Job Location: Dublin
Regional Description: Ireland
Job Number: 00664223 00664223_en-GB
Research Lead Senior Manager
The Dock - Dublin
About Accenture Labs and The Dock
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. The Dock is a multidisciplinary research and incubation hub, leading the global innovation programme at Accenture.
This is a unique opportunity to play a key role on the new and growing team at Accenture Labs in Dublin - a recently opened location in Labs' network of over 200 applied R&D experts at seven locations worldwide. The Dublin Labs team focuses on artificial intelligence technologies. Our passion is imagining and demonstrating the possibilities created by cutting edge AI technologies. Not only will you join the energetic Dublin team and the global Labs network (with a heritage of three decades at the forefront of innovation), but this Lab is also co-located with the over 100 designers, developers and domain experts at The Dock, Accenture's newly-created global centre for innovation - an incredible place to work. For more information about Accenture Tech Labs, visit accenture.com/techlabs.
How we work
We collaborate with partners in the academic, start-up and technology eco-systems. We build cool, new systems to put our ideas to the test. We see our concepts soar to find uses across the many industries Accenture supports (healthcare, manufacturing, retail, travel and numerous others) . Are you ready to join us and help imagine how technologies like machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing and knowledge representation and reasoning systems can enhance the work and lives of millions?
We seek an experienced, well-rounded researcher with a background in areas related to Machine Learning, Knowledge Graphs and NLP, a passion for thinking about how people interact with machines and a point of view on enabling true Human- Machine collaboration through technology and design.
Researchers in our lab are called upon to:
The primary purpose of our applied research is to address important business problems by transforming the way people interact with technology in various facets of their lives including: the way connected workers team with machines on the job; the way retail customers experience a digitally-enhanced buying experience; and the way smart products can improve the way consumers live. In these contexts, we explore the impact of extended reality, crowdsourcing, physical and virtual robots, and more.
With this in mind, Researchers at the Senior Principal level must be able to:
Our researchers participate in collaborative research between academia and industry and integrate resulting approaches into our projects. As such, researchers are expected to:
Influence and Execute R&D Agenda
Act as Subject Matter Expert in area of expertise
Contribute to assets/offerings and thought leadership
Enhance Accenture’s marketplace reputation
· Proven ability to create a project plan and execute against it
· Proven ability to motivate, lead a high performance team
· Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment \
· Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
· Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
· Excellent leadership and management skills
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