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Senior Specialist, Data Science - Consumer & Retail

Company: KPMG
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Specialist in Financial Due Diligence for our Deal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform explanatory data analyses, generate and test working hypotheses, prepare and analyze historical data and identify patterns
  • Perform machine learning, natural language, and statistical analyses, such as classification, collaborative filtering, association rules, sentiment analysis, topic modeling, time-series analysis, regression, statistical inference, and validation methods
  • Deploy, test, and observe your analyses to ensure they meet the user's unique demands
  • Automate analyses and author pipelines via SQL and python based ETL framework
  • Retrieve, prepare, and process data from a variety of sources such as social media, transaction databases, and operational data
  • Develop interactive dashboards and reports

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years of experience working as a data scientist
  • Master Degree or PhD in Math, Statistics, Operations Research, Engineering, Computer Science or Economics
  • Strong knowledge/experience in one or more of the following areas: Statistics, Operations Research, Machine Learning, Forecasting, and/or Natural Language Processing
  • Experience working with Spark, Hive, Athena or other related technologies; Fluency in R, Python, or Julia
  • Experience communicating the results of analyses with product and leadership teams to influence the strategy of the product; Ability to work in a Linux environment
  • 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, age, 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.

Keywords: KPMG, New York , Senior Specialist, Data Science - Consumer & Retail, Other , New York, New York

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