Accenture Federal - Cloud Growth Strategist in Washington, District Of Columbia

Title: Federal - Cloud Growth Strategist Location: USA-Southeast Job Number: 00575888

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes. We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect.

Cloud Growth Strategist Lead provides skills and experience related to cloud computing services and solutions in the Federal marketplace for each respective AFS Portfolio (required DoD work). The Cloud Solution Lead will work with Portfolio, Strategic Solutions and Sales stakeholders to develop and enable/execute an overarching Portfolio cloud strategy. The Cloud Solutions Lead will help identify and coordinate resources requirements as necessary to plan and execute the Portfolio cloud strategy. The Cloud Solutions Lead will be responsible for having an acute knowledge of Accenture’s cloud offerings and differentiators, supporting Account teams as they shape and respond to business opportunities as well as deliver sold services.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years Project Management / Engagement Management consulting experience in the Federal space

  • Demonstrated respective Portfolio-specific experience, knowledge and understanding (e.g., Defense, S&CS and Citizen)

  • AWS and/or Azure technical certification preferred; commitment to achieve technical certification is required if not currently certified.

  • Proven ability and demonstrated success in working with teams and executive leadership in a complex environment

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and responsibilities at the same time

  • High competency in all Microsoft Office suite, specifically MSWord, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Travel to various Accenture and customer locations, predominately in the NoVA area is required

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to take ownership, work under pressure and meet deadlines on time

  • Team player willing to work across multiple Account Teams

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and responsibilities at the same time

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented and professional environment.

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Excellent writing, speaking, presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Self-actuating and with little oversight or direction

  • Excellent leadership and management skills

  • Adapts existing methods and procedures to create alternative solutions to moderately complex problems

  • Understands the strategic direction set by senior leadership as it relates to team goals

  • Primary upward interaction is with Account Team senior personnel and leadership

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

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

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 (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

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