software engineer at Accenture

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Start Date:
2015
Location:
London
Programme Type:
Degree Apprenticeship
Review Date:
November 2019

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Review Score

7.9/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

9/10

I work for EDF energy and I work on smart analytics, I have to analyse data, extract data and create visualisation reports on Tableau for clients.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

8/10

I have learnt how to use amazon aws services such as s3 and datapipeline. I have also learnt how to use SQL in aws Redshift alongside some Splunk commands and Tableau skills along the way.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

8/10

I enjoy my programme a lot as it is very flexible, however I feel at times it can be a bit overwhelming as I have to study alongside working full time and learning new skills.

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4. How well organised/structured is your programme?

6/10

My Programme is fairly structured, I had a lot of issues on progressing to Level 6 and was delayed by 6 months. However, if I did not chase it up and keep pushing for my promotion. It could have been even longer...

5. How much support do you receive from your employer?

9/10

I receive a fair amount of support, They are very understanding that I am also a University student and they allow me to take time of whenever I need for University work.

6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?

6/10

We receive a basic amount of support which includes the QA workshops for our modules and I guess it could be better but I am used to the system after 4 years.

7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?

8/10

It is not always relevant, yet I have learnt a lot of skills in my modules that give me a basic foundation for learning new skills when I go on to new projects.

8. Are there extra-curricular activities to get involved in at your work? (For example, any social activities, sports teams, or even professional networking events.)

9/10

At my Client site there are monthly socials and so many activities to do. I am really pleased with the environment here and it is a lot better than previous environments at other projects.

9a. Would you recommend Accenture to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

It is a very big company and I find that there is a lot of opportunity for you to learn different applications, environments and how different clients work in such a fast moving technology world

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Accenture?

My best advice I can pass on is to not be scared of making mistakes and always ask questions to the professionals, no matter how hard somethings seems. There will always be a point where you are satisfied with achieving your goals.

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