Deloitte Elasticsearch, Forensic Analytics - Manager in Dallas, Texas

Are you an analytical, data-driven professional? Are you interested in a role that uses leading edge analytics and offers an opportunity to provide front line support to solve our clients most challenging problems? If so, the Forensic Analytics practice within Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP (DTBA) is the place for you!

Forensic Analytics is a fast-growth practice within Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory that centers around several of the hottest areas of business today analytics, forensic analysis, and litigation support and the specialized skills that make careers in these areas both fascinating and in high-demand. Our Analytics team makes extensive use of data, statistical and quantitative analysis, rules-based methods, and explanatory and predictive modeling to bring insights to client issues in the forensic and transaction domains. We work with specialists in many areas, and we apply our solutions to a wide range of highly interesting and complex corporate challenges, such as forensic investigations, sales fraud, anti-corruption compliance, restructuring, safety and quality, enterprise fraud and misuse management to explain what has occurred in the past and to support informed decision making for the future. Our work increasingly employs specialized competencies, such as advanced analytics, visualization, and geospatial techniques.

Work you ll do

  • Create, manage, analyze and utilize high performance relational databases (e.g., SQL Server, Oracle, Microsoft Access, OLAP and other proprietary software)

  • Query and mine large data sets to discover transaction patterns, examine financial data and filter for targeted information

  • Design, develop, and deliver solutions using the ELK (elasticsearch, logstash, and kibana) stack on a cloud platform or via custom built clusters; create indexes and perform analytics on Elasticsearch data

  • Design and develop models and solutions that use predictive analytics, text analytics and cognitive computing, and big data frameworks, in order to find anomalies and hidden patterns

  • Lead the design and development of dashboards to visualize and integrate data from across the globe (e.g., Tableau, QlikView and Power BI)

  • Provide input with respect to practice technology initiatives and investments

  • Lead the preparation and presentation of complex written and verbal materials (reports, findings and presentations)

  • Review deliverables for accuracy and quality

  • Supervise, lead, and train junior staff in the aforementioned activities and career counseling

  • Contribute to new business proposals and client pursuits and lead proposal development

  • Manage own personal and professional development; seek opportunities for professional growth and expansion of consulting skills and experience

  • Network and negotiate to identify and sell potential new services or expand existing engagements by leveraging client relationships

  • Generate marketplace eminence through the creation of intellectual property across a host of mediums including but not limited to: articles, whitepapers, webcasts and other audio visual presentations

The team

As a member of ourForensic Analytics practice in a Managerial role, youwill lead projects that will allow you to collaborate with attorneys, forensic accountants, clients, and other investigators. As part of these projects, you ll be provided the opportunity to demonstrate your technical, project management and leadership skills in an environment that provides for outstanding growth and advancement. Project teams either work onsite with the client team or from a Deloitte office. Either location may necessitate regular travel and requires flexibility with the significant travel requirements of client service projects.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s Degree in Data Science, Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Business Analytics disciplines, Economics, Finance, or related area

  • 6 years of hands-on technical experience mining and analyzing transactional electronic data with competency ina variety of analytics tools and programming languages such as, but not limited to:

  • Familiarity with pattern recognition languages/tools, such as grok, regular expression, etc.

  • Knowledge of big data, distributed systems and the configuration, maintenance, and optimization of an Elastic cluster

  • Strong programming skills in Unix/Linux environment and experience of calling Elasticsearch API

  • Experience with the ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana) stack

  • Experience with data pipeline and architecture design

  • Familiarity with Linux OS, Distributed System concepts, Bash scripting

  • Proficient in modular programming using (at least one of) the following language: java, C#, python, C ,JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, VBA, VB.Net, ASP.Net, HTML

  • Big Data Tools (e.g., Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Impala, Mahout)

  • Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Mongo Db

  • Data Visualization Tools (e.g. QlikView, Tableau, Power Bi)

  • Optional skills include:

  • Experience with on YAML, cURL and Rest API

  • Experience with at least one of main cloud platforms: AWS, GCP and Azure.

  • Experience deploying deep learning models using (at least one of) the following libraries: TensorFlow, Keras or Pytorch

  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools

  • Professional demeanor and strong communication skills, both written and oral

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to all levels of client and engagement management

  • Demonstrated problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgment

  • Capable of balancing multiple projects and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment with strong ability to properly delegate and meet deadlines

  • Commitment to personal and professional growth, including the development of peers and junior staff

  • Sense of responsibility to self, team and client

  • Travel up to 100% may be required, depending on role and location

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous accounting/audit or analytics experience in a professional services firm

  • MBA or a Master s Degree inData Science, Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Economics, Finance,or a professional affiliation such as CPA, FCPA, CFE, ASA, and/or CFA

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