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Systems & Platforms Technology R&D Specialist

San Francisco, CA 94103

Do you wish to redefine yourself in this post-digital age by stretching your own professional skill and capability boundary?

We Are

The Accenture Technology Labs is the dedicated global R&D organization for Accenture.

This talented team of researchers, technology evangelists, software engineers, and designers drives innovation for Accenture by validating cutting-edge technologies through research and cross-industry pilots. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, the Tech Labs also serves as a bridge between our Global 2000 clients and the startup ecosystem with its Open Innovation program.

You are:

You will be designing, building, and executing projects within the R&D group. This role is focused on building and implementing novel graph algorithms aimed to address unique business challenges. You will be developing software solutions that address emergent and future potential business issues.

It will be critical to possess an in-depth knowledge on various graph analytics and machine learning algorithms to design reference architectures of end-to-end solutions, and utilizing & building tools to execute proof-of-concepts on cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, and GCP. Researchers in Accenture Labs are called upon to:

+ Track a broad range of emerging technologies and become a deep expert in some of these.

+ Be able to brainstorm with senior members and leads on Knowledge Graph technology requirements

+ Have experience working with different database systems, search, graph analytics, and information retrieval methods

+ Have experience with the latest AI/ML tools, semantic web frameworks, and cloud platforms

+ Dive deeply into application areas that are relevant to Accenture and our clients, to understand where the most critical challenges, and most promising opportunities lie.

+ Envision, prototype, and communicate the value of new solutions to these challenges by learning and applying technical skills.

+ Explore and define new projects within the research agenda.

+ Build on ideas provided by stakeholders and leaders to produce high quality deliverables.

+ Execute projects through some combination of prototype development, empirical research and thought leadership.

Here's What You Need (Basic Qualifications):

+ Bachelors Degree, or equivalent work experience (minimum 12 years) in computer science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or similar (minimum 6 years experience if associate's degree)

+ 2+ years of application development with experience using 2 or more programming languages, such as Python or Java

+ Expertise in graph analytics algorithms and libraries such as NetworkX, Spark GraphX, GraphFrames

+ Expertise in using at least one Machine Learning library (PyTorch, TensorfFlow, Scikit-Learn)

+ 2+ years of experience building and querying databases systems such as MySQL, MongoDB, Neo4J, StarDog

Bonus points if you have:

+ Masters degree or PhD in Computer Science

+ Technology related development of applied research prototypes

+ Experience working in cloud environments

+ Experience mentoring and/or leading a high-performing team of junior and senior researchers

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $90,288 to $148,900 and information on benefits offered is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/your-future-rewards-benefits)

COVID-19 update:

The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.

Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)

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Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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