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Accenture Emerging Tech Manager in São Paulo – São Paulo, Brazil

About Accenture

At Accenture, we are building something great – not just an innovative, next-generation threat intelligence platform, but also a culture of innovation and collaboration to transform the broader security landscape.

Join us and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and how we operate, collaborate, and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

About the Liquid Studio and Labs

Accenture Liquid Studio is part of Accenture Innovation Architecture that specializes in the fast delivery of emerging technology solutions. We work with top companies worldwide to translate complex real-world problems into innovative solutions. By combining emerging technology, such as Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Blockchain, and Extended Reality, with modern lightweight architecture, we can deliver impactful solutions in weeks rather than months or years.

The primary purpose of our Liquid Studio Labs AI team is to arrive at new applications of AI and demonstrate their practical benefits on critical industry business problems. These applications go across industry or business functions. You may have the chance to pursue machine learning in the context of a risk application with an insurance company, or marketing intelligence with a retailer, or fraud detection with a bank – to name a few. The opportunity to pursue cross-industry and cross-function problems makes this team a unique place to pursue research.

Diversity and teamwork are critical ingredients to co-innovate with our clients. We use service design processes and methods to collaborate and consider different perspectives and ideas.

Together we are relentless disruptors, tech visionaries, and avid storytellers. We're looking for people who believe in technology's power to effect positive change for our clients and communities.

If your passion involves bringing ideas to life, we invite you to apply for this role.

Job Description

As the Liquid Studio Emerging Tech Lead expect that you:

  • Lead a team of highly skilled professionals to establish delivery excellence and thought leadership in blockchain, robotics, industry X.0 for the region and globally.

  • Organize and drive the agenda of emerging technologies for the area.

  • Use cloud platforms like AWS, GCP, and others to accelerate the innovations.

  • Design solutions that are cyber-security safe by design.

  • Lead and support the design, implementation, and deployment solutions in close collaboration with other emerging tech areas.

  • Develop assets, demonstrations, accelerators, and solutions, from prototyping new functionality and technologies to integrating them into our overall products and offerings.

  • Participate in collaborative research between academia and industry and integrate resulting approaches into our projects.

  • Actively participate in their technology community by building relationships and serving as a technology expert when working with clients or client teams.

  • Actively participate and serve in the research community (e.g., conferences, consortiums, workshops) and build university relationships.

  • Discuss issues or trends within area of expertise to raise client and Accenture awareness

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in emerging technology leading position

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • Ability to travel 10%

  • 4+ years experience creating prototypes and testing ideas

  • Proven ability to create a project plan and execute against it

  • Proven ability to motivate, lead a high-performance team

  • Fluent in English

Additional preferred qualifications

  • Experience with modern standards and architectures (node.js, lambda, microservices, and similar)

  • Proficiency in at least one current programming language such as C++, Java, or C#, or JavaScript

  • Working knowledge of relational and non-relational databases like MySQL/Postgres, Cassandra/ElasticSearch, and alike.

  • Familiarity with some AI services/platforms such as Google ML, Vision API/Rekognition, Sagemaker, or similar.

  • Familiarity with some distributed frameworks and architectures like Hadoop/MapReduce, Spark, HBase, Cassandra, Kafka, or Storm.

  • Masters or Ph.D. Degree in a relevant field like statistics, computer science or applied maths, physics or related subjects

  • 5+ years of technology-related development of research prototypes

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

This opportunity is extended to all persons with disabilities. We ask that the type of disability be mentioned in the curriculum, as well as whether there is a need for any special resources to develop your work. Accenture is an employer that welcomes applications from all sectors.