Job Description

We are:


Applied Intelligence, the people who love using data to tell a story. We’re also the world’s largest team of data scientists, data engineers, and experts in machine learning and AI. A great day for us? Solving big problems using the latest tech, serious brain power, and deep knowledge of just about every industry. We believe a mix of data, analytics, automation, and responsible AI can do almost anything—spark digital metamorphoses, widen the range of what humans can do, and breathe life into smart products and services. Want to join our crew of sharp analytical minds? Visit us here to find out more about Applied Intelligence.


At the Houston Innovation Hub, we have versatile talents, far-alternative perspectives, and proven methodology to help take ideas from whiteboard explorations to scaled solutions.  We help Discover trends in technology and industry, Envision solutions that overcome challenges and embrace opportunities, and Create valuable innovations - from rapid prototypes to practical applications.


You are:


An expert data scientist with an eye for AI. You want to change how the world works and lives by taking AI out of the lab and into everyday life.


The work:


  • Effectively use and lead teams to develop custom models based on in-depth understanding of underlying data, data structures, and business problems to ensure analytics deliverables meet client needs

  • Prototype and demonstrate products for clients in customer environments.

  • Use your judgment to craft solutions to complex problems
  • Report on your progress regularly in writing and face-to-face
  • Stay up-to-date on new products that clients could use
  • Work with peers and senior colleagues in Accenture and at client companies. providing thought leadership within projects and leading technologies




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Qualifications


Here’s what you need: 


  • Minimum 5 years of experience with advanced statistical modeling, machine learning, data mining, unstructured data analytics in corporate and/or academic research environments


  • Minimum 5 years of developing machine learning methods, including familiarity with techniques in clustering, regression, optimization, recommendation, neural networks, and other.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills with minimum 5 years of experience with data science tools, including Python, R, Scala, Julia, or SAS


  • PhD (preferred), Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in quantitative field, Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or related fields


Bonus points if:


  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment, working creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 


  • Familiarity with using cloud services (AWS, Google, Azure) or Big Data tools (Hadoop, Hive, Spark) in data science solutions
  • Demonstrable knowledge in artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, and other relevant technical domains
  • Possess a blend of advanced analytical capabilities and consulting expertise that will create value and insights for our clients


 


Important information


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. 


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.



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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