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Blockchain Consultant - Software Engineer

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00601622

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Blockchain Consultant - Software Engineer
Location: London, Manchester or Edinburgh
Salary: £36,000 - £80,000+
Closing Date: 31/08/2018

Introduction
Accenture believes it is more important than ever for companies to align and integrate their technology to prepare for the world where “Every Business is a Digital Business”.


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.


Accenture Technology powers our clients to achieve high performance. We combine business and industry insights with innovative technology to drive growth for your business. We extend our technology and business capabilities through a powerful alliance ecosystem of market leaders and innovators to provide our clients the best specialised skills and tailored solutions.


We are focused on aligning IT with business priorities, enabling a digital Accenture and driving down the cost of IT, while working to provide all of our employees with the capabilities to run a high-performing business!


Description
Working in the Blockchain Practice you will help to define and deliver solutions for clients to cover the complete life cycle of systems delivery from the initial agreement solution’s functional and technical requirements through to delivery and operation.


Your experience should cover a mixture of technology, process and business change, using technology and interpersonal skills to fundamentally transform the way businesses operate.


Your background will be in the delivery of projects including Blockchain solution implementation, product selection and application strategy definition, or the introduction of technology to drive business improvement into an operational organisation.


Key Responsibilities:
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate not only an understanding of the various aspects of Blockchain architecture, but also creation of business cases for technology and organisational transformation; development of solution architecture, implementation plans and estimates; an understanding of the pros and cons of different approaches; and an ability to work independently throughout the solution lifecycle.


Required Skills
The role converts the client problem in to a technical solution along with a clear definition and estimation of resource requirement (people, hardware & software) and associated business case and an integrated plan to deliver the solution. They should be able to pick the right blockchain platform based on the end solutions and be able to integrate the overall architecture of the solution.


To lead on our efforts to architect, shape, design and potentially deliver a Blockchain solution for a client. This would require someone who has been involved in the development of Proof of Concepts in Blockchain and could support the sales and delivery teams.


We're looking for people who can work through the lifecycle of a project. You should have:

  • A passion for Blockchain Technology Architecture and Delivery
  • Experience in developing trusted relationships with clients at Senior level.
  • Leadership abilities - transfer vision into results
  • A collaborative and team-building attitude
  • To be comfortable with the possibility of working on-site with our clients
  • Effective communication skills (speaking, writing, listening)

Technology

An understanding across the following domains is preferred:

  • Core Blockchain technologies (eg Hyperledger, Ethereum, Quorom, Monax, R3/Corda)
  • System Delivery using Java or Host Centric relates technologies and application styles (including Web, Batch and component Integration using SOA, Web services etc.).
  • Experience of Redhat, Oracle, IBM or SpringSource platforms deployed locally and “in the cloud”
  • Java based delivery on Open and Proprietary platforms
  • Development techniques including Continuous Delivery
  • Performance and Operability testing
  • Data management including Database, XML, distributed transaction integrity
  • Familiarity with various methodologies including Agile.


Industry & Functional

Our team has the freedom to operate in multiple industries, including Financial Services, Resources, Products, Communications and Health & Public Services


Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent)

What’s in it for you?

  • All our Consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

  • On top of this, the we offer market relevant compensation which includes an extensive benefits package with benefits like, but not limited to gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree

Accenture will be recruiting at the following levels: 
Analyst, Senior Analyst, Consultant, Team Lead, Associate Manager, Manager

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 31/08/2018

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

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