Accenture Connected Travel Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Title: Connected Travel Manager Location: USA Job Number: 00422473

As the Connected Travel Lead, your role is to build a practice focused on connected services for the travel industry, to learn, build and educate on new technologies, and to work with the Accenture Travel and Digital groups to take those products to market.

This role is half way between technical product management, technical architecture and software engineering. It requires someone with a passion for technology, who understands product management, who has the acumen to identify business drivers, and who has a demonstrated experience in the Travel industry.

This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career – with excellent benefits – at Accenture. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. While fast-tracking your career, you’ll have the flexibility to pursue your specialist passions. So, whatever your work and life goals, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.

To be successful, your profile likely shows:

  • A background in Engineering or Computer Science with an emphasis on systems or software engineering.

  • You can architect, code and/or stand up large systems.

  • Learning a new language, tool, or technique is an adventure and not a chore for you. As a matter of fact, you live to learn new things, and you always have a new idea to pursue.

  • You know how to productize your creations and articulate business value.

  • You can demonstrate prior experience in consulting or at least in delivering projects to clients, as well as maintaining successful business relationships.

  • You are also experienced in developing a team, a project, a timeline, and delivering results.

  • Outside of work, we imagine that you build things for fun; hardware or software. You share your creations on github or contribute to Open Source projects.

This role is part of the Internet of Things Engineering Team. The IoT Engineering Team is a global group focusing on the development and incubation of new IoT products, platforms and technologies. Our function is to provide expertise in the underlying technology enablement of the IoT, with a focus on architectures, prototyping, and integrations. We are part of the Accenture Emerging Technology group.

Emerging Technology is a global group responsible for incubating the next generation of Accenture’s technology services. Working with Advanced Technology & Architecture and Technology Labs, it provides specialized services to identify, pursue and deliver new technologies with pioneering clients.

Up to 100% travel is required.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new technical assets, prototypes, demos, products and systems

  • Develop thought leadership and educational material

  • Lead a team’s client engagements and operational metrics

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience in any of the following languages or technologies: Java, Groovy, Ruby, PHP, Python, JavaScript

  • 1 years of experience with testing using TDD or BDD

  • 1 years of experienced with API development

  • Experienced with Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (e.g. Jenkins, BuildBot, etc)

  • Experience in developing high performing client-side applications

  • Experience in defining one or more following architecture aspects: Availability, Maintainability, Operability, Scalability and Portability.

  • Hospitality systems like Opera, Micros are key.

Essential Characteristics:

  • Agile Methodologies (Scrum/Kanban/XP)

  • Version Control (git/github)

  • Bash (find, grep, cp, mv, less, top, etc.)

  • Dynamic language experience (Python, Ruby, JavaScript)

  • Basic networking (ip vs. MAC, basic OSI, protocols – http/s, ssh, tcp, sockets, etc.)

  • Infrastructure competence (OS familiarity, virtual, cloud, package mgmt/install services, Docker/PCF)

  • Basic data formats (json, xml, SQL/NoSQL, csv)

  • IoT relevant communication technologies: MQTT, AMQP, HTTP/s, RFID, BLE, Zigbee, Z-Wave, 802.11,x

  • IoT relevant architecture patterns: Pub/Sub, Event-Driven, Microservices

Professional Skill Requirements

Shown success in contributing to a team-oriented environment.

Attested ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skill

Ability to meet travel requirements, when applicable

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

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.

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