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Data Science Consultant

Job Location: Newcastle

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00625436


- Job description

Data Science Consultant


Locations: Newcastle upon Tyne (willing to travel to client sites throughout the UK)


We have roles available across the following Accenture career levels depending on skills and experience:


Analyst: from £25,000 to £30,000+ (Depending on experience)

Senior Analyst: from £30,000 to £38,500+ (Depending on experience)

Specialist / Team Lead: from £35,000 to £48,000+ (Depending on experience)

Associate Manager: from £40,000 to £55,000+ (Depending on experience)


Job Type: Permanent

Reference: 00625436




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.


Accenture Technology powers our clients to achieve high performance. We combine business and industry insights with innovative technology to drive growth for your business. We extend our technology and business capabilities through a powerful alliance ecosystem of market leaders and innovators to provide our clients the best specialized skills and tailored solutions.


We are focused on aligning IT with business priorities, enabling a digital Accenture and driving down the cost of IT, while working to provide more than 373,000 employees with the capabilities to run a high-performing business!


What responsibilities will you have?

  • Exceptional creativity at solving unstructured and unseen problems using data and analysis.
  • Good hands on-experience using Machine Learning, Statistical Modelling and quantitative analysis.
  • Clean, aggregate and interpret data in preparation for analysis.
  • Support the delivery of client work with analytical modelling and the development of new client opportunities.
  • Devise reusable assets and solutions for trending and client business problems.
  • Support clients who seek to develop their predictive capabilities in the context of a broad range of business functions.
  • Establish the approach to be used by data scientists to address a client business problem.
  • Support and consult on complex analyses and support the develop business cases in conjunction with industry and/or opportunity analyses.

What skills & experience are we looking for?


  • Using R, SAS or Python to turn complex datasets into actionable insights.
  • Bash scripting including sed, awk, cut, uniq, sort, tr.
  • SQL & No-SQL Databases.
  • Experience of Machine Learning and Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Mahout, Pig, Hive, etc.
  • Knowledge in one or some of the following: Linear Algebra, Statistics, Graph theory, Network analysis, Algorithms, Probability, Markov chains/hidden Markov models, Classification and regression techniques, Matrix factorization/singular value decomposition.
  • Cloud storage and computation such as AWS's EC2 and EMR.
  • Specialised visualisation techniques (D3.js, ggplot etc.).
  • Cross-platform skills: Git/SVN, JavaScript, Mathematica.

What’s in it for you?


All of our Technology 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 25 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.


If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.


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. 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


Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2019. Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.



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