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API Microservices Team Leads and Developers

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00514208


- Job description

API Microservices Team Leads 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 to £40,000+ (Depending on experience)

Specialist / Team Lead: from £40,000 to £50,000+ (Depending on experience)

Associate Manager: from £47,000 to £60,000+ (Depending on experience)


Job Type: Permanent

Reference: 00514208


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:

     Implementing complex Microservices with Java or Node.js

     Docker or similar containerisation technology

     Integrating with legacy backend systems/systems of record

     Deep understanding of RESTful web services, HTTP and JSON


Experience in any of the following would also be advantageous

     NoSQL databases e.g. Cassandra, Mongo Db

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

     Swagger or RAML

     Apache Camel

     Modern identity standards – OAuth, OpenID Connect, Mobile Connect

     Architecting and/or implementing complex API services

     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


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 31/08/2018. Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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