Full Job Description
Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Accenture Federal Services bring together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for our federal clients. Operating in the nation’s Capital, we stay ahead of what is coming next. Drawing from the power of Accenture, we deliver integrated, mobile and interactive experiences that exceed our people’s expectations. Join us where ideas are freely exchanged, and concepts evolve into practical solutions.
An inventor and a problem-solver. Curious and future-focused, you are always looking to dive deep into new technologies and meaningfully apply them. You are ready to work with engineers and stakeholders to create intelligent solutions for clients.
Are you interested in leveraging your analytical expertise and strategic vision to improve mission execution? If so, then Accenture Federal Services is the place for you! Our data scientists are helping clients embrace machine learning and artificial intelligence to advance the national security mission. We’re working with Agencies to exploit the world’s increasing data flow to yield powerful insights. We assist clients with the entirety of the data science pipeline, enabling clients to ask the right questions or their data, build powerful models that find hidden patterns, and ultimately decipher results. In this time of disruption, organizations need to navigate the future with confidence while embracing decision making with clear, data-driven alternatives that deliver value in a meaningful business environment.
In this role you'll lead groups of innovative scientists and expert story-tellers, who interact directly with clients to construct enduring and impactful solutions. You’ll have the opportunity to lead work on a number of mission problems to rapidly build capability requiring the ability to adapt to unique client environments and use cases. You’ll be part of a diverse team of industry experts who specialize in data engineering, data mining, machine learning, statistics, and visualization with global reach back to Accenture’s over 2,100 Data Scientists.
What you’ll be doing:
Be innovative and entrepreneurial to work within a "start-up like" environment.
Be an advisor to the data science team and provide expertise and direction on complex analytical modeling problems
Work with cross-functional teams to help them implement solutions
Research methods to improve statistical inferences of variables across models
Solve quantitative problems
Consult on industry standard solutions as well as new innovative techniques
Here's what you need:
Exposure in quantitative analysis and statistical modeling (regression, correlation, clustering, etc.)
Experience using analytics tools and languages - R, Python, SAS, etc
Experience combining data sets, extracting key variables, and creating new variables to enhance modeling
Advanced degree statistics, data science, or similar computational concentration that is business-oriented, or an MBA
Experience working with DOD and other federal agencies and clients
Understanding of Professional Services or System Integration organizations
Ability to comprehend, synthesize, and report on data and metrics
Experience creating and presenting executive level briefings
Experience preparing business development and account plans
Experience managing opportunity pipelines
This role requires US Citizenship with no dual Citizenship accepted.
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 Federal Services.
Accenture Federal Services 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 Federal Services is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.