Accenture Data Science Practitioner in Las Colinas, Texas

Title: Data Science Practitioner Location: USA-Southwest Job Number: 00590515

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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:

Support Accenture and client leadership through advanced analytical skills, with applications in designing performance measurement and reporting tools, capacity planning, business process design re-engineering, cost management and financial forecasting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver insight driven outcomes at scale to help our company & clients improve performance

  • Capabilities range from accessing and reporting on data to advanced modeling, forecasting, and sophisticated statistical analysis

  • Work closely with business leaders to understand needs and assist with architecting and deploying innovative solutions

  • Work closely with account’s Analytics, Operational Strategy, Business Excellence, Innovation & Technology teams to develop new automation opportunities and “as a service” models

  • Connect with broader firm’s analytics teams (external to account) and their corresponding efforts in delivering original Health Insights, inclusive of but not limited to: Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Business Excellence Teams

  • Operate at the frontier of innovative analytics; introduce and implement newest market developments & trends in analytics

  • Proactively monitor and analyze complex systems to understand, diagnose, and continuously improve key performance indicators

  • Build, deploy, maintain and scale advanced analytic solutions that reduce complexity and cost

  • Design and develop reusable analytical assets using advanced statistical and computational methods

  • Optimize Resources processes and integrate across the enterprise to maximize the opportunities of data, analytics, and outcomes

  • Develop and Maintain Operational and Financial Management Forecast and track the portfolio of projects and functions; Design appropriate management reports/scorecards that articulate financial results and highlight inefficiencies

  • Project-based analytics including but not limited to: Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, Comparative Effectiveness Analysis, Failure Analysis, Big Data Analytics

Skill Set:

  • Given a problem statement:
  1. Determine data and information needed to address root cause of problem and/or data needed to solution accordingly

  2. Once data needs are identified, determine: what data is available, where it is stored and how it can be accessed. In instances where desired data is not obtainable, design alternative approaches to obtaining the necessary information

  3. Query Data (using: SQL, Business Objects, Internal Accenture Applications)

  4. Scrub & Mine Data

  5. Analyze Data, Interpret & Present Results

  • Keen abilities for maintaining awareness of “Big Picture” and end-user needs, applying existing knowledge to new problems, advancing solutions through application of analysis.

  • Ability to how work with large data sets, perform statistical analysis, interpret complex analytical results.

  • Fundamental understanding of business process design and operational strategy

  • Ability to Identify critical information needed for effective decision making, with further capabilities in translating information into action to drive revenue growth, cost efficiency and competitive advantage.

  • Creative and independent thinker

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Minimum of 1 year of Analytics experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science or Business

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in Analytics and/or Operations Delivery

  • Experience working with large data sets

  • High Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Experience in SQL, Business Objects, Tableau, Power BI and R.

  • Project Management Experience

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Good financial acumen and financial analysis and diagnosis skills

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skill

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.

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