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The Data Scientist Associate Principal will be part of Accenture Operations Data Artificial Intelligence (AI) team. They will be managing and coordinating with the team that identifies and develops advanced analytics statistical models, machine learning methods and solutions for Accenture operations clients to improve various business outcome indicators.
• Successfully develop, conceptualize and test various statistical and machine learning models
• Integrate the outcomes as real time analytics to elevate Accenture’s ability to create value for clients in areas and through means not immediately apparent to clients
- Masters with 3 years of work experience or Ph.D.
- Minimum 3 years of Data Science experience (from work or academic)
- Minimum 3 years of programming experience (Python, C, C++, Java, R, SAS)
- Preferred degree concentrations - Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Economics
- Experience in one or more of the following - Supervised and Unsupervised Learning, Classification Models, Cluster Analysis, Neural Networks, Non-parametric Methods, Multivariate Statistics, Reliability Models, Markov Models, Stochastic models, Bayesian Models
- Experience leading or collaborating with a team of data scientists in developing and delivering machine learning models that work in a production setting
- Knowledge of UNIX or Linux environments
- Experience working with large data sets and tools like MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc.
- Experience working with large data streaming technologies like Spark, Flink, etc.
- Familiarity with relational databases and intermediate level knowledge of SQL
- Ability to think creatively to solve real world business problems
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