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 Director to join our  KPMG Lighthouse - Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics.
* Translate advanced business analytics problems into technical approaches that yield actionable recommendations, in diverse domains (product development, marketing research, supply chain, technology industrial process and public policy)
* Lead in a fast-paced and dynamic environment utilizing virtual and face-to-face interactions; manage complex work streams, expectations, budgets, deliverables and multiple responsibilities using structured approaches for operational excellence; Communicate results to executive level audiences; Work with clients to manage risks, set expectations and ensure successful delivery across areas such as technology, financial services, emerging tech, government agencies - federal, state and local, and utilities
* Work internally within KPMGs other areas (Tax, Audit, and Advisory) to advance the client understanding of Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics; And with emerging technologies group within AI service providers (AWS, GCP and Azure) to provide a first-in-market solution approaches to complex business problems
* Deliver on engagement milestones by following analytics processes to mitigate risks in data, modeling, validation and delivery
* Work with clients to discover data sources and retrieve, prepare, and process a rich data variety of data sources such as social media, news, internal/external documents, emails, financial and operational data
* Minimum of ten years of experience leading teams of at least ten 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; Professional fluency in Spanish or Portuguese languages
* Masters degree from an accredited college/university in Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields; PhD from an accredited college/university is preferred; Professional experience in Central / South America preferred
* Ability to work with the business to understand business goals, and create an artificial intelligence solution and an accompanying business case that meets the business objectives and business constraints; Ability to succinctly communicate technical concepts to business people
* Demonstrable industry experience performing data science from data discovery, cleaning, model selection, validation and deployment; Experience coding artificial intelligence methods using object-oriented programming in a software development process, and ability to restructure, refactor and optimize code for efficiency
* Ability to utilize a diverse array of technologies and tools as needed, 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; Ability to work in a Linux environment
* 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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