Country:

United States

Cities:

Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, Tampa, Washington DC

Area of expertise:

Analytics

Job Description

Do you view data as an art and a science? So do we.

How we support you:
We believe in gender equity and an inclusive community. We offer a comprehensive benefits package: generous vacation allowance disability coverage, retirement plans, paid maternity and paternity leave, life insurance, hotel and travel discounts, extended benefits to cover items that support your well-being, health, dental and vision insurance, professional development and paid Microsoft certification opportunities.

As an Industry Data Scientist, you will help clients understand and extract insight and value from their data using Machine Learning and AI techniques. Working as part of a team, you will be involved in all phases of analytics projects including: question formulation, design, research and development, implementation, and testing. This role will explore and understand data and build advanced solutions that could be predictive, prescriptive, or optimize. You are able to translate real world problems into quantitative language, find or build algorithms to solve those problems, and implement them in code. You will be working on full data science pipeline, bringing solutions from research to production.

The work:
Lead and run a small team of data scientists
Deliver data science insights using statistical, data mining, and machine and deep learning
Understand client needs and build solutions for them
Provide thought leadership for projects and about leading technologies
Keep up-to-date on AI trends 

Here’s what you need: 
5+ years of experience using statistics and data science
5+ years of experience developing machine learning using clustering, regression, optimization, recommendation, and neural networks, among other techniques
2+ years of experience with data science tools like Python, R, Scala, Julia, SAS , SPSS, MATLAB, MicroStrategy, or Tableau
Proficiency in SQL.
Strong vision and critical thinking
Contribute new ideas and challenge the status quo when appropriate
Form and motivate the team at the different stages of growth
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Passion for problem solving
Experience working with cloud services like AWS, Google, and Azure

~Must be able to travel to client locations as needed

Bonus points if:
You’ve got a master’s degree in a related field
You’ve worked as a consultant on big data projects
You’re passionate, creative, and forward thinking
You know how to use big data tools like Hadoop, Hive, and Spark

Important Note about this Future Opportunity:

We are actively recruiting and interviewing for this ‘Future Opportunity’ position, however will not be extending offers at the present time. 

The outbreak and spread of COVID-19 has created uncertainty for many, and during this period Avanade is focused on the personal safety and well-being of our employees and candidates. The good news is that Avanade is a 38,000-person organization that depends on new ways of working every day and we’ve been relying on our workplace experience to empower our employees – wherever they’re working – for 20 years now. Thanks to our workplace platforms – the likes of Office 365, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint and more – we’ve been able to continue delivering work seamlessly and connecting with talent to explore opportunities for tomorrow. 

What does that mean for you? It means you can apply and interview virtually, via video, for a future career opportunity without pressure to make a decision. It means that you will have the chance to connect with leaders and hiring managers at your own pace. 

We encourage you to speak candidly with your recruiter about your career aspirations and expectations throughout this recruiting process. In return, we are committed to being transparent with you about our intent and goals around this position. 

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.