Accenture Cloud First is a new multi-service group of 70,000 cloud professionals that brings together the full power and breadth of Accenture’s industry and technology capabilities, ecosystem partnerships, and deep commitment to learning and upskilling clients’ employees and to responsible business, with the singular focus of enabling organizations to move to the cloud with greater speed and achieve greater value for all their stakeholders at this critical time. Specifically, this new group integrates the company’s wide-ranging cloud expertise, including cloud migration, infrastructure, and application services and ecosystem partnerships; deep industry and cross-industry insights, data and Applied Intelligence capabilities; Accenture Interactive’s leading experience design skills; and insights from the company’s unmatched experience in modernizing and operating large IT estates and key business processes across finance, HR, marketing, supply chain and specific industries for leading global companies. This operational experience at scale is critical to ensuring companies realize value from their cloud and digital transformation. Edge computing, integrated with the cloud, also will be a key focus area.
Accenture’s $3 billion investment will be used to continue advancing — often together with its cloud and broader technology ecosystem partners — industry roadmaps, data models, and solutions; cloud AI data and AI architectures; integrated full-stack infrastructure and applications capabilities; cloud tools, assets, and automation to drive lower unit cost and innovation; and research and development in edge computing and related cloud technologies.
The Cloud First Global Incubation team works on and scaling of breakthrough technologies that are the future of cloud. Examples of the technologies and areas include edge, data mesh, digital twins, and robotics. The team helps our clients bring in first of its kind new technology capabilities to create a differentiated digital foundation. best-of-breed next-generation cloud architecture solutions from industry, start-ups and academia and assets by working with pioneering pilot projects across a diverse set of industries and customers.
Team member regularly speaks at industry wide conferences like Strata and IoT Solutions World Congress on topics like AI, Digital Twin, DataOps and ModelOps, and Innovation.
As a future member of the Cloud First Global Incubation team we are looking for people that are self-driven, think out of the box and are excited to work on challenging and innovative projects and have ability to deal with ambiguity, and motivated to learn about a broad set of technologies.
Being a team player is a must. You will be working daily with your team members as well as other Accenture groups/external customers to manage product releases and day-to-day development activities. You'll be expected to make those around you better, participate in designing new software, do code reviews, and most importantly production deployable assets.
As a team member you will also be working with Accenture’ Labs and be able to take POC’s and research work they have executed and build on concepts in a very dynamic environment and be seen as highly differentiated technology experts within their domain.
Cloud First Innovation is a place you can develop your career while making a direct impact for customers at scale. The team has senior developers that will continuously be involved in coaching and technical mentoring.
- Minimum of 3 years of non-internship professional software development experience
- Minimum of 3 years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability, and scaling) of new and current systems
- Minimum of 2 years of Google/AWS/MS Cloud Platform expertise
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience (minimum of 12 years), or an Associate degree with a minimum of 6 years of equivalent work experience.
- Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
- Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C#, Python including object-oriented design
- Experience with large enterprise and big data (prepare, process, manage and analyze big data sets) applications and hands knowledge of tools such as Teradata, Hadoop, Spark
- Experience with large-scale data processing and mining Experience with distributed computing and large-scale systems
- Experience or interest in Cloud Computing and emerging technologies
- Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
- Experience influencing software engineers’ best practices
- Experience with Cloud architecture, multi-tier distributed systems, APIs, big data, microservices and serverless
- Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
- Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
Professional Skill Requirements
- Self-starter and self-motivated
- Ability to work & collaborate effectively
- Ability to apply risk-based approach to prioritize work
- The ability to breakdown complex projects into components or milestones that can easily be picked up by other engineers
- Ability to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities
- Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, persuasively with technology and business stakeholders
- Motivated to learn new technologies and identify process improvements and efficiencies
- Ability to adapt to change while continuing to deliver on assigned objectives
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