Data Science Consultant
Accenture Digital drives high performance for our clients by enabling interactions with digital customers, channels, and markets, and applying digital technologies across the enterprise to create new value. Leveraging our unmatched breadth and depth of digital services (cloud, mobility, analytics, Artificial Intelligence, interactive, technology and business) you’ll develop the transformational strategies and implement the new technologies that our clients need, in order to win on the marketplace.
When you join Accenture, you will be an integral part of a forward-looking digital community as you work alongside and share ideas with a world-class, global network of 35,000+ digital professionals who innovate and develop new ways to deliver results for clients every day.
Who are we looking for?
Big Data & AI are booming and therefore, Accenture is currently looking for an outstanding Data Science Analyst to complete the team. Accenture strongly believes that high performance hinges on the ability to gain insights from data — insights that allow for better decision making and strengthen customer relationships. From strategy to execution, Accenture works with clients to develop their Analytics & Digital capabilities — from accessing data onto prescriptive modelling and taking the appropriate business actions — to outperform the competition.
In that context, Accenture has put together a leading-edge Data Science team in Brussels, fully integrated into a global group of analytics practitioners and innovation centres worldwide. This network, composed of data scientists, statisticians and PhDs working together with industry and domain experts, helps our clients in Belgium and globally move from issue to outcome by leveraging the power of the data.
As Data Science Consultant, you will be involved in the following key tasks:
1.Data Modelling & Analyses
•Execute the full data mining steps from data preparation, modelling & interpretation (data mining, predictive analytics and reporting by using advanced tools such as SAS, SPSS, R, KXEN or others or any related ETL tool)
•Leverage Accenture’s international network and knowledge capital for Analytics by using proven assets and methodologies
2.Create client value through Business Insight generation – Turning insights to action
•Engage in the delivery of analytics assignments for Accenture clients involving, amongst others: segmentation, churn prediction, cross & up sell, forecasting, predictive asset maintenance, optimization
•Contribute and facilitate workshops/interviews bridging the gap between data analytics and business outcomes
•Provide strategic and tactical advice to clients by translating analytical solutions into out-of-the-box execution recommendations addressing business objectives and impacting bottom line results
•Participate in business development work efforts
•Build case for analytics through need analyses and business case (quantify likely benefits)
•Master’s degree in a quantitative field (Econometrics, Computer Science, Business Administration, Quantitative Marketing) with a specific emphasis on statistics/(big) data mining/data science etc.
•2 to 5 years of Experience in the analysis of data using statistical software packages or other statistical modelling tools in the following areas: applied statistics, statistical programming, database marketing, marketing intelligence and competitive analyses
•Business acumen and hands-on expertise of data mining techniques/concepts and benefits
•Excellent communication and presentation skills: able to explain Analytics in non-technical terms to business users (C-level, line managers,…)
•You manage some of the main statistical software packages (R, SAS, SPSS, etc.), SQL and programming languages (Python, R, C, VBA, etc.), machine learning techniques (Neural Networks, Random Forest, etc. ), machine learning solutions (Google Tensorflow, IBM Watson) and visualization (Tableau, QlikView, SAS VA, D3, etc.)
•Knowledge of Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Aster, etc. is considered a plus
•Sharp analytical capabilities combined with the ability to develop and transform concepts into pragmatic solutions
•Cross-industry experience highly appreciated
•Effective communication in Dutch/French and English
Your Future Working environment
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 world’s 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 more than 415,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.
If you join Accenture you can make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.
Next to our excellent terms of employment and fringe benefits, we invest considerable resources to provide on-going training that builds and extends professional, technical and management skills in all areas. At Accenture, you will operate in a professional environment where entrepreneurship is hugely encouraged. Together with international colleagues you will work on high impact projects for many of the Fortune 500.
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.