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Empowering Female Futures in Technology Insight Day – Manchester 

 

Overview 

Join us for our virtual Women in Technology Insight Day.  At Accenture, we feel strongly about the importance of inclusion and diversity, and this event is a fantastic opportunity to help you learn more about Accenture. You’ll hear from women at Accenture about their career journeys in technology, and how employee support groups (like Accent on Gender) have supported their development.    

The Insight Day will be a half-day virtual event and will take place on 2nd December.  Please click on ‘apply’ to register your attendance for the event and complete an online application. This online application is to be considered for the Software Engineering Graduate Programme in Manchester.  After attending the insight day, you will be invited to an assessment centre for the Software Engineering programme. Please note, it is imperative to attend the event to be considered for the role. 

The next available start dates for candidates who are successful at assessment centres are between February and July 2022. 

To be eligible to apply, you will need to have completed a STEM related degree or be in your final year of obtaining a STEM related degree. You will also need to have 5 years’ continuous UK address history to pass our security clearance requirements. 

 

Software Engineering Graduate Programme 

On this programme you’ll get to work with some of the most advanced technologies on the market, develop industry-leading specialist skills and help transform our clients around the world. 

A key team member, you’ll be creating the innovative technical solutions we’re renowned for and driving technology development programmes for deployment in a variety of environments. As well as understanding what our clients want to achieve, you’ll discover what’s possible within their existing framework and explore the best technologies to achieve the most effective results. You’ll take part in a number of challenging projects for a range of clients, across a variety of industries. 

What you’ll learn 

Here, it’s not just about the languages you know. Depending on the nature of the project we’ll train you in technologies such as SAP, Oracle, Java/J2EE, C#, Salesforce, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and Angular.js. We’ll also up skill you in the best delivery practices such as DevOps, Agile as well as Accenture delivery methods. You’ll also get the chance to gain a range of industry certifications. 

But more than that, we want you to understand the bigger picture and develop deep industry expertise. So you’ll get to learn all about IT strategy, the Accenture Technology Vision, data centre technology, security and enterprise architecture. Plus, because of the size and scope of our business, not only will you work with big name providers like Microsoft, Oracle and SAP, but also emerging market innovators. 

What’s in it for you 

We believe that your career is your adventure. All this training, experience and client exposure is focused on turning you into an expert in exploring how a client’s vision is achieved through using the latest technologies whilst developing and sustaining the skills our clients demand. 

As well as the prospect of a great career centred around improving the way the world works and lives, you can look forward to a competitive starting salary and a generous holiday allowance. Other benefits include a pension scheme, personal laptop, an AMEX card, private healthcare, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan and much more besides. For a comprehensive list of all our benefits, visit our website. 

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Qualifications

What we’re looking for 

The Insight day is open to individuals who have a real passion and flair for technology. You’ll have a real interest in Software Engineering and end-to-end design and delivery. Overall, we’re looking for a willingness to try new things, a desire for self-improvement and a strong work ethic.  

Where you’ll work 

You will need to live within commutable distance of your home office which will be Manchester. 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. 

The deadline for applications is 28/11/2021. 

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. 

What people are saying about us

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

Cons: Salaries competitive but not market leading, work life balance can be questionable at times.

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