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Systems & Platforms Researcher

Job Location: CA - San Francisco

Job Number: 00452100

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Role Summary: 

 

A well rounded researcher who can quickly pivot and utilize concepts from unfamiliar areas of research to further improve solutions in industry

·         Explore and define new research problems within the research agenda of the R&D group.

·         Implement and execute projects within the R&D group.

 

Ability to quickly develop a research from beginning into a well formed idea for a product and present yourself as an advisor in that area of research.

·         Build on ideas and directions provided by leads and stakeholders in order to achieve high quality deliverables.

·         Build on concepts in a very dynamic environment and be seen as highly differentiated technology experts within their domain.

 

Find and nurture collaborative research between academia and industry and fuse ideas into current research

·         Actively participate in their technology community by building relationships and serving as a technology expert when working with clients or client teams.

·         Actively participate and serve in the research community (e.g., conferences, consortiums, workshops) and build university relationships.

·         Explore and apply for research grants from internal (Accenture partners and clients) and external funding organizations (e.g., DoE, DoD, DARPA, EPA, DHS, NSF)

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

Act as Subject Matter Advisor in a domain area

 

·         Participate in projects as are presentative within a functional, technical, or industry area of expertise

·         Discuss issues or trends within area of expertise to raise client and/or Accenture awareness

·         Act as a contributor in medium critical situations, either internally for Accenture or at client engagement(s)pertaining to a functional, technical or business area of expertise

 

Contribute to assets/offerings and thought leadership

 

·         Actively contribute to Accenture points of view, Knowledge Exchange, discussion boards, etc.

·         Publish and present research papers in top tier conferences, workshops and journals

·         Act as a mentor or coach to junior people to help grow the next generation of innovators and thought leaders

·         Serve as reviewer, technical program community, and/or panelist in conferences and workshops

 

Enhance Accenture’s marketplace reputation

 

·         Work confidently with internal networks and other opinion formers on key issues of relevance to business

·         Demonstrate expertise internally (e.g. presentations for internal audiences, participates in community of practice, etc.)

·         Build deep relationships with the engineering teams in the partner organizations

·         Build deep relationships with researchers from academia and other research labs

·         Actively contribute to the technology community and progressively establish him/herself as a technology expert

 

Execute R&D Agenda and Team

 

·         Establish engineering standards and best practices in their respective teams; Understand and apply software development best practices

·         Supervise and mentor more junior developers to successfully complete their responsibilities and assist with career progression

·         Build prototypes – bringing concepts to initial implementations – including design, coding to testing

·         Apply and reshape prototypes in pioneering engagements based on clients’ needs and drive toward successful deployment in the clients’ IT environment

·         Continuously learn new technology areas that are mission-aligned to the R&D group

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of application development  with experience using 2 or more programming languages, such as Python, Java, Scala, C#, .NET, etc.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent (MS preferred)

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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