1+ months
2018-07-092018-11-16

Artificial Intelligence Research Scientist

San Jose, CA 95115


Role: Artificial
Intelligence 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 Research Scientist, your responsibilities include:








+ Working as part of a R&D Leads team and collaborating with platform
engineers, business subject matter experts and technology delivery teams to
deliver strategic cognitive computing research projects from design to
execution


+ Working on the entire lifecycle of a research project developing the
design with the R&D Lead


+ Collaborating with business experts for business understanding as well as
working with other Research Scientists and Platform Engineers for solutions and
with Technology teams for prototyping and client pilot implementations










Basic Qualifications





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





Preferred Qualifications





+ Experience in machine learning, machine reasoning, natural language
processing, or data mining unstructured data analytics in corporate or academic
research environments


+ Prior experience in cognitive computing product development is an
advantage


+ 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
consideration.


Accenture is a Federal Contractor and 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.


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


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


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