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Data Science Senior Manager
Location: Dublin or Cork

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers.

We are:

Applied Intelligence, the people who love using data to tell a story. We’re also the world’s largest team of data scientists, 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.

Our Applied Intelligence team in Dublin, Ireland, which includes Accenture’s Fraud, Risk and Financial Crime Analytics Global Centre of Excellence, covers the range of Data and AI skills, from Strategy, Data Science, Data Architecture, AI Engineering and Visual Insights. We work with our cross-industry clients to transform their capabilities through the application of Data and AI.

We have versatile talents, far-alternative perspectives, and proven methodology to help take ideas from whiteboard explorations to scaled solutions. We help discover trends in technology and industry, envision solutions that overcome challenges and embrace opportunities, and create valuable innovations - from rapid prototypes to practical and value realizing applications

You are:

An expert data scientist with an eye for AI/ML. You want to change how the world works and lives by taking AI out of the lab and into everyday life. You know the theory and you have hands-on expertise from studies, experience and/or self-taught projects. And you’re all about helping 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

  • Participate in development of innovative solutions for clients across functions & industries

  • Help C-suite executives use data analysis to grow their companies

  • Find ways to turn goals into products that use specific analytic tools to help clients

  • Stay current with changes in digital, analytics, the intelligent enterprise ecosystem and market

  • Lead teams developing proposals

  • Lead projects, define their goals, manage budgets and risk and get buy in from senior clients

  • Encourage creative and innovative thinking on large and diverse teams

  • Share lessons and best practices across Accenture Digital and Accenture Applied Intelligence

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  • Have a blend of data science capability, consulting expertise and industry experience

  • Experienced storyteller with data and ability to communicate findings to a non-technical audience

  • Driven to learn and master new technologies and analytical techniques

  • A bachelor's degree in data science or a related discipline like mathematics, statistics, computer science, or physics, or equivalent

  • At least 7 years embracing challenges with data science lifecycle in enterprise setting

  • At least 7 years developing & implementing AI/ML models

  • At least 7 years working with data science and engineering tools: e.g. SAS, Python, R, Scala, PySpark or equivalent data science technologies

  • At least 7 years working with databases and proficient in different database technologies

  • Willingness to travel for client engagements if required

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. 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



All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as applicable by law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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