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Accenture Federal - Deep Learning and Computer Vision Data Scientist in Arlington, Virginia

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA

We are: 

People who use data to solve hard problems. Including ones that did not exist a few years ago. We believe a mix of data, analytics, automation and responsible AI can widen the range of what humans can do and improve American democracy. We are changing how the people in our country live. By providing the right training and tools, we encourage our people to go outside their comfort zone. Want to join our crew of sharp analytical minds?

You are: 

In your element working with data, statistics, and applied intelligence. Designing algorithms and large-scale statistical models doesn’t scare you. You want to help your client deliver faster and better services to U.S. citizens and improve people’s quality of life where it matters most. Using the latest tech, serious brain power, and deep knowledge, you want to solve big problems.

The work:

  • Planning, constructing and executing Agile user stories

  • Applying both business and functional knowledge, to develop end-to-end testing strategies through the use of quality processes and methodologies, too include automated regression testing principle

  • Advising the customer on innovative testing products and solutions

  • Defining and administering standard testing architecture methodologies, processes and tools across the engagement

  • Create test estimates and define/build reusable testing assets for large/complex projects

Here’s what you need:

· B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline (Mathematics, Physics, Statistics)

· Hands-on experience with deep learning frameworks from code modifications to implementing from the ground up including: Tensorflow, Pytorch (Caffe2), Keras (college coursework acceptable)

· Strong software programming and debugging skills in scripting languages like: Python and Matlab and in compiled languages like C, C++, and/or Java (college coursework acceptable)

· Experience with development environments: Anaconda, Docker, Jupyter, Git or other version control software (college coursework acceptable)

· Unix/Linux experience (Debian/RHEL) and comfort with basic shell operations

Bonus points if:

· Excellent communications skills with an ability to communicate results and methodologies to a wide audience

· Excellent documentation habits to include code documentation, technical papers, readme files, etc.

· Highly motivated with excellent teamwork habits

· Experience with point cloud processing: classification

· Experience with sensor fusion: camera and Lidar systems

· Experience developing demos and proof-of-concept prototypes using mobile phone platforms (iOS, Android)

· Experience working with structured and unstructured data (point clouds, raster/vector geospatial data, images and videos, etc.)

· Experience working with different file types (XML, JSON, CSV, etc.)

· M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline

· Desired coursework (one or more): Image processing, computer vision, deep learning, machine learning

Important Information

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.


Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.


Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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