?

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Pierre Julien Dechassat