Job Description

Java Developers, Team Leads and Managers


Locations: London (must be willing to 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 £44,000+ (Depending on experience)

Specialist / Team Lead: from £40,000 to £58,000+ (Depending on experience)

Associate Manager: from £50,000 to £65,000+ (Depending on experience)

Manager: from £60,000 to £75,000+ (Depending on experience, plus bonus and car allowance)


Job Type: Permanent

Reference: 00625454




Join Accenture 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.


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 specialized 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 more than 373,000 employees with the capabilities to run a high-performing business!


What responsibilities will you have?


Working in this group, you will be a key technical individual on the project team whose responsibilities will include:

  • Hands-on design, development, integrating application components and delivery of complex technical solution using Java to meet business requirements
  • Understanding and experience of object oriented analysis and design
  • Designing, coding and testing of Java Applications that meet design specifications
  • Defining an approach, dsigning and developing microservices architectures in Java
  • Good understanding of overall delivery lifecycle and supporting methodologies and processes (RUP, Agile, Waterfall)
  • Operating outside of your comfort level and learn new technologies whilst still applying the principles from your technical area of expertise
  • Gaining a deep understanding the latest trends within the industry and an ability to talk confidently about these with both client and Accenture stakeholders
  • Willing to help grow others through knowledge transfer sessions, support sessions and active involvement within the Engineering and Advanced Technology communities
  • Act as development or technical lead within a small or medium sized team.

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What skills & experience are we looking for?



  • Understanding and experience of java technologies including:
  • JEE multitier development across client, web, business and database tiers
  • Core Java experience
  • Experience designing and developing microservices in Java
  • JEE technologies (JSP, Servlets, JMS, Web Services including REST, SOAP, WSDL, XML and JSON etc).
  • JEE Container knowledge
  • Spring Framework and related modules such as Spring Batch, MVC, Data Access & Security.
  • Templating technologies such as Freemarker & Velocity
  • MVC frameworks such as Struts, Stripes & GWT
  • Object/Relational mapping technologies such as Hibernate
  • Databases & SQL skills using SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB or other relevant database technologies


  • Software development methodologies, e.g. waterfall, agile (agile preferred)
  • Working knowledge of HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Unit testing frameworks, e.g. JUnit
  • Experience with source/version control software such as SVN & Git

Additional Non-Technical Skills



  • Strong communications skills
  • Experience working across all phases of the lifecycle across multiple industries
  • Experience working and building strong relationships within a client environment
  • Experience working as an individual or within co-located team environments 

Required for Associate Manager and Manager Levels:

  • Experience shaping and delivering small to medium size pieces of work 
  • Experience mobilizing and shaping technical teams
  • The confidence and poise to become the trusted advisor of senior client stakeholders

What’s in it for you?


All of our Technology 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 specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. 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, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year (30 for Managers), 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.


If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.


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 specialized 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


Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2019. Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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