Innovate. Collaborate. Shine. Lighthouse – KPMG's Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics – has both applied data science, AI, and big data architecture capabilities. Here, you'll work with a diverse team of sophisticated data and analytics professionals to explore the solutions for clients in a platform-diverse environment. This means your ability to find answers is limited only by your creativity in leveraging a vast array of techniques and tools. Be a part of a high-energy, diverse, fast-paced, and innovative culture that delivers with the agility of a tech startup and the backing of a leading global consulting firm. For you, that translates into the chance to work on a wide range of projects – covering technologies and solutions from AI to optimization – and the power to have a real impact in the business world. So, bring your creativity and pioneering spirit to KPMG Lighthouse.
KPMG is currently seeking a Sr. Associate to join our KPMG Lighthouse - Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics.
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
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
Ability to communicate effectively at an analyst level and an emerging ability to communicate at an executive level, across multiple lines of business including IT, analytics, and direct business unit
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
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
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