Accenture Fjord Technology Lead - San Francisco in San Jose, California

Title: Fjord Technology Lead - San Francisco Location: USA-West Job Number: 00568827

We are a family of Fjordians. Our living culture and borderless playground provide us with space to thrive, following simple core values that inform everything we do. Be adventurous. Bring a vision. Make an impact. Rely on empathy. Nurture collaboration. Stay transparent. Be bold and generous in all you do.

Thanks to a unique partnership with Accenture, we’re able to do work that changes the world, and we’re always looking for kindred spirits.

Technology Lead @ Fjord

At Fjord, Technology Leadership drives creative problem solving and innovation at all levels. Our Technology Leadership invests itself in strengthening our technology capabilities among our teams and increasing our impact across all stages of product and service design and creation.

As a Technology Lead, you will lead and inspire project teams to create the ideal products and services, while demonstrating Fjord values through words and actions. This is your opportunity to lead multi-disciplinary teams to build impactful products and services that will transform lives for the better.

As a team, we:

  • Drive development quality, practice, and offerings that meet business and user goals, as well as create new offerings within Fjord.

  • Own all technical aspects of product and service implementation, from the deliverables to the multi-disciplinary teams that produce them.

  • Bring designs from ideas to reality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with program leadership to develop integrated solutions for a diverse array of industries, scale, and mediums.

  • Lead multidisciplinary project teams to produce work of excellent quality.

  • Acquire and maintain expertise on technologies relevant to solving client business problems.

  • Lead the quality of technology deliverables across each project. Set the direction and push the quality of work, while managing team members, clients, and colleague relationships with support.

  • Explain, discuss, and justify technology decisions effectively, in addition to giving effective feedback and direction to other team members.

  • Lead and manage all technology activities at the project level. Coach individual team members and maintain team motivation and morale.

  • Assess performance and provide career guidance and performance decisions for the project team.

  • Contribute to the hiring strategy for Technology, lead interviews, and provide feedback to prospective candidates.

  • Assume responsibility of the overall quality of work at the project level.

  • Lead projects using the most appropriate development methods and practices.

  • Oversee all technology activities and deliverables on projects.

  • Eloquently articulate and explain complex technical solutions to non-technical audiences.

  • Establish and manage client and account relationships for successful project outcomes.

  • Present Fjord's offering to potential clients.

  • Lead and participate in team initiatives.

  • Attend and help plan studio and community events, workshops, and conferences as a Fjord ambassador.

Working together, we will:

  • Have specific opportunities to use our craft to make a difference in people’s lives.

  • Engage in ongoing activities that enable us to learn, practice, and evolve our discipline.

  • Collaborate on products and services that change the way our clients do business.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 7 years of relevant industry experience and experience working at a design agency or firm

  • 2 years leadership/management experience.

  • At least 6 months leading multidisciplinary teams.

Set yourself apart (Preferred Skills):

  • High dexterity in speed and quality with the tools of the trade.

  • Advanced understanding of and experience with the software development life cycle for products and services.

  • Knowledge of and curiosity about design and its impact on technical solutions.

  • Ability to manage cross-functional teams to create a powerful, effective, and coherent technical solution.

  • Excellent leadership skills, problem resolution abilities, and good judgment.

We believe Technology Leadership should empower technology teams, providing guidance, provoking thought, and removing barriers so that all members can reach their full potential. In doing so, our technology leaders inspire teams, clients, and users to push beyond boundaries and achieve our shared goals.

If your strengths revolve around bringing out the strengths in others, we encourage you to join our Technology Leadership team.

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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