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Program Technology Lead

Job Location: NJ - Florham Park

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00587367


- Job description

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Boomerang brings digital transformation to the life sciences industry through insight-backed creative solutions that enhance engagement with key target audiences and a focus on delivering measurable business value for our clients. Boomerang, as of December 2015, is now part of Accenture.


People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.


Job Description

We are looking for an accomplished Program Technology Lead to join our Implementation team. Strong technical skills are essential for this role as the Program Technology Lead will manage a team of IT Leads as well as developers of varied skillsets and proficiencies. This person will partner with the Account Managers, Project Managers, and Designers to produce innovative and elegant client solutions what work across a variety of devices. Responsibilities;


  • Contribute to the digital thinking for potential upcoming projects for existing and new clients
  • Create technical specifications and promote code standards and best practices within the discipline
  • Be technically proficient and prepared to assist senior application developers on projects in order to meet deadlines and provide quality work
  • Mentor other developers, identify talent gaps, assist in training, and participate in new hire acquisition
  • Manage team performance; ability to effectively communicate issues and enable improvement
  • Collaborate with the Account Management, Creative, and QA practice leads to develop new processes and best practices to stay competitive in the evolving industry
  • Act as the point of escalation for IT Lead when assistance is needed in solving technical issues or constraints
  • Partner with the Account Team on business development opportunities by providing and reviewing estimates and timelines for budgets, proposals, and statements of work


Basic Requirements

  • Ability to travel up to 20-25%
  • 3-5 years of experience in Web agency or IT company working in a similar position e.g. Program Technology Lead, Senior IT Lead
  • 7-10 years of experience in software engineering or equivalent
  • Demonstrate experience in creating an understanding in people of all levels of technical expertise, the technical feasibility and implications of an implementation or solution
  • Experience in presenting technical material to stakeholders, internal and external
  • Ability to develop strong partnerships with external and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to create, and oversee the creation of, accurate and precise technical documentation
  • Understanding of web analytics and proven experience in its integration in web applications
  • Understanding of Waterfall and Agile methodology
  • Experience in the administration and use of source code repository tools (TFS, GIT)
  • Strong communication skills, ability for evolving responsibilities and last-minute changes, quality focus, ability to take the initiative, and collaborate closely with others 
  • Demonstrated experience with at least one DBMS (SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL)
  • Ability to accurately estimate project scope and duration, produce high-quality work within designated timelines, and manage local and remote resources in an ever-changing project pipeline
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals (algorithms, data structures), and understanding of software architecture, object-oriented design (including Design Patterns) and languages (dotnet c#, java). 
  • Strong experience with at least one Content Management System (AEM, Drupal, Episerver).
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals (algorithms, data structures), and understanding of software architecture and object-oriented design (including Design Patterns)
  • Expertise in production systems management and support, root cause analysis and remediation, and requirements gathering


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree


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. 


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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