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The Dock is Accenture’s flagship R&D and global innovation centre, based in Grand Canal Dock in Dublin 2.Within The Dock, our Embark team is an elite group of business strategists, architects, engineers, data scientists, designers and entrepreneurs. We solve some of today’s hardest problems, creating ground-breaking new products and services that propel industries into the future and help our clients thrive in the face of unprecedented change.

Our technology and data experts cut through high levels of ambiguity and uncertainty to create repeatable technical solutions that unlock value for our customers, our company and society.

About the Role

You will be a data & AI leader on our Embark team , responsible for shaping technical strategies, designing data-driven technical solutions, leading technical deliveries and cultivating the potential of our people.

Your focus will be on designing and prototyping differentiated multi-client solutions that can be customised by downstream teams to meet specific customer requirements.

You will contribute to our mission across a number of dimensions.

Offering Development

  • You will work with multi-disciplinary teams, industry domain experts and senior stakeholders to identify, qualify and seize opportunities to develop valuable new products and services.

  • You will create visions and roadmaps for differentiated technology-driven solutions, leveraging both established and emerging technologies.

  • You will validate solution hypotheses with clients and domain experts, establishing their feasibility, viability and desirability.

  • You will bring the voice of data & AI to business cases, commercial strategies, GTM strategies, partnership explorations and vendor pricing discussions.

Solution Incubation

  • You will assume lead technical roles on diverse solution implementation projects, e.g. Data Architect, Technical Strategist, Analytics & AI Delivery Lead, Product Owner.

  • You will design and supervise the development of data-driven technical assets spanning a range of maturities, from low-fidelity wireframes to well-architected scalable MVPs. You will also guide technical research and experimentation, typically on new technologies and pioneering AI techniques.

  • You will co-ordinate the work of technical teams, and provide QA oversight of results.

  • You will become hands-on practitioner when required, applying your deep data & AI skills to experimentation and solution implementation.

  • You will engage with internal processes (e.g., governance, technical review) to ensure high quality outcomes.

People & Team

  • You will mentor junior team members, supporting their professional development and guide their career within the organisation.

  • You will drive and contribute to team development & enablement activities, fostering continuous learning/improvement, strong community and an open collaborative culture.

Qualifications

Essential

  • B.Sc./B.Eng./M.Sc./M.Eng./PhD degree(s) in Computer Science, Data Science, Software Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Mathematics, or related field.

  • 6+ years designing and delivering data-driven technical solutions. Sustained industry, product or commercial application experience is preferred.

  • 2+ years leading technical teams to deliver commercial software or technical products in a fast-paced, highly collaborative work environment.

  • Proven experience navigating high degrees of uncertainty and ambiguity to achieve successful outcomes

  • Firm grounding in data science techniques and technologies.

  • Deep hands-on experience in the application of data science, ML/DL and other data modelling techniques to real-world problems.

  • Strong programming skills in Python.

  • Strong communication skills, with shown expertise in articulating technical concepts and analysis to non-technical business leaders

  • Shown experience in project and program management and in leading senior collaborators

  • Experience in mentoring, leading or coaching other team members.

Desirable

  • Experience with agile development on multi-disciplinary agile project team with distributed partners

  • Experience working in a large matrix organization such as Accenture.

  • Development of secure, scalable, cloud-native solutions (AWS/Azure/GCP).

  • Broad expertise in technical architecture and software engineering

  • Deep knowledge of data security and privacy principles and regulations.

  • Experience designing, developing and maintaining AI models, particularly deep learning and generative AI.

  • Familiarity with enterprise platforms, e.g. SAP, ServiceNow

  • Broad experience with all major kinds of data storage technology (e.g., relational, document, knowledge graph)

  • Experience in areas of emerging technology (Cloud, AI, Analytics, IoT, Blockchain, Immersive Realities) and driving new points of view and capabilities

  • Experience running a portfolio of projects

  • A strong executive presence with ability to interact and influence at senior manager and executive level.

  • Consistent track record of contributions to your business (strong financial results).

  • You enjoy and have a track record in public speaking engagements and published work.

  • MBA or Business/Project Management related qualifications

Does this appeal to you? If so, we wish to hear from you.

Please advise if you have any particular requirements, so we can look into arranging reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. You can contact us at accessIErecruitment@accenture.com

What’s in it for you:

At Accenture Ireland, in addition to a competitive base salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes pension, private health insurance, discounted gym membership, emergency caring facilities, and 2 days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice! Flexible working arrangements can be discussed depending on the position!

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized 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 674,000 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 accenture.com.

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