Job Description

Role: Software Engineer - Java
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 00806174
Locations: London (must be willing to be based at and travel to client sites throughout the UK)
Salary: £34,000 - £75,000+ pa + Benefits (based on experience and level)
We are looking for talented Java Software Engineers with a passion to positively impact the lives of many through the technology. We are hiring across various Accenture career levels depending on skills and experience.
We Are Makers and Dreamers
Software Engineering is the home of our talented Technology people who are focused on engineering memorable yet differentiated and captivating customer experiences.
We have a seasoned group of cross-industry artisans who provide engineering expertise in the crafts of FullStack, Integration and Java. This includes fluency in Cloud Native, Mobile, Internet of Things, AI, Blockchain, Extended Reality, Frontend, DevOps and Creative Design.
What We Are Looking For
Software Engineering roles adapt to the current business demands and trends and continually evolve. If we were to summarise our current activities:
  • Design, develop and implement new and innovative Digital applications that solve specific business problems on desktop, mobile and tablet
  • Provide technical leadership to onshore and offshore developer team members on client projects
  • 100% agile delivery with the focus on time to value for our clients before industrialising solutions
  • Architect and implement secure solutions for clients on premise and in the cloud, integrating with existing authentication and security frameworks.
  • 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, designing and developing microservices architectures in Java
  • Good understanding of overall delivery lifecycle and supporting methodologies and processes (RUP, Agile, Waterfall)


Technical Skills:
  • Experience with building APIs and microservices using Java
  • Experience with building event-driven solutions
  • Experience with building robust integrations
  • Experience with building datastore solutions on at least one No-SQL or GraphQL technology
  • Experience with Cloud Native technologies on at least one of the major cloud services providers (AWS, Google Cloud or Azure)
  • Experience with building a complete full-stack solution
  • Build automation tools to support CI/CD pipeline e.g. Gulp, Webpack
  • Scripting capability to support DevOps and Quality Engineering work
  • Strong Accessibility, Security, Performance and Caching coding
  • Unit and functional testing
  • Git source control
  • 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
  • Web application frameworks and API technologies e.g. Swagger, Apigee or Mulesoft
  • Strong core JavaScript skills, HTML5 and CSS
  • Backend architectures understanding including integration patterns
  • Creative design teams and tools like InVision, Zepelin or Storybook
 Professional Requirements:
  • Proven ability to apply analytical and creative thought and translate into technical solutions
  • Proven ability to debug and resolve complex technical issues
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Required for Associate Manager and Manager Levels
  • Experience shaping and delivering small to medium size pieces of work
  • Experience mobilizing and shaping technical teams
What’s in it for you?
Extensive benefits package including up to 30 days’ holiday per year, gym subsidies, private
medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice, flexible working arrangements, access to mentorship programme as well as access to a dedicated community to support you with all aspects of family life.
What are the 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
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 31/08/2020. 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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