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Accenture Industrial Placement - Technology Architecture 2022/23 

Technology is changing the world faster than ever before – and at the heart of every great change is a great human. If you have ideas, ingenuity and a passion for making a difference, come and be a part of our team.    

Every day around the world, we work with exceptional people, the latest and greatest tech and leading companies across industries.   

You'll learn, grow and advance in a diverse culture of shared success, where we’ll empower you to bring your skills, your curiosity and your best true self to your work.  

Join us and do extraordinary things. 

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Who we are and what we do 

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 624,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com. 

Our Technology Industrial Placements: Technology Architecture 

The best way to find out if a career at Accenture is right for you is to apply for one of our Industrial Placements. As well as getting a taste of what it’s like to work with us, you’ll gain valuable live project experience and enjoy a competitive pro-rata salary. 

We offer a choice of 12-month placements from across our Technology business, joining the Technology Architecture stream, you’ll get to develop your tech acuity and tackle technically complex solutions using a variety of technologies, leveraging cutting-edge innovation and making it a reality. You will be a trusted client partner, understanding client needs, defining technical requirements, and communicating how the technology solution will drive successful business outcomes. 

You’ll start with a formal induction and a two-week training programme. We’ll then assign you to a project where you’ll build your skills on the job. By the end of the year, you’ll certainly have gained some valuable experience and hopefully have an offer to join us when you graduate. 

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 25 days of vacation per year, access to app-based fitness classes and discounts on a range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice. 

Where you’ll work 

You will need to live within commutable distance of your home office which will be London. Due to the nature of our work, you may be delivering projects on client sites anywhere in the UK and sometimes outside of the UK. You will need to be prepared to travel and sometimes live away from home for long periods of time. 

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Qualifications

What we’re looking for 

Curious about technology and how things work, you will have a keen interest in pursuing a career in technology architecture. You will have some experience and a good understanding of at least one programming language or technology. Knowledge of current technology trends and the ability to discuss their application in society at present or in the future is also desirable. 

You will be able to collaborate with clients and co-workers alike, with strong communication skills to inspire others to engage in new technologies.  You will be a creative problem solver who keeps up to date with emerging technologies and will seek to become an expert in your field. 

Ours is an industry that’s driven by client demand. Which means that we have to place people in the industries and geographies where our clients need them most. As well as being flexible, an open mind coupled with patience is a real bonus. 

Please see our website for full academic and programme requirements specific to each placement. 

How to apply 

Full information on our application and selection process can be found on our website. 

Places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline for applications is 30 November 2021. 

We receive an extremely high volume of applications for all programmes and it is sometimes necessary to close applications earlier than anticipated. We would recommend early application to avoid disappointment. 

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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Pros: Fantastic culture, amazing flexibility, good rewards, varied work/projects, lots of extra-curricular activities/group.

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