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Modern Engineering (ME) Capability Lead – New York Liquid Studio

Job Location: NY - New York

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00649970


- Job description

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About Liquid Studios

Liquid Studios are a global network of innovation delivery centers that create emerging technology prototypes, pilots and production releases. Projects are delivered with the latest in cloud architecture, lean engineering, agile delivery and DevOps. Technologies include full stack JavaScript (React, Angular, Node), AI/ML, IoT, Blockchain and cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google). Experience design is a core component of Studio project deliverables to ensure that the technology is well adapted to user interaction needs.


The Liquid Studio Modern Engineering(ME) Capability Lead will lead the growth, business operations and thought leadership of the capability group, which is a distinct organizational group within the Studio dedicated to Modern Engineering. The capability lead will build a team of strong technical managers who in turn will grow and lead multi-disciplinary teams of engineers, designers and data scientists. The capability lead role is accountable for project delivery but not directly responsible as this is the focus of their technical delivery managers.

Job description

The capability lead will lead business development and operations of their group to meet sustainable growth targets and people metrics. Innovation is created through a combination of thought leadership, technology excellence and new ways of working. The capability lead will have an innate understanding of what drives an innovation delivery organization. They will combine solid business acumen with a genuine passion for delivering and evangelizing technology innovation.


Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the growth, business operations and thought leadership of the Modern Engineering capability
  • Build a strong technical management team who in turn will grow and lead multi-disciplinary teams responsible for delivering client innovation delivery projects (engineers, designers, data scientists)
  • Partner with Client Account Leads to fully understand project and client context to plan impactful client innovation delivery projects
  • Be responsible for managing financial budgets and meeting growth targets and people metrics
  • Contribute to the Liquid Studio network to collaborate and cross pollinate across all locations in North America and abroad

Basic qualifications:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience working in technology innovation
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree with 6 years of work experience or equivalent work experience of 12 years 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in leading technology delivery teams specifically as a delivery manager
  • Experience in industrialization of engineering functions to maximize automation and efficiency
  • Expertise in disciplines of modern software engineering: cloud architecture, lean engineering, agile delivery and DevOps
  • Familiarity with full stack JavaScript frameworks and microservices architecture
  • Experienced business operator with prior responsibility including management of financial budgets and execution against growth targets
  • Experience leading the forefront of disruptive innovation trends
  • Experience with new technologies and ways of working;
Professional Skills Requirements:
  • Exceptional executive presence and ability to engage at the C-suite level, internally and externally
  • Outstanding leader, people developer and collaborator, with proven ability to manage, motivate and empower cross-disciplinary teams
  • Innovation thought leader with a strong understanding of technology trends and the ability to communicate their points of view in a motivating and inspiring manner
  • Naturally curious about exploring new ideas

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 a Federal Contractor and 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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