Accenture Technical Project/ Program Manager in Sacramento, California

Title: Technical Project/ Program Manager Location: USA-West Job Number: 00570549

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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.

IT Operations professionals support infrastructure operations and/or manage delivery for IT production systems and services based on operational requirements and service agreements.

The SW/Application Tech Support Assoc Mgr are problem solvers with a people focus, Software/Application Technical Support professionals act as the ongoing interface between the client and the system or application. Dedicated to quality, they use their exceptional communication skills to keep our world class systems running and our clients happy. Fine tuned interpersonal skills mean they can accurately define a client issue and deep product knowledge means they can interpret and design a resolution.

Job Description

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Adapts existing methods and procedures to create alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.

  • Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.

  • Uses own judgment to determines optimal solution to recommend.

  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor or teams leads. Generally interacts with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.

  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with minimal guidance.

  • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside and occasionally impact other teams.

  • Manages medium-small sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.


Basic Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years Program Management experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of Project Management experience

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Ability to meet travel requirements (100%, Monday-Thursday)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of SDLC processes such as Agile & Waterfall methodologies

  • Ability to drive Risk issues management to resolution

  • Strong stakeholder management, and client engagement skills

  • Experience running cross functional IT projects and programs with complex organization settings

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment

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

  • Desire to work in an information systems environment

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent leadership and management 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.

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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