1+ months

Accenture Labs - Digital Experiences Research Specialist

San Francisco, CA 94103

We seek a well-rounded technology prototyper / developer at Accenture Labs who can quickly pivot and utilize core research concepts to further improve upon industry solutions. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, well nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity.

The Digital Experiences R&D group at Accenture Labs explores bleeding-edge immersive technologies that will re-shape the way consumers and the enterprise workforce experience their days. The primary purpose of our applied research is to address important business problems by transforming the way people interact with technology in various facets of their lives including: the way connected workers team with machines on the job; the way retail customers experience a digitally-enhanced buying experience; and the way smart products can improve the way consumers live. In these contexts, we explore the impact of extended reality, crowdsourcing, physical and virtual robots, and more.

+ Key responsibilities:

Execute R&D Agenda

+ Build prototypes based on R&D groups agenda bringing concepts to initial implementations including design, development and testing

+ Apply and reshape prototypes in pioneering engagements based on clients needs and drive towards a successful prototype deployment

+ Continuously learn new technology areas that are mission-aligned to the R&D group

Act as Subject Matter Advisor in a domain area

+ Participate in projects as a representative of your area of expertise

+ Discuss issues or trends within area of expertise to raise client and/or Accenture awareness

+ Act as a contributor in medium critical situations, either internally for Accenture or at client engagement(s) pertaining to your area of expertise

Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelors degree in an area relevant to Human-Computer Interaction.

+ 1+ years of experience creating prototypes that apply and test new ideas related to HCI or related areas.

Preferred Skills

+ 1+ years of software development with experience using 2 or more programming languages / web technologies such as C#, Python, Java, Scala, .NET, MongoDB, NodeJS, React, etc.

+ Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality/Extended Reality

+ HCI (Human Computer Interaction)

Professional Skill Requirements

+ Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

+ Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

+ Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

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.


Posted: 2019-12-23 Expires: 2020-02-21

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