Skip to main content Skip to footer

Technical Lead - Newcastle

Newcastle Job No. r00182697 Full-time - Hybrid

Job Description

Technical Lead

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Please Note: Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history (typically including no periods of 30 consecutive days or more spent outside of the UK) at the point of application.

Note: The above information relates to a specific client requirement.

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:

  • We will help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity for our people to grow and advance.

  • We will power our clients to achieve high performance. We combine business and industry insights with innovative technology to drive growth for our clients. We extend our technology and business capabilities through a powerful alliance ecosystem of market leaders and innovators to provide our clients the best specialised skills and tailored solutions.

  • We will support each other’s growth and development, leveraging an innovative culture that thrives on shared success. We bring diverse ways of thinking and create boundaryless opportunities that allow each of us to drive our careers in new and exciting ways.

In our team you will:

  • Develop your skills and hone your talents within an innovative technology environment.

  • Have the opportunity to work on our Clients’ most complex problems.

  • Be given the resources to utilise the latest industry methodologies, frameworks and tooling#.

  • Continually learn through structured and non-structured training.


As a Technical Lead, you will:

  • Work with functional colleagues, technical architects and delivery scrum teams to translate user and business needs, patterns and guidelines into technical designs for a scrum team to utilise in delivering features.

  • Contribute towards continually improving ways of working to deliver quality solutions, supporting scrum teams in following the ways of working such as Branching Strategy, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Testing.

  • Ensure non-functional requirements are designed for explicitly and tested thoroughly.

The following skills and experience are essential for this role:

  • Experience in understanding business needs, working with technical architects to understand the patterns for different platforms and technical components within a solution, and then defining the technical design for a business feature and supporting the development team in implementing it.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and aural, and able to comfortably discuss a technical design with stakeholders with different degrees of technical knowledge and different interests in the solution.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience of, and an active practitioner in, Java and Spring / Spring boot.

  • Experienced in the design and development of complex solutions across two or more of the following technologies: Custom Java Microservices, Kafka, Oracle DB.

  • Experience in expressing technical designs in diagrams e.g. class diagrams.

  • Experience in supporting a development team in ensuring code quality, security, performance, resilience, recoverability and operability.

Set yourself apart:

  • Have worked in an agile environment.

  • Have a good understanding of designing and implementing secure systems.

  • Have experience in Financial Services systems

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’ 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 may 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

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: 31/08/2024

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


What people are saying about us

"Love love love!

Life at Accenture

Inclusion and Diversity

Our diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

Training and Development

Take time away to learn and learn all the time in our regional learning hubs, connected classrooms, online courses and learning boards.

Learn More About Accenture

Our Expertise

See how we embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.

Meet Our People

From entry-level to leadership, across all business and industry segments, get to know our people harnessing technology to make a difference, every day.

Stay Connected

Join Our Team

Search open positions that match your skills and interest. We look for passionate, curious, creative and solution-driven team players.

Keep Up to Date

Stay ahead with careers tips, insider perspectives, and industry-leading insights you can put to use today–all from the people who work here.

Job Alert Emails

Personalize your subscription to receive job alerts, latest news and insider tips tailored to your preferences. See what exciting and rewarding opportunities await.