Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA


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.

 
Supply Chain Analytics Consultant - One of the primary responsibilities in this role would be working closely with other consultants on the team as well as directly with the client to understand their pain points and work with them to define functional and technical requirements to address these issues. The consultant would be responsible for translating these requirements into a technical blueprint for preliminary solution design.

This role requires deep technical expertise, either in SQL / PL/SQL development or advanced modeling and analytics (Python, SAS, R). Further, a candidate in this role should be comfortable querying data from multiple sources (Oracle, SAP HANA), cleaning that data and using it to drive predictive models. Additionally, this role requires the ability to own a workstream and drive development of a product model to completion. A key skill in this role is the ability to sift through and distill vague requirements and act on those, delivering quality work that shows thoughtfulness in addressing the original problem. The resource must be familiar with the Agile delivery methodology and its basic concepts. Familiarity with supply chain basic and lean methodology is a plus.

The resource selected must have excellent organizational skills, be able to multi-task, possess strong problem-solving skills, learn analytic methods rapidly, be able to work and lead a team, and be an independent thinker.

The role requires travel to the client site in Richmond 2 weeks each month.

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Qualifications

Basic Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in a technical field (Engineering, Math, Statistics, Supply Chain, Economics)
  • 2 years of technical programming, modeling or development experience using one or more of the following languages: SQL, PL/SQL, Python, R, SAS
  • 2 years of professional work experience or work in a Master's program
Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
  • Experience with Supply Chain Management
  • Experience with programming languages and/or analytics software (SAS, Python, R, SQL, PL/SQL, MATLAB, VBA)
  • Strong Communication Skills (written and oral)

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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