Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Suitland, MD

 

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 into 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.

 

Are you interested in leveraging your analytical expertise and strategic vision to improve mission execution? If so, then Accenture Federal Services is the place for you! Our data scientists are helping clients embrace machine learning and artificial intelligence to advance the national security mission. We’re working with Agencies to exploit the world’s increasing data flow to yield powerful insights. We assist clients with the entirety of the data science pipeline, enabling clients to ask the right questions or their data, build powerful models that find hidden patterns, and ultimately decipher results. In this time of disruption, organizations need to navigate the future with confidence while embracing decision making with clear, data-driven alternatives that deliver value in a meaningful business environment.

 

In this role you'll lead groups of innovative scientists and expert story-tellers, who interact directly with clients to construct enduring and impactful solutions. You’ll have the opportunity to lead work on a number of mission problems to rapidly build capability requiring the ability to adapt to unique client environments and use cases. You’ll be part of a diverse team of industry experts who specialize in data engineering, data mining, machine learning, statistics, and visualization with global reach back to Accenture’s over 2,100 Data Scientists.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Be innovative and entrepreneurial to work within a "start-up like" environment
  • Be an advisor to the data science team and provide expertise and direction on complex analytical modeling problems
  • Work with cross-functional teams to help them implement solutions
  • Research methods to improve statistical inferences of variables across models
  • Solve quantitative problems
  • Consult on industry standard solutions as well as new innovative techniques

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Qualifications

Basic requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Mathematics
  • 5 years experience in quantitative analysis and statistical modeling (regression, correlation, clustering, etc.)
  • 4 year of experience consulting or experience in a similar field requiring client collaboration, presentation, and delivery
  • 2 years of team lead or project management experience
  • 3 years experience using analytics tools and languages - R, Python, SAS, etc.
  • 3 years experience combining data sets, extracting key variables, and creating new variables to enhance modeling
  • US Citizenship required

Preferred skills:

  • Advanced degree statistics, data science, or similar computational concentration that is business-oriented, or an MBA
  • 3 years experience performing basic ETL functions and understanding of data quality steps/measures
  • Experience working with DOD and other federal agencies and client
  • Understanding of Professional Services or System Integration organization
  • Ability to comprehend, synthesize, and report on data and metrics
  • Experience creating and presenting executive level briefings
  • Experience preparing business development and account plans
  • Experience managing opportunity pipelines  

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.


Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


Accenture is 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.

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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