ASW Software Development Manager
Accenture - United States

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Organization: Accenture Software - CAS

Location: Location Negotiable

If you join Accenture you can make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.

As a key enabler of long term growth for Accenture, Accenture Software (ASW) has the charter to identify, launch, incubate and scale vertical software business opportunities in partnership with Operation Groups, Industries, Growth Platforms or Geographic strategy. This will be achieved through both organic and inorganic opportunities with the immediate positioning of the business under the software operating model key to its short, medium and long term success.

The Software Development Manager will be responsible for:
  • Managing the development of the Accenture CAS Trade Promotion Optimization module
  • Applying optimization algorithms to TPO in the Consumer Packages Goods (CPG) domain
  • Leading the Engineering team
  • Aligning between Engineering, Product Management and Clients
  • Driving cooperations within Accenture and to partners
  • Bridging to other Accenture CAS units such as Knowledge Management, Sales, Services, etc.
Working remotely on strategic or algorithmic topics is possible; in order to lead the team which is located in Kaiserslautern (and practically in India), regular visits to Germany (and to a lesser degree to India) are important


Basic Qualifications

Minimum of 5 years of experience with at the following Engineering /Programming Skills:

  • Consumer Goods Experience
  • Applied Trade Promotion Optimization (TPO) Experience
  • Modeling / Optimization Approaches
o Bayesian Modeling

o Mathematical models / approaches

o Neural Networks

o Linear Regression

o Simulated Annealing

  • Applying optimization algorithms to TPO in the CPG domain
  • Software Engineering approaches
  • Programming experience
  • NET (Visual Basic .NET)
  • Modeling Software
o SAS, Mathlab, Demantra, etc.

  • Database Skills
o Database programming

o Database design

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Leadership skills
  • Leading team (incl. experts)
  • Project Management
  • Thought leadership on Modeling / Optimization Approaches
  • Enforce Best Practices for Software Engineering
  • Aligning between Engineering and Product Management
  • Driving cooperations within Accenture and to partners
  • Bridging to Knowledge Management, Sales, Services, etc
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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