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Data Science Consultant

Job Location: CA - San Francisco

Regional Description: West

Job Number: 00587331


- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
The world has reached a point where technology is deeply embedded in our lives—and the lines between business and personal are blurred more than ever. Healthcare organizations are increasingly unleashing the power of intelligent technologies, using them to deliver personalized, efficient and informed care.  Our Digital practice looks for professionals in Data Engineering, Data Science and Applied Intelligence areas of expertise to expand horizons in Healthcare.
As a Data Science Consultant within Accenture’s Client & Market career track, it is your duty to keep up with industry trends and best practices. Help companies better understand consumers and how to connect with them across markets and channels, using data and analytics
People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.
Role Description
A professional in this position, at this level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
  • Client-facing interaction including providing analyses, recommendations, presentations and advice to clients
  • Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems
  • Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals
  • Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance
  • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside
  • Project-based analytics including but not limited to population health analytics, bundle payment forecasting, evidence based medicine analytics, patient segmentation, payer analytics, care pathway analytics
Basic Qualifications
These are the minimum requirements for an aspirant to be considered for the position applying to
  • Bachelor's degree in data science, mathematics, economics, statistics, engineering and information management or related field of study
  • 2 years in the Healthcare and or Life Sciences Industry
  • 3 years’ experience in advanced modeling environment: strong understanding of statistical concepts and predictive modeling. (e.g., AI neural networks, multi-scalar dimensional models, logistic regression techniques, machine-based learning, etc.)
  • 3 years leveraging and synthesizing large volumes and variety of data enhancing the business’s understanding of individual population segments, propensities, outcomes, and decision points
  • 3 years designing, implementing, and evaluating advanced statistical models and approaches for application in the business’s most complex issues
  • 3 years building econometric and statistical models for various problems inclusive of projections, classification, clustering, pattern analysis, sampling, simulations
  • 2 years working and conceptual knowledge in data structures, algorithms, statistics, machine learning, natural language processing and programming in Java, C++, or other equivalent languages
  • 2 years in data mining and predictive modeling inclusive of linear and non-Linear regression, logistic regression, and time series analysis models
  •  Ability to travel 80%
Preferred Skills
  • Strong knowledge of data-mining techniques and an ability to apply these techniques in practical real-world business issues
  • SQL and scripting languages such as Python and Perl as well as familiarity with statistical analysis, data visualization, and data cleansing tools and techniques
  • Demonstrated ability for designing and implementing successful data analysis solutions within a business
  •  Payer and/or Provider industry experience
Professional Skills
  • Passion for research, statistics, and data analysis
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an Healthcare systems environment
  • Excellent 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 an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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