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Accenture Applied Intelligence practice help our clients grow their business in entirely new ways. Analytics enables our clients to achieve high performance through insights from data - insights that inform better decisions and strengthen customer relationships. From strategy to execution, Accenture works with organizations to develop analytic capabilities - from accessing and reporting on data to predictive modelling - to outperform the competition
As part of our Analytics practice, you will join a worldwide network of over 20,000 smart and driven colleagues experienced in leading AI/ML/Statistical tools, methods and applications. From data to analytics and insights to actions, our forward-thinking consultants provide analytically-informed, issue-based insights at scale to help our clients improve outcomes and achieve high performance.
Associate Manager in Applied Intelligence

An Associate Manager in ‘Applied intelligence –understands the importance of sound analytical decision-making, relationship of tasks to the overall project, and executes projects in the context of a business performance improvement initiative.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Analytics lead on client projects responsible for data science application development and its productionization. Works with junior team members and cross functional team.
• Takes responsibility for requirements gathering, solution design, development, and developing a production level data science solution
• Develop implementation guidelines, quality control procedures, and documentation for projects. Ensures adherence of the best practices in the project
• Guide team members on project work and take responsibility for the analytics deliverables
• Conduct proof-of-concept work to test new data science algorithms or features
• Supports line management of 2-4 analysts, with help from Senior Manager
• Work with data science leadership to grow data science expertise at Core Compete and nurture the talent by conducting internal training
• Responsible for driving some of the key initiatives for the growth of Data Science team
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Qualifications

Educational Background/qualifications • B Tech/M Tech from reputed engineering colleges • Masters/M Tech in Computer Science • Master degree in Statistics/Econometrics/ Economics from reputed institute • M.Phil/Ph.D in Statistics/Econometrics or related field. Requirements: • 2-3 years of experience of leading machine learning or forecasting projects to meet the customers’ business requirement • 6-7 years of project experience using machine learning techniques (like Decision Trees, Gradient Boosting, Random Forest, and Neural Networks) or forecasting techniques (ESM, ARIMA, ARIMAX, UCM) • Advance level skills in Python and SQL to work on large scale data (billions of rows) • Expertise and ability to train team members in Advanced Python for Data Science, Machine Learning / Forecasting, and SQL • Exceptional communication skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate complex concepts to business audiences • Ability to work effectively in global teams and product owners with different time zones • Ability to work comfortably in ambiguous situations and ability to optimize team’s resources to achieve business goals • Strong on values like delighting customers, taking initiative, being trustworthy, and working collaboratively • Experience in Retail, CPG, FMCG, consumer goods or manufacturing. Good to have skills/Experience • Experience of operationalization of the machine learning or forecasting models in cloud or on-premises platform • Experience of using git or other code version control platform • Experience in retail, manufacturing, and consumer goods industry • Knowledge of GCP or AWS and machine learning offerings on these platforms • Experience of using dashboard tools like Tableau, SAS Visual Analytics or Qlik • Experience of using TensorFlow and Keras are desired. Soft Skills • Strong problem soling skills • Good team player • Attention to details

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