Job Description

Data Scientist - Manager

  • Flexible work arrangements to meet your needs

  • Work and learn from the best people every day

  • Be yourself at work

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 459,000 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 our Consultants:


Articulate and develop the value propositions/offerings, solutions and benefits of Advanced Analytics

Ability to build strong industry relationships to enhance Accenture Applied Intelligence reputation in the market

Proven history of generating incremental sales pipeline via demand generation and organic growth of existing clients

The ability to carry out end to end sales activities (develop proposals, present offers, negotiate, and close opportunities)

Working with senior clients (C-Level)

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Basic Qualifications 

  • BS in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, 
  • Extensive hands-on experience in gathering, curating and preparing appropriate representative data for building machine learning and statistical models. 
  • 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). 
  • Experience leading a team or project, with client engagement exposure.
  • Past experience with tools in the predictive analytics domain and planning tools.
  • An appreciation of underlying business fundamentals.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

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


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.

Life at Accenture

Work where you're inspired to explore your passions and where your talents are nurtured and cultivated. Innovate with leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.

Work Environment

Be your best every day in a work environment that helps drive innovation in everything you do.


Training and Development

Take time away to learn and learn all the time in our regional learning hubs, connected classrooms, online courses and learning boards.


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