OpenShift Platform Architect

  • Accenture Federal Services
  • Mar 24, 2020
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Job Description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.


People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.


As part of our Red Hat Partner Platform practice within our Intelligent Software Engineering Services (IES) organization, you will lead technology innovation for our clients through robust delivery of world-class solutions.  You will build better software better!  There will never be a typical day and that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are unlimited in the ever-changing technology landscape. You will be part of a growing network of technology experts who are highly collaborative taking on today’s biggest, most complex business challenges.  We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity.  Come grow your career in technology at Accenture!


Thrive in our highly collaborative, digitally-driven and innovation-led environment. Nurture your talent for thoughtful and game changing solutions in our inclusive culture that values diversity of ideas, experiences and backgrounds.



As a Cloud Native Architect supporting the Red Hat Partner Platform practice, you will work with our clients to design and deliver the Architecture for complex custom projects using the latest technologies to build advanced, containerized applications running on OpenShift deployed on-premise or across one to many cloud providers. The successful candidate will have deep application and OpenShift platform architecture experience as well as experience with microservice development and familiarity with many of the latest technologies and patterns emerging in cloud native development today.


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 and with Accenture.  


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 




Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional software development and operations experience
  • Minimum of 2 year of experience with application design and development of microservices using Spring-Boot, Node.js, or Golang
  • Minimum of 4 year of experience with modern DevOps tools, such as Git, GitHub, and/or Jenkins
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience using OpenShift, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Domain Driven Design to facilitate event storming sessions to identify functional domains and respective microservices
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience or certification in AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with virtual infrastructure design and hands on deployment.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with either Red Hat Ansible or CloudForms.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience of working with OpenShift, Kubernetes
  • Strong experience of working with DevOps principles, CI/ CD, Continuous Deployment Pipelines using Jenkins etc.
  • Design automated, containerized cloud application platform solutions, with a focus on application concerns, including cloud-ready distributed application architectures, migrating workloads to containers, containerized development workflows, and integrating container platforms with automated CI and CD pipelines
  • Develop Proof-of-Concept projects to validate new architectures and solutions
  • Well versed with Cluster Resource management and Cloud deployment AWS/ Azure/ other cloud platforms, including monitoring systems, logging and security implementation
  • Drive common vision, practices and capabilities across teams.
  • Lead projects within architecture. Work with Product Owner/Business Analysts to understand functional requirements and interact with other cross-functional teams to architect, design, develop, test, and release features
  • Develop cloud native strategies and solutions for client requirements, leveraging platforms and methodologies such as PaaS/ Agile/ DevOps etc.
  • Installation, configuration, and development of applications using OpenShift including in a production environment
  • Aggressively drive forward specific areas of technology architecture. Provide architectural solutions/designs to project execution teams for implementation
  • Mentor and provide architectural guidance to multiple teams building innovative applications
  • Provide technology architectural assessments, strategies, and roadmaps for one or more technology domains.
  • Support multiple Agile Scrum teams with planning, scoping and creation of technical solutions for the new product capabilities, through to continuous delivery to production
  • Experience in developing high performing server-side applications 
  • This role requires 100% flexibility to travel and work on-site with clients

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

** 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 and with Accenture. Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Equal Employment Opportunity: All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.


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