Would you like to work with clients in solving their most critical business problems with data? Do you have the passion to engage with teams that design, develop and deploy artificial intelligence concepts on data and convert them into actionable insights? Are you energized by a career option when you will work with some of the most advanced tools and technology available on the Microsoft platform to build solutions that will steer digital transformation programs at some of the most biggest brands in business? Then this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

Your Job

As a Consultant – Data and AI in the Accenture Microsoft Business Group (AMBG), you will drive different aspects of advisory work within the team, which include –

+ Consulting: Playing a key role in supporting the team to design custom solutions and value propositions in Data and AI for our clients. You will leverage the vast library of global assets prepared by AMBG to impact client conversations and drive value.

+ Solutioning: Architecting new solutions as responses to formal requests (e.g. RFP) from the client. You will work with cross-domain teams (Microsoft/Avanade/Accenture) including client teams, to cocreate prototypes and drive innovation for the unit

+ Architecture: Responsible for quality and efficiency in delivering projects in Data and AI on the Microsoft Azure Platform, mainly in architect capacity. You will enable clients to sustain and scale products built on Microsoft Platform technology.

+ Thought Leadership: Supporting initiatives that will drive the overall growth of Microsoft based data and AI awareness within the organization via blogs, marketing, RFP response etc.

In a nutshell, you’re both strategizing as well as working hands-on the technology and the customer to drive valuable business outcomes!

Your Team

You will be joining one of the fastest growing areas within Accenture. AMBG is a unique partnership between Accenture, Avanade (the number 1 partner of Microsoft), and Microsoft itself. We established AMBG to bring a new level of investment and collaboration across the three companies. You will be part of a global network with the opportunity to build enterprise-wide, industry-specific solutions, leveraging the Microsoft platform. You will have the ability to harness the unparalleled capabilities, global scale and solution development of three powerhouse teams: Accenture’s broad industry expertise, Microsoft’s powerful digital technologies and Avanade’s specialization in the Microsoft ecosystem.

You will work in a core team with a startup mentality that has the passion and the drive to create something new every day. At the same time, the team will rely on your contribution to become an agent of positive change for Accenture.

Your Background

+ Degree: Bachelor or Master’s degree in computer-science or engineering or mathematics or associated techno-quantitative fields

+ Bonus points if you also have a business administration degree

+ Methodology: At least 3-5 years of hands-on experience in applying machine learning and other advanced analytics techniques in AI, using either open source technologies like Pytorch, Tensor Flow or based on Microsoft Azure Platform technology

+ Technology: Applied understanding of the Microsoft Azure Platform ecosystem for Data and AIIn-depth knowledge of Data & AI related services in Azure like: Azure Machine Learning Studio, Azure Databricks, Cognitive Services, Bot Framework, and/or Azure data warehousing services etc.

+ Bonus points if you have obtained one/combination of Microsoft certifications: Azure AI engineer, Azure Data Scientist, Azure Data Engineer

+ Projects: A minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience of delivering projects where you have applied one or more of the methodology and technology highlighted above in a client environment and you are able to quantify the outcome of the data or AI project delivered.

+ Preferred if you have been client facing yourself in the project (e.g. data science or data engineering team lead or a solution architect)

+ Presales/solutioning: Experience of having worked on RFP responses, technical demonstrations and proof of concepts, preferably with client facing consulting experience.

+ You are fluent in Dutch and English;

+ Good communication skills; ability to tailor your message and language to audience

+ Strong analytical skills: ability to translate complex business requirements in a solid advice to the customer

+ Ability to work in dynamic, cross functional teams within Accenture and its ecosystem

+ Bonus points if you can demonstrate experience in Design Thinking and Agile Scrum methodologies

Our Offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work, keep learning and increasing your Technology Quotient (TQ) and business acumen. By joining AMBG, you have the opportunity to shape customer conversations and deliver projects by working with international, multi-disciplinary and cross functional teams, at the cutting edge of innovation, empowered by Microsoft.

Furthermore, Accenture offers you a unique environment in which you can advance your skills through comprehensive training opportunities, professional development and certification support, as well as learning from, with and to others (like mentoring) in a diverse and cross functional team. Plus, it gets even better with the excellent employee benefits we offer:

+ A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card)

+ A personal learning budget

+ Discount on Accenture shares

+ Possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week


Are you ready to take the next step in your career? To help clients transform digitally, empowered by advanced analytics and artificial intelligence, based on the Microsoft platform? Then apply now!

Questions? Connect with Annick van Kerkum, annick.van.kerkum@accenture.com


Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.

Working with Accenture in the United States,  you can join ranks with more than 211,000 people in 120 countries and work with clients in nearly every major industry worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune Global 100, more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500 and government agencies around the world. Accenture’s people build careers in different areas of business, specifically Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing, as well as within our internal corporate functions.

With the breadth of talent our people have, they not only build strong careers, they offer their talents and skills to help clients and communities around the world.

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