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Big Data Delivery Lead

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00544002


- Job description

Organization:   Digital Growth Platform - Analytics Delivery 
Travel:              80% (Monday - Thursday) 
Position:          Analytics Delivery – Big Data Delivery Lead
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.   
Accenture Digital is powered by three practices –Mobility, Interactive, and Analytics. As part of our Analytics practice, you’ll deliver analytically-informed, issue-based solutions that help clients make faster, smarter decisions. You’ll play a critical role in helping them tackle complex business issues.  
Do you have a pulse on new technologies and a desire to change the way business gets done?  Do you want to implement emerging solutions for some of the most successful companies around?  If you answered yes to these questions and you are passionate about helping clients effectively manage enormous amounts of data to generate knowledge and value, then we want to meet you.   
YOUR ROLE: Analytics Delivery – Big Data Delivery Lead
There will never be a typical day at Accenture Analytics, 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. 
• Assess and define tactical and strategic opportunities to enable our clients to achieve new business capabilities through the use of Big Data and traditional tools and technologies.  
• Deliver large-scale programs that integrate processes with technology to help clients achieve high performance. 
• Design, implement and deploy Big Data solutions and applications that can perform at scale on one or more of the following components data streaming, ingestion, munging, machine learning, publication and analytics.  
Basic Qualifications:
  • 3+ years hands-on experience leading big data delivery engagements including managing the project scope, risks, issues, communications, and end-to-end delivery from design to production
  • 3+ years of hands-on technical experience estimating and conceptualizing large scale data solutions, preferably using one or more of the following technologies (Hadoop, Cassandra, GreenPlum, Vertica, Aster)
  • 3 years of experience in building and deploying solutions to big data problems with various technologies
  • 3 years of experience in building and implementing an architecture roadmap for next generation enterprise data and analytics solutions
  • 3 years of experience in working with emerging big data technology vendors (e.g. Cloudera, Hortonworks, Datastax)
Preferred Skills:
• Math or Engineering Background
• Full life cycle Development
• Consulting experience
• Data Science and Analytics (machine learning, analytical models, MAHOUT, etc.)
Professional Skills:
• Proven ability to build, manage, and foster a team-oriented environment. 
• Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment. 
• Desire to work in an information systems environment.
• Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent leadership and management skills.
• Can work with minimal supervision and is a self-starter. Candidate should possess the ability to take a pre-qualified opportunity, undertake exploratory meetings with the sales director and the client in order to drive a solution, proposal, and to close the deal.
• Consultative - needs to be able to work in a consultative manner to address client requirements and work collaboratively on a target solution.
• Written capabilities - Ability to use Word and PowerPoint in order to articulate the proposed solution and proposal.
· Your 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 Mobility practice serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects. 
· Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company.
· Access to leading-edge technology.
· Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan. Learn more about our extensive rewards and Benefits
Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here—what’s stopping you from pursuing it?
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