Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

We Are:

Accenture Marketing Operations is the global managed services arm of Accenture Interactive. We activate and optimize hyper-relevant, data-driven, brand experiences to deliver breakthrough marketing-led growth, cost effectively, across all digital consumer touchpoints and channels.

Advance your career in a fast-accelerating digital marketing agency on track to transform the industry and dominate the market. Disrupt, innovate, and change the way frictionless marketing strategy is delivered to clients at scale. Deploy new technologies and data-driven insights. Transform the performance of leading brands. Grow alongside our global talent network. Join Accenture Marketing Operations.

Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Outsourcing and internal Corporate Functions. Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.

You Are:

The Marketing Operations Solution Architect (SA) is a client facing role that interprets and translates client requirements into a solution that can be configured from a standard set of offerings. You will operate as a single point of contact or as part of a team (on large deals with multiple SAs) accountable to the SA SPOC from Stage 1 to deal closure and the transition to the delivery organization(s).

As a Solution Architect, you will demonstrate multiple skills, i.e. understanding client requirement, understanding buyer values of client, creating compelling value proposition through development of cost competitive solution using the Solution Planning Methodology.

The Work:

+ Responsible for creation and integration of Digital solutions for clients

+ Translates complex functional, technical and business requirements into architectural designs

+ Assesses Digital market technology choices to determine fit, including software, hardware, etc.

+ Owns the overall solution blueprint and roadmap

+ Accountable for the technical integrity of the solutions, cost effectiveness and supportability that meets client requirements and industry best practices

+ Understand and translate buyer requirements into a standard solution offering deal approach, solution plan, proposal and cost estimate leveraging standard process methods, deliverables and the right collection of offerings

+ Prepare the spend estimate, schedule, work plan, resource sourcing plan

+ Collaborate as a key member of the sales team to represent the solution offering to the client buyer and other internal Accenture groups, and align the solution with final terms and conditions

+ Collaborate with the Service Architects Product Directors to plan and architect the overall delivery architecture and capabilities to support the service offerings

+ Sponsor lead the initiatives to deploy new architecture capabilities across the teams required for service offerings

+ Interface with the delivery organizations to ensure effective transition, shape services, collaborate on clear solution assumptions, determine appropriate service delivery locations and related cost to deliver

+ Ensure delivery architecture is implemented according to policies standards and solution is benchmarked externally

+ Maintain a keen understanding of marketplace intelligence trends, competition etc. to provide market leading perspectives, emerging trends, tools and techniques that can be effectively utilized to develop and promote business

Here’s What You Need:

+ Bachelor’s Degree

+ Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a consulting, professional services, large-scale IT or marketing department

+ A minimum of 4 years of experience with Solution Planning Deal Shaping

Bonus Points:

+ Proven ability to build, manage and foster 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 communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

+ Excellent leadership and management skills

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

+ Experience working with diverse, global teams

+ Clear and concise articulation, presentation, and documentation of technical opportunities, constraints, recommendations, and action items to both internal and external audiences

What We Believe

We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

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.

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Requesting An Accommodation

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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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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