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Data Science Consultant At Accenture

Location

Toronto, On

Job Description

The digital revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere transforming how we work and play. Accenture is looking for talented individuals who want to be part of this change by joining Accenture Applied Intelligence, the world’s largest team in applying data science, machine learning, and AI with deep industry experience to solve clients most sophisticated and difficult challenges. We are a team of experts in data science, data engineering, artificial intelligence and human ingenuity with industry knowledge that spans every industrialized area - energy, health care, transportation, retail, social media, and more. By deploying AI responsibly and combining it with our deep industry and analytics expertise, we enable the digital transformation of organizations, extend human capabilities, and make intelligent products and services a reality. Follow @AccentureAI and visit accenture.com/appliedintelligence.

Role Description: Data Scientist
As a consultant working at the Accenture you will work on a team with diverse clients and industries delivering analytics solutions and help clients turn data into actionable insights that drive tangible outcomes, improve performance and help clients lead the market. This position requires in-depth understanding and use of statistical and data analysis tools.

Key Responsibilities:
  • You must be able to effectively utilize statistical, data mining, machine learning, and/or deep learning techniques in delivering data science insights
  • Apply data science methodologies to deliver insights to clients
  • Work closely with internal Accenture teams and clients to understand challenges and create solutions
  • Provide thought leadership within projects and leading technologies
  • Facilitate the development of “request for proposals” responses and contract development
  • Stay abreast of technology trends in multiple industries
  • Provide thought leadership within projects and leading technologies
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in data science and use of statistical methodologies
  • Minimum 3 years of experience capturing, assessing and making recommendations, including reviewing data for completeness and consistency, analyzing and interpreting data
  • Minimum 1 years of designing algorithms to address technical problems
  • Minimum 1 year of developing machine learning methods, including familiarity with techniques in clustering, regression, regression, optimization, recommendation, and other.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills with minimum 2 years of experience with data science tools, including Python, R, Scala, Julia, or SAS
  • Bachelor’s degree in data science and related disciplines as mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, or related fields. Master’s degree preferred.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Passionate, creative, and forward thinking
  • Drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques
  • Deadline-driven, organized and able to multi-task
  • 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
  • Ability to work across industries and with cross-functional organizations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate results, concepts and ideas to clients
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
WHAT´S IN IT FOR YOU?
  • Competitive benefits, including a fair and balanced parental leave policy.
  • At Accenture, we believe in bringing the best to our clients through continuous learning & improvement – from basic skills to industry-specific content – available to all our people.
  • Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally.
  • Performance Achievement – our performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities.
  • Fantastic opportunities to develop your career across a variety client.
  • Opportunities to get involved in corporate citizenship initiatives, from volunteering to doing charity work.
To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired from Day 1, please visit our website at accenture.ca/careers. https://accntu.re/2Hcjdtn

It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed.

Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law. Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.

We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us
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