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Clark Kho

Technical Architecture Science Associate Director

Manila City, Philippines

"It’s my role to help our clients navigate the complex technology landscape to find solutions that align with their business objectives."

What I do

I am the lead Oracle Cloud Architect in Asia-Pacific. I also serve as the Oracle Cloud Technology Lead for Advanced Technology Centers in the Philippines.

During my 20 years as a technology architect, I’ve developed a simple analogy to explain what I do. Just as a great residential architect can design your dream home, great technology architects create technology solutions that reliably meet clients’ needs, using the most effective tools. My tools now are mostly Oracle Cloud technologies, and I love how they enable my team and me to create awesome stuff at virtually the speed of thought.

A day in my life

The best career decision I’ve made was taking on a global role focused on enabling new tech. I love working in technology, and even at this level I can still get my hands dirty and architect my own cloud environments. I see my work used everywhere, from our Fortune 100 customers to the applications we use internally every day. Recently, my team and I architected and developed a New Tech application to help workers build their skills proficiency. That app now has 6,000 users. It was the first to fully use the Oracle Platform Cloud, and we delivered it in under three months.

I truly believe I work with the best team. We have a diverse group of people with a broad range of technological and business domain knowledge, so we can deliver the full stack of technology under one platform to Accenture’s global customers. On top of that, it’s the ultimate treat to work with team members in different countries. International collaboration allows us to bring the best of the Accenture world to our clients.

Innovation is at our Accenture Technology core. This has been ingrained in me since the day I joined, and it has shaped how I perform and how I mentor my team. What drives our innovation isn’t technology alone. It’s also the way everyone brings a unique perspective to the technology we use. We have a diverse set of minds all geared toward building the right solutions for our clients.

The perspective I bring is practicality. I like shiny new technologies as much as the next person, but I won’t recommend a specific technology to a client if it isn’t practical for them. It’s my role to help our clients navigate the complex technology landscape to find solutions that align with their business objectives.

“Innovation is at our Accenture Technology core. This has been ingrained in me since the day I joined.”

My advice

I’ll pass on the best piece of advice I’ve ever received: “Fail early and often to succeed faster.”

Jobs like mine

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Accenture DayNine - Workday Certified Integrations/BIRT Associate Manager

Wanted: Workday Innovators Ready to innovate at the forefront of Workday? As a member of one of the world’s largest Workday-certified teams, you’ll be part of a team of advisory professionals who deliver more than just technology. You’ll deliver HR and financial management solutions that help organizations realize the Workday promise of integrated, cloud-based capabilities that put them on the fast track to a better way to work. Grow your career with leading-edge technologies, continuous learning opportunities and a global community with deep industry expertise that help to solve clients’ biggest challenges. Now is the perfect time for you to join the Accenture DayNine Workday team, where you’ll: Assess, strategize and manage Workday deployments for organizations across the globe. Accenture has worked with more than 600 clients to deliver Workday deployments to unlock the potential of their organizations. Design and deliver future-ready Workday solutions to help organizations optimize their HR and Finance functions and enhance their employees’ experiences. Join more than 1,200 professionals certified in Workday, collaborating to drive enterprise-wide transformational projects on a global scale. Expand your Workday skills and advance your career with unparalleled training and professional development opportunities. Key Responsibilities As a Workday Integration Associate Manager, you should expect to lead a Workday Integration effort and have the following responsibilities: Lead the design of integrations from point to point systems as well as holistic interchange services rendering effective data quality and dependable exchanges of digital information Identify, assess, and solvecomplex business problemsfor integrating the Workday cloud application with external applications across a wide array of Human Capital Management and Financial functional areas, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors Design, build, and support testing of Workday integration code base including Studio, EIB and supporting 3rd party coding Oversees integration delivery Manage integration development process (may require interaction with global resources across multiple geographic locations) Lead Discovery session with client for each domain specific integration Deliver requirements and design documents to developers Ensures timelines and quality of integration is met Engages with 3rd party vendors as required Closelyfollow the strategic directionset by leadership when establishing Workday project goals Collaborate with client counterpart to successfully deliver shared objectives Responsible for timely identification and escalation of risks and development of alternative technical and functional approaches when necessary Help identify process improvements and changes to our methodology based on project experience Individuals in this role may be expected to either: Manage and guide a team a small team of individuals as well as to take on a lead role within any project in which they may serve as an active participant OR Become the lead Subject Matter Expert within the Integration area of Workday.

