Deloitte Machine Learning Lead - Deloitte Consulting Products & Solutions in Chicago, Illinois

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Machine Learning Lead - Deloitte Consulting Products & Solutions

Location: National Chicago, Atlanta, Seattle, DC, New York, San Fran preferred

Job Description

About Deloitte Consulting s Products & Solutions Practice

Deloitte Consulting s Products and Solutions (P&S) practice is an organization within Deloitte Consulting whose goal is to build an environment and culture of continuous innovation to drive profitable revenue through the identification and incubation of breakthrough ideas in IP assets based businesses and markets.

Deloitte's commitment to innovation inspires our clients to new possibilities. From innovation labs to fresh new products and services, we deliver value at every turn. Working with clients, we explore new approaches to critical business issues. Our assets based consulting agenda is designed to deliver tangible results in the near-term and sustainable competitive advantage for years to come.

Our innovation lab or iLab is the leading edge product development center for Deloitte Consulting; focused on creating cloud-based software and advanced analytics products. The product portfolio spans multiple software technologies including wearables, machine learning and advanced analytics, social/mobile, and other leading edge technologies.

Our strategy is to augment our leading services practice with software and analytics products that strike at the heart of our clients' business problems providing them with differentiated products. To do this, the iLab is built up of multiple teams including user experience/user interface designers, software architects and engineers, infrastructure and operations staff, testers and developers. All of which follow software quality assurance methods and standards.

We are looking for people who share our passion for translating ideas into relevant and innovative products in the iLab to solve business problems.

Job Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will possess technical analytics expertise, take a collaborative approach, have excellent communication skills, execute a practical approach as well as have a high attention to detail and work quality. They should have the ability to communicate Data Science concepts to a business audience. The candidate must be an expert in all aspects of modern Machine Learning and well founded with traditional statistics and analytics. They must be able to communicate the business value and have the technical expertise to build and validate models. They will need to be able to perform hands on with teams inside and outside of Deloitte. They will keep up with current trends on: apply Machine Learning, Automated Machine Learning, Hosted Machine learning API(s) and platforms. They should have experience working with large data sets and cloud computing.


Define, develop and prototype cognitive solutions such as Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Linguistics, Information Retrieval, Image Recognition, Deep Learning

Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the domain of Machine Learning and NLP and help establish a competency in those cognitive areas

Work closely with functional teams to incorporate cognitive and advanced analytics models and algorithms into product, solutions and offerings

Possibility to work in client engagements as Machine Learning SME

Will serve as Thought Leader in Machine Learning and NLP, developing internal and external eminence and intellectual property, as well as support client facing activities and influencing customer facing groups including senior executives, sales, as well as marketing and product development to successfully define, develop and launch new products and solutions

Model and algorithm development and optimization, working with software engineers to implement and productize the models and algorithms, engage in project specific activities as part of product development, as well as perform Machine Learning R&D work, develop tools and assets to support advanced Machine Learning development tasks

Basic Required skills:

Bachelor s degree.

Minimum of eight years experience of professional post academic work or 5 years experience with a Ph.D. or MS in Computer Science, Applied Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other quantitative discipline with specialization

Experience in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Cognitive Science or other related areas

Strong mathematical background with strong knowledge in at least one of the following fields: Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Information Retrieval, Image Recognition

Experience with languages such as: Python, R, SQL, and Java

Experience with frameworks and libraries such as: Pytorch, Keras, TensorFlow, scikit-learn, xgboost, pandas, Spark, matplotlib, D3, pytest, flask, Docker etc.

Experience with Google and Amazon Machine Learning and Cloud tools

Experience working with both relational and NoSQL databases

Gathering data from both large information systems

Ability to travel 20% of the time

Additional Preferred Skills:

Preferred Graduate degree (Masters or PhD) in Computer Science, Applied Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other quantitative discipline.

Experience leading teams both on and offshore

Experience leading project teams and people as well as executing independently

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work with diverse teams


About Deloitte

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