Job Description

Job Role: Technology Sustainability – Data & AI Consultant

Location: London

Salary: Competitive salary + package (dependent on experience)

Career Level:  Consultant – Manager

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

As the Accenture Technology Sustainability team, we shape our clients’ future, by combining innovative technology and analytics with a deep understanding of social and environmental challenges, and business insight to create new growth opportunities, address risk and build competitive advantage through sustainable business.

This team specifically looks to help clients by applying design thinking, agile development methodologies, and the latest smart tech across variety of technologies to drive clients’ Sustainability initiatives. Your work will be underpinned by an understanding of how leveraging technology can impact business models and enable a more sustainable and resilient future, as well as deep skills in large scale technology focused transformation programmes.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. 

In our team you will:

  • Co-create & expand on client’s sustainability goals and requirements; and translate those to the technical design and implementation plan of complex, scalable and robust solutions;
  • Develop new hybrid solution architectures to enable clients’ sustainability targets delivery;
  • Develop reasonable integrated project plans and drive teams to on-time and cost with quality completion;
  • Keep building your delivery know-how by staying current on market innovations and the latest methodology, tooling, and assets/accelerators;
  • Develop knowledge of key sustainability trends and how they impact client value chains and opportunities;
  • Set up and lead effective governance and program management office processes to manage the solution, decision making, deliverables, stage gates, schedule, resources, and costs;
  • Help your teams connect the dots and collaborate effectively by sharing a passion for sustainability and understanding and sharing solution and delivery integration points across functional workstreams and technical disciplines.
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Qualifications

We are looking for experience across the following skills:

  • 3+ years of experience in data engineering in a customer or business facing capacity
  • Experience of implementing and delivering data solutions and pipelines on cloud platforms such as GCP, Azure, and AWS
  • A strong understanding of data modelling, data structures, databases, and ETL processes
  • An understanding of large-scale data sets, including both structured and unstructured data
  • Strong knowledge of at least one scripting language such as SQL, Python, Java, etc
  • Knowledge and experience of delivering CI/CD and DevOps capabilities in a data environment
  • Knowledge of machine learning modelling techniques and how to fine-tune those models eg. XGBoost, Deep Neural Networks, Transformers, ResNets, VAEs, GANs, Markov chains, etc
  • Experience using specialized machine learning libraries eg. Fastai, Keras, Tensorflow, pytorch, sci-kit learn, huggingface, etc
  • Stakeholder management and communication skills, including prioritising, problem solving and interpersonal relationship building
  • Ability to understand and articulate requirements to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience delivering in an agile environment, utilising enterprise-scale frameworks (e.g. SAFe)
  • Passion for environmental and social sustainability
  • First class written and verbal communication skills.

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises.

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 31st December 2021

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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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.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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