Job Role: Data Engineer - Applied Intelligence

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Career Level: Manager

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

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As a team:

The Data and AI revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play. Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. Accenture Applied Intelligence is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate with the ecosystem, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

Accenture’s Applied Intelligence practice covers the range of Data and AI skills, from Strategy, Data Science, Data Architecture, Engineering and Visual Insights. When combined with Accenture’s broader Strategy and Consulting practice, we are able to bring together the unique ability to drive end to end business change through the application of Data and AI.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

In this role you will:

We are looking for hands-on authentic and committed Data Engineers to support clients across a range of industries on all aspects of data engineering from delivery planning, estimating and analysis, all the way through to data architecture and pipeline design, delivery and production implementation.

You will be working on client projects with teams from across our Applied Intelligence practice as well as industry, functional, and technology SMEs on some of our clients most ambitious projects.

You will be designing and implementing complex data solutions ranging from batch to streaming and event-driven architectures, across cloud, on-premise, and hybrid client technology landscapes.

Your understanding of code control and deployment will support continuous delivery of production applications.

Additionally, you will be helping translate data to insights that enable the business to make decisions as well as using visualisations to tell a compelling story with data that makes complex topics understandable.

We are looking for experience in a subset of the following skills:

+ 5+ years of experience in data engineering in a customer or business facing capacity

+ Experience of implementing and delivering data solutions and pipelines on cloud platforms such as GCP, Azure, and AWS

+ A strong understanding of data modelling, data structures, databases, and ETL processes

+ An in-depth understanding of large-scale data sets, including both structured and unstructured data

+ Strong SQL/Python knowledge - experience of PySpark, Hive, Scala, APIs also desirable

+ Knowledge and experience of delivering CI/CD and DevOps capabilities in a data environment

+ Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills, including prioritising, problem solving and interpersonal relationship building

+ Ability to understand and articulate requirements to technical and non-technical audiences

+ Experience delivering in an agile environment, utilising enterprise-scale frameworks (e.g. SAFe)

+ Fraud, Risk and Regulatory Compliance experience desirable

Set yourself apart:

Mastery of working on large-scale, multi-discipline software projects

Track record of delivering robust, automated data solutions at scale

Experience leading complex data engineering projects / engagements

What’s in it for you:

At Accenture in addition to a competitive salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package, private medical insurance and 2 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice! Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.


Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.

Working with Accenture in the United States,  you can join ranks with more than 211,000 people in 120 countries and work with clients in nearly every major industry worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune Global 100, more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500 and government agencies around the world. Accenture’s people build careers in different areas of business, specifically Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing, as well as within our internal corporate functions.

With the breadth of talent our people have, they not only build strong careers, they offer their talents and skills to help clients and communities around the world.

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