Job Description

Role: Senior Java Technical Lead
Location: Leeds
 
Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here in Leeds — what’s stopping you?
 
Join Accenture in Leeds and help transform leading organisations, communities and digital products that have local, national and international impact. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and innovate provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
 
What we do…
 
Though we offer a wide range of services to the market, a core part of what we do is build exciting, modern, digital products. We work across the UK & globally with an exciting array of clients across all industries helping them power some of the world’s best-known digital products & services. We have partnered successfully with Channel 4 over the past two years to build their All 4 product & are excited to be helping them with their growth in Leeds
 
We are passionate about agile engineering & the media industry. Despite being a large global brand with 482,000+ employees, we strive to cultivate thriving local environments & ensure we focus on the individual. We’re excited about bringing this to Leeds.
 
What we’re looking for…
  • Experienced Java development leads to join our engineering team in Leeds
  • People who take an entrepreneurial spirit to engage the best technology to improve our client’s products
  • Individuals who are motivated by ‘getting stuck in’ to delivery and getting close to the detail of implementation
  • An appreciation and pride in the entire solution; not just designing cool functionality but ensuring that solutions are operable, scalable, recoverable & secure
  • People who aren’t afraid to fail-fast, iterate and improve
Key Skills and Responsibilities
  • Experienced Java development lead
  • Significant experience working with microservices and event-driven architectures
  • A strong appreciation of AWS products and using these to design services
  • Experience designing solutions using modern engineering techniques including infrastructure-as-code, serverless
  • Proven track-record of pragmatic decision making; the ability to balance architectural purity with product features and value
  • Experience and ability in coaching, mentoring and nurturing team members
  • Experience working on consumer-facing digital products
  • Practical experience of designing solutions based upon custom development, front-end API integration and third-party cloud service. 


Qualifications

 
What’s in it for you…
You’ll want to work with us if…
 
You want to work for a global company that has unmatched experience and specialized skills across 40 industries
 
Accenture provides a broad variety of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. We work at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their partners. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
You want comprehensive, continuous training for your specialist area, as well as for professional skills development
 
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.
 
You want to be part of a 'Truly Human' environment
 
Accenture provides an extensive network of over 1,300 trained mental health allies and prioritises mental health at the top of our UKI Inclusion & Diversity Agenda. We are committed to raising awareness and educating Accenture people about our LGBT community while supporting our LGBT employees worldwide. 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.
 
Other important details…
  • Salary: £45,000 to £67,000 (depending on skills and experience)
  • Travel: Up to 100% flexibility to travel
  • Closing Date: 31/10/2019
  • Other: Offers of employment subject to satisfactory BPSS clearance
  • Career Levels: We have roles available across a range of Accenture career levels including Analyst, Senior Analyst, Specialist and Associate Manager/Manager Levels.
     
     
 
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