Job Description – Principal Data Scientist
Location: Montreal, Ottawa & Toronto
Job Description Overview
The people who love using data to tell a story. We’re also the world’s largest team of data scientists, data engineers, and experts in machine learning and AI. 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? Visit us here to find out more about Applied Intelligence.
An expert at solving real-world challenges with data, analytics, AI/ML and creativity. Yes, creativity! You know the theory and you have hands-on expertise from studies, experience and/or self-taught projects. And you’re the spark, enabling your team to help clients scale data into value.
What You’ll Do:
- Provide hands-on technical thought leadership, solve large & complex business problems and drive actionable insights for clients
- Prototype & scale AI/ML solutions in production cloud environment to meet business needs
- Stay abreast of AI/ML technologies, academic researches & hands-on techniques
- Lead small teams to develop innovative solutions for clients across functions & industries
What We’re Looking For:
At least 5 years embracing challenges with data science lifecycle in enterprise setting
At least 3 years developing & implementing AI/ML models, including professional experience with recommender engine, natural language processing, optimization & operational research, computer vision and deep & classical machine learning
At least 3 years working with data science tools: e.g. Python, Plotly, Flask & Git
At least 3 years designing & operating tools & services in cloud environments: e.g. GCP, Azure, AWS & Databricks
At least 3 years orchestrating and maintaining AI/ML models in a production environment using MLOps/DevOps/DataOps tools: e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, MLFlow, Jenkins & CircleCI
At least 5 years storytelling with data and communicating findings to a non-technical audience
At least 2 years managing a data science team and providing technical leadership
Bonus Point If:
Graduate degree in data science or related disciplines: e.g. Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering and Physics
Ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment, working creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
A blend of data science capability, industry and consulting expertise
- Drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques
We are a global collective of innovators applying the New every day to improve the way the world works and lives. Help us show the world what’s possible as you partner with clients to unlock hidden value and deliver innovative solutions. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent and perspectives, we drive success in a new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. Our expertise spans 40+ industries across 120+ countries and impacts millions of lives every day. We turn ideas into reality.
To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired from Day 1, please visit our website at accenture.ca/careers
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LocationsOntario - Ottawa,Ontario - Toronto
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