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API Architects and Developers

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Job Number: 00469757

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API Architects and Developers

 

Locations: London, Manchester (must be willing to be based at and travel to client sites throughout the UK)

 

We have roles available across the following Accenture career levels depending on skills and experience:

 

Senior Analyst: from £34,000

Specialist / Team Lead: from £40,000

Associate Manager: from £47,000

Manager: from £56,000 

 

Job Type: Permanent

Reference: 00469757

 

Welcome to Accenture, one of the world's leading providers of management consultancy and IT services. Are you ready to put yourself to the test on business' biggest challenges? Do you want to work in an environment where the bar is raised every day and high performance is just the entry ticket? Think you're up to it?

 

Key features of the role

 

If you join Accenture you can turn great ideas into reality for some of the world’s most dynamic companies. Accenture is an ever-evolving global organisation, which will offer you the opportunity to bring your digital skills to the edge of discovery and the forefront of innovation on an international scale. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an inspiring environment where stimulating and remarkable work is part of daily life.

 

In today’s fast-paced digitally driven business, an API first strategy is a critical enabler to gaining a competitive advantage. Our Delivery for Digital Interactive practice focuses on helping clients tackle the full breadth of their business challenges. We integrate best in class technology though our extensive network of affiliated companies to deliver a wide range of Digital solutions.

 

Demand for our API design and delivery services are growing rapidly, and we continue to look for dynamic and innovative individuals to work with us in Delivery for Digital.

 

Technical Skills:

We are looking for individuals with experience in the following skills:

       Architecting and/or implementing complex API services

       Experience with API management platforms e.g. Apigee, Akana, MuleSoft or WSO2

       Detailed understanding of modern identity standards – OAuth, OpenID Connect, Mobile Connect

       Prototyping complex API services with NodeJS

       Deep understanding of RESTful web services, HTTP, JSON, Ajax

       Familiarity with Swagger or RAML

 

Experience in any of the following would also be advantageous

       Scaling API services

       Implementing Microservices with Java or NodeJS

       Apache Camel

       DevOps processes and tools like Jenkins and SonarQube

 

Professional Requirements:

       Proven ability to apply analytical and creative thought and translate into technical solutions

       Proven ability to deliver complex technical activities to tight timescales

       Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

       Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Key Responsibilities

 

Roles in Delivery for Digital adapt to the current business demands and trends and continually evolve. If we were to summarise our current activities:

 

·         Design, develop and implement new and innovative Digital applications that solve specific business problems on desktop, mobile and tablet

·         Provide technical leadership to onshore and offshore developer team members on client projects

·         100% agile delivery with the focus on time to value for our clients before industrialising solutions

·         Architect and implement secure solutions for clients on premise and in the cloud, integrating with existing authentication and security frameworks.

 

What's in it for you?

If you’re looking for a challenging IT career working in a vibrant environment with access to training, and a global network of Digital experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with the latest software and leading-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to build new technical skills on the job.

 

What we're looking for

 

Flexibility and mobility is required to deliver this role as there may be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first class services we are known for.

 

What are the next steps?

 

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

 

About Accenture

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

 

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2017. Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.



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