Job Description

Looking for an enthusiastic Technology Innovation Manager to join the Accenture Atlanta Liquid Studio and to work with clients on turning ideas into reality in record time, using cutting edge technologies and methods. As a highly-skilled professional in this role, you will be responsible for managing multiple cross-functional development programs while working closely with a team of technical architects, engineers, product managers, and business teams to lead them towards a product launch.


Accenture’s Liquid Studio is the part of the Accenture Innovation Architecture that specializes in the fast delivery of emerging technology solutions to Global Fortune 2000 clients.  We work with top companies around the globe to translate complex real-world problems into innovative solutions. Combining emerging technology, such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Extended Reality, with modern lightweight architecture, we are able to deliver impactful solutions in weeks rather than months or years. 


We are disruptors, tech visionaries, and avid storytellers. We're looking for people who believe in the power of technology to affect positive change for our clients and communities. If your passion involves bringing ideas to life and building things, we invite you to join us.

 

Responsibilities:

 

The Technology Innovation Manager role involves the use of rapid & agile development principles on lightweight, event-driven and microservice-based architectures; and technologies that transform customer experiences and client operations. The successful candidate combines technical knowledge in two or more of our focus areas to be an effective mentor and manager of more junior people, while delivering on client commitments, managing budgets and timeline, as well as establishing herself/himself as a thought leader in the innovation space.


Our current focus technology domains are:

     Internet of Things

     Connected Devices & Prototyping

     Location tracking services

     Biometrics & Identity Control

     Cloud & Modern Engineering

     Cloud Native & Serverless Software

     Event-Driven Architectures

     Modern & Multimodal UI

     DevOps/Automation

     Artificial Intelligence

     Virtual Agents & Natural Language Processing

     Machine Learning

     Computer Vision

     Predictive Analytics

     More Technologies from our network:

     Extended Reality (AR, VR, XR)

     Distributed Ledgers (Blockchains)

     Quantum Computing

     Cyber Security

 

Direct responsibilities include:

  • Act as the Delivery Lead on projects focused on co-creation with Accenture’s clients & partners.
  • Be an effective leader and coach to a team of 3 to 9 people.
  • Participate in the development of our innovation assets, accelerators, and solutions, from prototyping new functionality and technologies to integrating them in our overall products and offerings.
  • Provide project management and development guidance. Report effectively to Liquid Studio leadership, manage budgets, timelines and stakeholder relationships.
  • Be ready to pivot at any time, acting as an established, knowledgeable resource on Agile methodology, and enforcing project standards.
  • Be accountable to deliver quality outcomes to clients and partners.
  • Act as a solution architect using modern technology principles, frameworks, and tools.
  • Estimate work effort and costs effectively and accurately.
  • Strive to push the boundaries of technology solutions with experimentation, prototyping, creative thinking and technology ecosystem engagement.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of systems architecture. Bring insight into new projects around dependencies / potential issues, influence the design of projects, and rapidly identifies and resolves technical dependencies and risks.
  • Be extremely eager to learn/develop coding skills (up to ninja level) at work and in your free time 


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7 years’ software industry experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience - Technical Program Management experience running complex programs in fast-paced environments using Agile methodologies and delivering highly scalable and robust systems.
  • College degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Experience managing technical teams of about 10 people, who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and influence partner teams and cross-functional teams, such as product management, technical program management, development teams and senior business leaders.
  • Experience in Agile development methodologies, understanding of software development in large teams, and a track record of shipping software on time; experience in managing budgets. Agile certification preferred.
  • Results oriented - demonstrated ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes.
  • Solid foundation in data modeling, data structures, and algorithms
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated, proactive and proven ability to adapt well and work with different teams within organization; attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to operate as an individual contributor to get the job done; at the same time, can guide a team toward an objective.
  • Documented product management experience and the ability to provide architectural guidance and direction throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written; creative, outgoing, and professional demeanor.
  • Desire to make a difference – engage with ‘Tech for Good’-type of initiatives


Preferred Technical Skills:

  • Experienced in Domain Driven Design, Behavioral Driven Development, Test Driven Design
  • Interest in languages like Typescript, Go, Python, Erlang
  • Working experience in one or more of the main cloud platforms: AWS, GCP, Azure
  • Hands-on experience with one or more IoT platforms; such as AWS IoT, Azure IoT, etc.
  • Coding serverless: AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, Cloud Functions, Serverless framework
  • Using containers: Docker, Kubernetes, EKS, AKS, GKE
  • Databases: RDBMS / NoSQL / Cloud Native (e.g. DynamoDB)
  • Extended DevOps Ecosystem: Artifactory, Nexus, Terraform, Ansible, ELK Stack, GitHub, BitBucket
  • Event Hub technologies (Kafka, Kinesis)

 

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.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

 

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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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