Accenture Labs - Cyber Security Research Developer

Accenture - Washington, DC4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $100,000 - $140,000 a year
EducationSkills
Implement and execute projects within the Cyber Security R&D group. Build on ideas and directions provided by leads and stakeholders in order to achieve high quality deliverables. Build on concepts in a very dynamic environment and be seen as highly differentiated technology expert within the cyber security domain.

Actively participate in the cyber security research and technology community by building relationships and serving as a security expert when working with clients or client teams.

Key Responsibilities:
Act as a Subject Matter Expert in area of expertise

Participate in projects as a representative within a functional, technical or industry area of expertise
Discuss issues or trends within area of expertise to raise client and/or Accenture awareness
Act as a contributor in medium critical situations, either internally for Accenture or at client engagement(s) pertaining to a functional, technical or business area of expertise
Contribute to assets/offerings and thought leadership

Actively contribute to Accenture points of view, Knowledge Exchange, discussion boards, etc.
Act as a mentor or coach to junior people to help grow the next generation of innovators and thought leaders
Enhance Accenture’s marketplace reputation

Work confidently with internal networks and other opinion formers on key issues of relevance to business
Demonstrate expertise internally (e.g. presentations for internal audiences, participates in community of practice, etc.)
Build deep relationships with the engineering teams in the partner organizations
Actively contribute to the technology community and progressively establish him/herself as a technology expert
Execute R&D Agenda and Team

Establish engineering standards and best practices in their respective teams; Understand and apply software development best practices
Supervise and mentor more junior developers to successfully complete their responsibilities and assist with career progression
Build prototypes – bringing concepts to initial implementations – including design, coding to testing
Apply and reshape prototypes in pioneering engagements based on clients’ needs and drive toward successful deployment in the clients’ IT environment
Continuously learn new technology areas that are mission-aligned to the R&D group

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science or related field
2+ years of experience with Programming/scripting languages (e.g. Java, Scala, Python, etc.)

Preferred Skills:
2+ years of experience in working with data-intensive software projects
2+ years of experience with data storage technologies (RDBMS such as MySQL, SQL Server; NoSQL e.g. Cassandra and MongoDB)
2+ years of Graph Database experience (e.g. Neo4J)
Batch processing frameworks: e.g. Spark
Distributed computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc.)
Experience with Linux/Unix
Professional Skill Requirements
Self-starter with an aptitude for learning new technologies
Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving 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 (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.

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