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Data Scientist, Chicago

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00654802


- Job description

Organization: Corporate Functions/CIO

Location: Chicago
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
Job Description:

As part of Data as a Service (DaaS) we're building and end to end cell that will curate, visualization, and model the data for platform execution status, usage, and health. This role is for a data scientist who would leverage skills such as python and R to develop models such as predictive and expense anomaly detection.



  • Lead and manage the design, development, implementation and management of next-generation informatics and advanced analytics solutions
  • Assessing opportunities and making subsequent recommendations as to the analytical approach
  • Modeling types may include linear/logistic regression, neural nets, decision trees, fractional factorials, etc.
  • Developing, testing, implementing, and potentially maintaining statistical modeling implementations
  • Interacting with clients of all levels to review expected outputs, applicability to business challenges, and model measurement
  • Guiding the data formulation process which may include identification of attributes, exploratory data analysis, data transformation, and temporal layout
  • Develop innovative thought leadership and contribute to the creation of points of view on Analytics offerings and insights

Role Requirements:

  • Willingness to adjust work hours to overlap with global team in India, Europe

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor´s Degree (±16 years)
  • Minimum of 3 years overall experience in advanced analytics
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters or PhD in Data Science
  • Master's in Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Decision Sciences, Applied Probability etc.
  • python and R
  • Big Data Analytics tools (Hive, Spark)
Professional Skills:
  • Well versed in entire software development lifecycle; architecture, design and implementation
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with an entrepreneurial bias
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
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. 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
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