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FS Technology Advisory - AI Consulting

Job Location: London, Manchester

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00455060


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Role: FS Technology Advisory - AI Consulting
Operating Group: Financial Services
Location: London
Travel: Up to 100%
Salary: £45,000 - £114,000
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.
In Accenture Consulting, we focus on helping clients achieve profitable growth and solve their most pressing challenges; we do this by operating at the intersection of strategy, technology, digital and operations, providing a connected Consulting experience.
As the primary owners of client relationships, we take the best of Accenture’s five businesses (Strategy, Digital, Consulting, Operations and Technology) to our clients to provide unmatched industry knowledge, client experiences, strategic alliances, proprietary assets and subject matter experts to best serve clients and accelerate growth with end to end solutions.
Our Artificial Intelligence domain aims to exploit advances in areas such as machine learning, natural language processing and computer vision to offer differentiated assets and solutions to our clients. See for more info.
What responsibilities will you have?
You will alternately be working internally within the UKI Financial Services Artificial Intelligence team to develop innovative concepts and applications, and for our clients on the discovery, design and development of PoCs (Proof of Concepts) of AI solutions.
When working internally, you will participate in the development of our UKI Financial Services AI Studio, from building PoCs for display in the Studio to integrating them in our overall products and offerings, thus developing your expertise and skills in this domain.
For our clients, you will support the discovery, design and PoCs development of AI solutions.
Project teams are typically multi-disciplinary, supplementing your technical ability with industry experts, local technology skills, and functional knowledge. Depending on your level of experience, your activities will spread from requirements gathering, design, development and/or integration of applications and technology solutions, to team or project management, whilst being in regular interaction with client personnel.
What skills & experience are we looking for?
We are seeking innovative, talented and energetic technology professionals with a wealth of experience in AI technology systems integration project delivery:
  • Deep aptitude and proficiency in programming and design techniques, understanding of technical architectures and current state of the market in machine learning
  • Hands on experience with machine learning and experience with deep learning is a plus
  • Implementation experience in:
    • Natural language processing
    • Computer vision
    • Machine translation
    • Speech
    • Conversational AI
with strong industry or academic experience in at least one of the five
  • Experience with commercial solutions, for example IBM Watson, Microsoft Cognitive Services, Google Cloud Machine Learning, …, is an advantage
  • Financial services industry experience is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to present in front of an audience
  • Team orientated with problem solving ability and able to work independently
  • A strong interest in leading edge technology, and in user experience/usability
  • Willingness to learn deep technical skills and apply them to our clients’ business needs
  • Creativity and the ability to propose and drive idea realisation
  • Ability to understand business context and integrate AI in the business processes
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Depending on level, experience in managing small teams
What academic qualifications do you need?
  • Ph.D. or Masters in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or related scientific fields or equivalent
What’s in it for you?
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 others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
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 specialised 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. 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, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2017
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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