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Federal - Analytics and AI Innovation Architect

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00680495


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Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Washington, DC

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas indies breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

Analytics and AI Innovation Architect
Accenture is helping a Federal Government agency turn complex manual processes into simple Digital experiences for the public. We're looking for talented people with experience in human-centered design, agile, DevOps, public cloud, AI, Analytics, mobile and web application development who are creative, innovative, collaborative and passionate about working with other high performers.

This is your opportunity to join a modern Digital team that is developing a new experience to streamline services and change how people interact with Government.

Do you want to be a part of a team that defines the future of digital government?
The Data Analytics and Innovation Team is all about focusing on our client’s mission.

Individuals in this role are expected to work as a Data Scientist and problem solver.

He/She will be responsible for implementing and promoting data-driven decision support systems and creating high-impact innovation solutions for our clients applying analytics.

In this role the Data Scientist will work on a small team and can switch assignments and projects in a disciplined and fast-paced environment.
She/he must be confident to tackle complex problems, and will be expected to work on design algorithms, codify large-scale statistical models and develop applications for real time processing based on the AFS analytics architecture.

The Analytics and AI Innovation Architect will have previous experience working with statistical and/or predictive model development and large-scale implementations of statistical methods to build decision support or recommender systems.

This role will require you to be innovative and entrepreneurial to work within a start-up like environment to define and implement new features for the application experience.

This role requires the ability to work independently and oversee other level analysts and developers, while contributing in a hands-on environment with architecture, design and development.

Must have a demonstrated track record of solving quantitative problems. This role is client-facing.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a US Citizen 
  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Quantitative degrees preferred but not required) with 5+ years of overall professional work experience 
  • Experience defining architecture for complex analytical systems 
  • 3+ years of experience with statistical modeling 
  • 3+ years of experience with basic machine learning algorithms 
  • 3+ years of experience in exploratory data analysis, data collection and analysis 
  • 3+ years of experience with relational databases and SQL
Preferred skills and qualifications:
  • 3 years of experience with R 
  • 3 years of experience with programming and scripting languages like Python
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • 3 years of experience of web application development using Ruby on Rails and React 
  • Master's Degree highly preferred (Prefer Quantitative degrees) 

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 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).

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.

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