Job Description

This is an outstanding opportunity to play a key role on the Workforce Intelligence team at Accenture Labs in Dublin, Ireland – part of a network of over 200 Applied R&D specialists at seven locations worldwide. We incubate and prototype new insights and concepts that are encouraged to have a significant strategic near-term impact on our clients’ businesses

The Dublin Labs team focuses on Artificial Intelligence technologies and our passion is imagining and demonstrating the possibilities created by ground-breaking AI tech!

The ideal candidate will be a specialist in one or more areas of AI with experience in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning. Your professional, collaborative approach, validated by your research outputs coupled with your imaginative and engaging communication style, will see you contributing in a fast-paced, highly collaborative and influential team in Accenture's Global R&

D CoE!

Required skillset:

  • Expertise in at least one area of Artificial Intelligence including knowledge representation and reasoning, deep learning or natural language processing;

  • Ability to work collaboratively within and across teams;

  • Demonstrating technical excellence by your research outputs;

  • Prototyping and test your concepts;

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Strong development skills (e.g., Python, Java etc.);

  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English.

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Qualifications & experience:

  • PhD in computer science, engineering or a related scientific field;

  • 2+ years experience in a research and development environment;

  • 2+ years prior experience working in knowledge representation and reasoning, deep learning or natural language processing;

  • A record of publications in relevant conferences and journals;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English;

  • Prior projects demonstrating experience of prototyping and testing your concepts;

  • Prior experience in data-intensive projects including data discovery and preparation, analysis and visualization, development and validation of data-driven models.

  • Exposure to projects related to Healthcare and/or Workforce research is a distinct advantage

Does this appeal to you? If so, we wish to hear from you.

Please also 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.

Please advise if you have any particular requirements, so we can look into arranging reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. You can contact us at

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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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