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Job Description

Bring your talent and passion to a global organization at the forefront of business, technology and innovation. At Accenture, we appreciate that you have worked hard for your degree. We invite you to discover how great you can be as you put your degree to work delivering tangible value for some of the world's most prestigious organizations. Join our technology team and you will collaborate with diverse, talented colleagues and leaders who support your success. Along the way, our industry leading training and development will assist you in sharpening your skills, as you build an extraordinary career.

From the development of IT strategy to the optimization, management and security of the underlying infrastructure, applications and data, you will have the opportunity to impact our clients' success with your contribution. Whether you have specific programming experience or strong business and analytical skills, you can be greater than you imagined with a consulting career at Accenture.


As a new analyst, you will have the opportunity to work on complex technology and business projects across a wide range of fields and industries for some of the world's leading companies and government agencies. Depending on your background, interests and Accenture business need, you will be aligned to a technology group that will allow you to enhance your skills and grow your career as you take on challenges to provide strategic advice, deliver technology innovation, and design and implement strategies and solutions that support our clients' business and IT imperatives. We have a number of challenging and rewarding technology career paths available, including:

Technology Consulting

IT Strategy
Enterprise Architecture & Application Strategy
Information and Data Strategy
Systems Integration Consulting
Architecture, Development & Integration

Technology Architecture
Emerging Technology Innovation
Accenture Technology Labs

Your specific responsibilities will vary based on your alignment, but you may find yourself:

Developing innovative answers to complex business and IT challenges
Focusing on technical architecture, IT strategy, delivery excellence, program management and specialist technology areas
Building a common set of technology capabilities, across assessment, planning, design and implementation
Modernizing and driving costs from complex multi-national IT infrastructures
Helping clients design next generation IT architectures to meet their ever changing business needs
Identifying client's vulnerabilities and designing protection systems to safeguard their intellectual property
Projecting 3 to 5 years ahead to forecast business needs using cutting edge technology to present innovative solutions
Developing a broad set of technology skills, i.e.: SAP, Oracle, SOA, Mobility, Open Source or technology architecture
Analyzing/documenting current processes and technologies, contributing through to the delivery/ integration of new solutions
Designing and testing new business processes, capabilities, and technologies
Leveraging existing and newly developed programming skills to build portions of client applications
At Accenture we hire the best people and then we help them become even better. You will quickly develop your technology skills and business acumen, and build deep insights into the industries and global environments in which our clients operate. Right from the start, you'll receive world-class training, career counseling, mentoring and support to help you achieve professional success and grow your career.

Hiring locations are based on a combination of business need, skillset alignment and personal preference. Locations include, but may be limited by career path opportunity to: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Raleigh, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Tampa Bay, Hartford, Houston, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Manhattan, Florham Park, San Jose, San Francisco, Sacramento, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Seattle, St. Louis, and Washington DC.

For more information about technology and systems integration consulting careers, visit accenture.com/ELconsulting .
Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree (with a graduation date no later than December 31, 2014)
Legal Authorization to work in the US without company sponsorship*

Preferred Qualifications

3.2 or higher cumulative (overall) GPA
Our preferred majors are:

Engineering (all disciplines)
Computer Science / Computer Engineering
Information Systems / Decision Sciences
Mathematics / Statistics / Sciences
Business with IT concentration
Minimum one year work or coursework experience with programming languages such as C, C , Java, scripting languages (Perl/Python/Ruby) or similar
Interest in any of the following areas (experience is a plus):

Application Design - User Interface and Experience, Data and Business Process Modeling
Application Development - Delivery through the Software Delivery Life Cycle
Application, Technical and Integration Architectures - Design Patterns and Frameworks
Biometrics and Identity - Face, Fingerprint, Iris, Voice, Signature Capture and Matching, Biometric and Biographic Search (eg: Fuzzy Matching), Identity Management
Security Architectures - Authentication, Authorization, Encryption, Single Sign-On and Intrusion Detection
Distributed software development and the supporting tools and environments
Infrastructure and system operations architecture
Research and development
Data Architecture, Modeling, Visualization
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
Other Professional Skill Requirements and Qualifications

We are seeking highly motivated individuals who meet the following criteria:

A track record of outstanding academic performance
Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment
Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Ability to meet client travel requirements, when applicable
Ability to translate vision statements and abstract concepts into tangible assets or architectures
Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Accenture recruits for entry level positions in several groups; Technology Consulting, Business and Systems Integration Consulting, Technology Architecture, Emerging Technology Innovation, Technology Labs and Management Consulting. Recruiters will work to align you with the appropriate group based on your background, qualifications, experience, interest and business demand.

*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 Equal Opportunity Employer.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

About Accenture

Accenture Limited (Accenture) is a management consulting, technology services and outsourcing organization. The Company's business is structured around five operating groups, which together comprise 17 industry groups serving clients. The operating groups of the Company are Communications & High Tech, Financial Services, Products, Public Service and Resources. (Source: 10-K)