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Data Scientist Specialist

Job Location: OH - Columbus

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00570865

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Location: Columbus, OH

 

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People in the Innovation & Thought Leadership career track drive asset innovation and marketplace reputation within a specific area of expertise. They grow into thought leadership roles, by increasing the depth of their expertise and reputation as an expert or innovator, and can progress either in role, laterally, or upward.


Analytics professionals create new insights from predictive statistical modeling activities that target and deliver value to our clients.


Job Description


The Data Scientist will be part of Accenture Analytics as a Service Core Data Scientist team. They will be 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 are to:

  • Successfully develop, conceptualize and test various statistical and machine learning models
  • Integrate 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 data scientists, subject matter experts, sales, and delivery teams from Accenture locations around the globe to deliver strategic advanced analytics projects from design to execution.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree (Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Economics are preferred)
  • Minimum of 4 years statistical modeling
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience with at least one of the following statistical tools/languages: R, S-plus, SAS, STATA, Python

Preferred Skills

  • Minimum of 4 years' work experience handling data driven decisions in at least one of the following industry domains: Finance and Accounting, Procurement, Fraud, Infrastructure Analytics, eCommerce, Security, Retail, Supply Chain Health Care, Pharma, Retail
  • Minimum of 4 years' work experience in at least one of the following; Supervised and Unsupervised Learning, Classification Models, Cluster Analysis, Neural Networks, Non-parametric Methods, Multivariate Statistics, Reliability Models, Markov Models, Stochastic models, Bayesian Models
  • Ability to think creatively to solve real world business problems
  • Ability to work in a global collaborative team environment
  • Experience in various statistical and machine learning models, data mining, unstructured data analytics in corporate or academic research environments
  • Programming experience with (C, C++, or Java)
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English

Professional Skill Requirements

Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

Desire to work in an information systems environment

Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

 

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

 

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and 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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