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Federal - Applied Statistician

Job Location: MD - Annapolis Junction

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00570958


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Organization:   Accenture Federal Services

Location:          Annapolis Junction, 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. 


As an Applied Statistician you will enjoy working in fast paced environment with large-scale mission critical data, latest machine learning technologies, and the ability to turn ideas into actionable products for a federal client. Individuals in this role are expected to be working directly with customers, have passion for solving complex problem sets, work independently and collaboratively with team members experienced with Agile methodology.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (i)     Design experiments to compare the performance of different systems.

(ii)    Develop statistical models to predict relevant results.

(iii)   Determine statistically significant patterns in data and identify 

        measurements that have no statistical validity. 

(iv)   Develop forecasting models.



 Basic Qualification:

  • Minimum 2 years statistical knowledge in the following areas:  descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, regression and correlation analysis

  • Minimum 2 years with logistic regression, decision tree, time-series techniques, and other statistical techniques.

  • Minimum 2 years with experiment design methodology and measurement system analysis

  • Minumum 1 year experience with R, Scala, Java, and/or Python

  • Minimum 1 year experience with machine learning software, such as Python Scikit, TensorFlow, and/or Spark MLLib

  • Minimum 1year experience with SQL

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related field.

Preferred Skills:
  • Master's Degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, or related field
  • Strong ability to communicate results in clear and effective manner
  • Experience with Agile methodology
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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