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Data Scientist

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00539804


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Job Title: Data Scientist
Level: Associate Manager
Location: The Dock Dublin 2


The Dock is a multidisciplinary research and incubation hub, where designers, doctors and visionaries are doing things that matter for people, places and robots. Located in the heart of the Dublin Docklands in a connected, state-of-the-art workspace designed for creativity, collaboration and fun.

We are looking for  Data Scientists to join our growing team.  Operating across all stages of the innovation spectrum, with a remit to build the future in real-time. The working environment is open and interactive, facilitating collaboration with colleagues, clients, customers and ecosystem partners. Our experimentation culture, combined with a disruptive brief empowers us to break future ground.

Are you ready to join top innovators making a global impact?

Job Description
Data Scientist in the The Dock works as part of multi-disciplinary teams and collaborates with designers, other analytics team members, platform engineers, business subject matter experts and technology delivery teams to deliver strategic research projects from design to execution. The associate managers role on these projects centres around the application of analytics, data science and advanced cognitive methods to derive insights from data.  
The nature of these projects change as ideas and concepts mature, ranging from research, proofs-of-concept and the art-of-the-possible to the delivery of real-world applications for our clients.
They work on the entire lifecycle of research projects; developing the designs with team leads, collaborating with business experts for business understanding, working with other consultants and platform engineers for solutions and with technology teams for prototyping and client implementations.
The individual should have practical industry expertise. The areas of Customer or Marketing Analytics, Financial Services, Life Sciences are of interest but experience in equivalent domains is also welcomed. Successful applicants should understand the key technology trends in their domain and the related business implications.
  • Degree in  Statistics, Mathematics, Computer science, or a related scientific discipline
  • 2-4 years of experience in statistical modeling, machine learning, data mining and unstructured data analytics
  • 2+ years of project or project management experience
  • 2+ years industry experience in Customer or Marketing Analytics, Financial Services, Life Sciences or an equivalent domain
  • Proficiency in statistical and related tools/languages - R, RevR, SAS, Python or similar
  • Experience working with large data sets and tools like MapReduce, Hadoop , Hive and equivalent technologies
  • Experience with or exposure to Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Cognitive Computing or Artificial Intelligence
  • Ability to work in a global collaborative team environment
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English.
Overview of the Dock
A living, breathing innovation hub as an accelerator to help Accenture and its clients unlock value by design.
The design-led, multidiscipline Centre for Innovation researches, incubates and pilots new and emerging digital technologies.
Its mission is to inspire and guide Accenture and clients to innovate and apply cutting edge technologies and solutions - building the future in real time and bringing together distinct skillsets to create true acceleration at scale. To help push the art of possible with new technologies, the Dock collaborates closely with best startups, universities and clients. 
Join us on this journey and be part of creating, building and influencing the Docks future.

A flexible approach; we understand that traditional models may not work for everyone, so we offer flexible working arrangements which include tailored options for how you work.

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 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
Please note that 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.
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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