Job Location: Location Negotiable
Job Number: 00474101 00474101_en-GB
Role: Creative Technologist
Travel: Up to 80%
Salary - £47,000.00 - £56,000.00
Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
The digital revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play. Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. At the forefront of digital, you’ll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on.
Our team uses lean startup prototypes and experiments to find the quickest and cheapest way to prove new business models and technologies in real world environments. We realise these new business ideas with our clients using Lean Startup, Design Thinking, iterative development, and micro services to deliver tangible solutions.
You have a startup
mentality, a good imagination and a passion for technology. You like
challenges, solving complex problems and have a methodical approach. You build
prototypes, are at home with a soldering iron and coding, and you back up
creative ideas with design and development skills. You are you ready to do something
truly different and are keen to show us your prototype portfolio.
As a Lean Startup evangelist you participate in hackathons, have developed broad industry skills with experience and insight in at least two industries. You uncover assumptions that underpin a business and build prototypes to test them. You are quick to pick up emerging technologies, are technical and "hands-on" wanting to know what's going on "under the hood" and have an understanding of digital architectures & platforms. You are a self-starter, fast learner and thrive on being organized. You inspire others.
We foster a collaborative, high touch approach and think it is a key enabler for us to deliver innovative and ground-breaking work. Accenture Digital is leading the way and we are looking for a Creative Technologist to join our multi-disciplinary team.
You will be accountable for building prototypes to find the quickest and cheapest way to prove the feasibility of new ideas, technologies and business models in real environments. The team design and run experiments to validate user and business expectations.
YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Requirements
We expect the successful candidate to have 3-5 years of development experience working in an integrated team. If you have a good mix of the following skills & experience we would like to meet you:
· Capable of leading innovation from a technical point of view, stretching the boundaries of complex products that are relevant and human centred
· Have an entrepreneurial mind set and are passionate about using technology creatively to solve business problems
· Capable of talking about the business context for digital to business owners in their language
· Agile, Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery or Gaming methodologies
· Emerging technologies such as (one or more of): API, IoT, Mobility, Analytics or Social
· Cloud (IaaS/PaaS) such as (one or more of): AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Heroku
· Design Thinking, Creative, lean CX / UX / UI design
· Use storytelling as a way to deliver insights about people and behaviour, verbally and visually
· Thrive on being organized, impeccable personal time management, managing to demanding deadlines
What are the next steps?
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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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