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Entry-Level Application Services Support New Associate Chicago

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00454170


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Entry-Level Application Services Support Associate

Bring your talent and passion to an organization at the forefront of business, technology and innovation. Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, is looking for graduates to join us and provide programming and technology implementation services that help our clients become high-performance businesses and governments.
As an Entry Level Applications Services Support Associate you will provide day-to-day production support, in a managed service model,  for one or more products or applications that are within the portfolio of services that Accenture will provide.
Responsibilities include:
- Investigating and resolving incidents related to application supported, escalating as necessary.
- Performing root cause analysis on problems related to application supported
- Participating in changes required to implement solutions.
- Suggesting workarounds and solutions to problems, and implementing said solutions/workarounds.
- Determining the root causes of identified problems.
You will be part of our global network of technology experts that provides programming and technology implementation services for clients across the entire range of industry sectors. From application development and architecture to software maintenance and systems administration, we help turn innovation into effective technology solutions.
As part of our global team, you'll work with the latest software and leading-edge development tools—giving you the opportunity to enhance your skills and hone your expertise in a collaborative and supportive environment.
Training and Development
From day one, we’re committed to providing you with the right experiences, learning and coaching to help you become an effective professional. As an Entry Level Software Engineering Associate you will benefit from a robust training curriculum that will build your business acumen, technical and professional skills. Learning will take place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom or in collaboration with teammates.
Training is not just something you’ll do when you first join our company. In 2013, we invested approximately $850 million in training and professional development. Throughout your career, you will continue to follow a defined training curriculum, attend classroom training, have access to a global learning portal with more than 20,000 online learning resources and learn from your global colleagues through our vast online tool, the Knowledge Exchange.
Every step of the way you’re learning, growing, and building yourself—getting ready to meet the next challenge that comes your way.

Basic Qualifications

  • Associate degree (with a graduation date no later than May, 2017)
  • A track record of strong academic performance (2.8 or higher cumulative GPA)  

Other Professional Skill Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Solid technical foundation with a desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Strong Microsoft office skills, especially Excel and Visio
  • . Experience in C#, Cobol/Mainframe, .NET, Java, Oracle PL/SQL, DB2 is a plus
  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Strong communication (oral and written), interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

Candidates must be located within the Chicago, IL area or commutable distance.


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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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