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Accenture'sConsultingworkforce is involved in business consulting, process design work and the application of technologies to business. A career in Consulting is varied and stimulating because each project presents a new challenge and will give you exposure to new clients, business issues, technologies and people. We need people who are able to challenge conventional thought, offer unique perspectives and conceive more innovative solutions for our clients.
Working as a consultant with Accenture, you will build core business, technology and industry expertise helping to deliver world-class business and technology solutions that enable clients to become high performance businesses. Consultants must be professionals who have an interest in how business processes work and interact. In addition, consultants need to apply their skills in project and program management while exhibiting leadership in process re-engineering and implementation of process, technology, and organizational change. Finally, consultants also need to have a working knowledge of the industry and/or the functional areas they serve.
Systems Integration Consulting professionals are responsible for delivering large-scale, complex programs that marry processes with technology to help our clients achieve high performance.
Store Systems Consulting professionals are responsible for delivering large-scale, complex programs that integrate business processes with industry leading store technologies to help our clients achieve high performance. Store Systems Consultants have skills in implementing best of breed store solutions such as Oracle Store, Retalix, Epicor, SAP, including business process design, package configuration, packaging integration, and full software development lifecycle experience. Specifically, for this position, the role is that of a Solution architect responsible for integrating a cloud based loyalty system platform with POS and other stores systems applications for large scale U.S. and global retailers. The role requires a good understanding of various retail systems, loyalty systems and POS systems. It also requires large scale systems integration expertise and ramping up and scaling a delivery team.
This role is part of a greenfield application (product) that is being built. The application is very high volume (10-15 M transaction per day) and data intense (around 500 TB in 3 years). The application will be provided as cloud SaaS solution to coupons.com partners which is termed as revolutionary in many ways. The application has a B2B and a B2C aspect to it.
Key Activities for the Role
. Serving as a Solution Architect on large, complex store system program
. Working daily with client executives to provide program governance
. Participate in Technology Due-Diligence meetings with Retail architects
. Prepare detailed Integration specs for retail integration
. Gather and define business and technical requirements for each integration.
. Define design approach for integration based on requirements
. Coordinate with development team for integration
. Ability to meet travel requirements (100%)
. 10 years of retail system implementation experience
. 5 years of experience implementing retail store systems including one or more of Loyalty Systems, Ecommerce customer account systems, Offer Management systems, Master Data & POS systems. Experience with Oracle, SAP, Retalix, or other POS and store focused best of breed packages. Candidate experience with these package should include Point-of-Service, Returns Management, Store Inventory Managment, Labels, Signs, Mobile POS, and integration to Web Services.
. Understanding of key Retail Systems including one or more of Loyalty Systems, Ecommerce customer account systems, Offer Management systems, Master Data & POS systems.
. 5 years of solution architecting experience (includes creating business and technical solutions, driving solution conceptual design and solution blueprints, constructing estimates, communicating solution vision/objectives to delivery)
. Experience with large store deployments
. Experience working in a large professional services organization
. Management of a full Software Development Lifecycle project
. Bachelor degree required
Additional Preferred Skill Requirements:
. Experience working with in an off-shore/on-shore model
. Experience working with hardware and software vendors
Professional Skill Requirements:
. Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
. Ability to present to C-Level Clients
. Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
. Desire to work in an information systems environment
. Strong team players able to work effectively with business and IT professionals
. Ability to estimate work and build complex work plans
. Ability to lead large teams and deliver results through others
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer.