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Accenture Mainframe Modernization Manager in Detroit, Michigan

We Are: Accenture Technology, the people who deliver the services and solutions that power our clients’ businesses. We are technology rainmakers, movers and shakers. Every day, we imagine the impossible and enjoy the thrill of making it happen. We bring considerable technical, functional, and product expertise to deliver application and systems modernization solutions to our clients. As one of the largest and most acclaimed teams of specialized software engineers, architects and developers, we solve intractable business problems in creative, unexpected and pragmatic ways. Visit us here to find out more about Accenture Technology.

You Are: An Application Modernization extraordinaire with skills to modernize application code written in legacy languages (e.g., COBOL, PL/1) to ferry our client’s vision into the future. Your superpower? Helping clients solve problems, improve operations, and update their applications more easily, quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively. You are a leader that can inspire teams as they help our clients modernize prioritized functionality in their systems.

The Work:

Lead teams in Application Modernization efforts serving clients including strategic assessment of the client’s existing mainframe ecosystem, migrating applications to the cloud, language migration and rearchitecting. Provide technical insight and oversight for teams performing static code discovery, rehosting assessment, language migration and migration to cloud; collaborate with leads across a team of engineers and products developers to plan and execute work Assist with engagement planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from middle management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk Manage day-to-day interactions with clients and sponsors Develop practical solutions and methodologies to further support the Application Modernization offering; develop or contribute to "thoughtware" and "point-of-view" documents Manage and contribute to proposal work as we compete for new business Perform role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices

Here’s What you Need:

Minimum of 5 years of experience in delivering mainframe technology transformation projects Minimum of 5 years of experience developing project plans and budgets for successful information technology projects and documenting and presenting recommendations to clients and/or stakeholders Minimum of 5 years of experience architecting and developing cloud application solutions (strategy, design, application migration planning and implementation) Minimum of 2 years of experience in consultative-based selling of technology transformation projects and leading one or more of the following areas of a Cloud transformation journey: strategy, design, application migration planning and implementation. Minimum of 3 years of experience consulting Bonus Point If:

At least 3 years of experience leading one or more of the following areas of a Cloud transformation journey: strategy, design, application migration planning and implementation. At least 3 years of experience in consultative-based selling of technology transformation projects At least 4 years of experience in consulting

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