Teach First Innovation & Technology Engineering Programme 2020-2021


30 Fenchurch Street, EC3M 3BD, London

About the role

Innovation & Technology Engineering Graduate Programme

Unlock the power of your mind

Discover how powerful minds can make unique contributions. Bring your own to a career at Accenture and see how you create change in the world around you. We empower you to be your best. We embrace who you are. We invest in your future.

We look for passionate, curious and driven team players who are ready to ignite ideas and are inspired to push boundaries.

Be yourself, make a difference: accenture.com/ukgraduates

Who we are and what we do

We are a global company with more than 469,000 people working in over 200 cities across 52 countries. A world-leading organisation, we provide consultancy and technology expertise to some of the biggest names in just about every industry you can imagine. Clients come to us to make more of their business opportunities, adapt successfully to change, put ideas into action and gain – or sustain – a competitive edge. With our knowledge of the markets, understanding of the power of technology and ability to shape and implement transformational solutions, we do just that. We work with 4,000 companies and 92 of the Fortune Global 100.

Innovation & Technology Engineering Graduate Programme

Accenture Technology graduates apply critical thinking and a tech first mindset to solve our client’s most difficult business challenges. On this programme, you will develop your tech acuity to work on our most cutting edge and technically complex solutions whilst collaborating with our delivery teams enabling innovative ideas to become a reality. You will be a trusted client partner understanding client needs, defining technical requirements and communicating how the technology solution will drive successful business outcomes.

Day to day, you will be taking part in design and coding reviews, evaluating systems performance, developing test plans and designing technology architecture components. Our Technology Graduates are at the forefront of new approaches to modern trends such as cloud, DevOps, big data, internet of things and digital technologies. Our Technology Graduates are always on the lookout for new technology developments that can impact a client’s business.

You will have the opportunity to gain a formal industry-recognised Technology Architecture certification and will join a community of employees passionate about technology and innovation.

What you’ll learn

The Innovation & Technology Engineering Programme offers two specialisations to get your career started at Accenture. They are Technology Architecture and Digital.

For Technology Architecture, you will grow to become an expert in exploring how a client’s vision is achieved through using the latest technologies. Technology does not stand still, and our Technology Architects need to develop and sustain the skills our clients demand. Our Technology Architects have been at the forefront of new approaches to modern trends such as cloud, big data, internet of things, containers and digital technologies. 

Accenture offers formal training schools for Technology Architecture and associated disciplines such as Integration Architecture and Development Architecture.

For Digital, it’s all about working with big data, blockchain, cloud, analytics, mobile, data science and artificial intelligence. We will train you in some key technologies to get you started and place you on projects where you will build your skills and experience to deliver some of latest digital technologies to our clients.

We’ll also up skill you in the best delivery practices such as DevOps, Agile, as well as Accenture Delivery Methods.

What’s in it for you

As well as the prospect of a great career centred around improving the way the world works and lives, you will get the opportunity to work with technology experts and thought leaders whilst you continue to learn through our extensive training program.

You can look forward to a competitive starting salary and a generous holiday allowance. Other benefits include a pension scheme, personal laptop, an AMEX card, private healthcare, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan and much more besides. For a comprehensive list of all our benefits, visit our website.

What we’re looking for

Curious about technology and how things work, you will have a keen interest in pursuing a career in either technology architecture or digital technologies. You may have some experience and should have a good understanding of at least one programming language or technology.

You will be able to collaborate with clients and co-workers alike, with strong communication skills to inspire others to engage in new technologies. You will be a creative problem solver who keeps up to date with emerging technologies and will seek to become an expert in your field. You will also need a minimum 2:1 degree (any discipline – achieved or predicted). 

Where you’ll work

You will need to live within commutable distance of your home office which will be London. Due to the nature of our work, you may be delivering projects on client sites anywhere in the UK and sometimes outside of the UK. You will need to be prepared to travel and sometimes live away from home for long periods of time.

How to apply

Full information on our application and selection process can be found on our website.

Places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. So please apply early to avoid disappointment. Deadline for applications is 22/11/2019.

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