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Associate Principal - Data Scientist - 8

Job Location: Bengaluru

Job Number: 9686

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Associate Principal - Data Scientist

Entity:- Accenture Operations (Analytics-As-a-Service)


The resource will be part of Accenture Analytics as a Service Core Data Scientist team managing / coordinating with the team that identifies and develops advanced analytics statistical models/ machine learning methods and solutions for Accenture operations clients to improve various business outcome indicators.

• Objectives of the team is to successfully develop, conceptualize and test Various Statistical models
• Integrates the outcomes as real time analytics to elevate the Accenture’s ability to create value for clients in areas and through means not immediately apparent to clients


Data Scientists in Operations follow multiple approaches for project execution from adapting existing assets to Operations use cases, exploring third-party and open source solutions for speed to execution and for specific use cases, and engaging in fundamental research to develop novel solutions. They also leverage the vast global network of Accenture to collaborate with Accenture Tech Labs, Accenture Open Innovation and Accenture Analytics for creating solutions.
Data Scientists are expected to collaborate with other scientists, subject matter experts, sales, and delivery teams from Accenture locations around the globe to deliver strategic advanced analytics projects from design to execution.
• Job location: Bangalore • Education: Masters or Ph.D. Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer science or related scientific disciplines • Overall 5 – 8 years of relevant work experience in Data Scientist domain – with hands on experience handling data driven decisions • Must have strong experience in Python programming • Proficiency in statistical and other tools/languages - R, S-plus, SAS, STATA, Python, Java, Scala • Experience in various statistical and machine learning models, data mining, unstructured data analytics in corporate or academic research environments • Proven background in at least one of the following - Reliability models, Markov Models, Stochastic models, Bayesian Modeling, Classification Models, Cluster Analysis, Neural Network, Non-parametric Methods, Multivariate Statistics • Experience leading or collaborating with a team of data scientists in developing and delivering machine learning models that work in a production setting • Experience working with large data sets and tools like MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc. • Familiarity with relational databases and intermediate level knowledge of SQL • Ability to think creatively to solve real world business problems • Ability to work in a global collaborative team environment • Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English

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