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Job description:
About the role

This role is in our Data Science Global Team and it will be fully dedicated to support research for our Chemicals industry team. Our Chemical practice is heavily data-driven when providing forward-thinking recommendations to chemical executive clients. This Specialist will work directly with our Data Science team to create new models, analytics and interactive dashboards. The candidate for this new role should exemplify a deep understanding of, and interest in, the application of chemical industry data to develop models or discover performance patterns from diverse datasets within and outside of the chemical industry.

We are looking for candidates with a passion for data-driven business research and insight discovery and communication to help solve the world’s most complex problems at the intersection of business, technology, and society. We offer a career aligned to our priority of creating innovation and impact, managing complex data driven research projects, with multinational and multidisciplinary teams.

Key Responsibilities include:
• Foster the adoption of data science research tools and outputs within Accenture industry teams (econometric modeling, text analytics, sentiment analysis, data-wrangling, machine learning, clustering, web-scraping etc.)
• Curate chemical data assets in conjunction with our consulting teams, data scientists, and researchers to build value-added models and tools
• Participate with chemicals practice leads to identify original analysis and insights through the curation of chemical data for publication in reports, blogs, articles, and POVs.

What we offer:
• We have access to 100+ business data sources through our research data lake. We are constantly expanding our universe of data from commercial and open sources and partnering with premium data providers to improve quality of inputs into our models. These sources help our data driven research teams derive new key indicators of performance or maturity that differentiate our insights from other research organizations.
• We provide several unique training opportunities to continue your growth. These include both internal trainings, on the job, personal exploration time to work on novel methodologies without the constraints of a projects and with leading universities or vendors like MIT, Oxford U, Datacamp.

Your skills
We are looking for someone who has the following core skill sets:
“Hard” skills:
• Track record in economic research projects using econometric modeling and data science.
• Have a deep understanding of a wide variety of chemical data sets, trade and finance databases
• Excellent understanding of modeling tools (Python) and techniques (cross-section and time-series econometrics, clustering models, experimental design, machine learning, etc.)
• Skilled in SQL queries, experience validating data flows and prepare ETL processes according to business requirements.
• Knowledge of Cloud environments is a plus: Google Cloud Platform (preferred) or other cloud platform
• Strong storytelling skills to communicate new development of data resources to our chemical consultants while ensuring adherence and compliance to usage terms and rights.
• Understand the opportunity to structure and combine disparate chemical data to provide original insights, solutions, and recommendations.
• Excellent English
• Familiarity with NLP models

“Soft” skills:
• Strong interest in Technology and Business analytics and research
• Willingness to learn new technologies
• Enthusiasm to work effectively - independently, collaboratively, and virtually - in a global, multi-cultural, multi-time zone team
• Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize appropriately and effectively
• Problem solver approach to work
• Entrepreneurial attitude
• Strong professional qualities: client focus, decisiveness, integrity, resilience to stress against stretch goals and deadlines
• Strong communications skills (focus on actionable intelligence) and good interpersonal skills in one-to-one and team settings
• Enthusiasm to work effectively - independently, collaboratively, and virtually - in a global, multi-cultural, multi-time zone team




Qualifications

Additional Information

Reports to: Sr. Manager in Data Science research
Education: Minimum Masters degree in Economics, Statistics, Data Science, or similar.
Work Experience:
• 3-5 years of relevant economic research and data science experience (incl. coding in Python)
• Global / large private corporation or institution, research think tank or recognized research government agency
Location: India
Physical Requirements: India

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU:
You’ll benefit from our network of global communities and collaborative culture that will help you build technical and functional skills and capabilities. And because we serve more than 40 industries globally, you’ll have the opportunity to develop valuable industry-specific expertise.
o The scale of our capabilities and client engagements—and the unique way we innovate, operate and deliver value—will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest technology trends.
o You’ll have access to leading-edge technology.

CALL TO ACTION:
If you have a desire to help the world’s leading companies and governments, now’s the time to join the world’s largest and most diversified group of technology, business process and consulting professionals. Be part of a dynamic team of collaborative experts, and help us improve the way the world works and lives.

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