Accenture Senior Microservices Architect in Chicago, Illinois
Title: Senior Microservices Architect Location: USA-Midwest Other Locations: USA-West, USA-Southeast, USA-Southwest Job Number: 00413483
Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career – with excellent benefits – at Accenture. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. While fast-tracking your career, you’ll have the flexibility to pursue your specialist passions. So, whatever your work and life goals, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.
Accenture is making substantial investments to continue its leadership position in the emerging digital business ecosystem as companies pivot to the “New IT”. A key part of this investment lies in designing systems based on Microservices Architecture to help our clients improve agility and speed to market by leveraging modern tools, techniques, and technology to deliver Cloud Native solutions
The Microservices Architect works with our clients to decompose existing monolithic applications to design and deliver Architectures for complex custom projects using the latest Open Source technologies to build application that transcend today’s digital world. The successful candidate will have deep experience in one or many Microservice frameworks as well as deep experience with creating Cloud Native solutions through all phases of the software development lifecycle across several Cloud providers including AWS, Azure, and others.
Up to 100% travel is required
Minimum of 5 years of development experience in Java and/or Scala
Minimum of 2 year of Microservices experience
Minimum of 2 year of Experience with one of more of the following:
Akka, Reactor, or alternative asynchronous frameworks
Play! framework, Spring boot/Spring Cloud or equivalent lightweight micro-services framework
Experience with testing using TDD or BDD with 1 or more testing frameworks (e.g. Mocha/Chai, Jasmine)
Experience in utilizing Promise pattern, Observables or Reactive Programming (RX)
Experience with NoSQL Datastores such as Cassandra and MongoDB
Experience with distributed caching frameworks such as Evcache, Couchbase, and Redis
Experience with implementing run-time architecture services (caching, logging, etc)
Experienced with Platforms as a Service such as Cloud Foundry, OpenShift, etc.
Experience with Functions as a Service and Server-Less architectures such as AWS Lambda and Azure Functions
Installation, configuration and development including work within a production environment
Experience in Performance tuning
Experience with defining and creating methodologies, service offerings
Experience in defining one or more following architecture aspects: Availability, Cloud Traffic Management, Maintainability, Operability, Scalability and Portability
Experience with deploying container based applications using tools such as Docker
Experience architecting API centric solutions
Professional Skill Requirements:
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
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
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