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Technology R&D Senior Principal for cutting-edge R&D work in Accenture Labs in Application Engineering. In the Application Engineering R&D group, we investigate the impact of emerging technologies like Quantum Computing, AI, Extended Reality and Decentralized Architectures on the software engineering discipline. Our work involves envisioning, building and testing entirely new ways of developing and delivery software to Accenture’s clients. We ask questions like - what are the next generation of architectures and tools required for future applications, how would human + AI teams power software engineering in the future, and how would delivery governance change for a decentralized world. The R&D group applies its research outcomes in several domains such as Healthcare, Financial Services, Future of Work as well as for societal good.
As a Technology R&D Senior Principal, you will lead an initiative to execute an R&D agenda that addresses specific research questions through a portfolio of research projects that address distinct technology and business grand challenges. Your focus will be primarily on invention and validation of along with associated team of R&D professionals. You should demonstrate a strong understanding of software engineering principles. You should have a proven and strong record of patent filings, research publications, thought leadership and presence in academic and industry forums. You should have an excellent presentation and communication skills and be enthusiastic in presenting your work to internal and external stakeholders.
• Lead thought leadership for overall initiative by identifying the grand challenges with a focus on technical research needed to address the overall initiative goal. Lead research to address the grand challenges. Design experiments for validation in peer-reviewed forums (academic, industry-technical).
• Lead promotion of awareness of initiative goals and outcomes. Establish self as expert in the space with a focus on academic and industry technical. Generate awareness for initiative direction and outcomes.
• Obtain buy-in for initiative impact to Accenture and client business. Build relationships with critical Open Innovation partners who work in the ecosystem. Manage execution on research initiative across Labs team.
• PhD in Computer Science or related disciplines with a proven track record high quality research and development.
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The scale of our capabilities and client engagements—and the unique way we innovate operate and deliver value—will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest technology trends.
You’ll have access to leading-edge technology.
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