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KPMG Manager, Data Scientist in Knoxville, Tennessee

Business Title: Manager, Data Scientist

Requisition Number: 70830 - 80

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Digital Lighthouse

State: TN

City: Knoxville

Description:

We are The Lighthouse within KPMG's Consulting practice. We tap into the power of emerging technologies and scientific breakthroughs to create solutions and products that address the largest and most complex issues faced by global companies. By blending technology with our industry expertise, we're able to harness the potential of Cloud, AI, ML, IoT, 5G, and quantum computing to design and implement real-world solutions for a variety of business problems. Work with confidence knowing your ideas are heard and backed by one of the world's top professional services firms. Spark your curiosity and ignite your career at The Lighthouse.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager to join our KPMG Lighthouse (https://home.kpmg.com/us/en/home/insights/2015/01/data-and-analytics.html?location=us) - Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics.

Responsibilities:

  • Translate advanced business analytics problems into technical approaches that yield actionable recommendations, in diverse domains (risk management, product development, marketing research, supply chain, and public policy)

  • Lead KPMG client, multi-disciplinary, and cross-functional teams to identify business opportunities and artificial intelligence solutions utilizing processes and best practices to plan, lead, and execute delivery of artificial intelligence engagements across different areas (technology, financial services, emerging tech, government agencies – federal, state and local, and utilities)

  • Lead in a fast-paced and dynamic environment utilizing virtual and face-to-face interactions; manage complex work streams, expectations, budgets, deliverables, risks, and multiple responsibilities using structured approaches for operational excellence; Communicate results to executive level audiences.

  • Plan engagement objectives, key deliverables, and deliver on engagement milestones by following analytics processes; Work with clients to discover, retrieve, prepare, and process a variety of data sources (social media, news, internal/external documents, emails, financial, and operational)

  • Work internally within KPMG’s other areas within Tax, Audit and Advisory to advance the client understanding of Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Advanced Analytics; Work very closely with emerging technologies group within AI service providers (AWS, GCP, and Azure) to provide a first-in-market solution approaches to complex business problems

  • Perform exploratory data analysis, generate, and test working hypotheses to uncover interesting trends and relationships; Analyze and model structured data and implement algorithms to support analysis using advanced statistical and mathematical methods from statistics, machine learning, data mining, econometric and operations research

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years of experience leading teams of at least five data scientists, engineers, and other data & analytics professionals, including business development, requirements gathering, people development, and quality management using analytics and software development processes for natural language processing, machine learning on unstructured data, and/or information retrieval; Multidisciplinary backgrounds

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college/university in Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields; PhD from an accredited college/university is preferred

  • Proficiency in delivering analytics projects using leading processes including expert knowledge of data discovery, cleaning, model selection, validation, and deployment; Ability to work with team members and clients to assess needs, provide assistance, and resolve problems

  • Ability to apply artificial intelligence techniques to achieve concrete business goals; ability to work with the business to understand available resources and constraints around data (sources, integrity, and definitions), processing platforms, and security; Provide assistance, and resolve problems, using solid problem-solving skills and strong verbal/written communication

  • Ability to utilize a diverse array of technologies and tools to deliver insights, such as R, Python, Spark, Hadoop and emerging Cloud Capabilities on Azure, GCP and/or AWS; Experience with command-line scripting, data structures, and algorithms; Experience working in a Linux environment

  • Ability to travel when necessary; Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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