Job Description

Data Scientists

  • Flexible work arrangements to meet your needs

  • Work and learn from the best people every day

  • Be yourself at work

  • Salary in the range of $67,000 - $130,000 will be offered to the successful candidate.

Explore career opportunities as you help create innovative solutions with diverse, global teams using cutting-edge technologies.

 

We can help you build the career you dream of. Our success relies on ensuring our people enjoy the inspiring challenges, exceptional experience and flexibility they need to succeed at every stage of their career. As a leading professional services company with more than  477,000  people working across 120 countries, your career can take many exciting paths spanning digital, strategy, consulting, technology and operations. As part of a global diverse workforce you will help change how Australia lives, works, plays and grows. Join us, learn from the best people and let challenging, interesting and enjoyable work become part of daily life.

 

A typical day for Data Scientists

  •  Apply your deep expertise in data science, machine learning, and consulting skills in client engagements covering the end-to-end process including ideation, model prototyping, solution building and operationalisation. 
  • Act as a key contributor in critical situations within area of expertise, either internally for Accenture or at client engagements.
  •  Articulate business impact and benefits of advanced analytics solutions via business/scientific storytelling and advanced visualisation techniques. 
  • Contribute to the team’s effort for building, nurturing and maintaining a leading-edge data science team.
       
       
       
     
 

 

 

 

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Qualifications

Basic qualifications:

  • BS in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics,
  • 2+ years’ hands-on experience in gathering, curating and preparing appropriate representative data for building machine learning and statistical models.
  •  Minimum one year of experience in deploying machine learning algorithms in analytics-enabled digital transformations. 
  • Extensive hands on experience in at least one scientific programming language (preferably R or Python). 
  • Proficient in Agile project management, version control, shell scripting and high performance or distributed computing platforms (e.g., Apache Spark, graph databases and GPU based computing platforms).
  •  Preferred Qualifications
  • Master or PhD degree in a quantitative discipline: Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, etc.
  • Deep understanding and practical experience in common statistics and machine learning frameworks including probability theory, Bayesian methods, neural networks, and reinforcement learning.  
  • Experience with applying principles of Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Experience in leading small analytics teams.  

About Accenture

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, 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 applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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