21 days old

Data Science Senior Analyst

New York, NY 10176

Organization: Corporate Functions/Research

Location: New York, Atlanta, Chicago

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions underpinned by the worlds largest delivery network Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

About Accenture Research

Accenture Research shapes trends and creates data-driven insights about the most pressing issues global organizations face. Combining the influence of innovative research techniques with a deep understanding of our clients industries, our team of more than 300 researchers and analysts including more than 60 in North America alone - spans 20 countries and publishes hundreds of reports, articles and points of view every year. Our thought-provoking research supported by proprietary data and partnerships with leading organizations such as MIT and Singularity guides our innovation and allows us to transform theories and fresh ideas into real-world solutions for our clients. Visit us at www.accenture.com/research and follow us on https://twitter.com/AccentureRSRCH

About Accentures Innovation Architecture

Accenture is always looking ahead to anticipate whats next. The Accenture Innovation Architecture uses and innovation-lead approach to help our clients develop and deliver disruptive innovations and to scale them faster. From research, ventures and labs to studios, innovation centers and delivery centers, we help companies imagine the potential of the future and bring it to reality. To find out more about the partners of the Innovation Architecture, please visit: www.accenture.com/us-en/innovation-architecture

Job Description:


Accenture Research is a global, award-winning team providing insights and analysis to Accenture and its clients throughout the world. Joining Accenture Research translates into continual opportunities to expand on what you can do. Our researchers come together with a wide variety of skills and backgrounds to create talented teams of problem-solvers. We hope youll want to join us!

About the role

Key Responsibilities include:

+ Support client related projects and workshops carried in the new Accenture Innovation HUBs where Research plays a critical component of the Innovation Architecture.

+ Develop novel data science approaches to support current and future thought leadership projects like publications for the World Economic Forum, G20 and similar

+ Collaborate in raising awareness and understanding of data science research tools and outputs in Accenture and Accenture Research (text analytics, sentiment analysis, data-wrangling, machine learning, web-scraping etc.).

+ Build data science research assets that differentiate Accenture Research in the market

Additional Information

Reports to: EVM/DS North America lead

Supervises: N/A

Basic Qualifications:

+ Minimum BA degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Business or similar

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Minimum of 2 years of work experience in consulting and/or research settings

+ Knowledge of data science coding languages like Python, R and SQL

+ Knowledge of cloud platforms (GCP preferred), Javascript, Flutter

+ Experience with data science and visualization and design thinking as well as public speaking

+ Worked with a start-up, global / large private corporation or institution, research think tank or recognized research provider or design company

+ Presented to senior stakeholders

+ Collaborated in a team of researchers, using research tools and methodologies, including on a virtual basis

+ Excellent knowledge of statistical analysis techniques and predictive models, programming tools (R, Python, etc.) and Machine Learning processes (Deep Learning, SVM, Random Forest, K-means, etc...)

+ Knowledge of Cloud environments like Google Cloud Platform (preferred), AWS, Azure

+ Skills in Java/JavaScript programming, Flask, PHP, MySQL, SQL

+ Knowledge of Flutter is a plus

+ Experience in data visualization software (e.g. PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik) is a plus

+ Experience validating data flows and prepare ETL processes according to business requirements. A plus would be knowledge of ETL tools such as Alteryx

+ Strong analytical skills and a proven ability to make sense out of data

+ Understanding of business dynamics and how to incorporate them into data science models

+ Experience analyzing, interpreting and making sense of complex data on various formats (text, numeric, image, etc.) and provide solutions to data challenges as well as in advanced data visualization (Tableau, etc.)

Professional Skills:

+ Research mindset

+ Curious, data enthusiast with a strong research drive

+ Solution oriented: pragmatic approach to research problems

+ Proven ability to work in teams and intercultural environments as well as flexibility to work with team mates in different time zones

+ Entrepreneurial attitude. Creative and independent approach to research problems

+ Strong professional qualities: client focus, decisiveness, integrity, resilience to stress against stretch goals, deadlines

+ Strong communications skills (focus on actionable intelligence) and good interpersonal skills in one-to-one and team settings

+ Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

+ Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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.

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.

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.

Posted: 2019-11-15 Expires: 2019-12-15

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