Accenture Network Service Assurance Manager in Dallas, Texas

Title: Network Service Assurance Manager Location: USA-CO - Denver Other Locations: USA-PA - Philadelphia, USA-NJ - Florham Park, USA-IL - Chicago, USA-GA - Atlanta, USA-NY -New York, USA-TX - Dallas Job Number: 00419727

Join Accenture Consulting and you’ll work alongside fellow industry experts to lead transformational projects, and define cutting edge solutions, solving our client’s most complex issues. And because our clients span the full range of industries - Including 94 of the Fortune 100 - you’ll have the opportunity to pursue your passion, hone your expertise and deepen your knowledge. As a Consulting practitioner you’ll apply your know-how to help companies leverage digital opportunities, grow consumer engagement, and increase the effectiveness of their content. Join Accenture Consulting’s Communications, Media & Technology - Network Service Line Practice team and embark on a fast paced career path to Managing Director that will allow you to utilize your deep industry experience and specialized skills to design, sell and lead industry defining transformation programs. In this role you’ll use your expertise to drive opportunity—for the company and for yourself—while maintaining the flexibility you need to keep your career ahead of the curve.

We offer a transparent approach with career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues.

You'll benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and cutting-edge tools. Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits.

You'll have access to leading-edge technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends.

Competitive rewards linked to fast-paced progression.

You'll also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live. Are you ready to join our Network practice to help clients address the challenges of optimizing and advancing their Network? Do you want to design Network operating models and move to digital networks to create a next generation enterprise? If yes, then Network is the place for you to grow your reputation as you become an Accenture leader! As part of a strong global telecommunications - cable community you’ll both learn from and coach our consulting practitioners to focus on helping clients define and implement the capabilities and requirements for next generation telecommunications network solutions.

Responsibilities of the Network Service Assurance Manager may include:

Experience within one or more of the telecommunications - cable industries.

An ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple and logical manner.

Experience understanding business challenges and explaining how our offerings and services provide value.

Experience identifying a client’s high-level business needs and leading the creation of detailed functional specs and other documentation, such as requirement traceability matrices, work-flow diagrams and use-cases.

Experience working through organizational change, developing and implementing creative solutions.

Well-developed  analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues and synthesize large amounts of information.

Insights on key methodologies, approaches and market trends in the industry.

An ability to inspire teams to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe.

Experience understanding team strengths, and the ability to coach and develop others.

It is our intention for our people to live where they work and work where they live. However, in the context of our profession and serving our clients there may be times when you will need to travel. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications:

Minimum 7 years of experience in Network Service Assurance and Analytics in several of the following areas (with functional and technical knowledge): Strategic Network Operations Planning, Network Engineering & Build, Network & Service Provisioning, Service Assurance, Workforce Management, Network Analytics Minimum 5 years of experience with multiple Network technologies (TDM, IP, MPLS, Ethernet, Wireless) Minimum 3 years of experience with one or more commercial or custom FCAPS systems and related development Minimum of 1 year of experience with assurance activities related to virtualized network services Minimum 5 years of advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and client facing presentations Bachelor degree Preferred Skills:

Experience with Network OSS and Service Assurance Experience implementing, installing, administering and fine-tuning NMS solutions such as Netcool, CA Spectrum, or EMC SMARTS Expert level programming experience in Perl, C and Shell Scripting Experience with RDBMS, WebServices, SQL, XML and JSON Experience in Linux (or Solaris) administration Experience working at a Telco (Wireline and/or Wireless), Service Provider or MSO is a plus

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career. 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 an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Equal Employment Opportunity All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.     Job: Business & Technology Integration