Job Description

Location: London
Travel: 60-80%
Salary: Competitive and Commensurate with Ability and Experience
Closing Date: 31/12/2018
 
Accenture will be recruiting at the following levels: Analyst, Senior Analyst, Consultant, Associate Manager, Manager and Senior Manager.
 
Join the Accenture Cloud First team and help transform leading organizations 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.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
 
Accenture is a leader in helping organizations move to the cloud to take advantage of a new era of service delivery and flexibility, where applications, infrastructure and business processes are brought together and delivered As-a-Service. You will be joining the Cloud First Applications group focusing on leading cloud technology based solutions like Salesforce, Google, Pegasystems and other emerging Cloud Applications. Accenture's Cloud First agenda offers comprehensive, industry-focused cloud services including strategy, implementation, migration and managed services, and assets including the Accenture Cloud Platform, that can drive broader transformational programs for clients.
 
People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

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Qualifications

The Salesforce Technical Consultant is a key member of our Delivery organization in the UK. In addition to being responsible for developing high performing custom applications on and around the Salesforce platform and wider ecosystem, the Technical Consultant will provide insight in to best practices, agile and extreme development techniques, conduct needs assessments, configure 3rd party related apps as required, and assist in key functions involving client and staff development, training and on-going client support.
 
Our clients are world leading organizations that are or have selected tools and services from the Salesforce ecosystem to advance their business.
 
Typical Day Snapshot - Technical Consultant
 
New challenges and opportunities arise every day for our Technical Consultants and their roles will vary based on the projects where they are engaged.  The work is truly exciting and interesting and will require our Technical Consultants to: 
 
  • Work with senior members of the team to analyze business requirements, translating those requirements in to practical designs and solutions.
  • Implement and build solutions that adhere to platform best practices, perform code reviews and aid developer’s appreciation of best practices.
  • Lead technical workstreams, from design through testing and deployment, often working with junior members of the team both offshore and onshore.
  • With project leadership, assist in the estimation of work effort, determination of required resources, and set a realistic schedule for design, implementation and run/maintain.
  • Maintain effective client relations and rapport - delivering timely and relevant information with the ability to quickly identify and report project risks.
  • Post-delivery - assists client teams in supporting the live solution and perform handoff and knowledge transfer activities, positioning our clients for long term success.
 
Basic Qualifications
 
  • Minimum of 12 months experience with any of the following platform features/services;
    • Apex
    • Visualforce
    • Lightning Components
    • Heroku (Node, Python, Java, Ruby, Postgres)
    • Community Cloud
  • Minimum of 6 months experience with declarative Salesforce Platform development tools such as Process Builder, Visual Workflow, Lightning App Builder, etc.
  • Minimum of 6 months exposure to Salesforce Apex data loader or similar tools.
Preferred Qualifications
 
  • Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification
  • Salesforce Platform Admin Certification
  • Bachelor's Degree
 
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 31/12/2018
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
 
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