- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
Do you see patterns in data and wisheverybody would see the same? Can you explain a complex statistical concept inlayman terms and deconstruct the model to identify all the signals? Do you havea Masters or PhD in Applied Mathematics or Statistics? Are you an innovator whois excited to try different models? Do you always look at the big picture? Areyou delivery focused and have the knack to lead from the front?
If your answer to the above is “Yes”, thenread on to know how you can embark on this futuristic journey with Deloitte.
A Day in the Life of a Data Science Senior Consultant (What you will do)
Investigator:Understanding of the business problem and asking the right questions about thebusiness need is critical and clears the vision of the end goal.
Leader: Lead the team ofanalysts and consultants to work towards the project goal.
Innovator: Think outside of thebox and devise innovative models for solving problems as a thought leader instatistical models
End to End Delivery: Overseeingand refining the following things (or roll up the sleeves and do if necessary
Sourcing relevant internal and third partydata for the client’s solution needs
Identifying data gaps throughstate-of-the-art data mining and enhancing and automating data collectiontechniques
Pre-processing and cleansing of data anddoing necessary quality checks
Use exploratory data analysis to developbusiness intelligence
Feature selection, building and optimizingclassifiers, predictive and time series forecasting algorithms using advancedmachine learning techniques
Do sufficient quality checks at every step ofthe solution building process to ensure robustness of the solution to bedelivered
Translating the mathematical results intocognizable insights that can be acted upon
Documenting model specifications
Deployment and Engagement: Youwill be expected to support implementation of the solution and use the resultsto promote better and scientific engagement of the clients and their customers,resulting in better business outcomes.
The team – Data Science and Algorithms
Deloitte’s Data Science practitioners provideend-to-end business solutions using advanced statistical techniques to analyzelarge quantities of internal and external information to unlock previouslyunknown, but meaningful, business relationships allowing clients to significantlyimprove profitability through more informed insights. Analytics techniquesinclude: predictive modeling, simulation, optimization, scenario planning, anddata mining. Our Data Mining methodology is based on more than 20 years ofR&D in artificial intelligence and neural network applications.
Education: Master's degree or PhDin Mathematics, Statistics
Prior Work Experience: Over 5-7years (3-4 years for PhD) of end to end data mining and model developmentexperience comprising use of advanced statistical and machine learningtechniques to drive business insights and value generation
Excellent theoretical and applicationoriented knowledge of advanced statistical techniques like Linear andNon-linear Regression, Generalized Models, Clustering, forecasting methods, toname some.
Excellent working experience of more than onemachine learning toolkits including but not limited to, SAS, Python, R, MATLAB,etc.
Good documentation and quality check skills
Domain & Consulting Skills:
Experience of deploying data sciencesolutions in different industries like Financial Services including Banking andInsurance, Retail, Life Sciences & Healthcare and Consumer Products
Good communication skills to be able toeffectively communicate with clients and Deloitte teams across the globe
Innovative ideas to recommend new andeffective approach to different data science methods
Flexibility, opportunity and incredible experiences reward the hard workrequired to succeed at Deloitte. We champion and support our talented people inachieving their career goals and collectively celebrate success.
Join a high performing culture of talented people, who are highly motivated andpassionate about building and implementing information based solutions. We areinnovative and different because YOU are… we pride ourselves on our team ofdiverse, high performing Deloitte Professionals who are talented, supportive,inclusive and social - and who are at the heart of our success. Our aim is toensure that all our people feel comfortable to bring their whole selves
About the company
“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax and related services to select clients. These firms are members of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”).