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Data Scientist – Applied Intelligence

Harness the power of data and artificial intelligence to accelerate change.

Join our Applied Intelligence team and create innovative, forward thinking and life changing solutions using cutting-edge technologies. We are changing the world fast, come with us.

Your role: Data Scientist

You will advise on and lead AI applications for our existing and prospective clients and deliver value. This will be primarily focused on virtual agent work but will differ pending on client needs.

You will be part of one global network, tapping into the deep expertise of our Applied Intelligence practice and be faced with boundary less opportunities to excel.

  • Act as a key contributor in critical situations within an area of expertise (machine learning, NLP, etc) either internally for Accenture or at client engagements.

  • Articulate business impact and benefits of advanced analytics solutions via business/scientific storytelling and advanced visualization techniques.

  • Deliver expertise around language, a component of artificial intelligence that provides computers with the ability to understand human speech as it is spoken. 

  • Design, build, develop and apply solutions that interpret human speech and translate it into text or commands. Convert audio to text by applying neural network/deep learning models.

  • Apply expertise in data science, machine learning and consulting skills in end-to-end client engagements from ideation, prototyping, solution building to operationalization

  • Possess a thought leader/strategic thinking view on how data science can empower business stakeholders to make more informed decisions and add value for the organization

  • Mentor other data scientists & analysts to elevate the thinking and technical ability across the organization as well as assist with presentation and delivery

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Set Yourself Apart: Skills & Experience.

  • Progressive expertise in R and/or Python (other scientific languages are advantageous)

  • Qualifications in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics or similar areas

  • Exposure to NLP, Conversational (Virtual Agent) solution and Narrative Science, Mathematical Programming, Sentiment analysis etc

  • 3+ years of experience working in the data science space and in deploying machine learning algorithms in analytics-enabled digital transformations.

  • People management experience is an advantage

  • Proven experience within management consulting and the ability to effectively advise clients and manage stakeholders

We reward our people with a range of benefits:

  • Employee recognition program

  • 18 weeks paid parental leave

  • Own a piece of the company through the Employee Share Purchase Plan

  • Regular performance reviews, rewarding great work

  • Holistic well-being program

  • Structured career development plan

  • Professional societies reimbursement

  • Local and international career opportunities

  • Access to world class learning and leadership programs

  • Corporate discount programme

  • Discounted health insurance

  • Annual volunteer day

…and many more subject to eligibility criteria

About AI team:

Applied Intelligence, the people who love using data to tell a story. A great day for us? Solving big problems using the latest tech, serious brain power, and deep knowledge of just about every industry. We believe a mix of data, analytics, automation, and responsible AI can do almost anything—spark digital metamorphoses, widen the range of what humans can do, and breathe life into smart products and services. Want to join our crew of sharp analytical minds?

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundary less opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries – powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. 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.



At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

We believe that equality drives innovation. Our commitment to accelerating equality starts at the top with our board and CEO and extends across every part of the company. This comes to life when our people own the equality agenda, making it part of their jobs – every decision, every day – and feel free to speak up and to act.

We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation. We want a workplace that is inclusive and diverse to that end we are setting bold goals and taking comprehensive action. To achieve these goals, we collect information that allows us to track the effectiveness of our Inclusion and Diversity programs.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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