Accenture is investing $3 billion US into Cloud First over the next three years to help clients across all industries rapidly become Cloud First businesses and accelerate their digital transformation to realize greater value at speed and scale. We are looking for Enterprise Architect to join our Cloud First drive.

Your job

As an API Management Architect, you will work closely with client executives, architects and other stakeholders on strategic themes around API first strategy and enablement and devise a north star architecture.

Your role in this team will enable you help clients in managing and succeeding in their cloud initiatives by making the right choices around their API ecosystem.

Typical day to day work will revolve around API architecture assessments, roadmap creation, discussions around API Management platform, API governance, API lifecycle management and API security. You will also be involved in thought leadership and Point of Views around API related topics within the team.

Accenture Technology and Cloud First are looking for API Management Architects that possess the following:

+ Ability to participate in API architecture assessments and roadmap creation from as-is to a future state architecture.

+ Hands on experience with multiple API Management platforms (Apigee, Mulesoft, Axway, Kong, Azure APIM and/or Boomi) from product architecture, functional and operational perspectives

+ Knowledge of hybrid integration using hyperscalers like AWS, Azure and GCP

+ Knowledge of event driven architecture and ability to advise customers on this

+ Hands on experience with platforms like Solace, Kafka etc.

+ Ability to work on API governance, API Management platform governance initiatives

+ Deep understanding of API lifecycle management from design to decommission

+ Deep understanding of API security (Oauth 2.0, OIDC, mutual TLS etc)

+ Deep understanding of API categories like Open, Partner, Enterprise etc and requirements around them

+ Deep understanding on topics like API subscription, Consumer onboarding via Developer Portal.

+ Strong knowledge of automation possibilities around API Management platforms using CICD pipelines

Your team

Our colleagues in the services-based Technology group help clients, both big and small, by revolutionizing their strategic blueprints for IT transformations. Which cloud platform fits best with client X? How do certain IT-solutions impact the risk analysis of suppliers? How can organizations become more agile and through what process are new applications developed from design thinking workshops?

Working closely alongside clients and an international team of professionals, you will develop innovative solutions based on their roadmaps, through mediums such as robotics and artificial intelligence. Throughout the blueprint process you will engage in the development of defense strategies, combining technology and user behavior, to ensure the security of your client. Together we connect the needs of clients with upcoming innovative technologies to prepare them for the future.

Your background

+ Results-oriented and eager to be challenged to learn new technologies, frameworks and methodologies.

+ 8+ years’ experience in a hands-on technical leadership/Architect position in integration engagements

+ 4+ years of experience of working with API Management platforms

+ 2+ years of experience of working with Event driven architecture and related platforms

+ Proven experience with hyperscalers like AWS, Azure & GCP

+ Proven experience of working in a DevOps & Agile setup

+ Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Engineering or related technical field

+ Fluent in English and proficient in Dutch

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 take an agile approach, provide end-to-end services and maintain a realistic mindset. 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:

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

+ An expense allowance

+ Discount on Accenture shares

+ The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week


Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.

Questions? Connect with Dorine Hogendorp at


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