Chief Data Scientist
Accenture, Multiple Locations, USA
Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.
- Is well versed and experienced in Advanced Analytics and Program Delivery
- Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
- Closely follows the strategic direction set by executive management when establishing near term goals
- Interacts with senior and executive management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach
- Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
- Responsible for decisions related to the day to day impact on area of responsibility
- Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture
- Understands and helps influence the client strategic direction and helps architect complex solutions
- Leads a center of excellence in applied intelligence focused on Human Resources within Accenture.
- Successfully develop, conceptualize, test and scale various statistical and machine learning models
- Follow multiple approaches for project execution from adapting existing assets to analytics use cases, exploring third-party and open source solutions for speed to execution and for specific use cases, and engaging in fundamental research to develop novel solutions
- Leverage the vast global network of Accenture to collaborate with Accenture Tech Labs, Accenture Open Innovation and Accenture Operations for creating solutions
- Collaborate with other data scientists, subject matter experts, sales, and delivery teams from Accenture locations around the globe to deliver strategic advanced analytics projects from design to execution
- Bachelor's degree in data science, mathematics, economics, statistics, engineering and information management or related field of study
- Minimum 7 years of experience in data science and use of statistical methodologies
- Minimum 5 years of developing machine learning methods, including familiarity with techniques in clustering, regression, optimization, recommendation, neural networks, and other
7 years of experience in at least one 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, Deep Learning, Genetic Algorithms, Fuzzy Logic, Inference Systems
- 7 years working and conceptual knowledge and experience with data science tools, including Python, R, Scala, Julia, or SAS
- 7 years building and maintaining a large-scale analytics infrastructure used across the business including conducted research, design, implementation, and validation of cutting-edge algorithms to analyze diverse data sources
- 7 years technical project management of data science driven projects and data science professionals developing and delivering machine learning models that work in a production setting
- Preferred Masters or Ph.D. (Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Economics, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Social Science)
- Working and conceptual knowledge in relevant domains (Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Talent Supply Chain) including hands on experience handling data driven decisions
- HR Certifications
- Familiarity with relational databases and intermediate level knowledge of SQL
- 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.
- Proficient verbal, written and presentation skills
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.
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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