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Data Science Consultant

Job Location: Ontario - Toronto

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00537026

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- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

 

People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

 

Analytics professionals create new insights from predictive statistical modeling activities that target and deliver value to our clients.

 

The Data Analytics team comprises professionals with diverse experience and backgrounds including statistics, engineering, economics and other quantitative disciplines. Employees are encouraged and expected to build their expertise as data scientists, and deploy analytics to business problems. We also provide access to an experienced group of professionals across disciplines, including Financial Services, Communication Media and Technology, Products -CPG/ Retail, Supply Chain & Operations. As a result, we are able to apply a multi-disciplinary approach to projects and formulate a more comprehensive and effective strategy.

 

Job Description 

Key responsibilities may include:

The candidate will work closely with client facing teams and or clients directly and will be responsible for specific responsibilities in one or more of the following areas:

 

  • Excellent understanding of a specific Industry’s data sets
  • Deliver data and BI/ analytics driven engagements
  • Analytics driven engagements
  • Leverage ones hands on experience of working across one or more of these areas such as real world evidence data, digital marketing data
  • Solutioning for propositions around one or more of the below areas
    • Analytics strategy (roadmap, maturity assessment)
    • Digital Marketing Analytics
  • Analytics enablement (dash-boarding, tool development)
  • Strong business acumen
  • People management responsibilities
  • Strong project management skills
  • To actively engage in knowledge learning, sharing and storing. Steep learning curve and adapting to new client situations quickly and work under a competitive environment
  • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to summarize the essence in speech & in written communication
  • Ability to influence and lead others
  • Adhere to the firm’s standards on ethics, code of conduct and values

Basic Qualifications

  • 4 years of experience with open source machine learning tools: Python/scikit-learn or Revo R.
  • 3 years of experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python, Ruby, Perl, Bash) for orchestration and data manipulation
  • 3 year Data engineering experience, including SQL and experience manipulating structured and unstructured data sources for analysis.
  • 3 year experience delivering analytical solutions using modeling tools (e.g. SAS, R, SPSS, etc)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field like statistics, computer science or applied math, physics or relevant subjects or 4+ years of experience in computer science, applied mathematics, or other quantitative/computational discipline

 

SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills

  • Experience with MapReduce/Hadoop and related technologies (e.g., Pig, Hive, Cascading).
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services and Elastic MapReduce a plus.
  • Familiarity with Hadoop based commercial packages (e.g. Cloudera, Hortonworks)
  • Experience in text mining/NLP
  • Strong background in statistical concepts and calculations
  • Innovative and strong analytical and algorithmic problem solver

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU

  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement
  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects.
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company.
  • Access to leading-edge technology.
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off and an employee healthcare plan. Learn more about our extensive rewards and

 

 It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed.

 

Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.   Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.

We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.

 

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.

 

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 approximately 384,000 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.

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