Accenture Digital Delivery Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
Accenture Interactive—a new breed of agency that’s all about the Experience. For us, customer experience is not an add-on; it’s foundational to who we are and how we empower our clients. As the world’s largest, most disruptive agency, we drive lasting growth for clients by helping them design, build, and run meaningful experiences that make people’s lives better, more productive, and more meaningful. We do this in three ways: by transforming organizations through standout products and services; by building and delivering award-winning campaigns so brands can engage and communicate creatively with customers at scale; and by using our top-notch skills to pilot, integrate, scale, and run the platforms that underpin the world’s greatest experiences. Visit us here to learn more about what makes us the Experience Agency (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/interactive) .
Digital Products creates value for our clients, their employees, and their customers. We design and build software that changes the way people work and live. Our team collaborates across studio locations in Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York, and Seattle with 300+ employees across the US and Canada. With expertise in product strategy, project management, QA, design thinking, user-experience design/research, and impeccable development for native mobile, web, and embedded systems, we will help bring clarity to any omni-channel product vision.
We are seeking a Digital Delivery Manager, someone who is a great communicator and natural problem solver to help us deliver software on time and on budget. The ideal candidate has the experience to recognize project risks early, as well as the skills to identify and propose solutions, and effectively communicate with everyone invested in the project’s success. Candidates should enjoy interacting with clients in settings ranging from pre-sales to delivery and maintenance.
Our ideal candidate has had experience in a variety of software development methodologies with an emphasis on Agile (kanban, scrum, or others). You have been, or have the desire to be, in a client-facing role and the communication skills required to do so. Your contributions will have a direct impact on the company as a whole, allowing you to grow quickly in a fun, exciting, and productive atmosphere.
Work closely with engineering, design, product, and QA to deliver the best digital products for our clients
End to end management of client engagements - detailed project plans, scope and budget definition, resource allocation, product delivery, maintenance
Organize and facilitate project timeline with clients and team, including generating estimates for project complexity and duration
Serve as point person in client communications and manage developer/client interactions
Provide leadership and mentoring to team members on project development and client management skills
Manage client relationship and expectations throughout project lifecycle
Communicate project status to all stakeholders (internal and external), work to resolve issues and problems, proactively identify project risks and make recommendations for resolution to ensure project success
Act as Scrum Master overseeing daily standups, sprint planning, demos, retrospectives, etc.
Help develop and maintain core team processes
Prepare roadmap reports for projects to both team members and clientele
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Here’s what you need:
Minimum of 4 years of hands on Java/J2EE software development experience
Minimum of 2 years of full life cycle implementation experience using various SDLC methodologies (waterfall, Agile)
Minimum of 1 year of experience implementing Adobe Experience Manager (Sites, Assets) solutions
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience
Bonus points if:
Experience working with other relevant WCM and ecommerce packaged solutions such as SDL Tridion, Acquia/Drupal, Sitecore, EpiServer, SalesForce, SAP hybris, and ElasticPath
Experience with one or more back end/server-side technologies including: SOAP/REST, SQL/NoSQL databases, ESB, and Microservices
Experience with one or more Java concepts and patterns including: Java/J2EE, JSP, Sling, JMS, JUnit, Eclipse
Experience with project automation technologies: CVS, SVN, Git, github, Jira, Selenium, SonarCube, maven, Jenkins, Continuum, Hudson
Working knowledge of multiple web and application tier technologies: Tomcat, Apache Http, Solr, open source packages, Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
Demonstrated leadership, teamwork, and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian
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