- Within Accenture Technology Labs, the Research and Development team mission encompasses:
- The research of application of innovative technology in the Industrial Internet Space, to be applied to client within a 1-2 year timeframe
- The development of innovative concepts, prototypes and pilots with high business relevance for our clients.
- The commercialization of the innovative assets, leading to first-time pilots
- The presentation of the assets during workshops.
- The development of Accenture IP.
- Spearhead Industrial Internet and its application in digital mining & plant automation and act as a vocal technology evangelist
- Define business cases and collaborate with account teams to effectively position key assets
- Lead the development and delivery of industrial Internet solutions to clients
- Create and expand internal and external client relationships
- Lead , coach and direct team members
- Collaborate with other technical team within the Labs
- The Senior Manager might be requested to work from client location, away from his home office, for extended period of time.
- General Master or Ph. D degree in Computer Science or Engineering
- Minimum 5 years of technical experience (researching/developing/architecting robust systems using C, C++, Java, or similar)
- Minimum 2 years of experience working in a client facing role (technical expert, sales, business development, or similar)
- Minimum 2 year experience leading teams deploying real world systems
- Strong R&D experience and consulting experience is a big plus
- A track record to create business applications out of new technologies
- Understanding of technical architectures and the current state of the technology market in fields such as cloud computing, big data, analytics, web development, or similar
- Lead, coordination or participation in organizations and teams
- R&D track record to bring innovative ideas all the way into business reality
- Consulting skills
- Technical – deep aptitude and proficiency in programming and design techniques (Java / J2EE, .Net platform, LAMP, C# / C++, Web/DB development, design patterns). Understanding of technical architectures and current state of the market in several technology areas. Hands-on experience.
- Communications – strong written and oral communications skills; ability to establish credibility.
- Innovation and/or Entrepreneurial – ownership, initiation and incubation of new ideas and concepts.
- Leadership / Management – lead / coordinate or experience in managing others work efforts.
- Differentiated (but not essential) skills in the following domains would constitute key differentiators:
- Experience with innovation delivery at clients
- Cloud Computing and Distributed data architectures
- Business knowledge of the mining and plant automation is a big plus.
- Experience in managing own project portfolio including visioning, planning, time management, estimation, completion, issue identification & resolution, and status reporting
- Desire to work in an R&D environment.
- Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
- Base ability to establish credibility with clients and other team members
- Able to exhibit ownership, initiation, and incubation of new ideas and concepts on projects
- Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to collaborate effectively with remote team mates on an ongoing basis
- Excellent Chinese speaker to interact with local clients, suppliers & Accenture personnel
- Excellent English speaker to interact across Labs and promote technology to our global clients and partners
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