Accenture IBM Watson Senior Architect - Multiple Locations within the U.S. in Birmingham, Alabama

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People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

As part of our Intelligent Software Engineering practice, you will lead technology innovation for our clients through robust delivery of world-class solutions. You will build better software better! There will never be a typical day and that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are unlimited in the ever-changing technology landscape. You will be part of a growing network of technology experts who are highly collaborative taking on today’s biggest, most complex business challenges. We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. Come grow your career in technology at Accenture!

Job Description: Accenture is making substantial investments to continue its leadership position in Artificial Intelligence solutions as companies pivot to intelligent, New Information Technology. A key part of this investment lies in designing systems based on IBM Watson and deploying onto IBM and other cloud platforms.

Accenture’s Intelligent Software Engineering Team is composed of Engineers focused on designing, building and configuring applications to meet business process and application requirements. Our Engineers work with our clients to design and deliver systems for complex, custom projects using the latest technologies to build applications that transcend today’s digital world. The successful candidate will have deep experience in custom application design and architecture across an array of technologies in a heterogeneous technology landscape. The candidate will have been a member or a leader of an architecture team on a project-based initiative and have experience with one of more of the following technologies: IBM Bluemix Platform, IBM Watson AI / Data / Vision / Speech / Language / Empathy, Machine Learning, Intelligent Automation, and Application Integration.

Do you have a passion to solve complex development problems and produce innovative solutions while striving to push the technical boundaries of online applications? We invite you to be part of the industry’s top Intelligent Automation team and not only work on exciting projects for the world’s biggest companies, but be part of a team of innovators that are influencing the direction that the web is going.

Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.

Ability to travel up to 100% is required

Basic Qualifications:

8+ years of Professional IT experience Minimum of 3 years in total modern web and/or application design and architecture Minimum of 1 year of experience with application design and architecture that includes the IBM Bluemix Platform or Intelligent Automation solutions. Experience leading development teams or architecture teams · Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience

Requires 100% travel

Preferred Qualifications:

Highly prefer previous experience with IBM Watson solutions built on IBM Bluemix or IBM Watson Explorer Installation, configuration, and development including work within a production environment Bachelor's degree This role requires 100% flexibility to travel and work on-site with clients

Professional Skill Requirements:

Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems 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.

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.

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