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Emerging & Growth Blockchain Technology Specialist

Job Location: CO - Denver, GA - Atlanta, IL - Chicago, MA - Boston, NY - New York, TX - Houston

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00659820


- Job description

Most software developers, engineers, and architects get to build cool software systems. Very few get to say with a straight face: “I’m reinventing banking.” Or hospitality, or logistics, or insurance. We’re combining Blockchain technology, industry expertise, and entrepreneurial experience to massively disrupt our clients’ core businesses, in order to propel them into the future and create better products and experiences for everyone.
 Our team is deeply hands on, highly technical, and prides itself in being battle hardened, lead-from-the-front technology thought leaders. If you want to largely draw diagrams and pontificate on adding yet another layer to an already bloated monolith, this probably isn’t the role for you. If, however, you’re interested in solving some of the hardest problems in enterprise technology and transforming and disrupting established industries, let’s talk.
- Key Responsibilities
  • Conduct architecture assessments and define solutions within a local market segment/group and/or single tower or offering 
  • Review and assess business structures in order to ensure the proper flow and functionality. 
  • Help bring to life the way systems talk with one another. 
  • Understand how to integrate the architecture with an enhanced customer experience to drive additional business. 
  • Support the assessment and definition of architect solutions. 
Implement world-class IT architectures
  • Define, design, build, deliver and run the engagements, platform’s and/or product’s required architecture (i.e., development, operations, execution, data, application, etc.) 
  • Provide the work’s technical conscience, defining and driving the right solution to meet the technical performance, scalability, flexibility, operations and capability needs 
  • Follow technology standards and use new emerging technologies 
  • Provide architecture Quality Assurance reviews for proposals and ongoing engagements 
  • Lead/support technology solutioning and estimating in proposals, planning and pricing[
  • Minimum 3 years of professional working experience in one or more of the following: Java, Python, JavaScript.
  • Minimum 2 years of software design and development experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • JVM or Node.js frameworks for service integration and application programming interface (API) development
    • Data design and database configuration
    • Continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD)
    • Functional and unit testing automation
    • Infrastructure provisioning and configuration
  • 6+ months of hands-on experience with one or more blockchain platforms: R3 Corda, Digital Asset, Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Sawtooth, Quorum / enterprise Ethereum:
    • Configuring nodes in a distributed network.
    • Developing and testing smart contracts.
    • Key management.
  • Bachelor’s Degree - STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) majors preferred.
  • Ability to travel 100%.
- Preferred Qualifications
  • Project experience through all phases of a typical software development lifecycle (SDLC), preferably with agile methods like Scrum, Kanban, Safe.
  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, or Azure; namely choosing platform components and assembling application and runtime architecture.
  • Understanding asynchronous/event-oriented architectures, preferably with hands-on experience on any of the following: Kafka, Kinesis, Event Hub, Spark.
  • Hands-on experience with modern DevOps tools and workflows such as: Atlassian suite, GitHub, VSTS, Jenkins, Octopus deploy.
  • Understanding of technical architecture concepts and methods, preferably with project experience in a technical architect capacity.
  • Ability to formulate and articulate new points of view on emerging technologies, as demonstrated by internal or external thought leadership contributions (e.g. videos, whitepapers, conference presentations)
  • Open source community participation and contributions.
 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.

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