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Artificial Intelligence Consultant

Accenture


Location:
Phoenix, AZ
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
00506919
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Description Title: Artificial Intelligence Consultant
Location: USA
Job Number: 00506919

At Accenture, the Emerging Technology group is responsible for incubating the next generation of Accenture’s technology services. By partnering with Accenture Technology Labs, Emerging Technology Delivery and the Technology Industry Ecosystem, it provides expert services to identify, pursue and deliver advanced and emerging technologies with pioneering clients.



The Emerging Technology team is spread worldwide and currently focuses on the following domains: Architecture Excellence, Artificial Intelligence, Connected World, Delivery Innovation, and Software Innovation. The Artificial Intelligence domain aims to exploit advances in natural language processing, computer vision and machine learning to offer differentiated assets and solutions to our clients. More specifically, Artificial Intelligence aims at enabling computers to operate as humans would, thus creating smarter enterprise solutions that are able to sense, comprehend, act and learn. Artificial Intelligence consists of multiple technologies that enable computers to perceive the world (e.g. computer vision, audio processing or sensor processing), analyze and understand the information collected (e.g. natural language processing or knowledge representation), and make informed decisions (e.g. inference engines or expert systems), while learning from the experience (machine learning, deep learning). When combined, these technologies can lead to various capabilities, including Virtual Agents/chatbots, Robotic Process Automation, intelligent case processing, Video Analytics, Unique Identity/biometrics, inference engines, stream monitoring solutions, intelligent search etc. See www.accenture.com/aitechnology for more info.



**Your Work** : You will alternately be working internally within the Artificial Intelligence team to develop innovative concepts and applications, and for our clients across the world to pilot and deploy solutions at scale. • When working internally, you will participate in the development of our Artificial Intelligence solutions, from prototyping new functionality and technologies to integrating them in our overall products and offerings, thus developing your expertise and skills in this domain.



• For our clients, you will support the development and deployment of our AI solutions and will usually collaborate with international teams of consultants. Project teams are typically multi-disciplinary, supplementing your technical ability with industry experts, local technology skills, and functional knowledge. For Analysts and above, depending on your level of experience, your activities will spread from requirements gathering, design, development and/or integration of applications and technology solutions, to team or project management, whilst being in regular interaction with client personnel.



**Your Profile:** We are seeking innovative, talented, energetic technology professionals with:

Background: • Master degree in Computer Science or Engineering or AI (or last year of study for interns)



• **2-5 years of experience in AI technology systems** integration project delivery General Skills:



• Very good interpersonal skills and ability to present in front of an audience • Team spirit and problem solving ability, ability to work independently



• A strong interest in leading edge technology, and in user experience/usability



• A willingness to learn deep technical skills and apply them to the business of our clients.



Qualifications:



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Basic Qualifications:
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Domain-Specific Skills:
Skills in some of the following domains are also essential:



• 2-5 years of experience in AI technology systems.



• Machine/Deep Learning – machine learning algorithms and platforms, neural networks…



• Language – Natural Language Processing, machine translation, emotion detection, language detection, classification…



•,Vision – computer vision, object recognition/tracking, face/gender/age/emotion recognition, OCR/handwriting recognition…



•,Sound – audio processing, Speech To Text/ Diarization, speech recognition, text to speech, emotion detection, language detection, sound recognition, gender/age detection, speaker detection…



•,AI solutions – Virtual Agents, Robotic Process Automation, intelligent case processing, Video Analytics, Unique Identity/ biometrics, inference engines, stream monitoring, intelligent search, ontologies/knowledge representations…
Core Skills:



•,Technical – deep aptitude and proficiency in programming and design techniques (.Net platform (incl. WPF and WCF), C# / C , Java, Web/DB development, complex event processing, design patterns). Understanding of technical architectures and current state of the market in several technology areas. Hands-on experience.



•,Communications – strong written and oral communications skills; ability to establish credibility.
•,Innovation and/or Entrepreneurial – ownership, initiation and incubation of new ideas and concepts on school / work projects. Desire to create practical new business applications based on innovative technologies.
•,Leadership / Management –experience in team work and possibly in managing small teams.
Travel Requirements:
•,Global mobility: short business trips (1-2 weeks) and/or longer assignments (3-6 months) on client projects in region and beyond, 30-50% of time.**



**Professional SkillRequirements**







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







Ability to
meet travel requirements, when applicable







All
of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering
business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also
have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of
specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at
every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning
takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in
the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we
do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to
build a career.













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.













Accenture
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
is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men
and women.









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