Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Locations: Washington, DC

 

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. 

 

Accenture Federal Service's Management Consulting Analytics group focuses on predictive analytic solutions that optimize client missions. Individuals in this role are expected to work with clients as a data scientist and problem solver to construct enduring and innovative solutions. We assist clients with the entirety of the data science pipeline, starting with problem definition and opportunity identification and ending with enduring solutions that help drive decision-making and efficiencies. In this role you will work with a variety of clients requiring the ability to understand and adapt to unique client environments. They will drive teams to translate client challenges into the delivery of an analytics solution.
 
As a Cyber Data Scientist, you will apply diverse analytic methods to answer novel information requirements and develop client solutions within the Cyber community.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to apply leading edge AI/ML approaches to impactful challenges in the cyber space domain. At Accenture, we believe that traditional network security and adversarial hunt disciplines have evolved into data science disciplines, and we are seeking teammates who are willing to dive in and solve some of our Nation’s hardest challenges. 
 
What you’ll do:
  • Design and oversee analytic workflows for teams of data scientists, engineers, and visualization specialists.
  • Maintain a broad knowledge of emerging and practical Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies and methods.
  • Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments 
  • Manages highly technical medium sized teams responsible for AI/ML capabilities at a client
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the client’s requirements and constraints related to AI/ML technologies and then applying industry best practices and detailed knowledge of the domain to design an optimal solution that supports the business process and meets or exceeds functional requirements
  • Build a trusting relationship with major project stakeholders and leads them to adoption of the best AI/ML solution
  • Lead the technical design and analysis phases of federal AI/ML projects
 

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a mathematics, statistics, computer science or other science / engineering discipline
  • 3 years of experience in statistics, data science, and cyber physical and information systems to include leadership roles on projects related to cyber network operations (CNO), offensive (OCO), or defensive cyber operations (DCO).
  • Must demonstrate experience with, and an understanding of cybersecurity, networking traffic analysis, intrusion detection, offensive security, big data analysis, and predictive analytics.
  • 3 years of experience with big data, AWS Cloud, Python, Ruby, Kafka, Elastic Search, Kibana, C/C++, open source machine learning and analytics packages.
  • 1 year of experience in statistical analysis or machine learning
  • US Citizenship

 

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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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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