Accenture Infrastructure Principal in Phoenix, Arizona

Title: Infrastructure Principal Location: USA-Southwest Job Number: 00562843

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Infrastructure Engineering professionals analyze, design and/or build infrastructure solutions.

Job Description

Oracle professionals design, implement and deploy Oracle solutions to achieve defined business goals. Maintain skills in Oracle applications process design and configuration; Oracle application design, development, integration, testing and deployment; and Oracle application technical architecture.

Technology-Engineered Systems professionals define Oracle technical architecture (IT hardware/infrastructure) within the context of the client's broader technology infrastructure. Develops and executes strategies for integrating Oracle solutions across client organizations.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in depth knowledge of organizational objectives.

Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility.

Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters.

Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments.

Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility.

Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

The job of an Oracle Exadata/Database Technical Architect includes responsibility for the installation, configuration, upgrading, administration, monitoring, maintenance, and security of databases within an Oracle Exadata architecture. More specifically, the role includes the development and design of Exadata database strategies, system monitoring and improving Exadata database performance and capacity, and planning for future expansion requirements. They may also plan, co-ordinate and implement security measures to safeguard the database within Exadata.


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with Oracle databases

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with Oracle RAC, ASM, PL/SQL

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience installing and configuring Oracle middleware software following industries best practices (MAA, DR, HA, Active-Passive systems, clustering)

Preferred Skills:

  • Understands customer requirements from the perspective of infrastructure for Middleware components and translate into technical designs/architectural designs/infrastructure designs

  • Possess a high degree of familiarization with Oracle Middleware technologies (Identity Management, SOA Suite, WebLogic server, etc.) and of-the-shelf applications leveraging middleware infrastructure (Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, etc.)

  • Design and supply architectural designs for high-complexity mission-critical J2EE systems and provide sizing recommendations, growth projections and infrastructure analysis based on expected user load and rate of growth.

  • Publish papers and blogs related to the area of Oracle Middleware and contribute to growth/knowledge of fellow team members.

  • Define supporting procedures with various teams for operations and write high quality documentation for internal and external customers.

  • Design and develop customer-oriented assets to help our customers accelerate deployments and/or milestones.

  • Architect solutions based on Oracle Engineered Systems (Oracle Exalogic, VCA, Super Cluster, etc.)

  • Work with other teams in defining end-to-end solutions focused on engineered systems. (example: Interactions with Exadata expert resources).

  • Have a positive attitude towards learning and feel comfortable with experimenting on new technologies

  • Define and work on “Proof of concept” solutions for customers looking to migrate environments on engineered systems

  • Design and architect Public/Private cloud (IaaS, EaaS, PaaS, Multitenancy) solutions for customers on engineered systems and 3 rd party cloud providers.

  • Amount of Travel expected: 50%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with Exadata

  • Very large databases and in-memory database solutions

  • Data Replication, Oracle Streams and GoldenGate

  • Oracle In-Memory Option

  • Large scale migration and consolidation

  • High Availability, MAA and DR: Real Application Clusters & Active Data Guard

  • Oracle Installation, Configuration and Patching

  • Oracle Performance Tuning

  • Database Security, Encryption, Compression and Data Masking/Redaction

  • Weblogic


  • Oracle E-Business Suite

  • SAP on Oracle

Professional Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills

  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and debugging skills

  • Inquisitive and fast learner

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Collaborative

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering technical and professional skills development. You’ll also have opportunities to work in our world class lab and get hands on experience with the newest Oracle technology. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs including personal mentoring by other exceptional team members. 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.

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).

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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