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Digital Swivel Consultant/Architect

Job Location: Singapore

Regional Description: Singapore

Job Number: 00506841


- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations 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 to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
Swivel is of the use of lean startup experiments and prototypes to find the quickest and cheapest way to prove new ideas, technologies and business models in a real world environment. Swivel delivers tangible solutions using lean principles, iterative agile development, multi- functional teams and liquid development concepts like micro services.
The digital revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play. Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. At the forefront of digital, you’ll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on.
Job Description:
Your central role in the digital ecosystem enables you to help clients manage the demands of fast-moving environments. With your knowledge of innovative on-the-go solutions, you’ll help them become digital leaders by creating strategic, cross-company approaches that increase productivity, enhance collaboration and drive more transactions through innovative services and business models.
There will never be a typical day at Accenture Digital, but that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are unlimited in the ever-changing digital landscape. Here are just a few of your day-to-day responsibilities:
  • Lean Startup mentality – arrive at the quickest and cheapest way to solve a problem statement to bring the intended outcome
  • Spearhead the culture of co-innovation and co-creation – team-wise and firm-wise
  • Deliver values to clients through developing creative and innovative digital solutions, often via aggregating open source or SaaS building blocks
  • Identify and recognize potential opportunities in both Greenfield and Brownfield projects
  • Confidently engage potential clients and communicate business values, leading to potential new sales pipelines – adaptive selling across differing revenue models
  • Manage development and product lifecycles across various initiatives, along with the appropriate financial forecasting and resource planning
  • Be responsible for roadmaps both from a product and/or team perspective – generate strategic thrusts and directions for revenue and team growth
  • Constantly challenge the norm – “Is there no better way to do this?”; “How can we create differentiated values?”
  • Technical and ‘Hands-On’ approach in solving problems.  Definitely not just “PowerPoint” architects
  • Engage and manage cross-functional groups
  • Passionate about Technology.  Follow closely digital landscape and identify technology trends and potential vendors/products to ingest into solutions
  • Act independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
Basic Qualifications: 
  • Very Good knowledge of emerging technologies in API, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud and Social and deep expertise in at least one such domain
  • Subject Matter Expert in Lean, Agile and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery methodologies.
  • Good understanding and appreciation of Lean UI/UX design
  • Subject Matter Experts in one or more of these domains: SOA, API-first architecture, API Security, Open Source, Lean UX design, Mobility Security, Analytics, Agile, DevOps, Big Data and IoT
  • Willing to travel, as required
For a Consultant role:
  • Minimum of 2 years in using Open Source and SaaS as building blocks in assembling new applications
  • Minimum of 2 years in working on Cloud (IaaS/PaaS): AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Heroku or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of combined development experience using Java, JSON, JSP, JavaScript and Node.js or equivalent programming languages
  • Minimum of 2 years of development experience using WSDL/SOAP/XML and REST/JSON or equivalent
For a Manager role: 
  • Manage teams of different sizes (from small team to distributed large teams) and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role)
  • Technically Strong (at least 4 to 5 years) in Platform and Digital Architecture technical skills (e.g cloud-first, server-less)
  • At least 4 to 5 years in working on Cloud (IaaS/PaaS): AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Heroku or equivalent
  • Multi-skilled.  Technically “broad” but can go “deep” if needed
  • Very good business acumen

Preferred Skills and Attributes:
  • A strong business acumen while grounded in technical foundation
  • Entrepreneur mindset – always see things in multiple angles, constantly challenge the norm and constantly looking for better solutions to problems.
  • Technically strong and think ‘digital’
  • Ability to learn and pick up new skills fast
  • Strong Ability to architect and apply modern Digital architectures for clients (e.g cloud-first, server-less)
  • Experience with leading small-scale, high-paced, short-burst projects
  • Experience with developing mobile apps, connected devices or M2M technologies
  • Good imagination, and self-starter
  • Have a track record of using technology creatively to solve business problems
  • Experience of building and presenting business cases to senior management and potential clients/stakeholders
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Our Digital practice serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects.
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments, and collaborating with experts across the company
  • Access to leading-edge technology.
  • Accenture offers our employees a “Total Rewards” package, which includes compensation and a range of market-relevant benefits and professional growth opportunities that recognize individual contributions and performance. We also offer a number of programs that help our employees balance a successful career with a healthy lifestyle involving family, friends and community
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development.  You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
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, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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