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Artificial Intelligence Distinguished Research Scientist

San Jose, CA 95115

Role: Artificial
Intelligence Distinguished Research Scientist

Location: San Jose

Join Accenture and help
transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer
scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate,
operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and
advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your
extraordinary career.

People in our Client Delivery & Operations career
track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development
and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into
delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally
or upward.

Job Description

Accentures Research & Development (R&D) team within Operations
follows a multi-pronged approach for project execution; from adapting existing
assets like Accenture Cognitive Engine to Operations use cases, exploring third
party and open source solutions for speed to execution and for specific use
cases, to engaging in fundamental research to develop novel solutions. The team also leverages the vast global network
for Accenture to collaborate and with Accenture Tech Labs, Accenture Open
Innovation and Accenture Analytics for creating solutions.

As a Distinguished Research Scientist and R&D Lead, your
responsibilities include:

+ Managing a team of Research Scientists and Platform Engineers as well as partnering
with worldwide R&D teams within and outside of Accenture Operations

+ Collaborating with business subject matter experts and Technology
delivery teams to deliver strategic cognitive computing projects from design
and prototype to full deployment and operation

+ Managing the entire lifecycle of a research project while collaborating
with business experts for business understanding and supporting business value
potential identification

+ Leading Research Scientists, Platform Engineers and technology teams to
develop solutions, prototypes and client pilot implementations

+ Providing leadership and guidance of the R&D team in terms of
contributing to Accentures internal and external publications along with
publications in leading journals and participation in relevant conferences

Basic Qualifications

+ Masters degree OR Ph.D. (Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or
Engineering are highly preferred)

+ Minimum of 7 years experience in machine learning, machine reasoning,
natural language processing, or data mining unstructured data analytics in
corporate or academic research environments

Preferred Qualifications

+ Prior experience in cognitive computing product development is an

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

+ Ability to understand business context and integrate cognitive and
advanced analytics levers for solutions

+ Ability to articulate and clearly communicate the solution scope,
timeline and benefits with clients

+ Ability to communicate tough messages in a professional manner to clients

+ Experience eliciting high-level business requirements and creating
detailed functional specs as well as other documentation, such as requirement
traceability matrices, work-flow diagrams and use-cases

+ Ability to develop strong working relationships with all relevant
parties, particularly at the senior management level

+ Strong academic credentials with publications in journals and conferences

+ Ability to work in a global collaborative team environment

+ Proficient verbal and written English communication skills

Candidates who are currently employed by a
client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and
Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with

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.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose
sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring

Accenture is committed to providing veteran
employment opportunities to our service men and women.


Posted: 2018-07-09 Expires: 2018-12-16

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