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Application Development Manager

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00688164


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Job Title: Application Development Manager
Job Location: London, Manchester, Edinburgh
Travel: 100%
Salary: £40,000 to £80,000
We are hiring at the following levels: Consultant, Associate Manager, Manager
Our Application Services (AS) teams combine deep technology, business and industry expertise to design and deliver some of the largest, most challenging and profile technology solutions in the world. Accenture are recognised for their diverse and inclusive working environment through the following awards:
  • Sunday Times Top 25 Best Big Companies to work for
  • A Top employer within The Times Top 50 Employers for Women
Working in AS you will help to define and deliver solutions for clients, integrating both custom and packaged technologies. This will involve working with clients and other Accenture solution teams to cover the complete life cycle of systems delivery, from initial business strategy and value prioritisation through delivery and operation.
Required Skills
We're looking for people who can work through the lifecycle of a solution, from shaping an agile transformation to maximising the delivery of value through flexible delivery approaches. Dependent on experience we are looking to recruit at all levels, from business analyst through to project manager.
You will need:
  • A passion for technology architecture and delivery with an agile mindset
  • The confidence and poise to become the trusted advisor of board level client executives
  • Leadership abilities - transfer vision into results
  • A collaborative and team-building attitude
  • To be fully mobile, often working on-site with our clients
  • Strong communication skills (speaking, writing, listening)
The applicant should demonstrate a detailed understanding, plus an ability to communicate to our clients, the principles of technology architecture across multiple domains, including:
  • Demonstrated industry leading expertise and deep knowledge in two or more of the key Enterprise Agile Skills Areas
  • Strong hands on exposure on Oracle, PLSQL, Java, Web Services, JMS, Unix
  • Understand how build and CI tools like Bamboo, Team City, Jenkins, Puppet works and able to use them independently
  • Transformation and Change Enablement
  • Programme and Project Delivery Leadership
  • Architectures and DevOps
  • Coaching, Asset Development and Training
  • Ability to consider and create flexible or hybrid delivery approaches where appropriate
  • Experienced in building agile trust in IT and business environments
  • Development techniques including Continuous Delivery
  • Support any UAT/Production issues if need arises
  • Work with senior stakeholders in business and IT to co-ordinate for the requirement, design and build solutions.
Industry & Functional
The applicant should have good knowledge and understanding of functional areas, including:
  • Credit Risk industry specific terms
  • EAD, JtR, Stress, Limits, RWA, Risk exposure calculations in Credit Risk
  • IFRS 9
Master’s Degree in Computer Applications (or equivalent)
What’s in it for you?
All of our Technology professionals receive comprehensive training covering technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised 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 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
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 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 31/08/2019
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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