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Innovation Hub Technologist - Houston, TX

Job Location: TX - Houston

Regional Description: Southwest

Job Number: 00660899


- Job description

Career Track:  Client Delivery & Operations
Role:  Innovation Technologist
Location:  Houston, TX
Accenture’s Services workforce is a dedicated team of people who work on outsourcing engagements.   These are long-term partnerships with clients for whom we manage and provide increasingly specialized business operations, such as finance and accounting, IT, applications development and maintenance, help desk services, and HR.  We not only maintain key business functions for clients, we constantly seek to improve them to help our clients’ move ahead of the competition.
The Services workforce is made up of four groups: Client Operations, Project Based, Delivery Centers and BPO Businesses.  Most of our people in Services are based long-term at a client location, an Accenture Delivery Center or, in some cases, an Accenture office.  This role is based in an Accenture office, with remote management, ability to work from home some days, and limited travel to regional offices.
Job Description:
This role presents an opportunity to be part of a support team for one of Accenture s newest Innovation Hubs. The San Francisco location is seeking a technology professional with expertise in audio and video technology to work in a highly visible, dynamic environment. An ideal candidate would possess strong, professional customer service and communication skills with an aptitude to remain calm and courteous under pressure. The candidate must be resourceful and be able to anticipate needs and solutions. The person should be passionate about customer service and technology. Represent the local technology team as a single point of contact for events, while owning the support processes and procedures to effectively collaborate, inform, solve, and communicate with all resources involved and impacted.
Role Responsibilities:
  • Explore new technologies and make suggestions for implementation and improvements
  • Participate in a highly collaborative environment to plan and implement backup solutions for technologies, share knowledge and demonstrate various technologies
  • Application and adherence to current CIO LTS processes and procedures Liaise with vendors to engage supplemental or back up equipment services as needed
  • Balance empathy and analytical skill while working toward issue resolution under pressure
  • Overall professionalism is critical in appearance, demeanor and response
  • Experience and ability to troubleshoot existing and new technologies in local office including but not limited to Cyviz, Video Conferencing equipment, Surface Hubs, Projectors, Video Cameras, Mobile devices, Workstation PC and Mac, Networking & VLANs
  • Emerging and experimental technologies
  • The role will require travel within assigned city to external venues as well as other Special Events domestic and international
  • Work hours may fluctuate to support events extend work days, may include weekends.
Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum of 1 year of experience with Workstation hardware and software support 
• Minimum of 1 year of experience with IT Service & AV with end-to-end planning
• Minimum of 1 year of experience with Special Events, Trade Shows & Industry Workshops
Preferred Skills:
• Experience as a Team Lead
• Project Management Skills
• Finance Management (Operational & Capital Budget Planning and Forecasting)
• Knowledge of Managed Services
• SLA Definition and Tracking
• Customer and Client Satisfaction Management
• Digital campaigns
• Trade shows, regional summit, regional seminar, industry workshops
Professional Skill Requirements:
• Excellent customer service skills
• Desire to know about, work in, and provide IT support
• Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate to all levels of client personnel
• Ability to remain calm and courteous in challenging situations
• Ability to honor commitments and deadlines on assigned tasks.
• Ability to prioritize tasks and complete assignments in a timely manner.
• Ability to foster a teamwork and collaboration environment
• Excellent problem solving skills (Issue Identification Analysis and Solving)
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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