Job Description

Accenture Research uncovers trends and shape data-driven insights through market research and business intelligence for Accenture and its clients.

Our growing team of over 300 researchers and analysts develops thought-provoking research -- supported by proprietary data and partnerships with leading organizations that guides our innovations and allows us to transform theories and fresh ideas into real-world solutions for our clients.

This role is in our Data Science Global Team and it will be fully dedicated to support research for our Consumer Goods & Services industry team. 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:

  • Support global and local research projects on themes aligned to our Consumer Goods & Services team
  • Help in the design and execution of groundbreaking and differentiated research through the adoption and implementation of appropriate analytical methods
  • Develop novel data-driven approaches to support current and future research projects
  • Foster the adoption of data science research tools and outputs within Accenture industry teams (econometric modeling, text analytics, sentiment analysis, data-wrangling, machine learning, web-scraping etc.)


Qualifications

We are looking for someone who has the following core skill sets:

“Hard” skills:

  • Track record in economic research projects using data science techniques.
  • Excellent understanding of modeling tools (eg.Python, R) 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 analytical skills and a proven ability to make sense out of data
  • Understanding of business dynamics and how to incorporate them into data science models
  • Excellent English.
  • Familiarity with NLP models is a plus

“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

Additional information:

Education: Minimum BA degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Business or similar.

Work Experience: 2+ years of experience in Python and Google Cloud Platform environment

What we can offer you?

  • Stable employment conditions based on an employment contract 
  • Private medical care, life insurance and employee share program 
  • Access to the MyBenefit platform (possibility of using a wide range of products and services, including the Multisport card). 
  • Individual support of a Career counselor and a specific path of professional development, as well as the possibility of a session with a Coach. 
  • A wide training package (soft and technical training offer, access to the e-learning platform, possibility of co-financing courses and certification) 
  • Employee Assistance Program - free support in one-time legal, financial and psychological consultations. 
  • Paid employee referral program
  • Access to 100+ business data sources through our research data lake. These sources help our data driven research teams derive new key indicators of performance or maturity that differentiate our insights from other research organizations.
  • Unique training opportunities to continue your growth
  • Opportunity to connect and present findings to leadership teams and senior audiences, coming from diverse backgrounds.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 protected by federal, state, or local law.

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

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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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