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Industry X.0 - Products - Agile and Embedded Software Specialist - Consultant

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington, GA - Atlanta, IL - Chicago, MA - Boston, MI - Detroit, MN - Minneapolis, NJ - Florham Park, NY - New York, PA - Philadelphia, TX - Dallas

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00678507


- Job description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.


Management Consulting professionals design and implement process and change interventions that integrate strategy, technology and people to enable process improvements that create value for clients.


The Management Consultant reengineers business processes to drive efficiency and optimize the client's business, within a function, industry, technical and/or digital area.


Job Description

Drawing upon their previous experiences in industry and/or consulting, our Industry X.O. consulting professionals work closely with our clients to design, build and implement strategies that can help enhance business performance within engineering and product development, which requires our consulting professional to understand how business, technology and operations intersect. Our deep understanding of our clients’ industry and our global perspective on progressive business ideas and emerging technologies enables us to drive and deliver transformational change.


As a Consultant in our Industry X.0 Design Engineering Team, you'll often be:

  • Solving key business problems and challenges by enabling Process Transformations in the Automotive and Industrial Engineering Manufacturing teams, painting a picture of, and charting a journey from the current state to a to be enterprise environment
  • Overseeing the design and implementation of Industry X.0 solution including Agile methods and ALM toolchains
  • Orchestrating assessments to help to identify vulnerabilities in the current state of our clients
  • Helping to develop and expand the IX.0 consulting portfolio through thought leadership and opportunity identification
  • Managing business development opportunities to bring innovative solutions and ways of working to clients
  • Building and applying technical, industry, and functional knowledge to support efforts in selling opportunities to existing and new clients
  • Developing, utilizing and sharing your deep skills as a Consulting practitioner to ensure market and client relevance
  • Leading in the design and implementation of seamless and effective product development and manufacturing solutions
  • Designing and implementing new engineering process solutions and processes wellintegrated with down stream manufacturing planning
  • Engaging with and helping to shape the agenda of the CTO and VP of Engineering
You will have experience with most of the following: 
  • Scoping and delivering innovative, transformation services
  • Application of Design Thinking as an approach to solving client problems
  • Multiple delivery methodologies operating models that support Sales Customer service transformation
  • Enterprise integration solutions and offerings
  • Delivering an excellent omnichannel experience for customers
  • Experience in shaping and leading teams across multiple stages of the project lifecycle
  • Passion for technology trends e.g. Internet of Things, Mobility, Cloud Integration, Analytics
  • Deep experience within automotive and products industries.
  • Comfort conveying both high-level and detailed information, adjusting the way ideas are presented to better address varying social styles and audiences
  • An ability to challenge a clients thinking by diplomatically providing an objective and independent point of view
  • An ability to identify opportunities based on your deep understanding of our offerings and our clients issues
  • Experience managing large teams through complex situations, adapting quickly and helping others navigate change
  • Experience structuring activities that play to a teams strengths and provide opportunities for others to grow
  • Experience working through organizational change, developing and implementing creative solutions and closely partnering with clients to regularly confirm expectations are met and value delivered.
  • Clear understanding of key methodologies, approaches and market trends in the industry.
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent communication written and oral and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
It is our intention for our people to work where they live. However, in the context of our profession and serving our clients there may be times when you will need to travel.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Agile software development and coaching
  • Minimum 1 year of embedded electronics / embedded software development experience within automotive, industrial equipment, medical device and/or A&D industries
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in Management Consulting 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical and/or Software Engineering      
Preferred Qualifications:   

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment, applying   research and analysis skills as well as diagnosis skills
  • Proven success contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Management Consulting experience preferred
  • Scrum Master certified
  • SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) certified

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


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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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