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 www.accenture.com


People in the Innovation & Thought Leadership career track drive asset innovation and marketplace reputation within a specific area of expertise. They grow into thought leadership roles, by increasing the depth of their expertise and reputation as an expert or innovator, and can progress either in role, laterally, or upward.

 

The Software Development Associate Principal follows multiple approaches for project execution from adapting existing assets to Operations use cases, exploring third-party and open source solutions for speed to execution and for specific use cases, and engaging in fundamental research to develop novel solutions. This role will also leverage the vast global network of Accenture to collaborate with Accenture Tech Labs, Accenture Open Innovation and Accenture Analytics for creating solutions.

 

The Software Development Associate Principal is expected to collaborate with other data engineers, data scientists, subject matter experts, sales, and delivery teams from Accenture locations around the globe to deliver strategic advanced analytics projects from design to execution.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, construct, install, test and maintain highly scalable data management systems
  • Ensure systems meet business requirements and industry practices
  • Build high-performance algorithms, prototypes, and proof of concepts
  • Research opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data
  • Develop data set processes for data modeling, mining and production
  • Integrate new data management technologies and software engineering tools into existing structures
  • Create custom software components and analytics applications
  • Employ a variety of languages and tools (e.g. scripting languages) to marry systems together
  • Install and update disaster recovery procedures
  • Recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality
  • Collaborate with data architects, modelers and IT team members on project goals


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree (Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other scientific discipline preferred)
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in software design, development, integration, testing and deployment
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in python programming (and preferred working knowledge in either C/C++/Java)
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience with Linux/Unix systems
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with Git
 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with DevOps lifecycle
  • Working knowledge of bash scripting
  • Experience collaborating with a team of data scientists in developing and delivering machine learning product solutions
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architectures
  • Experience with application scalability for different user/data volumes
  • Experience with full stack development
  • Experience with cloud vendors and applications (AWS, Google Cloud, Azure)
  • Experience with CI/CD tools (GitLab, Jenkins)
  • Experience with Containerization (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with REST APIs, MySQL, NoSQL solutions (Redis)
  • Front end development experience (AngularJS, ReactJS)
  • Experience working with large data sets and tools like MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc.
  • Experience in any of these domains: Infrastructure Services, Security, Retail, Digital Marketing, eCommerce Health, Supply Chain and/or Banking
  • Ability to think creatively to solve real world business problems
  • Ability to work in a global collaborative team environment
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English


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.


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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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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