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KPMG Senior Associate, Data & Analytics Consultant in McLean, Virginia

Business Title: Senior Associate, Data & Analytics Consultant

Requisition Number: 51654 - 93

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Tech Enablement

State: VA

City: McLean

Description:

Innovate. Collaborate. Build. Create. Solve. The KPMG Digital Lighthouse is KPMG's award-winning Analytics & AI Center of Excellence recognized by clients and leading analyst firms in the US and globally. The KPMG Lighthouse is a curation of specialized technical capabilities and domain experts working across the digital landscape: applied data science, AI, data engineering and insights, software engineering, automation, and big data. Here, you'll work with a diverse team of professionals to explore and build solutions for clients in a multiplatform environment.

You'll be an important part of our high-energy, unique, fast-paced, and innovative culture that delivers with the agility of a tech startup and the backing of a leading global consulting firm. In this particular role, you'll work specifically in the AI Analytics & Engineering Community within the Digital Lighthouse, on a wide range of projects. From applied AI to optimization to big data platform engineering, your analytical and technical skills will drive real impact in the business world. At KPMG, our commitment to your career development helps to set us apart as an employer. We want to enhance your potential, both for yourself and as a contributor to our firm. That's why we provide every opportunity to expand your skills, knowledge and experiences through formal education and training programs, leadership development opportunities, and, as well as informal one-on-one coaching and mentoring from your KPMG colleagues.

KPMG is currently seeking a Sr. Associate to join our KPMG Lighthouse - Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide strong sector and/or business-process-specific knowledge and apply this to D&A strategy and solution design engagements to help clients understand the broader D&A journey and implications

  • Assess, capture, and translate complex business issues and requirements into a structured analytics use case, including rapid learning of industry/domain/client dynamics and development of effective work stream plans, models, and visualizations

  • Play an active role in client and market information gathering through interviews, surveys, workshops, and market research; continuously develop knowledge of emerging technology and analytics techniques

  • Understand and articulate technology options available in data management and manipulation, analytics development, requirements, data science options, and preferences for visualizations within sector of knowledge

  • Contribute to the successful execution of engagements, by raising risks, working as a strong team member, and managing/mentoring junior staff members

  • Support the pursuit of business development opportunities; understand the firm's risk management, engagement management and other processes, and coordinate engagements to follow those processes

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of four years of data analytics experience with a professional services firm, an internal strategy/analytics group, or similar environment

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or quantitative field from an accredited college or university (Master's or MBA degree is preferred) with working knowledge of topics such as statistics, econometrics, machine learning, operations research, decision science, and cloud computing

  • Sector and/or process-specific experience in D&A, including strategy and transformation, design and implementation; above average understanding of general landscape for data science and big data opportunities; Deep understanding of sector and/or process-specific landscape for opportunities

  • Strong written and communication skills with the ability to explain technical concepts and analytics-driven findings to business people, and to explain business processes, concepts, challenges, and issues to technical resources

  • Scrum/Agile experience a plus

  • Ability to travel up to eighty percent of the time; 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, 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 contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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