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Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) R&D Manager

San Jose, CA 95115


Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations servicesall powered by the worlds largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners, and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com (https://blog.accenture.com/nacandidatemarketing/2021/03/24/updated-accenture-boilerplate-new-of-employees/www.accenture.com) .




In todays business environment, growth isnt just about building valueit's fundamental to long-term business survival. So how do organizations sustain themselves? The key is a new operating modelone that's anchored around the customer and propelled by intelligence to deliver exceptional experiences across the enterprise at speed and at scale. You will deliver breakthrough business outcomes for clientsby harnessing talent, data and intelligence to revolutionize their operating models.




Operations is one of four services that make up one Accenture the others are Strategy and Consulting, Interactive and Technology.




The Research and Development team in Operations follows a multi-pronged approach for project execution: from adapting existing assets like Accenture Insight Platform to Operations use cases, exploring third-party and open source solutions for speed to execution and for specific use cases, engage in fundamental research to develop novel solutions. We leverage the vast global network of Accenture to collaborate with Accenture Tech Labs, Accenture Open Innovation and Accenture Analytics for creating solutions.




Key Responsibilities:



+ Assembling R&D teams to solve particular client problems, architect technical solutions


+ Lead the project timelines and execution


+ Represent the team with our clients


+ Work with business subject matter experts and technology delivery teams to deliver strategic state-of-the art AI-powered products and services from design to execution


+ Defining the design with the R&D lead, collaborating with business experts for business understanding, supporting the identification of business value, managing research consultants and platform engineers and working with technology teams for prototyping solutions, client pilot implementations and production deployments


+ Contribute to Accentures internal and external publications and be co-author with lead researchers on publications in leading journals and participation in relevant conferences


+ Contribute to Accenture Operations patent portfolio





Basic Qualifications



+ Masters degree (Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Machine Learning highly preferred)


+ Minimum of 4 years of experience in natural language processing (NLP), artificial intelligence techniques, machine learning, deep learning, or computer vision in corporate or academic research environments (including years in PhD or postdoc if the projects are in related areas)


+ Minimum of 4 years of experience using Python





Preferred Qualifications



+ PhD in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Machine Learning


+ SQL or other query language experience


+ C/C++ experience


+ Hardware and software related to warehouse and factory automation, including PLC programming and interfaces, sensors and actuator deployment, and industrial business protocols.


+ Internet of Things hardware and software, including communication chip sets, communication protocols, back-end (cloud) software, time series analysis, time series databases, embedded programming, embedded computer vision.


+ Robotics, including programming on any proprietary language (ABB, Kuka, Yaskawa, etc.), basic ROS knowledge, SLAM, robotic hardware (LIDAR, computer vision, sensors, actuators, end-effectors, etc.)


+ Prior experience managing others


+ Ability to understand business context, generate ideas, and come up with creative solutions


+ Proven programming skills to enable rapid prototyping and implementation of solutions


+ Ability to work in a global collaborative team environment


+ Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English


+ Experience in product development particularly applying Artificial Intelligence.


+ Experience in multi-disciplinary business process management, business process automation, or robotic process automation in finance and accounting, procurement, talent and HR, marketing, sales and operations or any industry verticals such as telecom, utility, health is an advantage





As required by theColorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $119,880 -$197,899 and information on benefits offered is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/your-future-rewards-benefits)





COVID-19 update:



The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.



Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.



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Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)



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Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.



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.



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Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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