Job Description

Accenture solves our clients' toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. We partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. With expertise across more than 40 industries and all business functions, we deliver transformational outcomes for a demanding new digital world. Accenture solves our clients’ toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. We partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. With expertise across more than 40 industries and all business functions, we deliver transformational outcomes for a demanding new digital world.


The Software Engineer is a professional in object-oriented programing with expertise in back-end technologies such as Java, .NET, PHP, Python, relational databases, non-relational databases, MVC server-side frameworks, XML, JSON, REST services, and CMS implementations (Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), WordPress, Drupal, Sitecore, etc.). A software developer can work on several projects providing solutions that follow best practices. An academic background on software engineering is preferred.


Key Responsibilities


1.Design


  • Work with team members to gather and interpret user/system requirements into design specifications

  • Design and code applications to functional and technical programming standards

  • Develop system specifications and interfaces for complex components


2.Implement and/or maintain

  • Create operational documentation for the application

  • Provide primary support for installation of application releases into production

  • Maintain applications according to SLAs

  • Conduct project and issue management (status reporting, issue reporting, ETC/budget reporting) for assigned scope of work


3.Test

  • Develop and implement testing plans


4.Work across the Service Delivery Lifecycle

  • Work across the Service Delivery Lifecycle on engineering solutions for new system roll-outs, major/minor enhancements, and/or ongoing maintenance of existing applications

  • Analyze, design, build, and/or test new components or enhancements to existing modules


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Qualifications

Required Experience

  • Intermediate English skills: writing, reading and speaking.

  • At least 2 years of proven experience as a software engineer working in the implementation of web solutions (web sites or service interfaces).

  • Strong knowledge of server-side development languages: Java, .NET, PHP, Python, Perl, Node.js.

  • Experience with MVC frameworks: Apache Struts, Spring MVC, Java Server Faces (JSF), Zend, Symfony, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Yii, Laravel, ASP.NET MVC, FubuMVC and similar.

  • Experience with Web Services engines: Apache CXF, Apache Axis, Jersey, WSO2, Slim, DAVE, Zend, Tonic, Recess, FRAPI, Epiphany, .NET, WCF, ServiceStack, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of MVC frameworks or web service engines libraries like Spring and understanding on how to efficiently build web pages or SOAP/REST services.

  • Understanding of the HTTP stateless nature and how to handle user data and sessions using cookies and external storage.

  • Experience consuming external data sources (databases, or other services) efficiently.

  • Experience optimizing databases queries for performance and reduce resources usage.

  • Experience troubleshooting applications by debugging and reading log files.

  • Experience working in agile projects and play an active role during daily, planning and retrospective meetings.

  • Experience working on enterprise projects, following defined guidelines by architects and product owners.

  • Experience with peer review methodologies and their importance for the project’s quality.

Pluses

  • JavaScript (Asynchronous requests, MVC frameworks).

  • Design Patterns.

  • Unit Testing with tools like Junit or TestNG.

  • Knowledge of Big Data tools like Hadoop, Hive, Spark, etc.

Possible Academic Background


Degree in the following or similar: Programming, Computer Science, Web Development, Software Engineer, Information Technology or advanced studies in Systems Engineering.


All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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