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Industry X Embedded Software Architect (Manager)

Amsterdam Job No. r00129496 Full-time

Job Description

The work
In Industry X we shape the future of making things, and the things we make.
As an Experienced Architect within industry X you are a next generation leader that drives digital transformations and helps our clients transform their organizations to innovate, launch new products, rethink manufacturing and ensure long-term sustainability. You look at products and processes from ideation to industrialization to their end-of-life by using the power of data and digital ingenuity to help our clients redefine the products they make and how they make them.

  • People You will be part of the Accenture Industry X Embedded Software Engineering team. We are professionals with many years of experiences in supporting our clients in making their product smart and connected. We support our clients with complex embedded software projects in an onshore/nearshore/offshore delivery model. As an Industry X Embedded Software Architect (Manager), you will work together with Accenture account teams in selling our embedded software delivery capability; you will steer and drive our agile software development teams in the delivery of complex embedded software products in the high tech and product industry. Your experience in designing complex embedded software architecture and delivering in large agile teams is key to this role.
  • Processes  As an Industry X Embedded Software Architect (Manager), you will lead the complete end-to-end embedded software solution development starting from architecture definition to delivering and deploying the end solution. You have experience in aligning with business stakeholders in designing and validating the software architecture and delivery model. You bring experience in software development and integration in large and complex systems working with geographically distributed scrum teams. You have excellent problem-solving skills, are open minded, eager to work on the latest innovations with our clients, embrace change and are at the forefront of innovation.
  • Technology Industry X is all about fusing new digital technologies such as Robotics, Digital Twin, IoT, Cloud, AI and Analytics and AR/VR/MR with Industry 4.0 and beyond. We apply intelligence and advanced digital technologies to connect engineering and manufacturing operations every step of the way and we do so accross industries
  • Data We are using the power of data and digital to help our clients re-imagine the products they make and how they make them. Together we help solve our clients' most complex business problems by combining creativity with deep industry, process, and digital engineering & manufacturing expertise

Who we are - Accenture Industry X
At Industry X we like to do it differently. We embrace change. We reimagine. We transform. How companies design, engineer, manufacture, service and maintain their products. We embed sustainability and bring digital into every part of the company’s enterprise. We create value by strategy and design, unraveling complexities with our approach as a powerful instrument of change. The way we do so is by designing and engineering products, platforms and services that build bridges between users, technology and business needs. Putting people and planet in the center of everything we do to add value to our clients’ businesses.
Are you ready to make a difference? The time for change is now!

Industry X is one of five services that make up one Accenture – the others are Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Song and Operations.



Here's what you'll need 

  • You hold a Bachelor and/or Master’s degree in Embedded Systems, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related fields.
  • You have at least 7+ years of relevant working experience in developing embedded software solutions in an Agile and multidisciplinary environment.
  • You are excellent in verbal and written communication skills in English, Dutch is appreciated.
  • You have in-depth knowledge of C/C++.
  • You have experience in Embedded Operating Systems, RTOS, Linux tools and compiler tools and embedded Linux build systems.
  • You are familiar with scripting languages (e.g., bash, python) and CI/CD tools and technologies (e.g., git, Jenkins).

Bonus points if you have

  • Experience in aligning with business stakeholders in designing and validating the software architecture and delivery model.
  • Experience in design of software architecture for embedded systems based on system requirements and hardware constraints.
  • Experience in software development & integration in large & complex systems.
  • Experienced in acceptance test strategy development and implementation including, developing test plans, test traceability, test case design and development.
  • Experience in DevOps way of working, able to create end to end software delivery pipelines and apply best practices in embedded software development.
  • Experience in managing a software development team

What's in it for you?
Accenture is a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Our people are Change Makers, and to support them as an employer, we make five promises:  

  • Develop yourself and embrace a sustainable growth mindset 
  • Work with flexibility, in a culture based on trust  
  • Live a human-led culture of Inclusion & Diversity by caring deeply for all our people.  
  • Lead and transform our clients with technology  
  • Connect with our global network of 700.000 colleagues.  

These promises are reflected through our excellent employee benefits, including:

  • Unlimited learning: access to thousands of free courses, classes and workshops.
  • Paid leave: Parental leave, Paternity leave for all non-birthing parents, Bereavement leave, and Gender affirmation leave. Paid transport (budget for electric bicycle or car, NS-Business card)
  • A laptop, iPhone, and home office setup allowance
  • Pension scheme, Accenture shares, annual bonus, collective health insurance scheme

What we believe
Accenture is an equal opportunity employer. Our leaders are committed to building a better, stronger and more equitable company for future generations to create positive, long-lasting change. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Our position as partner to many of the world’s leading businesses, organizations and governments affords us both an extraordinary opportunity and a tremendous responsibility to make a difference. Sustainability is one of our greatest responsibilities, which we embed it into everything we do and for everyone we work with. Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodation to enable your participation in the recruitment process by emailing We will be happy to assist you.  

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