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USA IA - Des Moines

Software Artisan

WHY PILLAR? WHY NOT? Pillar Technology, part of Accenture Industry X.0, is a high-tech consulting company taking marketing and strategy by the horns, with an unmatched company culture. Inspired by the inventions of the future, we fuse software craftsmanship, creativity and innovation together to solve our clients’ most challenging problems. And the driving force behind it all? Our people—the Pillar family. SOFTWARE ARTISAN, WHAT? Our developers are called “Artisans” because creating software not only requires technical knowledge, but also skilled artistry and craft. Our Software Artisans are successful because they have: 1 year of experience in at least one object-oriented and/or front-end language (Java, C#, .NET, Ruby, Angular, JavaScript, Ember, etc.) and a drive to hone their craft and develop new skills. Practice getting their hands dirty in Agile development practices with an interest in learning TDD, pair programming and more. Collaboration and communication on development teams. Experience cranking out mobile applications and/or desktop solutions Agile environments with an interest in learning TDD, pair programming and other Agile/XP practices. Understanding of object-oriented design and development principles. The following skills and experience aren’t required, but we’ll give you bonus points if you do have them. (Just kidding, bonus points aren’t a real thing, but you might get a high-five). Hands-on experience with test-driven development (TDD), continuous integration and pair programming. Superhero powers in consulting. Experience working on cross-functional teams—Fusion is kind of a big deal here. ARE YOU A GAME CHANGER? Our mission is to provide an environment where people do what they love and feel empowered to influence change. Of course our open and flexible workspaces, fully-stocked fridge and pantry help create a thriving work ecosystem. But we also support this goal in ways that can’t be contained within four walls—so whether you are working at a client site or at home from your patio, the Forge mindset goes where you go. “No-constraints” thinking—we’re talking “change the world” kind of thinking. Team members who push you to succeed, because they expect you to do the same for them. Diverse and changing work environments. Learning, sharing and working closely with other team members because we take the “two heads are better than one” saying very seriously. A “Speed2Value” approach to solving problems and delivering value. Open communication across the company—direct, expert and personal. A commitment to continuous learning because as the saying goes, knowledge is power. Active participation in Agile and software craftsmanship communities and we hope you do the same! PERKS OF THE JOB So what’s in it for you, right? On top of weekly “Creative Collision” lunches prepared by our Forge chef, we provide our team members with a dynamic and supportive environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance. Competitive compensation package including salary, medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, and life insurance. PTO to do literally whatever you want, and holidays off to spend with whoever you want. 401K with match, because we care about your future beyond Industry X.0. A flexible and customizable career growth path. Family is family—that’s why it’s important to us to offer adoption assistance, reimbursement of infertility treatment-related expenses, and maternity and paternity leave. Flexible work environment, because we know things just come up sometimes. LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? Now that you’ve got the goods on being a part of the Industry X.0 family, we just have one question: Are you ready to unleash your potential? If so, let’s chat. Go ahead and click the “apply” button. Tell us a bit about yourself and one of our Talent Engagement Specialists will be in touch. For more info, check out our website, come to an event at the Forge or reach out and start a conversation with us. We’d love to talk!

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Multiple Locations

Financial Services - Guidewire Technology Consultant

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 469,000 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. Business and Systems Integration professionals analyze, design and/or develop best practice business changes through technology solutions. Job Description Insurance Processes professionals enable the processes involved in supporting the insurance industry including property and casualty insurers, life insurers, health insurers, and reinsurers. As an Insurance Consultant, you will be working on a team to shape and deliver projects aimed to address a client's strategic business challenges in the P&C insurance policy administration space. A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities: Participate in all phases of SDLC from requirements/scoping through deployment. Build expertise in key technical, functional and professional skills. Plan and coordinate own/team's activities (if in a supervisory role) to meet deliverable commitments and quality expectations. Implement better and/or innovative ways to meet goals or overcome obstacles. Maintain a high level of Client focus within the team. Work collaboratively with other team members (Client and Accenture) from different disciplines and backgrounds. Keep management informed and involved as issues develop.

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