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Federal - Data Analytics Consultant

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00622642


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Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington D.C.

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.

Primary focus of this role will be to design, conduct, measure, and interactively improve Public Opinion Research and Polling to inform U.S. public policy. Aspects of this role will include (in order of importance):
  • Public Opinion Research and Polling Experiment Design: Development of research approaches to ensure measurability and outcome validation of research question(s), employing proven research methods from fields of psychology and behavioral economics.
  • Social Science: Quantitative and qualitative opinion research, behavioral psychology, and statistical analysis (preferred skill, experience with: python development, SAS, R, SPSS, or equivalent software).
  • Research and Analysis: Self-directed pursuit of truth related to specific research question/problem area, including literature review, background study, data interrogation and analysis using statistical/quantitative and qualitative methods, with eye to developing strategic insights/recommendations related to original request/research question/problem area.
  • International Marketing: Marketing for specific target audiences abroad, incorporating understanding of language and culture and related nuances, assessment of messengers, content platforms/vehicles, and timing in delivery of message(s).
Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the following subject matter areas: social science, public opinion research, polling, survey research, survey methodology, political psychology OR a minimum of 2 years experience in any of the previous disciplines listed
  • US Citizenship required

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.


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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.


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