1+ months

Accenture Labs - Next Generation Architecture Associate Principal

San Francisco, CA 94103

This is a unique opportunity to play a key role in the Systems
& Platforms group within Accenture Technology Labs in San Francisco. As a technology researcher within Accenture,
youll have the opportunity to apply innovative research across a wide range of
contexts and industries. We incubate
tech-driven innovation for new practices and offerings for Accenture, from
conceptualization through to prototype and pilots within both Accenture and our
clients. Your role will thus allow you
to see an idea from inception to experimentation, maturation, and commercial

Your role

A well-rounded researcher capable of providing direction and
guidance for a high performant team one or more the following areas: robotics,
FPGAs, quantum computing, edge analytics and computing, data management
architectures, graph technologies, and semantic knowledge graphs. We are looking for individuals that who can
quickly pivot and utilize concepts from unfamiliar areas of research to further
improve solutions in industry.

+ Explore and define new research areas and plans within
the research agenda of the R&D group.

+ Implement, provide guidance to a a high performant
team, and execute projects within the R&D group.

Ability to quickly develop a research from beginning into a
well formed idea for a product and present yourself as an advisor in that area
of research.

+ Build on ideas and directions provided by leads and stakeholders in order to achieve high quality deliverables.

+ Build on concepts in a very dynamic environment and be seen as highly differentiated technology experts within their domain.

Find and nurture collaborative research between academia and
industry and fuse ideas into current research

+ Actively participate in their technology
community by building relationships and serving as a technology expert when
working with clients or client teams.

+ Actively participate and serve in the research
community (e.g., conferences, consortiums, workshops) and build university

+ Explore and apply for research grants from
internal (Accenture partners and clients) and external funding organizations
(e.g., DoE, DoD, DARPA, EPA, DHS, NSF)

Basic Qualifications

+ 2+ years of application based research experience

+ 2+ years of application development with experience using 2 or more programming languages, such as Python, Java, Scala, C#, .NET, etc.

+ Masters Degree in Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or similar

Preferred Skills

+ PhD

+ 4+ years of application development

+ Technology related development of research prototypes

+ Manage and define a research program along with associated team members

+ Proven ability to create a project plan and execute against it

+ Proven ability to motivate and lead a high performance team

+ 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

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.

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.

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).


Posted: 2018-07-09 Expires: 2018-11-16

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