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Cloud Network Engineer

Accenture

Accenture

IT, Other Engineering
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
The formation of Accenture Cloud First, with a $3 billion investment over three years, demonstrates our commitment to deliver greater value to our clients when they need it most To accelerate our clients’ transformation leveraging cloud, we combine world-class learning and talent development expertise; deep experience in cloud change management; and cloud-ready operating models with a commitment to responsible business by design — with security, data privacy, responsible use of artificial intelligence, sustainability and ethics and compliance built into the fundamental changes Accenture helps ...

We are:

A leading partner to the world’s major cloud providers and cloud network vendors. The formation of Accenture Cloud First, with a $3 billion investment over three years, demonstrates our commitment to deliver greater value to our clients when they need it most. As a pillar of our Cloud First practice, Accenture is a recognized as a vision and capability leader in network transformation and network managed services.

Our Cloud First multi-service group of more than 70,000 cloud professionals delivers a full stack of integrated cloud capabilities across data, edge, integrated infrastructure and applications, deep ecosystem skills, culture of change along with a deep industry expertise to shape, move, build and operate our clients’ businesses in the cloud. To accelerate our clients’ transformation leveraging cloud, we combine world-class learning and talent development expertise; deep experience in cloud change management; and cloud-ready operating models with a commitment to responsible business by design — with security, data privacy, responsible use of artificial intelligence, sustainability and ethics and compliance built into the fundamental changes Accenture helps companies achieve. Our services cover the full spectrum of client needs, from strategy to service management, device-to-cloud networks, workplace solutions, and more.

Our Device to Cloud Network capability offers a complete range of solutions to manage the complexities of modern digital business and cloud, ensuring that the network can keep pace with the demands of new technologies.

You are:

A growth focused network professional who has successfully lead and/or supported modern network transformations. You are able to:

  • Assess, and plan network design and implementation projects

  • Assist in assessments of client network environments, identify gaps and performance improvement opportunities based on leading industry practices

  • Assist in development of implementation roadmap and transition plans

  • Create presentations outlining findings and present to the client managers and engineers

  • Work with clients to develop network engineering solutions from concept through implementation

  • Assist in development of network detailed designs in the following areas: software defined networking, network segmentation, network access control, network security and cloud networking components

  • Analyze and provide recommendations for emerging network technologies

  • Implement network infrastructures solutions (hands-on engineering, configuration, testing, deployment and initial support)

  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with client engagement team personnel

  • Drive internal and client-facing meetings, prepare reports and presentations

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member

  • Proven ability to lead teams and develop network engineers

  • Proven analytical, problem solving, organizational and time management skills.

  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills

  • Travel may be required for this role. The amount of travel will vary from 25% to 100% depending on business need and client requirements.

What You’ll Need:

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in network infrastructure solutions engineering, implementation, integrations and operations of enterprise and carrier-class networks

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience of technical experience and strong working knowledge of IP Internetworking, LAN Switching, WAN and network security are expected

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience working with cloud-based network and network security infrastructures (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)

  • Strong technical experience in the following areas:

    • Working knowledge of the IP protocol suite

    • Experience with the Software Defined, Modern Networking technologies: SD-WAN, SD-LAN, NFV, Cloud networking, SSE/SASE, Next Generation Firewalls, Wireless, and Network observability

    • Experience with the following technologies: MPLS, VRF, BGP, EIGRP, QoS, PBR, VSS, WAN Optimization and Network Access Control

    • Experience with network segmentation, management, automation and orchestration tools (i.e. Cisco DNA center, others)

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

Bonus if you have:

  • Programming language knowledge, Infrastructure as a code knowledge and cloud engineering knowledge (e.g., Lambdas, serverless)

  • Previous network consulting practice experience is preferred

  • Experience with non-Cisco products and technologies such as Palo Alto, Fortinet and Juniper Mist networks

  • Desired vendor certifications are strongly preferred (e.g., CCNP, CCDP and others)

  • 3 years of hands-on experience with three or more Cisco platforms

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent-- Engineering, Computer Science or a related field

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below.
We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location Annual Salary Range

California $63,200 to $169,800

Colorado $63,200 to $146,700

New York $58,500 to $169,800

Washington $67,300 to $156,200

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