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Indigenous Persons Apprenticeship Program - NAELFY

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00198551 Apprenticeship - Hybrid

Job Description

This role is only open to candidates who are of First Nations, Inuit or Métis heritage or descent.

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 help clients tackle their biggest business problems and unlock growth potential in the cloud. Through Agile methods, we turn the New into reality at speed. We partner with key tech players, like Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce, SAP and Workday and together, deliver bigger and better results. We see ourselves as a culture of cultures, teaming up from delivery centers and client sites around the world. Ready to learn as much as you can? Because we'll give you numerous opportunities from informal training sessions to courses and certifications to keep your tech smarts sharp. Visit us here to find out more about Accenture Technology.


You are:
Ready for on-the-job training. You have always enjoyed learning new things and you’re excited to get hands-on experience in an innovative workplace.

About the Indigenous Technology Apprenticeship:
• An “earn and learn” program providing:

o Salary, training, and real-world experience
o Coaching to build skills at the entry-level position and advance your career

• A full-time, year-long position with an opportunity to be retained at the end of the program

We are focused on Indigenous candidates:

·       With a high-school diploma, GED/ equivalent or an associate’s degree (without a bachelor’s degree)

·       Seeking to enter an industry unrelated to their current or previous work experience

The work:
• Develop technology solutions that make a difference to business, society, and the environment
• Join a diverse and inclusive team, filled with different Accenture teammates from around the world
• Learn programming skills to build portions of applications that solve our client's business and IT challenges
• Actively work in delivering large IT solutions to clients on time and within budget
• Learn about every stage of the Service Delivery Lifecycle –– from new system rollouts to enhancements to ongoing maintenance of applications
• Closely analyze and test any new components or enhancements to existing IT modules 

• Talk with team members to design solutions that meet end users’ needs and technical requirements

• Roll up your sleeves and work on all aspects of programming:

o   Define, design, and deliver new applications with your teammates.

o   Write the programing code that you have been taught at Accenture that brings new apps to life.

o   Develop the system details and interfaces.

o   Fix any bugs that creep into any old or new code.

o   Make sure critical systems continue running for our clients by maintaining the software code

o   Analyze basic tech issues and stop the damage

o   Keep well-written records describing how the software works, any special configurations, and how to troubleshoot and/or solve problems

o   Support implementation of new technologies, ensuring a successful transition to what’s new


This role is only open to candidates who are of First Nations, Inuit or Métis heritage or descent

Here's what you need:

o   High school diploma or equivalent


This is not required but bonus points if:
• You have a strong track record of good grades
• You can look at problems both analytically and creatively
• You feel comfortable speaking up and sharing your thoughts in person and in writing
• You are curious about business and technology and want to constantly learn
• You have experience being on a team –– at school, North American Indigenous Games, PowWow Drumming, coaching, band councilor or being a team member at another job, or in the military
• You have exposure to a minimum of one programming language (e.g., Java, Javascript, C, C++, C#, SQL, Python, etc.)
• You can use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
• You have exposure to advanced Excel functions such as pivot tables, v-look ups, macros

* English is required for this position as this role will regularly interact with English-speaking stakeholders across Canada. Due to the significant high volume of interactions with these English-speaking stakeholders, which is inherent to this position, it is not possible to reorganize the company's activities to avoid this requirement.

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation, based on full-time employment, for roles that may be hired in British Columbia as set forth below.

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location                                    Hourly Salary Range

British Columbia                               $19.81 to $31.88


Alberta - Calgary, British Columbia - Vancouver, Ontario - Ottawa, Ontario - Toronto, Saskatchewan - Regina

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