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Federal - Business Analytics Consultant

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington, MD - Greenbelt

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00522544


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, D.C. or Landover, MD


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes.  We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect.   


Accenture Federal Service's Analytics group focuses on predictive analytic solutions that optimize client missions. Individuals in this role are expected to work with clients as a data scientist and problem solver to construct enduring and innovative solutions. We assist clients with the entirety of the data science pipeline, starting with problem definition and opportunity identification and ending with enduring problem solving that help drive decision-making and efficiencies. The consultant will work on a variety of client problems requiring the ability to understand and adapt to new data sets, client questions, and solutions / techniques. They will drive teams to translate client challenges into the delivery of an analytics capability.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Work directly with clients to develop analytic questions and define data and technology opportunities.
  • Drive the exploration of data sources and analytic techniques to create new variables and modeling capabilities.
  • Work with large and complex data sets to solve difficult and non-routine problems.
  • Application of a variety of statistical methods/approach's to develop analytic models.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 1-3 years experience in analytics and statistical modeling.
  • 1-3 years experience consulting or similar experience working with clients presentation, and delivery.
  • 1-3 years experience using at least one of the following analytics tools and languages – Excel VBA, SAS, SPSS, Stata, R, Python, etc.
  • 1-3 years extracting, aggregating, and structuring data along different dimensions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in mathematics, computer science, economics, data science, business analytics or similar analytics concentration that is business-oriented.
  • Knowledge of industry leading analytics and big data technologies, approaches, and tools.
  • Experience working in fast-paced collaborative environments.
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills.
  • Experience combining data sets, extracting key variables, and creating new variables to enhance modeling.
  • Experience working with federal agencies and clients, particularly Intelligence and/or Defense.
  • Experience with supply chain operations, forecasting, and optimization.
  • Process enablement and execution experience.
  • Experience with visualization applications - Tableau, Qlik, Shiny.

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.

US Citizenship Required.



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