Data and Analytics Strategy Solution Architect (Consultant / Manager) – Accenture , Saudi Arabia

Job Description
Data and Analytics Strategy Solution Architect (Consultant / Manager)
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
About Accenture
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

Accenture Strategy & Consulting
In today’s world, business leaders want to rapidly and confidently reinvent to increase resilience, mitigate risk, and grow with sustainable value. That’s where Accenture Strategy & Consulting comes in. We bring together strategic visionaries, industry experts, practitioners from across every enterprise function, business intelligence professionals, change specialists, data and AI authorities, and many other specialized skills to co-create each client’s unique path to reinvention. You will be a trusted partner to business leaders, working with a diverse team of experts to deliver successful tech-enabled transformation and new kinds of value for your clients. Strategy and Consulting is one of four services that make up one Accenture –the others are Interactive, Technology and Operations

Leading the end-to-end design of performant, secure, robust and maintainable technical architectures across disparate technologies using architecture blueprints
Supporting the development and delivery into production of the architecture, coaching delivery teams during the delivery phase by using a variety of methodologies
Analyzing and resolving architectural problems throughout the lifecycle of the solution working closely with the development and operations teams
Leading technical architecture assessments at client sites with key client stakeholders
Providing technical input to business development activities
Leading teams of other Architects and delivery resources as part of client delivery
Contributing technical architecture expertise to new sales activities, communicating why the architecture designs meets current and future business requirements
Working day-to-day with clients ranging from developers and testers through to CxO level
Designing and implementing modern, scalable data architectures for our clients leveraging Hadoop, NoSQL, Apache open source and emerging technologies, covering on-premise and cloud-based deployment patterns
Providing advisory services and thought leadership on modernising analytics environments leveraging big data technologies, including integration with existing data and analytics platforms and tools (EDWs, data integration, BI platforms etc.)
Defining, designing and implementing data access patterns for right-time/streaming workloads including data acquisition, storage, processing and access
Re-architecting and rationalizing traditional data environments with Hadoop or NoSQL technologies
Designing and implementing data pipelines on Hadoop and NoSQL platforms to enable rapid prototyping and accelerated production
Creating data management solutions covering data security, data privacy, metadata management, multi-tenancy and mixed workload management on Hadoop and NoSQL platforms
Architecting for a data marketplace to enable data access via APIs, Search, BI tools and interactive SQL
Building an effective pipeline of opportunities in the region and leveraging the opportunities to scale the team of architects for the region.

Skills & Experience
Hadoop platforms & distributions: Cloudera, Hortonworks, BigInsights, MapR, EMR
NoSQL: HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB, CouchDB, Memcached, DynamoDB, Druid, BigTable
Processing frameworks & programming tools: Spark (Scala/Python/Java), MapReduce, Pig, Hive
Search: SOLR, Elastic Search
Cloud platforms: AWS, Azure, GCP
Relational DBs: Teradata, Oracle, Netezza, SQL Server
Enterprise data integration, BI and analytics platforms: Informatica, Talend, Info Sphere, SAS, RevoR, QlikView, Qlik Sense, Tableau, Spotfire
Other tools, databases and Apache projects: Google Big Query, Presto, Drill, Kylin, OpenTSDB etc.
Solution architecture: end to end analytics solution architecture design and delivery estimation
Client facing skills: ability to build trusted relationships with client stakeholders and act as a trusted advisor in Analytics domain
Agile and DevOps delivery practices: familiarity with agile and DevOps delivery and deployment methodologies, experience with continuous integration, automated code reviews and regression testing
Distributed Systems: Software and hardware architectures, algorithms and protocols
Storage, Networking and Virtualization/Cloud Strategies and Architectures
Design and Implementation of large scale data loading, processing, analysis and exploration using Hadoop/NoSQL technologies
Big Data architecture patterns, and policies and procedures for operational management of big data platforms
Performance analyses and tuning of Hadoop and NoSQL platforms
Security Architecture, Security Assessments and Identity and Access Management for Hadoop and NoSQL platforms
Additional Hands-on experience with related/complementary open source software platforms and languages such as Java, Linux, Apache, Perl/Python/PHP, Scala

Why join us?
We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues
You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools
Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards
You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends
You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live

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