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IoT Engineering Consultant - West Coast

Job Location: CA - San Francisco

Job Number: 00460773


- Job description

Accenture’s Emerging Technology group’s mission is to incubate mature consulting service offerings out of the most cutting edge technology developed by our Research & Development teams. As a member of the Internet of Things (IOT) practice, you will be part of a team that develops architectures, products, methodologies, and delivers world-class implementation services to our clients. In particular, the IOT Engineering Consultant role is to support the team in the development of solutions, implement architectural IOT POC’s and resolve complex technical challenges in the areas of intelligent device management, communications & networking, security, integration of event-driven architectures and streaming analytics.
The successful candidate minimally has a background in electrical engineering or Computer Science with an emphasis on embedded systems. They can show code samples or contributions in Github or an Open Source project. Most important they are a fast learner. They already know a few programming languages/Containerization Technology/Cloud/API/CI-CD tool, and picking up a new one is not only fun, but something looked forward to. In fact, an IoT consultant lives to learn new technology and engages with the team on new and innovative ways to monetize this in Accenture Verticals. Finally, professionally, this person is passionate about technology. Outside the office, this person is always into new things, maybe a member of a Makers group, shares work efforts through Github, or is/has been involved with Open Source Projects. Learning a new language, tool, technique is an adventure and not a chore to this candidate. They will thrive on collaboration, but capable of working on their own. They have a passion for excellence and know how to balance perfection with getting the job done. Finally, they need to be an excellent communicator, both inside Accenture and with 3rd party team members. The consultant we seek keeps lists (digitally or on paper) and is obsessed about completing work on time with high quality.

Basic Qualifications:

*The candidate will have skills and experience in at least one of the following areas: 
1),Infrastructure, Technical IT Operations, Networking & Cloud computing 
2),IOT Integration platforms or complex system integrations 
3),IT Security & Privacy 
4),Big Data, Analytics and streaming/real time analytics 
5),IoT Field Technology: devices/sensors, M2M, SCADA, edge computing, wireless communication protocols 
6),Digital Economy – issues around Mobile, API’s, IoT – Monetizing Enterprise resources.
The candidate will also have experience in one of the following industries/sectors: 
1),Retail 2),Manufacturing 3),Health Care, Telemedicine 4),City management, incl. mobility, utilities, asset management & 5),Oil, Gas and Water – Utilities, Smart Grid/Micro Grids, DRLC 6),Logistics, incl. air, rail & maritime transport 7),Telecommunications 8),Government services

*The IOT Technology Consultant will have experience in: 
1),Technology architecture approaches, Middleware (Spoke and Hub), SOA Patterns (ESB), Proxy Pattern (API) 
2),Familiarity with HTTP and REST 
3),Programming: Java/Groovy/Scala, Node.js, , Ruby on rails, python, Objective-C 
4),Any of other technologies used in IoT: RFID, Bluetooth LE, Zigbee, Cisco, Axeda, Thingworx, Wind River, SCADA, M2M, AI, XBee 
5),Familiar with Cloud platforms to include: AWS, OpenShift, BlueMix, Pivotal CF, etc.…

Professional Skill Requirements

Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment.

Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skill

Ability to meet travel requirements, when applicable

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.


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.


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