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Federal - Operations Research Consultant

Job Location: VA - Arlington

Job Number: 00474772

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Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA

 

Great outcomes are everything.  It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions that solve the toughest problems fast--the first time.  So you can change how people work and live.

 

Utilize your experience as a leader in the military and choose a career with Accenture. Work with inspiring leaders and some of the brightest people in the business to help target and deliver value to global businesses and governments.  At Accenture, we turn theory into action-helping our clients move from issue to outcome, with pace, certainty and strategic ability. This means you will have the opportunity to see your work come to life while honing your strategic and operational skills.
 
Military leaders are known for their strong work ethic, commitment to excellence, and ability to succeed in a challenging environment, exemplifying many of the same core values we live at Accenture. The lessons learned as military men and women are very transferable to the work we do. Leadership, discipline, organization, teamwork, and doing what it takes to get the job done are some of the areas in which military experience directly applies to our work.
 
We are seeking the best leaders that the military has to offer and to utilize their experience to continue to grow Accenture as the leader in shaping the future of business, government, and society. This program will offer an extensive training and mentorship program that will ensure a successful transition to life at Accenture.
 
Accenture's Consulting organization offers a full range of global delivery services-from enterprise solutions, system integration, technical architectures, business intelligence, infrastructure consulting, technology research/development, customer relationship management solutions, finance and performance management, human capital management, human resources transformation, supply chain management, and strategic business analysis.
 
The Operations Research Consultant will support Analytic projects with data extraction, re-construction, integration and aggregation. Act as analytic lead for a proof of concept aiming to detect fraud from social media data sources.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 years of operations research experience as well as operations research and statistical tools (Statistician/Data Scientist in the military)
  • 3 years as an active duty commissioned officer in the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics or Economics

Professional Skills:

  • Experience in Health & Public Service
  • Strong problem solving, structuring and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment
  • Flexibility to accommodate client travel requirements, when applicable
  • Ability to work independently yet collaboratively in a team environment
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communications competencies

 

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity 

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.




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