Accenture Software Prod & Plat Eng Assoc Director in New York City, New York

Title: Software Prod & Plat Eng Assoc Director Location: USA-Northeast Job Number: 00511124

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People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

Software Engineering professionals work across the Service Delivery Lifecycle to analyze, design, build, test, implement and/or maintain multiple system components or applications for Accenture or our clients.

Job Description

FS-ALIP professionals design develop and implement the Accenture Life Insurance Platform which provide Life Insurers with a full spectrum of processing capabilities, from front-office sales and underwriting to back-office policy administration.

The Software Product & Platform Engineering Associate Director will mix software product knowledge, functional expertise and industry focus, to create a strategy and build future proof Software Product that can be implemented at multiple clients through extensions, Oversee cross functional teams that design, develop, enhance and maintain assets that provide value for their industry and its clients.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform the detailed design of product or platform components.

  • Work with other developers, designers, and architects to make sure that the configuration and custom components meet product or platform requirements and performance goals.

  • Participate in transitions of the product or platform components to the testers.

  • Ensure any defects and performance problems discovered in testing are resolved. Coordinate and lead structured peer reviews walkthroughs.

  • Plan and execute all required process steps as defined in our methodologies.

  • Anticipate, identify, track and resolve issues and risks affecting the software product or platform.

  • Maintaining and or updating technical and or industry knowledge and skills through continuous learning activities, such as reading journals magazines, collaborating with other technical professionals, learning from on the role experiences, participating in technical training, and or writing articles.

  • Plan and conduct customer workshops to obtain customization requirements.

  • Collect customer feedback in software product or platform installation projects Define and review requirements and use cases for the application.

  • Validate the design with the stakeholders to ensure that the design satisfies the requirements. Configure and build the product or platform components. Create technical and functional end user operational documentation for the software product or platform. Participate in quality management reviews


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years Life Insurance experience

  • Minimum of 10 years Software Consulting experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science Engineering or related work experience

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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Job: Software Engineering