Data Science Consultant

Accenture – Chicago, IL

Organization: Digital AnalyticsTravel: 80% (Monday Thursday)Position: Data Science Consultant

Accenture is looking for talented individuals who want to be part of this change by joining Accenture Applied Intelligence, the worlds 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

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
  • Work closely with internal Accenture teams and clients to understand challenges and create solutions
  • Provide thought leadership within projects and leading technologies
  • Stay abreast of technology trends in artificial intelligence
  • 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 within the Resources industry (Natural Resources, Utilities, Energy, and Chemicals)
  • Minimum 2 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 2 years of experience with data science tools, including Python, R, Scala, Julia, or SAS
  • A minimum of a Bachelors degree in data science and related disciplines as mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, or related fields. Masters 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
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
  • Youll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects.
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company.
  • Access to leading-edge technology.
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan. Learn more about our extensive rewards and benefits
  • CALL TO ACTIONNow is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is herewhats stopping you from pursuing it? 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). 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. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.Accenture - 30+ days ago - save job - original job

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